Internet Сompany "Yandex" Introduced "Yandex.Phone"
OREANDA-NEWS A distinctive feature of the gadget is the built-in voice assistant "Alice" - the call button of the voice assistant is available in the lower left corner.
"Yandex.Phone" is the world's first smartphone in which "Alice" lives in the device, and not in a separate application, so it is available to a lot more features. It can be called from anywhere: from the home screen, from the video player, from the game, from any application. "Alice" will answer you, even if the phone just lies next to you," said Fedor Yezhov, Vice President for ecosystem products of Yandex. The operating system "Yandex.Phone" - Android, developed by Google.
The cost of the first smartphone "Yandex" will be 17 990 rubles. "Yandex.Phone" will go on sale from December,6 in the store "Yandex", and from December, 7 will be available in the salons of "Beeline","M. Video","Eldorado", as well as on the marketplace "Beru". In "Yandex" did not name the volume of the first batch, but do not expect a shortage of smartphones
The device with a diagonal of 5.65 inches received an eight-core Snapdragon 630 processor. The smartphone is equipped with two main cameras (16 MP and 5 MP resolution) and one front camera (5 MP). The device also has a fingerprint sensor on the back, as well as slots for two SIM cards. Battery power "Yandex.Phone" is 3050 mAh, which will allow it to work up to 24 days in standby mode, up to 10 hours when working on the Internet via Wi-Fi and up to 90 hours of music.
"Yandex" has received permission to release the smartphone "Yandex.Telephone" on the territory of Russia in July this year, as it became known from the Unified register of notifications about the characteristics of encryption (cryptographic) tools and products containing them, which is available on the website of the Eurasian economic Commission. This register contains information about devices (including smartphones) that can be imported into the territory of the Eurasian economic Union.
On November, 19, Yandex will have a big presentation, where the company promises to present a large-scale search update, as well as show new products.
Permission for the release of the smartphone has got a Swiss-registered Yandex Services AG. The same company got authorization for the release of "Yandex.Station " - the first device developed by Yandex, which went on sale in July this year.