Google might be the most popular search engine in the game but in some countries, it takes the back seat. For example, in Russia, the outstanding search engine is Yandex. The latest news is that Yandex has introduced its first cameraphone, the Yandex Smartphone and it comes with its own voice assistant pronounced Alissa (sounds familiar?) however translates to Alice.
After it arrives to technical specs, the Yandex Telephone can’t hold a candle to Google’s new Pixel telephones. It has a 5.65-inch FHD+ LCD panel, a Snapdragon 63. processor and 4GB of RAM. Built-in memory is 64GB and a hybrid dual SIM tray will let you use a MicroSD card for adding up to an extra 128GB.
On its rear is a 16MP + 5MP dual sensor combinations and a fingerprint digital camera although the front is home to a 5MP camera with its own LED flash for brighter selfies.
The Yandex Telephone has an audio jack on top and Qualcomm Aqstic™ on board for improved audio quality. There is NFC for contactless payment and it works with Yandex.Money, the search engine’s version of Google Pay.
The phone has a 3,050mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0, a USB-C port and dual-SIM dual 4G support,
An additional main function of the smartphone is its own voice assistant, Alissa/Alice what could do a ton of things such as identify songs, set reminders and alarms, give directions, deliver phone calls, and tell you about the weather etc.. You could In addition chat with it and enjoy games with it if you are bored.
Yandex also says the cameraphone has unlimited photo and video memory backup just like the Pixels. There are In addition some bunch of official cases made in different materials such as silicone and fabric and a protective film to cover the present.
The Yandex Phone is estimated at RUB 17,990 (~$270) while the cases start at RUB 290 (~$4). You can buy it on the official online store Below.