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Vivo U10 (2019)

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Adreno 610
3 GB / 32 GB
6.35 inch (720 x 1544 px)
13 + 8 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 6.35 inch Super AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, and 3 GB of RAM.

Is this phone worth its price? Hopefully, it will become clear by the end of my review.

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Vivo U10 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Vivo U10 specifications

BrandVivo
NameU10
ModelU10
Release date2019

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight6.74 oz
Dimensions6.28 x 3.02 x 0.35 inch
Colorsblack, blue
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of Vivo U10 is about 6.74 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 665
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2 GHz Kryo 260, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPUAdreno 610

The Vivo U10 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box. The Android operating system uses the Linux kernel as its foundation. It includes a user interface, middleware, and many pre-installed applications. It's a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor. It can handle complex tasks and run many applications. Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors work with Adreno GPUs. The processors are designed for the GPUs.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.35 inch
Resolution720 x 1544 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 6.35 inch phone comes with AMOLED display. Smartphones use the AMOLED, which is a type of OLED display. The 6.35 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The smartphone has 3 GB of RAM. It can run many apps at once without much lag or slowness. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services we use. Generally, a smartphone should have a minimum of 32 GB of internal storage. The U10 has 32 GB. We can expand the internal storage (32 GB) with a compatible microSD card.

Cameras, flash

Main camera13 + 8 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera8 MP

The U10 has a multi-camera setup. It lets us adapt to different photography situations. We can achieve various perspectives and compositions. The U10 comes with a basic camera setup and lacks any advanced features.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Worldwide, people use 4G networks. They have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. This phone like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The U10 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS. The U10 has a built-in NFC chip, which allows it to support various NFC applications and services. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The battery of U10 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The U10 smartphone has an accelerometer. The U10 phone has a fingerprint scanner. The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use. The fast charging technology comes in handy when we need quick juice on our device.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Vivo phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • Super AMOLED display
  • appropriate screen size
  • microSD slot
  • multicamera setup
  • good battery
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
  • no Type-C USB port
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Updated: May 11, 2024

Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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