All about the first smartphone of the company “Yandex”.
The company “Yandex” held the official presentation of its first smartphone “Yandex.Phone.” The novelty has received the 5.65-inch led-backlit full display, OCTA-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 630, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory, NFC module, support rapid charging and dual rear camera. Learn more about “Yandex.Phone” told in this article.
“Yandex.The” phone features an aluminum case in a traditional format with slightly rounded corners. The smartphone is equipped with a LCD display with a diagonal of 5.65 inches with a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels. Display full-length, its aspect ratio is 18:9.
The basis of “Yandex.Phone” focuses on mainstream OCTA-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 630 with a clock frequency of 2.2 GHz. For graphics processing meets the GPU Adreno 508. The volume of operative memory of the smartphone is 4 GB internal and 64 GB. Initially, the smartphone will be released only in this configuration. Does “Yandex” to release its new smartphone with increased memory currently unknown. The smartphone is equipped with a connector for cards microSD with a maximum capacity of 128 GB.
The back camera “Yandex.Phone” consists of two modules. The main resolution is 16 MP, support — 5 MP. The front camera has a much more modest resolution of 5 megapixels. However, the “frontalka” supports LED flash, so the selfie on “Yandex.Phone” is supposed to be high quality.
Battery capacity “Yandex.Phone of” equal 2970 mAh. The smartphone is equipped with a USB type-C, which allows you to charge the device to 90% in just 1 hour and 20 minutes. The exact battery life of the smartphone was not named during the presentation.
“Yandex.The phone is” protected against penetration of dust and water to IP54 standard.. This means that the smartphone is protected against spray and dust the inside of the case. Submerge the smartphone in water is impossible.
Out of the box “Yandex.Phone” running the Android operating system 8.1 Oreo with a proprietary shell “Yandex.Launcher”. In addition, the device pre-installed apps for various services of “Yandex”: “Browser”, “Music”, “Maps” and “Mail”. When you first set up your smartphone will prompt the user for permission to install other branded apps, but they may be waived.
Software one of the main “chips” smartphone “Yandex” is to support voice assistant “Alice”. To call the assistant at the bottom of the screen there is a special button. Also, the “Alice” has its own widget, where the assistant will display various useful information, e.g., status of traffic or weather.
“Yandex.Phone” equipped with a module NFC to perform contactless payments. For payments through NFC, the smartphone offers the use of the system “Yandex.Money,” but most likely, it can be changed to a more user-friendly option.
Price “Yandex.Phone” — 17 990 rubles.
Release date of “Yandex.Phone” — December 6, 2018
From 6 December 2018 “Yandex.Telephone” will go on sale in the store “Yandex”. From December 7, “Yandex.The phone” will be available in “Beeline”, “M. Video” and “Eldorado”.