Yu Yunique

Micromax's wholly-owned subsidiary, Yu Televentures, has launched its third handset in the Indian market, the Yunique. The brand has a licensing deal with Cyanogen through which it bundles Cyanogen OS on all of its phones, with the latest addition to its family becoming one of the most affordable handsets at ₹4,999 ($78) to offer Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based Cyanogen OS 12.1 out of the box.

Yu's business model involves online-only flash sales, and as such the Yunique will be available for sale exclusively at retailer Snapdeal. Available with removable back covers, the retailer is offering a bundle that includes two additional back covers for ₹5,499 ($85). The first flash sale commences September 15, with interested customers able to register for the sale until 8AM IST on September 14.

The specs include a 4.7-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 410 SoC, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal memory, microSD card slot, dual-SIM, LTE connectivity, 8MP camera at the back with f/2.0 lens, 2MP front shooter and a 2,000mAh battery.

Yu is certainly offering a unique mix of hardware and software at an attractive price point, and it remains to be seen whether the brand has managed to squash niggling hardware issues with its latest handset. Interested? Hit up the link below to register for the Yu Yunique.

Register for Yu Yunique flash sale on Snapdeal