iQOO has silently released a new U-series smartphone in China dubbed iQOO U5x. Design-wise, it is pretty much similar to Vivo T1 5G with a waterdrop notch display and a rectangular camera module on the back. The iQOO U5x has been launched as a budget 4G phone with key highlights such as 13MP dual rear cameras, Snapdragon 680 chipset, and a 5,000mAh battery.
iQOO U5x pricing and availability
The iQOO U5x has been launched in China at a starting price of CNY 849 (roughly Rs 10,200) for the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. It is also offered in an 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option for CNY 1,049 (roughly Rs 12,500). The new iQOO U-series phone has been launched in Polar Blue and Star Black colour options. As for its availability, the brand has not announced whether the device will make its way outside China or not.
iQOO U5x specifications
The smartphone flaunts a 6.5-inch IPS LCD screen with an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a 60Hz refresh rate, and a waterdrop notch to house the selfie camera. It is powered by a Snapdragon 680 chipset, paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, further expandable using the microSD card slot.
The iQOO U5x boasts a rectangular camera island on the back that includes a 13MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, and an LED flash unit. It features an 8MP front-facing shooter. The smartphone packs a 5,000mAh battery with no support for fast charging. Thus, you only get a 10W inside the retail box.
The device features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner integrated with the power button and supports face unlock as well. It boots Android 11 out of the box with a layer of Origin OS custom skin at the top. The device has a micro-USB cable to facilitate charging.
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