Russian search engine Yandex has launched its own smartphone, the Yandex Phone and the device is running Google’s Android OS in the form of Android 8.1.
The handset comes with a 5.65 inch display that features a Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and it comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor.
“Yandex.Phone is built to offer Russian users a smartphone equipped with all the localized tools needed for users to navigate their daily routines. Users can interact with Alice and the most widely used Yandex applications in a new way on this phone,” says Fedor Yezhov, Corporate Vice President of Ecosystem Products at Yandex. “Fully integrated into the phone, Alice provides users with comprehensive access to Yandex apps. It’s not necessary to open individual apps to solve a task – just ask Alice.”
The Yandex Phone also comes with a 5 megapixel front camera and dual rear cameras, the dual rear cameras include one 16 megapixel camera and one 5 megapixel camera.
The handset is going on sale in Russia tomorrow for 17,990 rubles which is about $270 at the current exchange rate.Filed Under: Android News, Mobile Phone News