Vivo welcomes a new device, the iQOO U5e, into its product line. This device will succeed the U5x that became official in the month of March. This will raise the number of devices on the U5 line-up to a total of three. Looking closely at the design of this new smartphone, it shares a lot of similarities with its successors. The major changes or upgrades on this device occur under the hood. Let’s take a look at this device’s specifications, price, and availability.
iQOO U5e specifications and features
This new device from Vivo borrows a few things from its predecessor, the iQOO U5. It comes with a dual rear camera set-up but adjusts the positioning of the flash. Its selfie camera is also housed in a water drop cutout on the screen and maintains an 8MP sensor. The major change in this device is in its processor.
- Screen: 6.51-inch LCD supporting 60Hz refresh rate.
- Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor.
- Storage: 4GB/128GB, 6GB/128GB storage variants.
- Main Camera: Dual setup with a 13MP main camera, and a 2MP macro camera.
- Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera.
- Battery: 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charge.
- Operating System: OriginOS Ocean on Android 12.
- Biometrics: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The camera on this device steps down to a 13MP shooter against the 50MP available on its predecessor. It maintains the battery capacity and charging speed of the other two devices in its series. This is a rather simple device that falls into the mid-range price segment.
iQOO U5e price and availability
This new device from Vivo just got announced but isn’t yet available for purchase. You can find details on it from the Vivo official website, its retail page is not yet live. The sale of this device will kick off in a few days, possibly before the end of June.
The two storage variants of this device will retail at mid-range prices, 4GB/64GB at 1,399 yuan (~$210). While the larger storage variant, 6GB/128GB will go for 1,499 yuan (~$225). Colour options on the iQOO U5e are Dark Black and Silver White.