The first U-series of the Vivo dubbed as Vivo U1 has been launched in China. The smartphone features a waterdrop-style notch at the top of the front panel and comes in three gradient finish. Let us check the price, availability and specifications of the smartphone-
The price of the 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM of the Vivo U1 is RMB 799 (approx Rs 8,400). The price of the 3GB RAM and 64GB ROM of the smartphone has RMB 999 (approx Rs 10,500) while for 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, the price sticker is RMB 1,199 (approx Rs 12,600). The handset will have three color options- Aurora Blue, Aurora Red and Starry Night Black.
The smartphone will be available via official online store of Vivo China. The handsets will be shipped from February 26, 2019. Vivo has not yet announced about the availability of the smartphone in India.
The Vivo U1 sports a 6.2-inch LCD display of the U1 supports HD+ with the screen resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels. It measure 155.11 × 75.09 × 8.28mm and weighs 163.5 grams. The front panel has small bezels which give the display an 88.6 percent of screen-to-body ratio.
Under the hood, the smartphone carries a Snapdragon 439. In terms of the storage, it packs, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which is expandable via microSD card slot. It carries a capacity of 4,030mAh battery.
In terms of the optics, the Vivo U1 at the back has dual camera aligned vertically with 13 megapixel primary sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 2 megapixel of secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture. At the front, the smartphone comes with an 8 megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. The features of the photography includes panorama, portrait mode, beauty mode, and AR stickers.
The Vivo U1 is furnished with fingerprint sensor and face unlock for security. The fingerprint sensor also has the feature of authenticating payments. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with FunTouch OS 4.5 UI which is preinstalled. The handset also features Jovi AI Assistant of Vivo.