Vivo just introduced the U10 smartphone in a new ‘U Series’ in India. The company’s latest budget phone has a big 6.35-inch FullView display, a Snapdragon 665 processor with up to 4GB RAM, and triple cameras on the back. It also packs a big 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
With all these features, the new Vivo phone comes at a starting price of just Rs. 8,990. Let’s check out Vivo U10’s features and specs in detail to find out if it is worth buying.
Vivo U10 Features
Design and Display
The Vivo U10 has a plastic back with a gradient pattern finish that comes in Thunder Black and Electric Blue colors. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone is 8.92mm thick and its weight is 190.5g.
It has a 6.35-inch HD+ (1544×720 pixels) IPS 2.5D curved glass display with 19.3:9 aspect ratio.
The phone is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform which has Kryo 260 CPUs clocked at up to 2GHz. It is paired with Adreno 610 GPU and up to 4GB RAM. The phone packs up to 64GB storage that is expandable up to 256GB with microSD.
Vivo’s new budget phone comes with a triple camera setup at the back that has a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP camera for portrait shots. It has an 8MP front-facing camera.
Big Battery with Fast Charging
The Vivo U10 packs a massive 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. The company promises 4.5 hours of talk time with just 10 minutes of charge. We will check this out in our review.
For connectivity, the phone features dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4+5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, and micro USB port. So, there is no compromise here. The smartphone runs Android 9.0 (Pie) with Funtouch OS 9.
Price & Availability
Vivo U10 is priced at Rs. 8,990 for the 3GB+32GB version. The 3GB+64GB version costs Rs. 9,990 and the 4GB+64GB version is priced at Rs. 10,990. It will be available via Amazon.in and Vivo India online store starting from September 29.
If we talk about other phones with the same internal, there are two options- realme 5 and Xioami Mi A3. With the Mi A3, you get a better glass back design, AMOLED display, stock Android and 48MP camera performance at a much higher price. While Realme 5 has one extra camera at Rs. 1,000 higher than Vivo U10. So, if you are do not want more cameras or stock Android that much, you can go for Vivo phone and save some money as well.