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YotaPhone 2 gets Android 5.0 Lollipop update and comes in new white model

By Cookie Monster - on 14 May 2015, 1:17am

YotaPhone 2 gets Android 5.0 Lollipop update and comes in new white model

 Image source: YotaPhone

Russian phone maker Yota today announced two upgrades to the one-of-its-kind dual-screen YotaPhone 2 - an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and a brand new white variant.

The Android 4.4 KitKat-powered YotaPhone 2 should be getting the over-the-air (OTA) update to Android 5.0 soon, which will also include changes to the custom software and Yota apps. For example, the rear E-Ink display receives several new social widgets (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) that pull content regularly, actionable shortcuts, YotaRemote for controlling a smart TV over Wi-Fi, new Gmail widget and YotaSports which will deliver live match scores and other info from EuroSport.

Yota also released a white model of the YotaPhone 2 and it really looks stunning. Aside from the color difference, the white model have redesigned buttons which are made of brushed metal and there is a white theme for the rear display.

Consumers in the U.K and other parts of Europe can now get the YotaPhone 2 (black and white) at reduced prices of £440 (down from £555) and €599 (down from €699) respectively. If you want to find out more about the YotaPhone 2, do check out our review of the phone.

Source: YotaPhone via GSMArena