iQOO U5 5G Arrives in China with Snapdragon 695 SoC

iQOO finally unveiled the iQOO U5 5G on December 21, 2021, in China on Tuesday. The iQOO handset comes as a successor to the iQOO U3 and features a better display with enhanced cameras and the latest hardware. As scheduled, the iQOO U5 5G smartphone went on pre-orders on December 24 and was made available for sale in the country.

The iQOO U5 is a budget-friendly smartphone with a 6.58-inch LCD offering Full-HD+ resolution powered by the Snapdragon 695 SoC. Let’sLet’s have a detailed look at the iQOO U5’sU5’s specifications, pricing, and availability.

iQOO U5 5G: Specifications

The iQOO U5 5G sports a 6.58-inch display with a Full-HD+ resolution. The smartphone also features a water-drop notch panel with a 120Hz refresh rate making it better for enhanced graphics and content playback. The handset’s screen supports HDR10 and has 401 PPI pixel density.

The iQOO U5 5G is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 695 SoC paired with 4GB, 6GB, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of UFS 2.2 internal storage. For biometric authentication and security, the handset features a side-facing fingerprint scanner. The iQOO U5 5G boots on iQOO UI 1.0 on top of the Android 11 operating system.


In terms of optics, the iQOO U5 5G features a dual-camera setup at the rear comprising a 50MP primary lens and a 2MP macro sensor. At the front, the smartphone features an 8MP selfie shooter for snapping selfies and video chatting.

In terms of battery, the iQOO U5 5G is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The iQOO U5 5G’s5G’s connectivity options include 5G support, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), GPS/A-GPS, dual sim support, a 3.5mm audio phone jack for audio playback, and a USB Type-C port for charging and file transfer.

iQOO U5 5G: Pricing and Availability

The iQOO U5 is priced at CNY 1,299 (Rs. 15,000) for the 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage configuration whereas the 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage configuration is priced at CNY 1,399(Rs. 16000), and 8GB RAM+ 128GB internal storage configuration is priced at CNY 1,499 (Rs. 17,500).

The iQOO U5 is available in Magic Blue, Dark Black, and Silver White color variants. The iQOO U5 5G is available for purchase via the JD mall and other authorized stores.

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