YU launches YUNIQUE-World’s most affordable 4G HD LTE smartphone

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Punekar News's photo.· Aims to become No. 1 online brand

· To be exclusively available on Snapdeal

· Comes with 4.7 inch HD IPS display, 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, 8MP camera at a disruptive price of Rs.4,999/-

· Registrations begin from 8th Sept, 6 PM onwards for the first flash sale scheduled on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 12 noon

· Aims to sell half a million (0.5 million) handsets by Diwali

· Provides 825 Authorized Service Centers across 600+ cities, in addition to its onsite doorstep delivery model across

· Partners with Airtel to provide Double Data offer for YU customers

Pune, September 11, 2015 : Disrupting the nascent 4G market with the best in class technology, YU, the new age technology brand in an exclusive partnership with Snapdeal, today announced

Key features of YUNIQUE

· Most affordable HD, 4G smartphone in the world

· Screen-4.7-inch (1280×720) HD IPS display

· Android Lollipop 5.1

· Performance-64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, 1.2 GHz quad core processor,1GB RAM; 8GB ROM

· Camera-8MP AF rear camera with Flash; 2MP FF front camera

· Battery-2000 mAh battery; standby time- 271 Hours and 7 Hours

· Color: Black

· Price: 4,999/-

the launch of its next smartphone YUNIQUE-the world’s most affordable HD 4G LTE enabled smartphone. Gearing up to become the No. 1 online only handset brand, YU aims to sell half a million (0.5 million) smartphones by Diwali this year. YUNIQUE will be exclusively available on Snapdeal and will be made available for sale every week for registered users. The registrations begin from today, 8th September 2015, 6 PM onwards for the first flash sale scheduled on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 12 noon.
YU is the first and only mobile brand that has pioneered Onsite Doorstep Service in 283 cities, wherein it provides replacement for inwarranty customers and COD option for out warranty customers. We strongly believe that Service is a big differentiator and this is the 2nd phase of our Service journey to elevate experience of the customer who should have an option to have Service at home or experience in one of our Service Centres. With the launch of YUNIQUE, YU is introducing over 825 Authorized Service Centres across more than 600 cities wherein customers can walk in for Software Support, drop their Handsets and get replacement handsets at their Door Step. This service will be soon extended to all YU devices.

YU has also partnered with Airtel to provide YUNIQUE users moving to Airtel, with a double data offer i.e. any new 4G Airtel sim activated will be eligible for an equivalent GB of data free, valid for 6 months. This offer will get activated from the day a consumer activates a new 4 G sim on YUNIQUE.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Founder, YU Televentures said, “India is at the tipping point of digital revolution and we expect 4G technology to push internet usage to an unprecedented level. Consumer demand is constantly shifting towards devices offering multi-tasking capabilities, 24×7 data connectivity with increased video consumption and real-time mobility solutions. However to boost adoption, 3 key things including price, product and reach are important. I feel that with YUNIQUE being available at 4,999 through a partner like Snapdeal that has the farthest reach, we have a compelling preposition to delight the consumer.”

Talking about the partnership, Kunal Bahl, Co-founder & CEO, Snapdeal said, “We are extremely excited about our partnership with YU, a brand that has truly redefined the technology experience. Priced attractively, YUNIQUE comes packed with features and is sure to capture the interest of users looking to migrate to 4G technology. Together with YU, we look forward to bringing in more revolutionary and game changing gadgets and services for our customers across the country. We have seen an enthusiastic response from customers in the pre-launch phase and we are confident that we will see tremendous response towards its launch.”

Surfing on 4G networks is said to be at least 5 times faster than 3G and enables the consumers to download movies, stream video and music, share photographs, surf internet and achieve much more out of their smartphones with great ease. YUNIQUE exhibits a seamlessly blended body design, embodying strength through meticulous craftsmanship. Each element of the device is meticulously aligned and adorned with the YU logo for a stunning device inside and out.

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