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  • Which is the best smartphone among Micromax Yu Yureka vs Oneplus One?

    Read this post to know which is the best smartphone - Micromax Yu Yureka or Oneplus One in the race for best modded Cyanogen OS and other features.

    Yu Yureka is first smartphone to launch officially with the Cyanogen OS in India but there was a contender OnePlus One that also runs on Cyanogen OS.In comparison with its design, display, processor, camera, internal storage, battery life, gaming experience and other features. Which is the best smartphone according to you?
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  • Since you are Interested in comparing both the devices, it would be better if I make comparative analysis rather than describing both the phones in detail.

    This is what Yu Yureka has to offer -
    1.The front of the phone is smooth without any kind of markings or emblems.
    2. Specification-wise, it has Snapdragon 615 Octacore 64 Bit processor to run your device super-smooth, a Adreno 405 GPU and a 2 GB RAM so that the phone will not lag.
    3. The internal memory is 16 GB, while it can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card.
    4. The device sports a 5.5 inch 720 x 1280 resolution screen.
    5. Yu runs on Cyanogen 11. The OS is good and customizable in a number of ways.
    6. There is a minimum amount of bloatware, which is a good gesture- there is a browser named Yuniverse (Opera with custom icon and skin), common Google apps, a calculator and an audio equalizer come preloaded on the device.
    7. 13 MP Rear camera on the phone is quite impressive, but struggles in low light. 5 MP front camera is available for self ie moments and video chats.
    8. Battery capacity of Yu is 2500 mAh.
    9. It is available in single color option in Moonstone Grey.
    Price of Micromax Yu Yureka is around Rs.9000.

    One Plus One is the new phone by Chinese entrant One Plus. It has a few great features in addition to being cost effective.
    Some of the features include-
    1. Rear camera is of 13 MP equipped by Sony Exmor. The camera employs 6 lens optics for avoiding distortion. A 5 MP distortion free front camera is provided for those selfie moments. 4K resolution video recording and slow motion mode are available to enhance video quality.
    2. The device is powered by Snapdragon 801 quadcore processor clocking 2.5 GHz and Adreno 330 GPU which renders flawless graphics. 3 GB DDR3 RAM on board ensures lag free functioning. The phone is available in 16 and 64 GB variants.
    3. Screen size of the device Is 5.5 inches
    4. Battery capacity is 3100 mAh.
    5. Color availability - Silk White and Sandstone.

    The best features of the phone include-
    1. Blazing fast performance.
    2. Good quality screen.
    3. Flexibility of Cyanogen OS.
    However, the device also suffers some disadvantages:
    1. Camera, though claims to be the best one around, is average.
    2. Battery life is reported to be disappointing.
    3. Availability of the phone is restricted as it will only be available online by a single partner.

    My Verdict

    Though Yu scores over One Plus One in terms of processor which is 44% faster and external SD card slot ( which One plus One lacks), One plus One has an edge over Yu because of its battery, 4K video shooting and higher RAM. However, in view of the continued Cyanogen updates ( which will not be available for One Plus One) and doorstep service promised by Micromax, Yu should be a better option for Indian users at half the price of One.

    Live....and Let Live!

  • Both the smartphones have different features. I have tried to make a detailed comparison between the two smartphones below. Hope this help you to choose the best among the two.

    Micromax Yu Yureka comes with a 5.5 inch screen having resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels while as Oneplus One comes with a screen size of 5.5 inch having a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels

    Hence, OnplusOne wins here.

    Android OS
    Both the smartphones i.e. Micromax Yu Yureka and OnePlus One run on Android 4.4 KitKat and are preloaded with Cyanogen software but the OnePlus One smartphone might not get the software upgrade license to Android Lollipop OS.

    So, Micromax Yu Yureka smartphone has an edge over here.

    Micromax Yu Yureka and Onplus One have almost the same camera features i.e. both have a 13 Mp main camera and 5 MP front camera with almost same resolution in image takings.

    Micromax Yu Yureka comes with a 16 Gb internal storage capacity and an external card slot expandable upto 32 GB. In comparison, OnePlus One has an internal storage of 64 GB and no SD card slot is present.

    Micromax Yu Yureka comes with a 2500mAh battery while as OnePlus One is equipped with a 3100 mAh battery giving it a more standby and usage time.

    Micromax Yu Yureka is priced at about half of the OnePlus One smartphone i.e. at just 11,999 INR while as OnePlus One has a price tag of about 21,999 INR.

    So, you can now easily select the features you want and the budget you have, to select the best among the two smartphones. For me, both are of equal stature and the one having low budget can got for Micromax Yu Yureka and one having higher budget can go for OnePlus One.


  • Want to know the comparison between Micromax YU Yureka and One Plus One? I have provided all the features of both the devices mentioned above so that you can compare them to know the best one for you.

    Micromax YU Yureka

    Some of the features of Micromax YU Yureka are mentioned below:
    • It is just 128 grams in weight.
    • It comes with a large size screen of 5.5 inches which gives a better view to the users in comparison with many other devices.
    • It comes with the resolution of 1280*720 pixels.
    • It comes protected with Corning gorilla Glass.
    • It has a rear camera of 13 MP with LED flash feature.
    • It gives you a great 1080p video output at 30fps.
    • It has a secondary camera of 5 MP.
    • It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 615.
    • It comes loaded with the internal storage space of 16 GB and the external storage space can be expanded using microSD card so users need not to worry about the storage space in it.
    • It has 2 GB of DDR3 RAM so that it can give a great performance to the users.
    • It runs on Android OS 4.4 KitKat.
    • It is powered by a battery of 2500 mAh.

    These were some of the features of Micromax YU Yureka.

    One Plus One

    Some of the features of One Plus One are mentioned below:
    • It is 162 grams in weight.
    • It comes with the same size screen of 5.5 inches as YU Yureka has.
    • Ir comes with the resolution of 1080*1920 that gives a great clear view to the users.
    • It has a primary camera of 13 MP with Auto-focus, dual LED flash features.
    • It has a secondary camera of 5 MP so that users can also use video chatting apps.
    • It runs on Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801, Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor with 3 GB of RAM so that it can give you a great performance.
    • It comes loaded with the internal storage space of 16/64 GB and it does support any external storage space as it does not support card slot in it.
    • It runs on Android OS 4.4 KitKat.
    • It is powered by a battery of 3100 mAh.

    These were some of the features One Plus One.

    My Verdict

    I have provided the features of both the devices now its up to you that which one you select for you but as per my opinion I would like to highlight One Plus One in comparison with Micromax YU Yureka.


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