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Yota 3 dual-screen hits TENAA on way to Chinese launch

The Yota 3 is a smartphone with a full-color AMOLED display on one side and a grayscale E Ink screen on the other. It’s the third dual-screen phone from Russian company Yota Devices (which is now owned by a Hong Kong-based group), and the Yota 3 is expected to go on sale in China soon. […]

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YotaPhone 3 specs leaked: Standard mid-range hardware… plus a secondary E Ink display

A few days after plans to launch a YotaPhone 3 were announced, the folks at Engadget have published some of the previously undisclosed specs. We already knew the YotaPhone 3 (also known as the Yota3, apparently) would feature a color display on one side and an E Ink screen on the other, much like the […]

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Yota Devices could expand reach of dual-screen smartphones with new investment

Russian smartphone startup Yota Devices hasn’t had a lot of success bringing its dual-screen smartphones with color and E Ink displays to the US. But the company now has more money to play with, which could help Yota bring its next-gen Yotaphone to more markets. A Hong Kong-based investment company has agreed to acquire nearly 65% of […]

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Yotaphone’s dual-screen smartphone is now available (in Europe and Russia)

Smartphone screens can be energy hogs, and they can be tough to see in direct sunlight. One solution would be to use an E Ink screen instead of a traditional LCD display — but while E Ink screens use far less power, they usually have slow screen refresh rates and don’t do a good job […]

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Yotaphone dual-screen phone with ePaper display to ship in 2013

The Yotaphone is a dual-screen smartphone that’s a party up front, and business on the back. At first glance, it looks like any other Android smartphone with a full color LCD display. But flip it over and there’s a second screen on the back, and this one’s an energy-sipping, sunlight readable, grayscale ePaper screen. In […]