Yu Televentures has launched the new YU Yunique, the budget entry level Smartphone in India at the price of Rupees 4,999. The phone has been packed with some good specification at the very low price. The phone features the 4.7 inches HD display with the resolution of 1290×720 pixels which is protected by the corning Gorilla Glass on the top. The Yu Yunique is powered by the 1.2GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 410 processor aided by the 1GB of RAM. The internal storage of the device is 8GB and it also has 32GB of Micro SD card support. It has 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and also has 2MP front secondary camera. The phone by default runs on the Android Lollipop 5.1 and there is no CynogenMod OS with the device. The YU Yunique is packed with 2000 mAh non-user removable battery and the phone is priced at Rupees 4,999. If you are looking to buy this phone, we have answered some of the FAQ such as Free RAM, storage, OTG support and Gaming performance.

YU Yunique FAQ & doubts answered

Q: What are things found inside the retail packaging of the box?

A: The phone, Charger adaptor, USB Cable, Earphone, Scratch guard, user manual and warranty card.

Q: Does the phone comes with earphones and Scratch guard and how is the quality?

A: Yes, the box package has screen guard and earphone and both of them are of good quality.

Q: Does the YU Yunique supports OTG connectivity?

A: Yes, the phone supports OTG for connecting pen drives and it’s good to see OTG support in the phone which is priced below 5000 Rupees.

Q: Does the device has LED notification light?

A: Yes, the Yunique has the Multicolor LED light for the notification purpose such as missed call alert, incoming calls, WhatsApp and other notifications.

Q: Does the YU Yunique has the corning Gorilla Glass protection?

A: Though it’s a low end Smartphone, the phone is still protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the top.

Q: Does the phone has any heating issue while gaming?

A: There are no heavy heating is observed on the device, the phone gets little warm which is highly tolerable.

Q: Does the phone runs on the CynogenMod 12 custom ROM?

A: Unlike other Yu Smartphones it doesn’t run on CynogenMod OS rather it runs Stock Android lollipop 5.1.

If you are looking for cheap budget Android below 5000 then also check the comparison of YU Yunique Vs Lenovo A1020 Vs Phicomm Energy 653

Q: The three navigation buttons are backlit enabled?

A: No, the phone has only the onscreen buttons and not the physical touch capacitive buttons.

Q: Can we move Apps and Games to SD Card in YU Yunique?

A: We can move the Apps and Games to Micro SD Card by heading to Setting> Apps> Choose the App> Move to SD Card. Still only the particular part of the data can be moved.

Q: Is there any heating problem with Yunique?

A: Yes, there is a little bit of warm on normal usage but it is tolerable considering the price of the phone.

Q: What is the free internal storage of the Yunique?

A: Out of 8GB, around 4.10GB of memory is user available.

Q: What is the free RAM available on the device out of 1GB?

A: Around 420 MB of RAM is available free after the first boot on YU Yunique.

Q: How is the gaming performance of the phone?

A: The phone could handle some of the high-end graphics games like Asphalt 8, Dead Trigger 2 but at the high graphics settings there are some lags observed. But the casual gaming on Yunique works fine without any issues.

Q: Can we able to remove the battery from the phone?

A: The 2000 mAh battery of the YU Yunique in sealed inside and it cannot be removed by the user.

Q: What is the SIM type of the phone and does it support 4G, 3G, and 2G connections?

A: The phone is the dual SIM type and the both the SIM are Micro SIM type. Both the SIM of the device supports 4G, 3G and 2G.

Some of the pros and the cons of the YU Yunique are the Gorillas Glass protection, 8MP rear camera, OTG Support and latest Android falls into the advantage side of the device. But we don’t see any negative thing considering the price of the phone. The phone is exclusively available at Snapdeal for the price of Rs.4,999. If anyone is looking for the cheap Android phone below 5k then I would surely recommend the YU Yunique. If you have any more doubts of the queries about the device then feel free to comment them below.


  1. How to access internal storage by pc , i’m currently using Ubuntu, it shows a drivers mount, when i connect to it in my pc, plzz help!!

  2. I have been using yu yunique since a couple of days. The phone is great and a good performer. But i am facing problem with thr notification bar. The are some notifications regarding facebook whatsapp and also update sign. Which i am unable to remove even aftr visiting the app or by clearing the notification or by checking the settings or by switching off the phone. The icons of the apps on the left most top corner of the screen just doesnt go. Pls help. Its urgent

  3. I am facing problem in Yu yunique. It is not notifying me about whatsapp, hike or messenger texts. It notifies when i open the app. Actually when i close the apps from recent apps its process ends. And then it does not notify me

  4. The price of the phone is 6500.The phone cant use the sdcard as the default location for thurd party apps. So if you use apps like xender or download anything or receive anything via Bluetooth it will be stored into the phone storage which is only 4 gb for me it runs out very quickly and i spend a lot of time moving everything to sdcard manually.

  5. I am using YU Yunique since 15 days and facing problem regarding downloads in sd card via any browser.
    My device is not giving access to any browser to save any file music, videos, etc. directly download in sd card.
    Someone plz help in resolving this…..
    Is any other is also faceing the same problem……

  6. my friend pressed all three buttons on yu yunique ,, then it shows 1 second yu logo , then vibrate and my phone will off, and no led notification while charging ,,, doen’t show anything in my phone ,, sir , pls tell me what can i do ,,,

  7. when i close all the application from recent used app bar then my phone never shows me any whatsapp notificatiions untill i again open whatsapp myself nd i have same issue wid some other apps also whats is the solution of this problem …… ???


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