Vivo U1 Launched With Waterdrop Notch, 4,030mAh Battery

Vivo has launched a new smartphone in the Chinese market. The new handset comes with a large 4,030mAh battery, dual cameras, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a waterdrop-shaped notch. Additional highlights include a 6.2-inch HD display, Snapdragon 439 SoC, and 8-megapixel selfie cam. Read more to find about Vivo U1 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Vivo U1

Price and Availability

Price (starting) CNY 799 (approx Rs 8,400)

The Vivo U1 is priced in China at CNY 799 (approx Rs 8,400) for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant. While the 3GB RAM/ 64GB internal storage model costs CNY 999 (approx Rs 10,500), the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage version comes with a price tag of CNY 1,199 (approx Rs 12,600). As of now, there is no information about the Indian price and launch date.

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Processor octa-core Snapdragon 439
Internal Storage 32GB/ 64GB (expandable)
Display 6.2-inch, LCD display, HD (720 x 1520 pixels)
OS Android (unspecified), EMUI 9.1
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (13MP + 2MP) with flash
Front Camera 8MP
Battery 4,030mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor and up to 4GB RAM. The 32GB/ 64GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card slot (up to 256GB).

In terms of optics, the Vivo U1 sports a vertically aligned dual rear camera setup on the back. It combines a 13-megapixel primary sensor (f/2.0 aperture) with a 2-megapixel sensor (f/2.2 aperture).

For selfies and video calling, the handset features an 8-megapixel front camera. Camera features include Panorama, beauty, AR shoot, etc. It is backed by a 4,030mAh battery.

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  • Face unlock
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • LCD HD display
  • Dual cameras
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Large battery
  • Three color options

The Vivo U1 runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with Funtouch OS 4.5 on top. It features a 6.2-inch LCD display with HD (720 x 1520 pixels) resolution and a waterdrop notch. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, and GPS.

The dual-SIM smartphone measures 155.1 x 75.09 x 8.28mm and weighs 163.5 grams. It comes in Starry Black, Purple, and Aurora Red color options. Security options include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and Face Unlock feature.

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Vivo has also started teasing its new sub-brand (iQoo) in the Chinese market. Recently, the company unveiled its much-awaited Apex 2019 concept phone. It sports a ‘super unibody’ design with no ports, no physical buttons, and front camera. The back panel sports dual cameras and MagPort connecting pins. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor along with 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. Additional highlights include 5G support.

What do you think of the price and specs of the new handset? Will you wait for the Vivo U1? Share your views with us in the comments section below.

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