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Elephone U5 Full Specs and Price

Elephone has launched what they refer to as the “most cost-effective camera smartphone till now”. The new Elephone U5 is no doubt a camera-centric device that is affordable. Camera won’t be the only spec that makes the phone worth buying. So let’s review the Elephone U5 full specs, features and price for you today and find out if it’s the real deal.

Elephone U5 Key Specs

• 6.4″ FHD+ Full Screen
• 48MP Quad Camera
• MediaTek Helio P60
• Octa-core 2.0GHz
• 4/128GB memory
• Octa-core CPU
• Android 10 OS
• 4,000 mAh battery

Design and Display

Elephone U5

The front and rear body of the Elephone U5 is made by a glass panel which gives the phone a premium feel. The glass at the front protects a delicate display with a 2.98mm in diameter cutout at the top left corner which houses the selfie camera. Overall, it is comfortable to hold in hands. There is no fingerprint reader on the U5 which means you’ll depend on the Face ID unlock for biometric security.

See every detail of imagination with the Elephone U5’s 6.4″ full screen. The punch-hole display has a 93.38% screen-to-body ratio and 1080 x 2310 pixels resolution. According to the company, users can now have a broader visual experience with the infrared range sensor and the light sensor that is hidden at the top and bottom of the screen respectively.

Hardware and Software

The MediaTek Helio P60 chipset with 12nm processing powers the Elephone U5. The chip has an Octa-core processor that clocks at 2.0GHz speed and AI capabilities. The RAM size available here is 4GB which is ideal to enjoy heavy mobile games with unprecedented fluency. Internal storage is 128GB which is enough room to save whatever you love and admire. The storage can be expanded up to 512GB via the microSD slot. Running inside the U5 is the efficient Android 10 OS.

Camera and Battery

The Elephone U5 has a total of five cameras. The rear module has four – a 48MP Samsung S5KGM1 main camera, a 13MP ultrawide camera with 120° FoV, a 5MP depth-sensing camera and a 2MP macro camera with 2cm focus. The fifth camera is located in the display’s punch-hole – a 24MP selfie camera with AI beautification, HDR and Face ID.


The Elephone U5 comes with a powerful non-removable Li-Po 4,000 mAh battery capacity. This can last up to a whole day depending on the usage rate.

Elephone U5 Complete Specs


• Announced: August 2020
• Status: August 2020

Design [ Build Factor], Display and Colour Options

• Dimension: Height- * Width- * Thickness-
• Weight: –
• Build Quality: Plastic
• Screen Display Type: IPS LCD
• Screen Size: 6.4″
• Resolution: 1080 x 2310
• Aspect Ratio: 20:9
• Display Protection: N/A
• Notch: No
• Multi-touch screen: Yes
• Colour Options: Blue, Black

Operating System and Memory

• Operating System: Android 10
• Chipset: Helio P60
• CPU: Octa-core 2.0GHz
• GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
• RAM: 4GB
• Built-in Storage Capacity: 128GB
• Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB

Rear and Front Camera Rating

• Rear Camera Sensor: 48MP + 13MP + 5MP + 2MP
• Selfie Camera Sensor: 24MP
• Camera Features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection, Scene mode, LED Flash
• Video Recording: 1080p@30fps

Wireless Network Bands and Connectivity Options

• Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
• 5G Network Bands: No
• 4G Network Bands: FDD-LTE:B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20/B28ab. TDD-LTE:B38/B40/B41
• 3G Network Bands: B1/B5/B8
• 2G Network Bands: B2/B3/B5/B8
• Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
• SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
• Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
• USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
• Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
• FM Radio: Yes
• GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
• NFC: Yes

Sound Quality and Multimedia Support

• Loudspeaker: Yes
• Speaker Location: Bottom
• Sound Enhancement Features: Yes
• Audio Jack Type: Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
• Video Support Formats: H.264 (Baseline / Main / High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile / ASP) and other video formats
• Audio Support formats: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC +, MP3, AMR – NB and WB, APE, WAV


• Battery Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4,000 mAh
• Wireless Charging: NO
• Fast Charging: N/A


• Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer

Price and Availability

The Elephone U5 is available on the company’s online store at $159.

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