Vladimir Putin presents the People's President with the pinnacle of Russian tech, YotaPhone 2

Vladimir Putin presents the People's President with the pinnacle of Russian tech, YotaPhone 2
There's nothing like priding yourself on the qualities of a domestic product, designed and manufactured in your land, by your people. "Made In USA" still signifies a mark of quality and longevity to many Americans, and so does "Sdelano v Rossii" to Russians (and a healthy establishment of former Eastern bloc residents). Such is the feeling of national pride the head of everything Russian, Vladimir Putin, must have felt when presenting China president Xi Jinping with a YotaPhone 2. 

The event, which elevates the dual-screen smartphone to the stature of pinnacle of Russian technology, happened on an EPIC summit in Beijing. For all we know, Putin could have opted for a Lada Granta - which is to Russia what the VW Golf is to Germans, in a way. But alas, the car wasn't up to standard. In addition to an E-Ink/1080p AMOLED dual-screen setup, the YotaPhone 2 boasts an enhanced data protection system put together by Rostec Corporation (owner of Kalashnikov) engineers. Serious business!

We have no information about mr. Jinping's reaction to the Russian phone of wonder, and whether he presented Putin with a Huawei or Xiaomi flagship. However, we did get some hands-on time with the YotaPhone 2 at this year's MWC, and we didn't leave disappointed.

source: RT via GSMDome

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YotaPhone 2
  • Display 5.0" 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh



1. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

im sure the chinese was like "dude, is this the best you can make?!" LOL then pull out a Xiaomi from his pocket

5. Anterv

Posts: 178; Member since: Jul 09, 2014

Xiaomi is not the best what China can make too, it just has good price. YotaPhone is what I call inovation, not just decent specs in decent design.

7. sharks

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 16, 2013

Agreed. Xiaomi is just the "Nexus" of Asia without being on par with a Nexus since it does not have the same quality build and features a custom skin on top of Android not as good as Sense or the latest Optimus UI.

11. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Definitely not a good custom skin but they do have good build quality!

12. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Have you ever even touched one?

16. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

no one will be bragging about xiaomi. no one will be bragging about stealing other's hard work and idea.

17. rohan-sharma50

Posts: 4; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

have you ever used xiaomi..these phones are good but you will like them only for just few days..I've been using xiaomi in India. But after some days their is lote of problem...major one is heating which company claims has been solved in latest updates but it doesn;t..And you just get 200-300 mb of ram free in their rom (without installing any other app) So, memory management is poor.UI is so confusing to change just default apps you have to go for many clicks...So only internet media has just create a big hipe for this company and nothing..Only 1 month after i sold it and go for moto g 2nd gen which is amazing device and is solidly build...So don;t just go on reviews on net..Actual experience is very different..Yes,but one plus one is a good device..Not xiaomi

18. Tamer81

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Putin would've pulled his Kalashnikov in response, so it's good he didn't. LOL

2. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Very Nice

3. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Is it just me or has PA really posted more Russia articles in past weeks xD Hehehhehe :)))http://eurokulture.missouri.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/vladimir-putin-riding-bear.jpg

4. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

The yotaphone 2 is a good looking device.

6. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

in Russia yotaphone uses you !!

8. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Vladimir is like, here take your phone back. I'm happy with my iPhone.

9. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Design in Russia, Made in China? Just kidding. But it is a good idea that to have a screen using low battery that allows a power to display something that isn't too important in term of display quality.

10. PK1983

Posts: 215; Member since: Aug 08, 2012

How much you want to bet that phone has 90% of the hard drive filled with spyware?

13. darkoman4

Posts: 183; Member since: May 30, 2014

Vladimir Vladimirovich my main man

14. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

"Come...let me show you YotaPhone 2...I have killed five bears and one elk with it..."

20. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

You can take excellent selfies of yourself shirtless riding a horse.

15. luigi0824

Posts: 49; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Its APEC summit (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asia-Pacific_Economi​c_Cooperation) not EPIC summit lol PA

19. Mels13

Posts: 117; Member since: Jun 23, 2014

Looks very interesting and innovative.Id like to try this phone.

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