The Vivo iQOO U1x is a mid-range device that was officially announced in China. The smartphone is the advanced version of the Vivo iQOO U1 that was release around July this year. Vivo iQOO U1x sports a 6.51-inch IPS display and three rear cameras.
This new version comes with a bigger battery, Snapdragon 662, and a 13 MP triple cameras setup.
Below is the Vivo iQOO U1x full details and price. Let’s see the key features first.
Vivo iQOO U1x Key Specs & Features
- 6.51 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
- Android 10, IQOO UI 1.0
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
- 4GB, 6GB RAM
- 64GB, 128GB Built-in Storage
- 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 8 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (side-mounted)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
On the body, it packs a nice looking design that is built with plastic. This plastic is available in classic colors variant such as Black and Blue with a reflection of lights.
The frame is also built with plastic while the front has glass. The handset measures 164.4 x 76.3 x 8.4 mm and weighs 192 grams.
On the front, it has a waterdrop notch against the punch hole on the Vivo iQOO U1. The notch paves the way to a large display size of 6.51-inch IPS LCD screen offering a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.
The notch supports 296ppi pixel density and an aspect ratio of 20:9 making the large view more vivid. You can use the device with one hand. In the case of a minor fall, there is display protection as well.
The waterdrop notch is where the maker hides the front camera of 8-megapixel with its f/1.8 aperture. The wide shooter can record up to 1080P videos.
Meanwhile, the backside shows a rectangle-shaped camera module. The first shooter is a 13-megapixel with f/2.2 aperture, the secondary shooter is a macro lens of 2-megapixel with f/2.4 aperture and 4cm focal length, and lastly is the 2-megapixel bokeh camera. Users will enjoy nice photos on this budget device.
Hardware and Software
Driven the whole system is a Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 chipset with an 11 nm octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.0 GHz. The smartphone is equipped with Adreno 610 GPU graphics and runs on an Android 10 operating system with IQOO UI 1.0 on top.
It has an internal memory of 64GB + 4GB RAM, another model comes with a 64GB + 6GB RAM while the highest stoped at 128GB coupled with a huge 8GB RAM. You have to be careful here when choosing storage units because there is no support for SDcard.
Battery and Network
Powering the Vivo iQOO U1x is a 5000 mAh battery that has support for 18W charging. As for the network, it features dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, micro USB, and a 3.5mm audio jack for entertainment.
For security, the fingerprint scanner is on the side and there is also Face ID as an additional security feature.
Vivo iQOO U1x Price and Availability
Vivo iQOO U1x price starts at around $135 for the standard model with 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage. The 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage will sell at $150 while the 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage will cost up to $180.
In Nigeria, the Vivo iQOO U1x will sell at an affordable price of 56,000 Naira, 800 Ghs in Ghana, and 15,000 Ksh in Kenya.
The Vivo iQOO U1x is available in different storage variants. So the pricing will depend on the model you choose to buy.
Vivo iQOO U1x Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo iQOO U1x:
- Platform: Android 10, IQOO UI 1.0
- Processor: Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 4GB, 6GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue
- Dimension: 164.4 x 76.3 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: 192.3 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.51 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, 1080p@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR
- Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 64GB, 128GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes, CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (side-mounted)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 5000 mAh Li-Po non-removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, 18W Fast Charging Capacity