Elephone U Pro Review: It's Qualcomm Better

As the Elephone U is being anticipated, so also is the Elephone U Pro. Elephone U Pro has very similar qualities with the Elephone U except for the processor, Android software and also the battery segment. Regarding the Elephone U Pro, not much information was released by the OEM. Meanwhile, let’s take a detailed look at the available specifications of  Elephone U Pro, stay with me.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

 

Elephone U Pro is the clone of the Elephone U in the design segment. The top bezel of the smartphone sports the front camera, earpiece and light sensors while the bottom bezel stays empty. At the radiating rear, the fingerprint sensor, dual camera and dual-LED flash are present as well as the Elephone logo.  The dimensions of the smartphone are length 154mm, 72.5mm width and 8.4mm thickness. The weight of the smartphone is 166g and it has a premium Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The body material remains the glass mix body while its colour options are Black and Blue. On the right side, the physical keys are present.

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Elephone U Pro has a smashing 6 inches FHD+ display, thereby signalling a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The pixel density of the smartphone controls screen clarity well at its 403 PPI. The AMOLED screen panel got employed just as it was employed in the Elephone U. An aspect ratio of 18:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 83% gives the screen super large viewing area. Multi-touch input that allows up to 10 fingers is an added feature of the smartphone’s display.

CAMERA AND CONNECTIVITY

The camera qualities on the smartphone’s rear are 13MP primary snapper and another 13MP sub-snapper for bokeh effects. A dual-LED flash brightens up the scene in low light conditions. Selfies are taken by the front camera’s 8MP sensor.

Bluetooth v5.0, Type-C USB, Wi-Fi, Hotspot and GPS comprise the smartphone’s connectivity. 2G, 3G and 4G network types control the cellular connectivity on the smartphone.

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CPU, OS, AND STORAGE

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC acts as the central part of the smartphone. This powering agent houses the Octa-core Kryo CPU that clocks at a max speed of 2.2GHz. The processor utilizes the 14nm process technology and possesses the 64-bit architecture. Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU is the centre of graphics on Elephone U Pro. Another visible difference Elephon U Pro has over the Elephone U is the Android 8.0 Oreo OS. The Android 7.1 Nougat OS was the running software on Elephone U. In the RAM region, Elephone U Pro also has two variants like the Elephone U; 4GB and 6GB LPDDR4X RAM. Internal storage variants are 64GB and 128GB which can be expanded to 128GB with the adoption of a microSD card.

BATTERY

Elephone U Pro uses a non-removable Li-Poly 3,550mAh battery. It charges fast because of the Qualcomm Quick Charging technology available.

Elephone U Pro Full Technical Specifications

General

Device TypeSmartphone
ModelElephone U Pro
AnnouncedJanuary 2018
ReleasedNo
StatusLaunching Soon

Network

2G NetworkGSM: 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkWCDMA:  850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkTDD-LTE: B38/B39/B40/B41 (2555-2655MHz)
FDD-LTE: B1 2100MHz / B20 800 / B3 1800 / B5 850 / B7 2600MHz / B8 900MHz
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM CountTwo

Data

2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 450 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 21 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5

Design

TypeSmartphone
Dimensions154*72.5*8.4mm
Weight166g
Body MaterialGlass Mix body
ColoursBlack, Blue

Display                                                               

Display TypeAMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Size6.0”
Resolution2160*1080 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density403 PPI
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
FeaturesCapacitive touch, multi-touch input, GFF Full Lamination, 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D Curved Glass, Curved Edges
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

Primary13 +  13 MP
ImageYes
VideoYes
FeaturesHDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
FlashYes, dual-LED flash
Secondary8 MP

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 8.0 Oreo OS
User InterfaceYes
Java SupportNo
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC
CPUOcta-core 2.2GHz Kryo
GPUQualcomm Adreno 512
RAM (Memory)4GB / 6GB
Internal Storage64GB / 128GB
Card SlotExpandable to 128GB
SensorsFingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
ControlsLock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v5.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infraredn/a
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeType-C USB 1.0
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFCn/a
HDMIn/a
Wireless Chargingn/a

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Poly Battery
Capacity3,550 mAh Battery
PlacementNon-removable
StandbyUp to 289 hours
Talk TimeUp to 14.7 hours
Music PlayUp to 21.4 hours

Messaging

SMSYes (threaded view)
MMSYes
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IMYes & BBM

Media

Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5 mm audio jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is The Current Elephone U Pro Price and Availability Status?

The Elephone U Pro comes in two variants; 4GB+64GB version for $389.99 and the 6GB+128GB version for $459.99 on Gearbest right now.

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1 Comment
  1. RobiGo says

    The Pro version got NFC and Wireless Charging as well, and nice feature the logo on the back is glowing when you got a call 😀
    I bought a QC3 wireless charger as well it is charging fast, just a bit slower than on cable.
    I use one daily, and I love it!

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