Next-Gen YotaPhone Follow-Up Unveiled, With Full-Touch E-Ink Rear Screen

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Russian mobile-making startup Yota Devices has just unveiled the next generation of its dual-screen smartphone, the YotaPhone.

As with the current first-gen model, which went on sale in Russia and select European markets (Austria, France, Spain and Germany) last December costing €499/$684, the handset’s flagship feature is that it’s two-sided — with a full colour touchscreen display on the front and a low-power consuming e-ink display on the rear.

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The next generation YotaPhone, as it’s currently known, won’t go on sale until the end of this year but the company showed TechCrunch a working prototype of the device, ahead of the Mobile World Congress conference kicking off today in Barcelona.

It’s also released a full specs sheet — flagging up the forthcoming processor improvements, from gen-one’s dual-core to quad-core; a larger full HD display and a larger, curved e-ink pane; a beefier battery; and more. Full details below.

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