26 April 2021
Just a week after launching a flagship smartphone, Vivo's sub-brand iQOO has announced its most affordable 5G smartphone in China. It is called the iQOO U3x 5G which is a mix of entry-level and noteworthy premium features. It has a high refresh rate like most modern smartphones but also a big battery to help you last a day with ease.
The iQOO U3x 5G sports a 6.8-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD notched display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It delivers a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 90.61% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, it has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 processor which is available with two configuration options. It includes 6GB of RAM with 64GB of onboard storage and 8GB of RAM with 128GB onboard storage.
The phone has a square-shaped camera module but houses only two camera sensors. The dual-camera setup features a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel depth-of-field camera along with an LED flash. The front camera on the phone is an 8-megapixel sensor housed within the notch.
The whole package is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. It will be running iQOO OS 1.0 based on the newest Android 11 out of the box. The phone has a USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 5G support, Bluetooth 5.1, and support for dual-SIM.
iQOO U3x 5G pricing:
- 6GB/64GB for CNY 1,199 (about $184)
- 8GB/128GB for CNY 1,499 (about $230)
The smartphone will go on sale starting April 1st in China. It will be available in Grey and Blue color options.