Saturday , December 15 2018 Ausdroid » Hardware » Mobiles » Expansys has the Yotaphone 2 available for AU$859 delivered

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The phone with two fronts – that’s the always-on-e-paper-screen-toting Yotaphone 2, for those of you playing at home – is now available for pre-order at Expansys. There’s a mini site for the phone, or you can go directly to the product listing to pre-order. Expansys is responsible for sales of the phone in South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Korea.

Hot new technology doesn’t come cheap though, and the Yotaphone 2 has an asking price of $859 attached (with free delivery). On offer is the black 32GB model of the Yotaphone 2, with a free bumper case thrown in for good measure.

The Yotaphone 2 has generated quite the buzz. It’s big feature is the 4.7-inch 960×540 e-paper display on the rear of the phone which can be used to display glanceable information and (because it’s e-paper) always stays on. New emails, social media updates and more can be seen just by glancing at the back of your phone.

Otherwise, the phone’s got a pretty decent spec list – the front screen is a 5.0-inch 1080p display (442 PPI) while a 2.2Ghz Snapdragon 801 with 2GB RAM ensures you shouldn’t be left waiting for anything.

Connectivity-wise, the phone supports LTE bands 3, 7 and 20 – it should work on some of our older LTE networks, but the newer 700 Mhz 4GX / 4G+ networks will be a no-go. You should be fine on 3G networks though.

Head on over to Expansys to learn more!

Note: A previous version of this article described Expansys’ pre-order arrangement; we’ve now been advised that the phone is in stock.

Are you looking at buying the Yotaphone 2? Tell us in the comments!

Source: Expansys.

Jason Murray   Assistant Editor

Jason Murray

Before discovering the Nexus One, Jason thought he didn't need a smartphone. Now he can't bear to be without his Android phone. Jason hails from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane depending on his mood and how detailed a history you'd like. A web developer by day with an interest in consumer gadgets and electronics, he also enjoys reading comics and has a worryingly large collection of Transformers figures. He'd like to think he's a gamer, but his Wii has been in a box since he moved to Sydney, and his PlayStation Vita collection is quite lacking. Most mornings you'll find him tilting at various windmills on Twitter - follow @JM77 and say hi!

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Great phone. I’m ready to toss my Kindle.

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They misspelled Yoda

Greg McPherson
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I’m happy with what I’ve got, but when I inevitably drop this phone off a bridge or leave on the car roof and drive off, then I’ll give the Yotaphone another look. $800 is too much for me. But I kinda like the beast.

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