A sub brand from Vivo, IQOO has added a new device to its lineup. The company unveiled the iQOO Z1x 5G last week and now it added a new member labeled IQOO U1. The U1 is a mid-range offering from new U lineup. It is available in China and is another gaming oriented smartphone. Unlike, the iQOO Z1x 5G this one is launched with standard 4G network support. Lets, dive into what the device has to offer.
iQOO U1 Overview
The iQOO U1 is built-around a 6.53” IPS LCD display which has 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Likewise, the display has full HD+ resolution and a punch hole in the upper left corner. The in-display cutout hosts an 8MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture for selfies and video calls.
Moving towards the optics on the back, there’s a triple camera setup aligned vertically. The 48MP primary sensor is coupled by 2MP sensors which will be used for macro and depth effects.
Powering the device, there’s an octa-core Snapdragon 720G processor. You can choose between 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB or 128GB of UFS 2.1 internal storage. The handset will run on Fun Touch OS based on Android 10 OS out of the box.
The 4,500mAh battery will provide juice to the device. The battery gets charge through microUSB port at up to 18W. Moving on, the U1 offers side mounted fingerprint reader. Alongside, it comes with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm headphone jack, Game Space, Multi-Turbo and Bluetooth connectivity.
Price and Availability
The iQOO U1 is available in three colors – Black, Blue and White. Similarly, you can choose between three different configurations currently up for pre-orders in China. The base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB of storage is priced at CNY1,198 and CNY1,398 for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. Whereas, the 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage will be selling at CNY1,598. Starting July 23 the sales will begin in China. Similarly, iQOO has not revealed any plans for its launch in the remaining market.
iQOO U1 Key Specs
|Front Camera||:||8 MP|
|Back Camera||:||48+2+2 MP|
|Chipset||:||Snapdragon 720G Soc|
|Internal Storage||:||64/128 GB|
|Price in Nepal||:||Rs. 22,000* (6+64GB) Rs. 26,000* (6+128GB) Rs. 29,000* (6+128GB)|
|Other Market||:||CNY1,198 (6+64GB)CNY1,298 (6+128GB)CNY1,598 (8+128GB)|
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