Vivo has launched a new mid-range smartphone, the Vivo U3, in China. While it is not clear if this smartphone will make it to global markets such as India under a different name, the Vivo U3 certainly makes for an interesting smartphone in terms of its specifications, and offers good price-to-spec ratio. The key features and specifications of the Vivo U3 include the Snapdragon 675 SoC, 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support and a triple camera setup on the back.
The Vivo U3 price for the base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is RMB 999 (around Rs 10,000). Its 6GB + 64GB sets you back by RMB 1,199 (around Rs 12,000). The handset comes in Black, Blue, and Porcelain Green colour options and will be available for pre-orders in China through Vivo’s official website starting today, i.e. October 21st.
Going to the specs, on the front, it has a 6.53-inch display, it’s a Full HD+ display which means it has a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels, the device has a PPI of 395 and 19:5:9 aspect ratio. It’s an IPS LCD panel screen with 84.4% screen to body ratio.
Under the hood, it is powered by Snapdragon 675 Chip which has an Octa core processor clocked at 2.0GHz, it runs on Android 9 pie with Funtouch 9.0 out of the box and Adreno 612 for graphics or gaming. The processor is also paired with 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM.
In terms of camera, this device spot a triple rear cameras which are the 16mp camera with f/1.8 aperture accompanied by a led flash, 8mp ultra wide lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2mp macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, on the front, it has a 16mp selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. The cameras are backed by features like Super Night View 2.0, 4cm macro photography and more. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and face unlock for security, both the front and back camera records video in 1080p at 30fps.
What is keeping the light on is a 5000mAh Li-Po battery which supports fast charging upto 18W.