YU Yureka Plus - A Complete Review

Are you looking for the YU Yureka Plus smartphone? If yes then stop by and have a look at this informative article to know YU Yureka Plus complete specifications along with its price. In this article, I have also provided you with a complete review on YU Yureka Plus smartphone along with its pros and cons so that you can easily compare it with any other smartphone.


YU Yureka Plus - Pros & Cons

1. Gorilla Glass Protection
2. Good Processor
3. Good RAM
4. Latest Android
5. Good graphics
6. Great internal storage space
7. Good external storage space
8. Good screen resolutions
9. Medium sized screen
10. Great PPI
11. Good rear camera
12. Good front camera
13. Great camera features
14. 4G
15. Great sensors

1. Average battery
2. Price
3. External storage space


YU Yureka Plus is one of the best smartphone available to buy in India under Rs 10K. Yureka Plus is another addition in the YU series of Micromax. This smartphone supports dual SIM functionality (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by). The box content of YU Yureka Plus are - Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual and a Warranty Card. YU Yureka Plus smartphone has been released recently in 2015, July. This smartphone supports 2G and 3G as well as 4G network. The 2G bands are: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2, 3G bands are: HSDPA 900 / 2100 and the 4G bands are: LTE band 3(1800), 40(2300). Well, you can get a good network speed of HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps on this affordable smartphone. Moreover, this smartphone supports GPRS and EDGE. YU Yureka Plus comes in a very stylish design with its 154.8 x 78 x 6-8.5 mm dimensions.



YU Yureka Plus features a highly HD display. YU Yureka Plus features a IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors measuring 5.5 inches in size and supports very healthy 1080 x 1920 pixels resolutions. What would you expect to get more than this at a price of only Rs 9K? The display is considered to be a great part of this smartphone. Specially the Android gamers can enjoy their HD games on this smartphone with the best possible graphics. Moreover, for protecting the display from various common damages, it has a powerful shield of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 as its protection. For viewing the screen even in the direct sunlight, this smartphone has got a very healthy 401 PPI pixel density or pixel per inch. The display sheds in a beautiful color spectrum and is found to be very sharp and perfectly vibrant. Moreover, you can view the screen clearly even in the direct sunlight.

Hardware & Software

YU Yureka Plus smartphone sails on the Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) which is upgradable to the latest Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop). This smartphone gets all its processing power from a very powerful Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor which complete its job very neatly. For a smoother performance, the processor is further paired with 2 GB RAM. The GPU of YU Yureka Plus smartphone is Adreno 405. This smartphone is also a boon to the Android gamers as it comes with everything what they need to enjoy their best Android HD games without facing any lag or hang issues. You can enjoy any HD Android game on this smartphone, so should not miss this golden chance.


Now this is one of the part for which people look before buying any smartphone. And well, this smartphone is the best buy if you are looking for a phone with good storage space. It has got a lot of storage space for you to store all of your files and folders on this smartphone. YU Yureka Plus smartphone comes loaded with the internal storage space of 16 GB which can be further expanded as it does supports the memory card slot. You can maximize the external storage space using a microSD card of not more than 32 GB. Well, 32 GB is also enough for Android gamer. So this makes no reason for worries.


This is also one of the great part of this smartphone. YU Yureka Plus smartphone offers you with both - front and rear cameras. On the imaging front, it offers a 13 MP rear shooter with 4208 x 3120 pixels which is accompanied by Auto focus, CMOS image sensor, LED flash and Digital Zoom feature so that the users can use the rear camera like professionals. For a giving a better user experience, it has got some more camera features for you which are - Continuous Shooting, Exmor-R CMOS image sensor, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, Touch to focus and White balance presets. What would you expect more than this in a Rs 9K price tag? The cameras are really quite interesting and gives you a great performance! You can record HD quality videos with this smartphone at - 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS. On the front side, it offers a 5 MP front facing camera which really gives great experience with video calling. Moreover, you can use the front camera for any other purpose and it will surely serve you with the best. The cameras can even capture quite good pictures even in the low light areas. So if you are looking for a smartphone good in terms of camera, then I bet you can't find a better option than this smartphone at its price.

Battery & Sound

YU Yureka Plus smartphone gives a great sound quality. For a better sound quality, this smartphone comes embedded with a loud speaker so that the users can listen to the audio in the best possible loud sound. And for a better clarity, it has got a 3.55 mm audio jack for you so that you can connect your headphone or earphone to it so as to listen to the beats in a clear sound quality without hearing the noise of the surrounding. For powering all the components of this smartphone, it is fueled by a powerful Li-Po 2500 mAh battery which promises the users to give a stand by of up to Up to 210 h and talk time of up to Up to 8 h without getting it charged. Moreover, the smartphone gives great performance and you can use it for a long time without making it charged.

