YotaPhone, lo smartphone dual screen in arrivo nella seconda metà del 2013

20 Febbraio 20137 commenti

Torniamo a parlare di YotaPhone, il particolare smartphone Android dotato di due display da 4.3 pollici, LCD (720p) nella parte anteriore ed E-Ink in quella posteriore, che abbiamo avuto modo di vedere allo scorso CES 2013. La società russa Yota ha infatti siglato un contratto di produzione con Hi-P international, che fornisce componentistica per colossi dell'elettronica come BlackBerry, Motorola e Hewlett-Packard, confermando il lancio globale a partire dalla seconda metà dell'anno.

Inoltre ha fatto sapere di essere in procinto di aprire una struttura di R&S a Singapore per aiutare la ricerca e lo sviluppo di tecnologie innovative per “le generazioni successive di YotaPhone”.

YotaPhone al CES di Las Vegas



YotaPhone to be Ready for Market in H2 2013


Moscow, Russia and Singapore, 20 February 2013 – Yota Devices today announced it has selected Singapore Hi-P as its ODM partner for YotaPhone, the first dual-screen Android phone with a liquid crystal display on one side and an electronic paper display on the other.


Hi-P is one of the fastest growing Tier 1 contract manufacturers in Asia, specializing in wireless telecommunications and consumer electronics. Their clients include significant brand owners in the mobile, lifestyle and consumer electronics industries.


“Bringing a unique product like YotaPhone to the market requires an experienced manufacturing partner with both qualitative and quantitative engineering skills and Hi-P excels in both,”said Vlad Martynov, CEO, Yota Devices. “Hi-P has a proven track-record in high volume production of mobile devices with sophisticated design and advanced technology.”


Yota Devices also announced that it is establishing an R&D and Asian sales office in Singapore. The Singapore R&D center, along with the company’s development teams in Russia, the U.S. and Finland, will work with Hi-P to perfect the technology in production of the first and subsequent generations of YotaPhone.


“YotaPhone is a real differentiator in the smartphone space, and Hi-P is pleased to be workingwith Yota Devices to bring this one-of-a-kind product to market,” said C.T. Yao, Executive Chairman and CEO of Hi-P. “Hi-P understands that speed and flexibility are keys to success in this rapidly changing market and we are committed to deliver on-time results of the highestquality for Yota Devices.”


YotaPhone, which was unveiled in December 2012, is expected to be ready for sale first in Russia and then globally in the second half of 2013.

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