Microsoft now sells the Yezz Billy 4.7 Windows Phone 8.1 handset in the US

Microsoft now sells the Yezz Billy 4.7 Windows Phone 8.1 handset in the US
If you’re looking for a Windows Phone 8.1 handset that isn’t made by Nokia or Microsoft, you can now buy the Yezz Billy 4.7. It’s possible that you haven’t heard of Yezz, but the company - based in Miami, USA - has been selling Android smartphones for quite a while now. Named “after Bill Gates”, the Billy 4.7 was announced earlier this year as one of the company's first Windows Phone devices.

Available in the US via Microsoft Store, the Yezz Billy 4.7 costs $199.99 - no contract required. We’re obviously not dealing with a high-end device here, but that doesn’t mean the Billy 4.7 doesn’t come with most of the software features that more expensive WP 8.1 devices have (including Cortana). On the hardware side, the new handset offers a 4.7-inch IPS display with 720 x 1280 pixels, an 8 MP rear camera, quad-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 200 processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of expandable storage space. The smartphone’s got dual SIM capabilities, and is only 7.2 mm thin.

You can get the Yezz Billy 4.7 via the source link below, though you should also consider looking at other Windows Phone 8.1 handsets that are cheaper - including the Nokia Lumia 635.

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Billy 4.7
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front

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6 Comments

1. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

What a name... Yeeeeezzzzz Biiilllllyyy!!!...

2. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Saw the Blu WP at MS store its a pretty nice phone as well looks quite high-end . Nice to see MS supporting the little guys.

3. unklmik

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 01, 2014

If they made one sort of like the Lumia 1520, I'd buy it last week!!

4. andres_sungit

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 18, 2014

Why the home button is cirle?

5. hurrycanger

Posts: 1761; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Maybe the hardware wasn't built specifically for Windows Phone. If somebody happens to find a phone with identical hardware running Android in some country other than the US, I wouldn't be surprised.

6. MacWiNux

Posts: 128; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

yep that s right on other other countries it is i mobile iq x while in my country its Cherry Mobile razor 2.0..... makes me wonder can we dual boot this phone? anroid and WP :D

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