Chinese smartphone brand Vivo has launched a new device in its home country. The smartphone comes with a dual camera setup and a fingerprint sensor on its back panel and a waterdrop-shaped notch on its display.
The Vivo U1 comes with a 6.2-inch display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. A key highlight of the device is that it houses a 4,030mAh battery. Vivo has always been known for its selfie camera in its handsets and in its U1 smartphone, it has used an 8MP front-facing snapper.
Vivo U1 price and availability
Vivo U1 smartphone is available in three RAM/storage variants – one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, the other with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage and the third with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. The base variant is priced at CNY 799, the 3GB RAM+64GB storage costs CNY 999 and the most high-end variant bears a price tag of CNY 1,199. Vivo U1 smartphone is available in Starry Black, Purple, and Aurora Red colour variants and can be bought via the company’s official e-Shop in China.
Vivo U1 specifications
Vivo U1 smartphone has support for dual SIM cards and runs Android 8.1 skinned with Funtouch OS 4.5. The device sports a 6.2-inch HD LCD display with a screen resolution of 720×1520 pixels and a waterdrop shaped notch to house the front-facing snapper. The Vivo U1 smartphone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 439 processor coupled with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. While the 3GB RAM variant is paired with 32GB and 64GB storage, the 4GB RAM model comes with 64GB storage. The device can also hold a microSD card of up to 256GB.
For imaging duties, Vivo U1 sports a dual rear camera setup with a 13MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and a 2MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. On the front panel, the smartphone houses an 8MP selfie camera. The camera app of the Vivo U1 smartphone has support for modes like Panorama, beauty, AR shoot, and more.
Vivo U1 mobile houses a 4,030mAh battery and its connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and more. Besides sporting a fingerprint scanner on its back panel, the smartphone also has support for face-unlock.