Yota3 is finally here, officially launched in China

The third generation dual-screen YotaPhone features a 5.2-inch screen at the back of the device.

Following a teaser-release back in June, Russian smartphone manufacturer, Yota has finally unveiled its the third generation dual-screen YotaPhone. The smartphone has been officially named Yota3 and it was launched in China, reported Engadget.

The Yota3 features a 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED screen by Samsung. Flip the phone around and there lies the USP feature of the device - a 5.2-inch 720p E Ink Carta II display. This marks an expected upgrade from the flagship's previous phone YotaPhone2. Yota3 also has three capacitive navigation buttons on the back of the device located at the bottom.

The Yota3 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625. The phone boasts a 13MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 12MP rear camera with an efficient 1.4um sensor and f/1.9 aperture plus Dual PD auto-focus. It packs in a decent 3,300 mAh battery with 9V/2A quick charge via USB-C. While the phone features a fingerprint scanner at the front, it doesn't have any headphone jack here.

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The Yota3 comes in three variants. The 64GB base model comes with a price tag of 3,699 yuan and the 128GB model costs 4,299 yuan. Both these models pack in 4GB RAM along with microSD memory expansion facility. The third variant is also a 64GB "national gift set" version but the difference is that instead of aluminum, this phone's 7.9mm-thick body uses the more premium 316L stainless steel and it comes with more accessories and some e-book credit.This version of the phone is also priced at 4,299 yuan.

The Yota3 is now available for pre-order via Chinese retailer JD.com.