YotaPhone 2 will not make it to the United States after all

Stefan, 31 July, 2015

It turns out that the characterful YotaPhone 2 won’t be making its way to North America after all. Despite a successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, the Russian manufacturer pulled the plug on the US version of the E Ink display-toting Android smartphone due to manufacturing complications.

As it turns out, the North American version of the dual-display smartphone would have taken way too long to reach consumers, thus creating a conflict with the company’s 2016 product plans. Backers in the United States would receive their YotaPhone 2 devices when other markets would get the device’s successors.

Indiegogo backers in the United States will have the option to receive a refund, or grab a global version of the YotaPhone 2, which lacks support for US LTE bands. Details on the refund process are yet to be revealed.



Reader comments

  • echinwf

If only the price can go cheaper... like the e ink and color screen so much.

  • Anonymous

This should have been a tablet instead. It would definitely kill the Kindle device.

  • willstay

They don't need to make two sided phone at all. It will equally be popular with only e-ink display.

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