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Vivo U3: Another Budget Smartphone With 5,000mAh Battery and Triple Rear Cameras

Vivo has announced another cool smartphone called the Vivo U3 with 5,000mAh battery and Triple Rear Cameras. Learn more here!

Chinese manufacturer, Vivo has announced another cool smartphone called the Vivo U3. The Vivo U3 is equipped with entertaining features such as the 5,000mAh battery, triple rear cameras, and Snapdragon 675 SoC. Its price point also makes it more attractive for budget smartphone lovers.

We’ll discover more about the smartphone as we proceed.

Vivo U3 Features (Preview)

Unsurprisingly, the dewdrop notch is one of the first things you will notice in the design of the Vivo U3. The notch is the hiding place for the 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. This camera has two main functions: Photography and Face Detection. For its photographic functions, a soft flash and 1080p resolution are available to smoothen things up.

Its Face Detection ability isn’t the only biometric security on the smartphone, there’s also the fingerprint scanner placed at the phone’s rear. More so, the rear features a triple camera setup comprising of 16MP wide sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 2MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

In the display section, a mammoth 6.53-inch IPS touchscreen ensures your viewing experience is top level. This display finds pleasure in its 1080 x 2340 pixels and 395 ppi pixel density. A 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a 84.4% screen-to-body ratio are also present to boost the display goodness.

Tearing the phone apart, the Snapdragon 675 SoC is positioned at the phone’s core to command sleek operations. It works with an Octa-core 2.0GHz Kryo CPU and Adreno 612 GPU for speeding up phone functions and graphics dealings respectively.

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There’s a 4GB RAM attached to the device for smooth multitasking actions. A higher variant of the smartphone works with a 6GB RAM. However, both variants have the same 64GB storage that’s expandable to 256GB through MicroSD card usage.

Software actions are taken care of by the Android 9.0 Pie and Funtouch 9.0. Lastly, the phone’s powerhouse is a giant non-removable 5,000mAh battery with Fast Charge 18W.

Key Specs

Here are the Vivo U3 key specifications…

Display 6.53-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie OS; Funtouch 9
Processor Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage 64GB ROM + 4GB/6GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera Triple 16MP + 8MP + 2MP Rear/16MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 5,000mAh
Price N40,000 – N50,000


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Price and Availability

The Vivo U3 launched in October 2019; it is available in colours Black, Blue, Green. You can order the phone from the following online shopping markets using any of the links below.

Vivo U3 retails at ₦40,000 – ₦50,000 in Nigeria. (CLICK TO BUY VIVO U3 or CHECK OUT PHONES UNDER ₦50,000).

Vivo U3 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie OS; Funtouch 9.1
  • Processor: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver) Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm) SoC
  • GPU: Adreno 612
  • Memory: 4GB/6GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue, Green
  • Dimension: 162.2 x 76.5 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 193g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.53-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (395PPI)


  • Rear Camera: Triple 16MP wide + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP macro camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 16MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
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  • Built-in Storage: 64GB ROM
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yea
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear-mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 5,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery; Fast Charge 18W

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