Connectivity & Misc

Now again on the connectivity front, it has got a lot for you. YU Yureka Plus smartphone supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, GPS with A-GPS, FM radio, GPRS, EDGE and USB Port, USB On-The-Go, microUSB 2.0. You can buy this smartphone in two beautiful colors which are - Moondust Gray and Alabaster White. Though this smartphone looks great in both the colors, you can choose any of your favorite color from these two for your YU Yureka Plus smartphone.

Additional Features

For a better user experience, YU Yureka Plus smartphone comes packed with some sensors which are - Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Light sensor an Proximity sensor. Moreover, on the messaging front, it has got some messaging features for you which are - SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email and Push Email. So now you can enjoy all of these features in an affordable price. Sadly this smartphone doesn't supports Java.

YU Yureka Plus - Full Phone Specifications

Operating System: Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
SIM Slot(s): Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Box Contents: Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
Processor: Octa core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A53
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Graphics: Adreno 405
Internal storage space: 16 GB
External storage space: Up to 32 GB via external microSD card
USB OTG Support: Yes
Screen Size: 5.5 inches
Resolution: Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)
Pixel Density (sharpness): 401 PPI
Display Type: IPS LCD
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass, v3
Rear camera: 13 MP, Auto focus, CMOS image sensor
Flash: LED
Zoom: Digital zoom
Camera Features: Continuos Shooting, Exmor-R CMOS image sensor, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, Touch to focus, White balance presets
Video recording: 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS
Front camera: 5 MP
Battery: 2500 mAH, Li-Po
Talk Time: Up to 8 Hours(2G)
Stand By Time: Up to 210 Hours(2G)
3G: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11.5 Mbit/s
4G: (supports Indian bands), LTE cat4 50 Mbit/s ? 150 Mbit/s ?
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Bluetooth: Yes v4.0
GPS: Yes with A-GPS
USB Connectivity: USB Port, USB On-The-Go, microUSB 2.0
Touchscreen: Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
FM: Yes
Loudspeaker: Yes
3.55 mm audio jack: Yes
Price: Rs. 8,585 from ebay.in


YU Yureka Plus is the best smartphone to go for under Rs 10K. If you are a Android gamer, then you should not miss this smartphone from your hands. YU Yureka Plus smartphone has impressed all of us with its great features and specifications specially in terms of camera and hardware. So if you want to get good cameras and hardware performance on your smartphone then you should go for this one to fulfill your desire to click a lot of HD pictures. The most attractive or interesting part of this awesome smartphone is its affordable price, which really gives this smartphone an edge over the other smartphone in the same price range. The best contender of this smartphone is Lenovo K3 Note. So now I have provided you with a deep review on YU Yureka Plus smartphone along with all of its pros and cons so that you can easily compare this smartphone with any other smartphone with which you are confused to select the best. Moreover, what I say is - this is the best smartphone to buy! If you think I have missed anything to mention about this smartphone in my article then I welcome you to share your thought in the comment box below. And if you like this article then do share it with your friends, relatives etc.


Guest Author: krishna verma29 Sep 2015

Yu Yureka plus is an amazing phone for the price of 9k!

Guest Author: Yatharth Manocha30 Sep 2015

4G support plus Latest Cyanogen support in just Rs 8999/- makes this phone the best budget smartphone!

Guest Author: Rupesh04 Oct 2015

The Yu Yureka Plus is the best value for money smartphone.

Guest Author: chirag05 Oct 2015

The Yu Yureka Plus is a monster phone!

Guest Author: umang sonare11 Oct 2015

The Yu Yureka is still a better piece to buy than any other smartphone!

Author: Timmappa Kamat23 Oct 2015 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Instead of mere list of specifications, it would be an added advantage to present some of the real life experiences with the phone. Having said that, the phone does not seem to be a real competition to the Lenovo K3 Note. Yureka Plus is just a refurbished version of the Yu Yureka. The improvements do not seem to be much great. Camera has noise issues in low light shots.

Author: MR KRISHAJIT BARUAH20 Dec 2015 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

YU Yureka Plus smartphone has an internal storage space of 16GB which can be further expanded and maximize the external storage with microSD card upto 32GB. This smartphone doesn't support Java applications.

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