Dual-Screen Yotaphone: Live Demo (Video)

Remember the YotaPhone dual-screen Android with an e-ink display? We’ve been hearing about since summer of last year, got to check out a video of it action back in December, and at the Mobile World Congress this week we finally had the opportunity to see it in the flesh.

From one side, the YotaPhone is your pretty run-of-the-mill mid-range Android, with decent specs and a 4.3-inch 720p screen, but the magic happens around back, where you’ll find a 4.3-inch e-ink screen. You can transfer images from the main phone onto the e-ink screen, which will keep its picture even when the phone’s sleeping, without eating into your battery life.

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