On July 16, iQOO unveiled the iQOO U1 smartphone in China. As scheduled, the iQOO has gone on its first sale in the homeland today. Priced at 1,198 Yuan (~$171), it is available as the cheapest smartphone from iQOO.
iQOO U1 pricing
The iQOO U1 is available for purchase in three variants such as 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. They are priced at 1,198 Yuan (~$171), 1,398 Yuan (~$199), and 1,598 Yuan (~$228). The handset can be bought in colors like Star Blue, Secret Black, and Sunny Frost White. At present, there is no word on the availability of the iQOO U1 outside of China.
iQOO U1 specifications
The iQOO U1 sports a punch-hole display that offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The IPS LCD panel delivers an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and 90.72 percent screen-to-body ratio.
The Snapdragon 720G SoC drives the device with LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 storage. The iQOO UI based Android 10 OS comes preinstalled on the smartphone. There is a microSD card slot onboard for additional storage.
The iQOO U1 draws power from a 4,500mAh capacity. The handset comes with an 18W fast charger. The smartphone has a front-facing camera of 8-megapixel. The back panel of the smartphone has a triple camera system. It has a primary lens of 48-megapixel, an 8-megapixel superwide sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. The phone is equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint reader.
In related news, iQOO is reportedly working on a 5G version of the iQOO U1. It is believed that the iQOO V2019 that has emerged in the database of China’s TENAA telecom authority could be the iQOO U1 5G phone.
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