Elephone is back with its brand new models Elephone U and U Pro which are rebranded from Elephone S9 and S9 Pro. At the moment, these two newly released smartphones are available for presale on GearBest. From Feb 5th to Feb 12th, you can buy the Elephone U at $349.99 and U Pro at $419.99. Now, let’s have a look at more details.

Elephone U & U Pro Presale

  • Exclusive Price & Free Gift:
    Elephone U (6+128GB): $349.99 ($369.99), but with 1000 units limited. Meanwhile, customers can get a free gift which is a 3D protection film.
    Elephone U (6+128GB): $419.99 ($439.99), but with 400 units limited to black version and 800 units limited to blue version. Customers who buy the Elephone U Pro can get the 3D protection film and a 9V2A quick charger as free gifts.
  • Lucky Draw for PayPal Users: Join Lucky draw after completing the payment with PayPal. Customers will have a chance to win coupon. GearBest will offer five Elephone U Pro (6GB + 128GB) Phablets as the top prizes. Good Luck to you!

  • Extra Coupons: GearBest offers two extra coupons – ELEUPROS ($500-$10) & ELEUPRO ($350-$5). With the coupon, you can save more on buying Elephone U/U Pro and the specified accessories. The coupons is available for use between  Feb 2 and 12. Each order can use one coupon, but you can enjoy coupon discount together with the flash sale price of the U or U Pro.

Elephone U & U Pro Overview

The Elephone U and U Pro come in a same appearance that inherit the shiny lumia back from Elephone S8 in combination with the 3D glass back cover. The dual rear cameras and fingerprint reader are placed at the upper middle of the back cover. Moreover, the Elephone logo on the back cover also works as an additional notification light when you have a call in or the phone is being charged.

The display of Elephone U and U Pro is one of the best selling point. It’s a 5.99 inch FHD + 18:9 curved AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The display has almost no borders on both sides but leaves a narrow frame in both top and bottom edges. Covered with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 glass, it’s solid for protection against drops and scratches. Moreover, thanks to the curved AMOLED display, the U and U Pro will offer you more innovative experience when using. For example, when you have phone call coming in, both sides of the display will light up with dynamic modern light that is so cool. Besides, it allows to setup the side navigation menu which is very convenient for users.

Elephone U Pro

Both Elephone U and U Pro are equipped with a front camera and dual rear cameras. The dual rear cameras are both 13MP. With Arcsoft image algorithm, they can give you the professional bokeh effect. The front camera is 8MP which allows you to take nice selfie.

Though having the same appearance and camera setup, the Elephone U and U Pro are different inside the body. As the name implied, the Pro is an upgrade version. The Elephone U is powered by the MediaTek Helio P23 64-bit octa-core SoC, while the U Pro will ship with the Snapdragon 660 64-bit octa-core processor. In terms of RAM and storage, the Elephone U and U Pro both have two versions: 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM. Besides, both of them support up to 128GB expandable storage via using MicroSD card to the TF card slot on the top edge of the handsets.

As for operating system, the Elephone U Pro is running newest Android 8.0 out of box while the Elephone U is still running on the Android 7.1.

The Elephone U Pro boasts to have a 3550mAh battery while the Elephone U comes with a 3620mAh battery. With the lower power consumption and higher performance SoC, this battery setup can meet most of the daily use. In terms of charging, both U and U Pro support quick charge. Besides, the U Pro also supports wireless charging with the specific wireless charging base.


Elephone is gaining a solid reputation for its cheap yet cheerful smartphones. The Elephone U and U Pro with the curved AMOLED display might be a good beginning in 2018 and leading the smartphone market. If you’re interested in these two new smartphones, don’t miss the presale campaign that is running on GearBest. For more details, please visit GearBest’s promotion page.

GearBest Exclusive Presale for Elephone U & U Pro