Vivo U1 with 6.22-inch Waterdrop Display, Dual Rear Cameras, Face Unlock, 4G VoLTE Announced

Vivo announces a new U-Series smartphone line-up with the launch of Vivo U1 in China. The specifications of Vivo U1 is almost the same as the Vivo Y91 which was introduced in India in January 2019. The key difference between both devices is the Processor. The Vivo U1 is powered by the Snapdragon 439 Mobile Platform wherein the Vivo Y91 has the MediaTek Helio P22. The Vivo U1 comes in three RAM/Storage configurations – 3GB/32GB, 3GB/64GB and 4GB/64GB.

Vivo U1

The Vivo U1 boasts a 6.22-inch HD+ Waterdrop display and equipped with a non-removable 4,030mAh battery. For photography, it has a vertically positioned 13MP + 2MP AI dual camera setup on the rear and an 8MP camera on the front. The camera also supports various camera modes such as AI Beauty, AR mode, Smart Portrait, Face Beauty, Slow-motion, Time-lapse etc. Apart from the Face unlock, this device is also fitted with a fingerprint scanner which is mounted on the rear-side of the device. Other key features of Vivo U1 are Dual 4G, VoLTE, Smart Split, Game Mode, Eye protection, Simple mode, and Jovi Smart assistant etc.

Vivo U1 Colors
Vivo U1 Colors

Vivo U1 Price, Colors, Where to Buy

The Vivo U1 comes in three color options – Starry Black, Purple, & Aurora Red and available to purchase via Vivo e-Shop in China. The 3GB/32GB variant priced at 799 yuan (Approx. ₹8,400), 3GB/64GB at 999 yuan (Approx. ₹10,500) and the top-end 4GB/64GB at 1,199 yuan (Approx. ₹12,600).

Vivo U1 Full Specifications

  • 6.22-inch LCD Display, 1520×720 Pixels, Display Notch
  • 19:9 Aspect Ratio, 88.6% Screen-to-body Ratio
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Snapdragon 439 Mobile Platform, Octa-core, Adreno 505 GPU
  • RAM/Storage – 3GB/32GB, 3GB/64GB, 4GB/64GB
  • MicroSD upto 256GB
  • Android 8.1 Oreo with FunTouch OS 4.5
  • Dual Rear Cameras, 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.4, LED Flash, PDF, 1080p Recording
  • 8MP Front Camera, ƒ/2.0
  • 4,030mAh Battery
  • Dual Nano SIM, 2G/3G/4G, VoLTE
  • Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi b/g/n (2.4GHz)
  • Micro USB 2.0 Port, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors – G-Sensor, Ambient Light, Proximity, Gyroscope
  • Dimensions – 155.11 x 75.09 x 8.28 mm
  • Weight – 163.5 g
  • In the Box – Handset, Adapter, USB Cable, SIM Ejector, Case, Manuals


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