Elephone has recently announced its two flagships called Elephone U2 and Elephone U2 Pro. The main focus is their pop-up camera which provide room for display to stretch all over the front which looks beautiful and give it a classy look. Below are the detailed specs of these smartphones along with their difference and similarities.

Key Specifications

Here are the key specifications of the elephone U2 & U2 Pro.

FeatureElephone U2Elephone U2 Pro
Smartphone TypePop up Camera SmartphonePop up Camera Smartphone
Screen Size6.26 inch6.3 inch
CameraFront Camera - 16MP Pop up type
Rear Camera- 12 MP Triple Camera
Front Camera - 16 MP Pop up type
Rear Camera- 12 MP Pop up Triple Camera
Hardware
MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
Software
Android 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
RAM+ROM
6GB+128 GB6GB+128 GB
Battery
3600mAh 4000mAh

Design & Display

Elephone U2 Design
Elephone U2 Design & Full Display

Elephone U2 has a sleek design and is available in Black and Red colors. It has a metal frame with front glass. It has all screen display with no bezels just a small chin at bottom where sensors are placed.

Elephone U2 has pop-up front camera with flash. At rear triple camera are placed along with a dual LED flash and a fingerprint sensor. U2 Pro has a similar design with a slightly bigger display and here dual rear camera is also pop-up type. It is available in Black and Blue color.

Elephone U2 Pro Smartphone
Elephone U2 Pro Smartphone

Now coming to the display U2 and U2 pro differ in size as well as quality. U2 boasts 6.26 inch IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution and 412ppi pixel density. The capacitive display supports multi touch and 2.5D Curved Glass for toughened edges. While U2 Pro has 6.42 inch AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution and 401ppi pixel density. The AMOLED display of U2 Pro is a delight to eyes with brighter colors and darker black. It will definitely give competition to flagship devices.

Hardware & Software

The hardware and software part of both the devices are same with same memory capacity. Both U2 and U2 Pro comes with MediaTek Helio P60 under the hood and its 8 cores clocking at 2GHz frequency. The processor is coupled with huge 6GB of RAM and 128GB ROM provides more than enough room for all apps, games, media etc. The hardware is impressive which offers a smooth and fast operation.

It runs on latest Android 9.0 Pie which is cherry on the cake. It is very energy efficient and offers a lag free performance. So, you don’t have to worry about performance on both of these devices.

Camera

Elephone U2 Smartphone
Elephone U2 Smartphone with Pop up Camera!
The thing which catches our eyes while looking at both of the devices is their cameras. When we look at the beautiful all-display of these the thing which strikes on our mind is where does the front camera go?? U2 has mechanical pop-up camera that rises from the top while U2 Pro has both the rear and front cameras in pop-up design along with flash.

U2 is equipped with three rear cameras along with a dual LED flash which are lined at the top right corner vertically. The main camera is 12MP along with 5MP depth sensor and a 2MP snapper for wide angled shots. The pop-up front camera has 16MP resolution and is paired with flash for amazing selfies even in dark. The front camera is also used for face unlock.

U2 Pro has got triple cameras two rear cameras and a selfie snapper. All the cameras are pop-up so at front you get an eye-catching display and a smooth and glossy back with no bumps. The main camera is 12MP which is paired with 5MP depth sensor for clear and sharp portrait pictures and a dual LED flash. The 16MP front camera with flash is again great when it comes to capturing selfies.

The cameras of both the smartphones can record videos at 30fps and supports all the settings and features which are expected from a great smartphone camera.

Sensors:

Elephone U2 has in-display fingerprint scanner along with a fingerprint sensor at back. They have all the basic sensors like Proximity, Light, Accelerometer and Compass. U2 also has additional Heart rate sensor along with the above.

Networks & Connectivity

Both the smartphones comes with a nano SIM slot along with a hybrid slot which can be used for either a nano SIM or a microSD card. They support many GSM, CDMA and LTE bands for connectivity overseas. WiFi is supported for faster internet services. It uses Bluetooth 4.2 for wireless connectivity and USB Type-C port for charging and pairing with other gadgets.

Battery

Elephone U2 Pro has 3600mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charge support. The battery seems low considering the big 6.42 inch display but the AMOLED technology and Android 9.0 can manage battery efficiently.

While U2 has 4000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery. It also supports fast charge and it will easily last you whole day with single charge.

Prices & Availability

The prices of both the smartphones are still not revealed. But it is rumored that they will cost around $250. We will update the exact prices soon. U2 and U2 Pro will be available soon on leading e-com websites like Gearbest.

Final Thoughts:

Elephone U2 and U2 Pro are great mid-range smartphones and they are set to give rival to best flagships today. The innovative pop-up cameras and full display of these smartphones without ugly bezels is a treat to watch. The selfie snapper of both the smartphones captures high resolution pictures while main cameras with depth sensor shoots amazing portraits.

The third camera in Elephone U2 captures ultra wide angle shots which is offered in only few flagships devices. The in-display fingerprint scanner is cool and unlocks phone faster. For added security you get face unlock as well as fingerprint sensor too. This smartphone looks very elegant and offers a great performance at such a great price. If you are looking for a flagship device but low on budget then this is perfect choice for you.

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