Vivo-owned iQOO has introduced the launch of its new budget smartphone – the iQOO U1 for the Chinese language market. That is the first U-Series iQOO handset to be formally introduced and follows the announcement of the company’s Z series phones earlier this year. With its 6.53-inch display and the Snapdragon 7 series processor, the iQOO U1’s budget intentions are fairly clear.
IQOO U1 Smartphone Particulars
It stays unclear if iQOO has plans to carry this device to India. As you may be already conscious, iQOO solely sells one handset – the iQOO 3 – right here in India as of right this moment.
The iQOO U1 comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset. This mid-range SoC is comparatively new, having been introduced earlier this year. This 64-bit SoC is predicated on an 8nm manufacturing course of and features two Kryo 465 Gold efficiency cores and 6 Kryo 465 Silver high-efficiency cores. For graphics, the phone makes use of the Adreno 618 GPU. The iQOO U1 is available in three variations beginning with a base 6GB+128GB variant, a mid-tier 6GB+128GB variant, and the highest finish 8GB+128GB choice.
The display used on the phone is an IPS LCD panel that measures 6.53-inches throughout within the 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. This panel helps 16.7 million colours and has a typical contrast ratio of 1500:1. You cal additionally see that the panel makes use of a punch gap to house the front camera. From the pictures, it is usually clear that the device makes use of a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
The camera setup on the iQOO U1 features a 48MP main camera and twin 2MP sensors for depth sensing and macro photographs. Conspicuous by its absence is an ultra-wide-angle choice, which we’re positive many individuals will miss. On the front, the phone will get an 8MP camera for selfies and video calling.
Transferring on to the battery, the iQOO U1 will get a comparatively giant 4500mAh battery that additionally helps the company’s 18W dual-engine flash charge know-how. As anticipated of a device launched in 2020, the iQOO U1 runs Android 10 at launch atop iQOO’s customized UI.
The pricing of the totally different variants of the iQOO U1 : 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage – 1,198 Yuan (~$171), 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – 1,398 Yuan (~$200) and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – 1,598 Yuan (~$228). It comes in Star Blue, Secret Black and Sunny Frost White color options.It will be available for purchase starting from July 23.