Vivo has been one of the surprise packages when it comes to budget smartphone in the Indian market this year. The handset maker has announced the Vivo U10 which is a very good contender for an entry-level device and will take on the best from Xiaomi and Redmi in its respective segment. The Vivo U10 is part of a completely new series and starts at just Rs. 8,990 ($126) and offers a processor and battery right up there with the standards of Xiaomi and Realme. More on pricing, availability, and variants at the end of the article.
Coming to looks and design, the Vivo U10 has a flat back and the sides have a slight curve. The triple camera array on the rear is decorated by a copper/gold ring which looks elegant and the fingerprint reader sits in the middle. The front has a waterdrop notch display and the chin is relatively thin.
As for the specifications and components, the Vivo U10 has a 6.35-inch IPS LCD panel that offers HD+ resolution of 720 x 1544 pixel and a 19.3:9 aspect ratio. Talking about internals, the handset has a Snapdragon 665 SoC and of course, the 5,000mAh battery with an 18W fast charger.
The rear camera module is composed of a 13-megapixel primary lens, an 8-megapixel ultrawide shooter and a 2-megapixel depth assist lens. The front, on the other hand, has an 8-megapixel sensor. Vivo’s FunTouch OS 9.1 flavoured Android 9 Pie OS runs on the device on first boot.
Vivo U10 Prices
The Vivo U10 is decorated with a Thunder Black and Electric Blue shade and will be on sale starting September 29. Options are Rs. 8,990 ($126), Rs. 9,990 ($141) and Rs. 10,990 ($155) for the 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage, 3 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage respectively.