vivo iQOO U3X 5G arrives with Snapdragon 480 chipset and familiar looks

Yordan, 22 March 2021

The Chinese manufacturer vivo today announced another addition to its iQOO brand - the iQOO U3X 5G. The phone, initially available only in China, has a Snapdragon 480 chipset, two cameras on the back and a big 5,000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging.


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vivo iQOO U3X 5G key features in Chinese

If the specs look familiar, that’s because the vivo iQOO U3X is a rebranded vivo Y31s. It comes with the very same 6.58” LCD with Full HD+ resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. The camera setup on the back consists of a 13MP main and 2MP depth units, while the front-facing camera has an 8MP sensor, fixed focus and f/2.0 aperture.

The iQOO U3X 5G runs Origin OS that also has Multi-Turbo 5.0 - for allocating all of the available processing power to gaming when needed.

There’s even the so-called “Memory Fusion”, in which if the 8GB RAM is not enough, the phone uses 3GB from the storage to dump some of the data.

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vivo iQOO U3X 5G in Magic Blue and Elegant Gray

Speaking about memory, vivo is offering the iQOO U3X 5G in three variants - 4/128 GB, 6/64 GB, 8/128 GB. It can be purchased on JD.com and through the company website in Magic Blue or Elegant Gray, with prices starting CNY1,199 ($185/€155).

Source (in Chinese)


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So they'll use 3GB paging file on the internal memory. Windblows has been doing it for years.

.....but why though? Especially since it's only for China...

I own a casio digital cam, this is my phone🧐

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