Having launched the iQOO Z1x with 120Hz display and Snapdragon 765G SoC last week, iQOO has launched the iQOO U1 today, which features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) display along with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio as its main highlight. The display offers a 90.72 percent screen to body ratio, and it has a hole-punch cut-out on the top left for the front camera.
The smartphone measures 162.05x76.61x8.46mm, and it weighs 190 grams. It runs on UI based on Android 10 and is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 720G processor along with Adreno 618 GPU and up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, depending on the variant. It offers up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
For photos and videos, the iQOO U1 holds a triple camera setup on the top-left corner of the device, aligned vertically. The setup includes a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens, and a 2MP sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The said hole hole-punch cut-out on the top left corner of the display houses an 8 MP sensor with an f/2.05 lens for selfies.
As far as connectivity is concerned, the device comes with Bluetooth v5.1, 4G, GPS, dual-band Wi-Fi, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a micro-USB port for charging. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone is backed up by the 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and OTG reverse charging. The sensors onboard the smartphone include a proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, gravity sensor, and compass.
The iQoo U1 is available in three different configurations. The 6GB + 64GB storage variant is available for CNY 1,198 (approximately ₹12,900), the 6GB + 128GB storage variant is available for 1,398 (approximately ₹15,000) and, lastly, the 8GB + 128GB model is available at a price of CNY 1,598 (approximately ₹17,200). The device will retail in three colours – blue, black, and white when it goes on sale in China from July 23.