Elephone U Pro with Snapdragon and 128GB Storage, Full Specs and Review

Elephone U Pro 4G

The U Pro boasts of a beautiful OLED bezel-less display, as Elephone just launched their first phone of the year. The device looks like the typical Elephone smartphone but the details on the screen definitely caught my attention.

DESIGN

A beauty to behold and hold, the U Pro exudes class and style and can be used as a fashion statement. The stunning device sports a ‘diamond fire body made from aluminium alloy and covered in glass

Elephone U Pro 4G

When you hold it, it’s kinda bulky, measuring 8.4 mm slim and overall weighing 166g. The premium smartphone is only available in Black and Blue colours only. The fingerprint scanner is rear mounted, just below the horizontal dual rear camera.

DISPLAY

What is better than a bezel-less Super AMOLED display? Nothing! The 5.99-Inch FHD+ screen is simply breathtaking and beautiful with curved sides and edges. The screen boasts of a 2160 x 1080 pixels in resolution.

For protection, the screen is covered with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top the 2.5D curved glass screen. It has full lamination technology, super minimal bezels and 403.16 pixels per inch density. Overall, Elephone achieved a 82.93% screen to body ratio on the U Pro, for good entertainment.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

Under this beauty of a device lies the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Octa-core processor clocking at 2.2GHz. Its graphics processing unit is the Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with modified OS of course.

In terms of RAM and internal storage, there are two versions, one with 4GB/64GB and the other with 6GB/128GB. You can go for the cheaper variant and upgrade to 128GB storage with a memory card, but the RAM remains the same.

CAMERA

The 3 cameras on the U Pro is worth talking about, a dual 13MP + 13MP rear camera is a stunner. Both rear cameras can capture 4K resolution images in a second with lots of amazing features on the camera. At the front, there’s an 8MP selfie camera for the best selfies daily.

BATTERY

Elephone U Pro is powered by a Non-Removable 3550mAh battery, with fast battery charging. You can charge the U Pro from 0% to 100% in just 1.6 hours.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Elephone U Pro is available for pre-order on Gearbest for $439, that’s about N120,000 – N140,000.

Full Specification Of Elephone U Pro

LAUNCH
・Announced: 2018, January
・Status: Coming soon. 2018, February

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Dimensions: 154 x 72.5 x 8.4 mm
・Color: Black, Blue
・Weight: 166g

DISPLAY
・Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.99-inch
・Resolution: 2160 x 1080 Pixels
・Pixel Density: 403.16ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 82.93%

SOFTWARE
・OS: Android 8.0
・Processor: Octa-Core 2.2 GHz
・Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
・GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU

STORAGE
・Card slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal: 128GB/64GB, 6GB/4GB RAM

CAMERA
・Primary: 13MP + 13MP
・Secondary: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED Flash
・Front Flash: No

FEATURES
・Wifi: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Back)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, gyroscope
・USB: 2.0
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3550mAh
・Standby Time: 289h
・Talktime: 14.7h
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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