Russia’s Yota Devices, which is a spin-off from the country’s operator called Yota, is working on a unique device, one that will pack two 4.3-inch display. The trick is that one of those two screens will be a regular LCD panel, whereas the other one will be an E-Ink screen, displaying notifications, messages and other bits of information to save on battery life and (main) screen estate. Moreover, an API is planned to allow developers to push content from one screen to the other when needed.
Specs wise, the forthcoming YotaPhone will have a 4.3-inch 720p LCD screen on the front, 200dpi E-Ink rear display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, 2GB of RAM, LTE connectivity support, 12-megapixel camera on the back, front-facing camera, at least 32GB of built-in storage, while Android will run the show. The price is still unknown, but we expect to get more details in the next couple of months. The release date is set for the third quarter of 2013 and we hope that by that time component prices will go down making the YotaPhone affordable for more than just few super-rich oligarchs. Sounds like an interesting product, what do you think?