iQOO U5x with Snapdragon 680 SoC launched: price, specifications


  • iQOO has launched a toned-down variant of the iQOO U5 5G
  • It is dubbed iQOO U5x
  • The iQOO U5x comes with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage 

iQOO U5x has been launched in China. The device is a toned-down variant of the iQOO U5 5G that debuted in the country last December. The latest offering comes with the same design but different specifications. 

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The iQOO U5x is a 4G device and also cheaper than the U5 5G. The latest offering comes with a Snapdragon 6xx processor, a big battery, and dual rear cameras. Let’s take a look at the smartphone below. 

iQOO U5x specifications and features 

iQOO U5x

The iQOO U5x is a budget offering

The iQOO U5x comes with a 6.51-inch LCD display bearing an HD+ resolution and a waterdrop notch. There is an 8MP front-facing selfie camera. The device features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button. The back panel has a gradient design with vertical stripes. It houses a rectangular camera module with a 13MP main sensor and a 2MP secondary snapper. 

The iQOO U5x is equipped with a Snapdragon 680 processor. It is available in 4GB and 8GB RAM options with both packing 128GB native storage. There is a microSD card slot for additional storage needs. The smartphone draws its power from a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 10W fast charging. It runs on OriginOS based on Android 11. 

iQOO U5x pricing and availability

The iQOO U5x costs RMB 849 (~Rs 11,000) for the base 4GB + 128GB option whereas the 8GB + 128GB model is priced at RMB 1,049 (~Rs 12,500). The smartphone is available in Polar Black and Star Blue colours and can be purchased in China. There is no word on the iQOO U5x’s international availability. 

Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.