Considering the amount of notifications we are being bombarded with (Twitter, Facebook, Emails, Texts), a secondary notification device such as a watch or a glass might become a mainstream product in the upcoming years. Until that happens, we will generally turn our phone on to see what we’ve missed- consuming precious battery.
However on company is working on an interesting technology where your phone has your traditional screen on one side and a secondary screen based on e-ink on the flip side. The e-ink display on the back is what you the same technology found on the original Amazon Kindle- one that basely uses any battery and can show info even if you don’t have a dead battery. Your notifications get printed on the e-ink screen and can show up as and when they arrive.
Other specs for YotaPhone include a dual-core 1.7 GHz CPU, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of storage, and the usual assortment of radios such as WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The front screen measures 4.3” with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels while the back screen has a similar size but a 360×640 resolution and 16-levels of grey. The YotaPhone will run on Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and is expected to launch before the end of the year.
Source: Tom’s Hardware