Developer “Yandex” on the second screen YotaPhone 2: useless thing, not having the normal use of




The second screen of the Russian smartphone YotaPhone 2 , executed on technology “electronic ink”, is considered a major innovation in this device. He is always on and virtually no power, thereby allows you to always have the right information in front of his eyes. However, as it turned out, not all users feel the need to have a large phone-like display. In particular, the developer of “Yandex” Anatoly Lebedev, known on the web under the name swan, after a week of use YotaPhone 2 called the second E-ink-screen useless.


“The idea of ​​a second screen Yota about me disappointed. I could not find in normal use it except as a widget on the status of the phone. In this mode, the second screen is beautiful. But more – no need. Read books home “reading room” I will not, because I like the Kindle for “android”. Kindle send to the second screen is inconvenient because it is designed for a higher resolution, and there looks crooked, oblique kutso. Play in embedded chess and checkers nice, of course, but it’s not something I usually do on the phone “- he writes.

According to Anatoly, he enjoyed YotaPhone 2 for a week and overall was pleased with the machine: “In general, from the” android “positive impression, of it lies in the hands of the phone – also great impression. Very pleased that there is such a distinct status indicator phone behind. ”

The price of the smartphone in 40,000 rubles developer considers excessive. “For him it is a pity to give as much money. The second screen nice, but little functional thing, “- he said. Lebedev considers YotaPhone 2 “as the flagship of Samsung two years ago.”

In conclusion, the swan said he would not recommend buying this phone, but he is very pleased to have received this experience, and will continue to use YotaPhone 2 as their primary “even as some time.”


Note that the authoritative American edition of Forbes has named the most innovative gadget Russia in 2014. According to observers of the resource, the novelty is the “most advanced smartphone” last year. Developing the second generation, the creators of the phone took into account public comments regarding the first YotaPhone, eliminating all defects, told the publication. Despite the shortcomings, the experts Forbes called on them to close my eyes and think hard about buying YotaPhone 2.

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