Yota’s e-paper smartphone goes on sale this week

The YotaPhone 2, a smartphone with a second electronic paper display on its rear side, is set to go on sale in the UK tomorrow, December 3rd. It’s the sequel to the first YotaPhone, and looks very similar to a prototype from Yota Devices that we saw at MWC earlier this year. The secondary display consumes far less power in comparison to traditional screens, and can be used as a battery-efficient way of accessing social notifications, sports scores, weather information, and other data.

The YotaPhone 2 includes a conventional 5-inch 1080p AMOLED screen along with a 4.7-inch always-on electronic paper display; it’s unclear whether the second screen is using E Ink or some other technology. As for other specs, there’s a Snapdragon 800…

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts

Leave a Comment