vivo launches iQOO U1x with Snapdragon 662, Z1 gets a new version

Yordan, 21 October 2020

The iQOO lineup of vivo is quickly expanding with the latest addition called vivo iQOO U1x. It comes with an ultra-affordable price tag and big battery as its key selling points.

vivo launches iQOO U1x with Snapdragon 662 chipset

The iQOO U1x is powered by a Snapdragon 662 chipset, coupled with 4GB or 6GB of RAM. Storage is either 64GB or 128GB.

On the front sits a 6.51” LCD with 720p resolution and a waterdrop notch for the 8MP camera. The triple shooter on the back brings a 13MP main unit alongside a 2MP depth sensor and 2MP macro cam.

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vivo iQOO U1x

Inside there is a 5,000 mAh battery that charges over the dated microUSB port. There's no support for fast-charging of any sort.

Since the phone is launched initially in China, it will come with no Google services but will have Jovi AI assistant out of the box, as well as iQOO UI, based on Android 10.

Launching in Silver or Black colors, the price of the vivo iQOO U1x starts from CNY899 for the 4/64GB memory option, which translates to about $135.

vivo launches iQOO U1x with Snapdragon 662 chipset

vivo also announced a new memory combination of the iQOO Z1 that has a mightier chipset and 5G connectivity. The new combination is 12GB RAM + 128GB storage and costs CNY2,598.

Both the new iQOO U1x and the updated memory iQOO Z1 option are up for pre-order on vivo’s store and major online Chinese retailers such as JD and Tmall.

Source 1Source 2 (both in Chinese) | Via 1Via 2


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  • Anonymous

snapdragon 66x always gives you at least slightly above average or decent gaming performance

  • Anonymous

Pretty much every phone is advertising there phones with having some game running on the screen. Even the most low end hardware phones have these advertising pics for like mtk quad core phones with 1-2GB ram :D 135 euro for sd662 isnt cheap tbh...

No one told you that device is intended for gaming except the IQOO branding.....But still HD+ screen with SD662 should give above avg performance in FPS titles

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