The founding father of the screen-on-the-back concept Yota announced the YotaPhone 3 today. The phone has a 5.2” E-Ink display its back with three capacitive keys as its most distinctive feature.
At the front YotaPhone 3, named YOTA3 in China, has a 5.5” AMOLED panel of Full HD resolution. There is also a fingerprint scanner/home button below. The chipset is Qualcomm’s mid-ranger Snapdragon 625 with octa-core CPU.
Memory-wise the phone is going to be offered in two versions – 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage or 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. The camera on the back has a 13 MP sensor and comes with dual-tone LED flash. On the front sits a 12 MP cam.
Yotaphone 3 runs on YotaOS 3.0 based on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The phone is powered by a 3,300 mAh battery and has a reversible USB Type-C connector.
Pre-order starts on September 5 at JD.com, while the actual sales begin two weeks later on September 18. The 64 GB version will cost RUB21,500/CNY2,398/$360, while the 128 GB option will have a RUB27,900/CNY3,098/$465 price tag.