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iQOO U3 5G

iQOO U3 5G
Brand: Vivo
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.58-inch 1080 x 2408 pixels Full-HD+ display
  • Camera 48 MP + 2 MP Main / 20 MP front
  • Memory 6/8GB RAM / 128GB
  • Platform Dimensity 800U CPU / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

iQOO U3 5G Highlights and Overview

iQOO U3 5G is the newest smartphone in the vivo’s IQOO U-series. It comes in a 6.58-inch display with 1080 x 2408 pixels resolution. Above the display, there is a dewdrop notch housing the selfie camera. The display technology is IPS panel, and it comes with 90Hz refresh rating as well.

On the inside, there is a 2.4GHz octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800U, with 7nm process and Mali-G57 MC3 GPU. Memory options include either 6GB or 8GB RAM with 128GB expandable internal storage.

On the camera department, you are getting two sensors at the back, comprising of a 48-megapixel main shooter with f/1.8 aperture, and 2-megapixel depth sensor with f2.4 aperture, along with a single LED flash. For the selfie, there is a single 20-megapixel snapper in the notch upfront, featuring face beautification and AI-FaceID. 

The device comes with hybrid SIM slot, and provide support for 5G SA and NSA network. There’s Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type-C, 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charge and Google Android 10 with iQOO UI 1.5 out of the box. Other specifications of iQOO U3 5G smartphone are detailed in the table below.

iQOO U3 5G Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM: GSM850 / GSM900 / DCS1800 / PCS1900
3G Network Bands WCDMA: B1 / B4 / B5 / B8
CDMA2000: BC0
4G Network Bands LTE band TDD-LTE: B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41
FDD-LTE: B1 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B8 / B28A
5G Network Bands 5 GB Band n1 / n28A / n41 (2515- 2675MHz) / n77 (3300-3600MHz) / n78 (3300-3600MHz)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G (2+ Gbps DL)


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Dimensions 164.15 x 75.35 x 8.4 mm
Weight 185.5 grams
Build Front glass
- Plastic body
- Plastic frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.58-inches, 72.9 cm2 (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~396 ppi density)


Operating System Android 10; iQOO UI 1.5
Chipset MediaTek MT6873V Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G77 MC9


RAM + ROM 6/8 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 512 GB GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48 MP + 2 MP Main main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
5-element lens
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 20 megapixel
Camera Features Face Beautification
Video Resolution 1080p


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the base of the phone
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

iQOO U3 5G User Reviews and Opinions

Comments 1

  1. Sami Gujjar says:

    The phone has a 20-megapixel selfie camera with a waterdrop notch on the front and a power key on the fingerprint scanner side.

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