YU YUNICORN vs Redmi Note 3 – Comparison of Specs, Features, Price in India

YU YUNICORN vs Redmi Note 3

YU, the sister company of Micromax has just announced its latest smartphone, the YU YUNICORN in India. Pricing just Rs. 12,999, the smartphone packs with all those specifications that the users are looking in a flagship smartphone. In fact, the device is the best 4GB RAM smartphone under Rs. 15,000 category. With such quality features at an affordable price tag, the YU YUNICORN is ready to take on Redmi Note 3 which is currently the best-selling Android smartphone in India at mid-range segment. So in this post we’ll be comparing specs, features & price of YU YUNICORN vs Redmi Note 3 smartphones to find out which is best to buy.

The YU Yunicorn and Redmi Note 3 shares several similar specifications like 5.5-inch 1080p display, Android Lollipop OS, Hybrid dual SIM support, fingerprint scanner, 5MP front camera, 32GB internal storage (expandable with microSD) and 4000mAh battery. Also Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Asus Zenfone 3 vs Moto G4 Plus

Do check out the below table for quick comparison overview of YU YUNICORN vs Redmi Note 3.

YU YUNICORN vs Redmi Note 3 – Which is better?

 YU YUNICORNXiaomi Redmi Note 3
Display5.5-inch display5.5-inch display
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
ProcessorMediaTek Helio P10, Octa-Core at 1.8GHzQualcomm Snapdragon 650, hexa-core
RAM4GB3GB
OS VersionAndroid 5.1 (Lollipop)Android Lollipop (MIUI 7)
SIM TypeHybrid Dual SIMDual (Micro)
Internal Storage32GB32GB
Memory Card supportYes, up to 128GBYes
Primary Camera13-megapixels16-megapixels
Secondary Camera5-megapixels5-megapixels
WiFi802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g/n/ac
Other ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1, GPS, 4GBluetooth 4.0, GPS, 4G
Fingerprint SensorYesYes
Dimensions75.4×153.3×8.5 mm149.9 x 75.9 x 8.7mm
Battery4000mAh4050 mAh
Release DateMay 2016January 2016

Price and Availability:

The YU YUNICORN comes in rush silver, graphite and limited edition rush gold color and is priced at 12,999 for the first month. From the second month, the same device will be sold for Rs. 13,499. The smartphone is Flipkart exclusive through flash sale for which registration for the first flash sale on June 7th already started. On the other hand, the Redmi Note 3 is priced at Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB + 32GB storage version and is available on Amazon.in and Mi.com. Recent reports claims that the Redmi Note 3 will be on open sale starting from June 1st.

Conclusion: Both the devices shares most of the similar specifications but YU Yunicorn with 4GB RAM and 2.5D curved glass display for just Rs. 12,999 looks a better deal.