Vivo U1 Review – Budget Phone With 4030 mAh And Dual Rear Cameras

The Vivo U1 is an affordable smartphone that parades a large screen display size and other regulars. It’s available in two models with 32GB/64GB of memory and a RAM of 3GB/4GB and it’s available in multiple colors. We will be looking at the Vivo U1 full specifications, features and the price of the Vivo U1.

Vivo U1 Key Features And Specs

  • Display- 6.2 inches, 1520 x 720 Pixels and 271 PPI
  • Operating System- Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory- 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB inbuilt storage
  • Camera- 13MP + 2MP rear and 8MP front camera
  • Battery- 4030 mAh Nonremovable

Design And Display

In terms of design, the Vivo U1 is a budget phone, so it’s built with all plastic. It packs a smooth panel that houses combo rear cameras with an LED flash. On the front, it has a waterdrop notch and a small chin at the bottom of the screen. The phone measures 6.11 in x 2.96 in x 0.33 in dimensions and weighs 163 gram. It’s shipped Red, Black, and Blue colors. The screen offers a display size of 6.2 inches with a resolution of 1520 x 720 Pixels and 271 PPI density. It’s equipped with an IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen and a screen to body ratio of 82.64%.


On the front, it has a combo rear camera of 13 Megapixels f/2.2+ 2 Megapixels f/2.4 with an LED flash. Other features include Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, and Phase Detection. The selfies snapper is 8 Megapixels with f/2.0 Aperture, and Face Recognition. The handset will take beautiful photos though.

Hardware And Software

On the inside, the Vivo U1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset with an octa-core processor that clocked at a speed of 1.95 GHz and paired with Qualcomm Adreno 505 GPU for graphics. The memory on the phone is 3GB/4GB RAM with internal memory of 32GB/64GB which is expandable via micro SD card up to 256GB.

Powering the phone is Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with a nonremovable battery capacity of 4030 mAh which comes with fast charging technology. Other features on the phone include Proximity, Light, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and a Fingerprint. The connectivity options are 4G data, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Hotspot and Micro USB 2.0, With OTG.

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Vivo U1 General Specifications


Dimensions 6.11 in x 2.96 in x 0.33 in
Weight 163g
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Color Shades Red, Black, Blue


Back Camera (Main) 13 Megapixels f/2.2+ 2 Megapixels f/2.4
Selfie Camera (Front) 8 Megapixels with f/2.0 Aperture, Face Recognition
Camera Features Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer
Touch focus, Phase Detectionn, CMOS Sensor, Portrait Mode, AR shoot, Professional mode


OS Android 8.1 Oreo
CPU Octa-core (2×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 505


Technology IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen
Display Size 6.2 inches (~% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1520 x 720 Pixels (~271 ppi density)


Internal 32GB/64GB, 3GB/4GB RAM
Card slot microSD Card, (Yes)


Capacity Nonremovable Li-Poly 4030 mAh battery


2G Band GSM- 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA- 800 MHz
3G Band WCDMA- 850/900/2100 MHz
TD-SCDMA:1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA:2010-2025 MHz
4G Band FDD-LTE- B1/B3/B5/B8
TDD-LTE- B34/B38/B39/B40/B41


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n,Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
Radio Yes
GPS Yes + A-GPS support, & GLONASS
USB Micro USB v2.0


Sensors Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Compass, Fingerprint
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Games Built-in + Downloadable
Torch Yes
MISC Active Noise Cancellation With Dedicated Mic, Photo/video Editor, Document Viewer


Vivo U1 Price And Availability

The Vivo U1 will sell at a price of $185 and it’s now available both online and offline.

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