In February of this year, Yota Devices has confirmed that it is preparing to release a smartphone YotaPhone 3. Despite rumors of the closure of the project, the company has announced its intention to release the third generation of the YotaPhone. And judging by the timing of the release of the smartphone, the new product will have to compete with the iPhone 8.
YotaPhone 3 expected in early 2016, but the debut model is constantly postponed. Moreover, in mid-March revealed that the main shareholder Yota Devices has not allocated money for the new generation smartphone, which the Network began to say, YotaPhone 3 will not be in principle.
But to bury a family YotaPhone is too early. Recently, the company introduced the big smartphone release of the YotaPhone 2 is updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. In addition to the standard features of the “six”, such as Doze mode, along with updating the developers have introduced to the device yet and several new features: submit apps to the always-on screen with new buttons, always-on screen appeared the standard status bar, a new standard mail app Gmail app YotaSnap now displays the necessary information on the always-on screen after turning off the phone, added the standard Telegram messenger and others.
It is noteworthy that on March 30, Yota Devices has closed the official online store prior to the announcement of the smartphone the third generation. It is reported that pre-orders for the novelty will open in the fall, and “new product” due out in the fall. That is, YotaPhone 3 will debut at the same time with a radical new iPhone 8 – quite a controversial decision for any manufacturer of smartphones.
Soon, Yota Devices promises to tell you what markets YotaPhone 3 will appear in the first place.