We have a certain fondness for the Yotaphone around here. The dual-screen Android smartphones that Russian parent company Yota Devices has produced have swayed the niche markets, including the United States. Unfortunately, when we got word that the company wouldn’t be shipping its YotaPhone 2 to the United States — despite an Indiegogo campaign that likely took a lot of money from American hands, proving some interest — we wondered what was really going on with the move.
Apparently, according to an interview with the company’s CEO, like most things in Russia, the [...]
As smartphone designs get more and more refined, it’s easy to fall into the trap where everything starts looking alike: how many ways can you make a flat slate unique? That’s driven companies like Samsung to develop its new curved-screen Edge series, but it’s not just major manufacturers taking a risk with something new. Yota Devices has been doing just that, and most recently with the YotaPhone 2. We’ve know to expect the dual-screened handset to come to the US sometime this year, and despite some rumors, firm details have been elusive. Today we learn just how [...]