The company “Yandex” is known not only as a developer of Russia’s largest search engine, but also as the founder of a taxi service and the author of neural networks to improve video quality. In 2018, she took a step in the field of electronics, in may was presented the “smart” column Yandex.The station is equipped with voice assistant Alice. The company is not going to stop — on Monday, November 19, will be a presentation of the first flagship smartphone under the name “Yandex.Phone.”
Information about the date of the announcement said the “Izvestia”, citing sources familiar with the plans of the founders of the Russian search engine. The company is in talks with retailers, and is currently known that the novelty will be available in “Eldorado” “M. Video” and mobile phone “Beeline”. The existence of an agreement suggests that the company either failed to set the minimum possible cost of the device, or it is agreed in the amount of high margin.
The Network already has a photo of the box smartphone with the description of the main technical characteristics of the smartphone — photo published analyst of Mobile Research Group Eldar Murtazin. Yandex.The phone will get the 5.65-inch Full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The ratio of operational and main memory will be 4/64 GB and the chipset will have eight cores. The NFC module will allow you to make contactless payments and assistant Alice will execute the voice command.
As can be seen, the characteristics of Yandex.Phone comparable technical equipment typical of smartphones in the medium price segment. In this regard, it is expected that the cost will be 20-25 thousand rubles. It is noteworthy that the company may provide free access to music and movies on the service “Yandex.Music” and “the Kinopoisk”.
What services of “Yandex” do you use and what do you think about the future of the smartphone company? Your answers can be left in the comments or in our Telegram chat.