Russian Search Giant Yandex Launches Its First Smartphone, Check Out Price Tag in Nigeria

Yandex a popular search engine in Russia launched its first-ever smartphone on Dec 5, 2018.

The Yandex.Phone comes with 5.65-inch LCD display with Full HD+ (2,160 x 1,080) resolution, 5-megapixel front camera, dual rear 16MP, and 5MP cameras, rear fingerprint sensor, and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 630 chipset.

The Yandex phone features Android 8.1 Oreo, the phone has its own music, taxi, cloud, maps and wallet platforms. It has a glass back with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, IP54 ratings for dust and water resistance, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 3050 mAh battery with support for fast charging.

Yandex.Phone Smartphone Specification and Price Tag

  • Display: 5.65-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Network/Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 150.1 × 72.5 × 8.28mm; Weight: 163g
  • Chipset: 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: 64GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Yandex Launcher
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Camera: 16MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP secondary; 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • Built-In: Dust and water resistance (IP54)
  • Sensor: a Fingerprint sensor
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Battery: 3050mAh built-in battery with fast charging

Yandex.Phone Price

The phone will be priced at $270 (#98,415.00)

Promise Amadi

Amadi Promise is an Assistant Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria ( who handles Sports & Educational sections. He loves sharing what he knows and also learns from others. Promise is also an Android developer at Rad5 Tech Hub.
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