The YotaPhone's second screen is an interesting concept and one I'm quite keen on. Both the E Ink screen and the rest of the phone need serious refinement, however.
Although the YotaPhone 2's e-ink display is wonderfully novel, and can result in much better battery life, the phone needs to be considerably cheaper if it's going to be a sensible purchase over other Android phones.
Bigger, sleeker, and more advanced than the first time around, this encore YotaPhone has updates to both its Android and e-ink faces.
Citing supplier issues, the Russian phone maker has pulled an about face on plans to bring its unique smartphone to North America.
The smartphone, which has a standard LCD display on the front and an e-ink screen on the back, exceeds its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 to help fund its entry into the US.
The YotaPhone 2 is an Android phone with a twist -- it has a second display stuck to its back that uses e-ink technology to always display information without draining the battery. Check out our video review of this two-faced phone.
Come take a look at the YotaPhone 2, an exotic new Android phone with an e-ink display on its back.
The smartphone with a low-power screen on the back is back, but it ain't cheap.
Redisigned for 2014, the new YotaPhone showcased at MWC is one part slim and seductive Android superphone and the other a striking example of how an e-ink display makes perfect sense in future mobile devices.
Ready for the next version of that quirky smartphone with Android on one side and e-ink on the other? So are we.