Yota – Powerful Dual-Screen Android Phone at CES 2013

While 4K TVs and Full HD smartphones are the focal point at the CES 2013, there is still a number of unique products worth your attention, which including the dual-screen YotaPhone.

Dual-screen smartphone is not a new idea, but YotaPhone still creates a major attraction at the CES 2013. Instead of using two LCD screens, Yota is the first dual-screen phone with a full-color liquid crystal display (LCD) on one side and an electronic paper display (EPD) on the other. Both are protected by the latest Gorilla Glass 3.

If you are interested in reading books and familiar with the Kindle e-readers, e-ink screen is the most ideal type of display that will keeps you from eyestrain when reading, and it is also extremely energy efficient.

Yota is equipped with a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4, 2GB RAM, and an 2100 mAh battery. Both screens are 4.3 inches equally in size, in which the front screen has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It also comes with a 12 megapixel camera.

The phone has no physical “Home” button, and built-in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean right out of the box. It is light although doesn’t have a thin body.

YotaPhone e-Ink display and 12 megapixel camera

YotaPhone e-Ink display and 12 megapixel camera on the back.


This type of screen is ideal for reading because it does not use backlight, so it will not harm your eyes and save battery.

YotaPhone Front

Meanwhile, the front of the device is integrated with the familiar LCD display.

The model appeared at CES this year is just a demo version. Yota said, their product will be ready to hit the market by the end of 2013.

According Infonet