iQOO U1 is official – Specs, Price

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VIVO’s iQOO brand has just announced a mid-range smartphone with impressive specs sheet. Company is calling it as iQOO U1. It is a Dual SIM mobile with side mounted fingerprint sensor and has support for face wake facial recognition. It runs on Android 10 with iQOO UI on top.

The iQOO U1 specs include 6.53-inch LCD display which boats 90.72% screen-to-body ratio. It offers FHD+ resolution at 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is an octa-core Snapdragon 720G processor. The iQOO U1 variants come with 6GB RAM with 64GB/128GB storage and 8GB RAM with 128GB storage space.

The optics are handled by 48MP (main) + 2MP (depth) + 2MP (macro) shooters at the back. The combination supports 4K video recording at 30fps. At the front side is an 8MP selfie shooter.The iQOO U1 features in a 4500mAh battery which company claims to offer about 23.5 hours of 4G talk time. It also supports 18W dual-engine fast charging.

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iQOO U1 specifications

  • Model: V2023A
  • Dimensions: 162.05 x 76.61 x 8.46 mm
  • Weight: 190 grams
  • SIM: Dual Nano Slots
  • Operating System: Android 10 with iQOO UI
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor (side), Face Wake Facial recognition
  • Display: 6.53-inch LCD display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 81.5% NTSC Color gamut, 1500:1 (typ) contrast ratio, multi-touch support, 90.72% screen-to-body ratio
  • Chipset: Octa-core (2.3GHz x 2 + 1.8GHz x 6) Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G 8nm mobile platform with Adreno 618 GPU
  • RAM and Storage:
    • 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB / 128GB UFS 2.1 storage
    • 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.1 storage
  • Front camera: 8MP with F/2.05 Aperture
  • Rear cameras: Triple rear cameras with LED Flash, up to 4K video recording
    • 48MP main with F/1.79 Aperture
    • 2MP depth with F/2.4 Aperture
    • 2MP macro with F/2.4 Aperture, 4cm shots
  • Battery: 4500mAh (typ) Lithium battery with 18W dual-engine fast charging. Offers up to 23.5 hours of 4G VoLTE talk time or 523 hours of standby
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.1, GPS/GLONASS, MicroUSB, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors: Gravity, Light, Proximity, Gyro, E-Compass
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iQOO U1 price

  • iQOO U1 (6GB+64GB): 1198.00 yuan ($171 / Rs. 12,890 approx.)
  • iQOO U1 (6GB+128GB): 1398.00 yuan ($200 / Rs. 15,040 approx.)
  • iQOO U1 (8GB+128GB): 1598.00 yuan ($228 / Rs. 17,200 approx.)
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The iQOO U1 color options include Star Blue, Secret Black and Sunny Frost White shades. The handset is already up for order in China. Selling starts from July 23rd.