Vivo’s subbrand iQoo launched a mid-range smartphone named iQoo U1 in China. The device comes with a triple rear camera and a punch hole in the display for the camera. he pricing of the iQoo U1 makes it the most affordable smartphone in the brand’s lineup.
iQoo U1 Specification
The iQoo U1 features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90.72 percent screen to body ratio. The display has a punch hole in the top left corner of the display to hold the front-facing camera. iQOO U1 includes a side-mounted fingerprint reader.
The iQoo U1 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC coupled with 6GB or 8GB RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. The device won’t have any microSD card slot for expansion.
The iQoo U1 has a triple camera set up at the back consists of a 48MP f/1.79 primary sensor along with a 2MP f/2.4 macro sensor and a 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor units. At the front, it has an 8MP f/2.05 camera at the front housed in the punch hole of the display.
The device has a 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and OTG reverse charging. On the connectivity side, it has support for dual-band Wi-Fi, 4G, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS. iQoo U1 comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C port for charging. iQoo U1 runs on Android 10 with iQoo UI on top.
Pricing and Availability
The devices come in three RAM and storage variants and the pricing for those follows as-
- 6GB RAM and 64GB storage = CNY1,198 (~ $170/ Rs. 12,900)
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage = CNY 1,398 (~ $200/ Rs. 15,000)
- 8GB RAM and 128GB storage = CNY1,598 (~ $230/ Rs. 17,2000
The iQoo U1 has three color options namely, Secret Black, Star Blue, and Sunny Forest White. The phone will go on sale in China starting July 23. As of now, there is no information on international availability for the iQoo U1.