Yota_LCDA new smartphone combining both an e-ink and LCD screen has gone on sale in Austria, France, Germany and Spain priced €499.

Russian Technology company Yota unveiled its Android-powered smartphone last year and has now struck deals to offer it to some European customers.

The phone runs Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and is powered by a dual-core 1.7GHz processor.

The front screen is a 4.3-inch LCD 720p display with the read comprising a 4.3-inch e-ink display for ereading.