iQOO U1 is the new addition to the smartphone series for the sub-brand of Vivo. This is a mid-range smartphone with a lot of premium features. The smartphone is launched silently in China today. There is no news for its global availability from the company. The iQOO U1 has a triple camera setup around the back and a punch-hole cut design on the large display. The phone also has a decent battery capacity including mid-range Snapdragon processor.
Specification of iQOO U1
iQOO U1 features a 6.53-inch FHD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) display with 90.72 percent screen to body ratio and there is no mention of Gorilla Glass protection. The phone is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 720G processor with the Adreno 618 GPU and up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM along with up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
iQoo U1 has a triple rear camera setup around the back that includes a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens. It is paired with a 2MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens and a 2MP sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens. On the front, we will get an 8MP sensor with an f/2.05 lens housed in the hole-punch cutout located at the top left corner of the screen.
iQoo U1 runs on Android 10 with iQoo UI on top. The phone is powered by a 4,500mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging and OTG reverse charging. The smartphone weighs 190 grams. The phone will have a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom, and a micro-USB port for charging. The smartphone has three colour options namely, Secret Black, Star Blue, and Sunny Forest White (translated)
Price and Availability
iQOO U1 is a mid-range device and it can be seen from the pricing of its variants. The 6GB+64GB variant is priced in China at ¥1198 (approx. ₹12,870), the 6GB+128GB variant is available at ¥1398 (approx. ₹15,000) and finally, the 8GB+128GB variant is priced at ¥1598 (approx. ₹17,170). The phone will go on sale in China starting July 23.