You may not know or have heard of YotaPhone, but, they’re around for a bit of time now, and still trying to make the phones with e-ink screens on the rear a thing by announcing another smartphone with the said feature – the Yota3, which was unveiled yesterday in China and was the successor to their last year’s YotaPhone 2.
Specs and Features
The Yota3 has a rounded all-aluminum metallic design with a 5.5-inch 1080p Samsung AMOLED screen along with a 13-megapixel f/2.2 camera and a fingerprint reader on the front.
At the back is of course, the headlining feature: a 5.2-inch 720p E-Ink Carta II display accompanied by three capacitive navigation buttons at the bottom.
The Yota3 is also powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 4GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery with 9V/2A quick charge via USB-C, but there’s no headphone jack.
Cameras and Optics
The Yota3 comes with a 12-megapixel main camera (no dual cam setup) with an efficient 1.4um sensor, and it’s boosted with a speedy f/1.9 aperture plus Dual PD auto-focus.
Pricing and Availability
The Yota3 comes in three versions and is not cheap, as the 64GB base model costs 3699 Yuan / (~$560) / (~PhP28,6K) while the 128GB model jumps to 4,299 Yuan or (~$655) / (~PhP33,2K), with both model having 4GB of RAM.
However, you might want to go to China or buy through online retailers like JD (where we got the listing) through this link HERE.