iQOO U1 with 6.53-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 720G, triple rear cameras announced

Vivo’s iQOO brand announced its Z1x 5G smartphone with Snapdragon 765G Mobile Platform earlier this month in China. Following that, the company has now announced another smartphone in China – iQOO U1.

The iQOO U1 flaunts a 6.53-inch FHD+ 19.5:9 LCD screen with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 and a 90.72% Screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by the Octa-Core Snapdragon 720G Mobile Platform and is paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage. It comes in three colour options, sports a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and the smartphone runs on IQOO UI based on Android 10.0.

As for the optics, the iQOO U1 sports triple rear cameras which is a combination of 48MP (primary with f/1.79 aperture) + 2MP (depth with f/2.4 aperture) + 2MP (macro with f/2.4 aperture) and the front-facing camera is an 8MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture. It packs a 4500mAh battery with support for 18W dual-engine flash charge through the micro USB port.

iQOO U1 specifications

  • Display: 6.53-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD 19.5:9 aspect ratio screen
  • SoC: Octa Core Snapdragon 720G 8nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.3GHz Kryo 465 A76 + Hexa 1.8GHz Kryo 465 A55 CPUs) with Adreno 618 GPU
  • RAM: 6GB/8GB LPDDR4x
  • ROM: 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1)
  • OS: Android 10 with iQOO UI 1.0
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Cameras: Rear – 48MP (primary with f/1.79 aperture) + 2MP (depth with f/2.4 aperture) + 2MP (macro with f/2.4 aperture); Video recording: 720P/1080P up to 60fps; 4K at 30fps
    • Front- 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions: 162.05×76.61×8.46mm; Weight:190g
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS, micro USB
  • Battery: 4500mAh (Minimum) with 18W dual-engine flash charge
  • Colors: Star blue, Secret Black, Sunny frost white

Pricing and availability

  • iQOO U1 6GB+64GB: 1198 yuan (US$ 171 / Rs. 12,880 approx.)
  • iQOO U1 6GB+128GB: 1398 yuan (US$ 199 / Rs. 15,030 approx.)
  • iQOO U1 8GB+128GB: 1598 yuan (US$ 228 / Rs. 17,180 approx.)

The pre-orders are live in China and it will go on sale starting 23rd July, 2020.


Author: Manoj Nagendra

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