Filipinos might know HiSense as a brand for TVs and other household products. What not a lot of us know is that they also sell smartphones in other markets. Their latest release, the U50, is positioned in the entry-level market in Mexico.

The HiSense U50 is powered by a UNISOC SC7731E quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. A humble workhorse you can expect on most devices in this category.


Around the back, you’d notice the triangular camera layout that has a striking resemblance to the iPhone 12 series. It houses the 8-megapixel main camera, 2-megapixel sensor, and what appears to be a CIF. It lacks a fingerprint scanner but makes up for it by having facial recognition.

On the front, there’s a compact 6.08-inch HD+ screen with a U-shaped notch for the 5-megapixel selfie camera. The underwhelming hardware is coupled with the latest Android 11 operating system.


The HiSense U50 is available in Mexico for MXN2,699 (around Php6,700).

HiSense U50 Specs

  • Android 11
  • Dual SIM, Dual standby
  • 6.08-inch HD+ display
  • 1.3GHz UNISOC SC7731E quad-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • Mali-T820 GPU
  • 32GB internal storage, expandable via microSD
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + CIF rear cameras, LED flash
  • Headphone jack
  • Face ID
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • microUSB
  • Color: Blue
  • 4,100mAh non-removable battery

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