Elephone U Specs and Price

Elephone U
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Elephone is a Chinese OEM which like it’s other competitors offers low priced mid-range smartphone which offers quite a lot of features. The Elephone U smartphone is one of its latest products and offers quite a nice design and interesting features. However, all of these features reflects on the price as it comes with quite a high one. How does this measure up to the features it has? Let’s see what it has to offer.

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Elephone U Key Specs and Features

  • 5.99-inch, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1920 X 1080 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), Oreo OTA update comig
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6763 CPU with 6GB RAM
  • 128GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 13MP + 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 620 mAh non removable Li-Po battery

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Design and Display

To an extent the Elephone U looks like it is modeled after the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.or S8 smartphone. This smartphone features an 18:9 aspect ratio and an a bezel-less display which is the same thing featured in recent premium smartphones. It is also made of plastic, metal and glass blended to give a smartphone with nice aesthetics.

In terms of design, the Elephone U smartphone is one that has quite an immersive view screen. Featuring an OLED panel is good enough but having a full HD resolution is quite impressive. Besides that there’s also a large viewing space on the Elephone U measuring up to 5.99-inch which is impressive considering the size of the smartphone itself.

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Battery and Camera

Smartphones being made lately can use some more battery capacity and that is what the Elephone U offers. Although this is not a smartphone that can be regarded as one having a large battery capacity. It comes with an ample 3, 620mAh non removable Li-Po battery.

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Recently the outburst of production of dual rear camera smartphones has been a common occurrence. The same trend is featured on this smartphone with a dual 13MP + 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera. There’s also a possible update of face unlocking feature later on for the Elephone U.

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Hardware and Software

Even when it comes to hardware, the Elephone U smartphone packs a fairly powerful MediaTek MT6763 processor running at 2.0GHz max.As for graphics, there’s an  ARM Mali-G71 MP2 GPU handling things.

Moving on, you’ve got a massive 4GB/6GB internal memory space alongside a 64GB/128GB built-in storage capacity expandable to 256GB with the aid of a MicroSD card. The Elephone U runs Android 7.0 Nougat from the box but Elephone promises an Android 8.0 Oreo update in the future.

Elephone U Price and Availability

The Elephone U smartphone is available for sale in several smartphone retail outlets and online stores. Elephone U costs about 120, 000 Naira for the 128GB model and 100, 000 Naira for the  64GB variant depending on your location and deal.

Elephone U Specs

Here are a few specs of the Elephone U:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 Nougat with Oreo OTA update
  • Processor: Octa-core MediaTek MT6763
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G71 MP2
  • Memory: 4GB/6GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue
  • Dimension: 154 mm x 72.5 mm x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 160g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.99-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4


  • Rear Camera: Dual 13MP + 13MP camera, 2k [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB/128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: TDD-LTE: B38/B39/B40/B41 (2555-2655MHz) FDD-LTE: B1 2100MHz / B20 800 / B3 1800 / B5 850 / B7 2600MHz / B8 900MHz

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 7 100/300Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Dual band, wi-fi direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 1.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 620mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Elephone U Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 30th, 2019

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