iQOO Neo 5 5G smartphone with Snapdragon 870 SoC announced

Vivo’s iQOO brand has just announced its new iQOO Neo 5 5G smartphone in China. It is powered by OriginOS based on Android11.

Starting with biometrics, the iQOO Neo5 supports face wake facial recognition and includes an in-display fingerprint sensor. It has dual Nano slots with 5G / dual 4G VoLTE support.

The iQOO Neo 5 specs include 6.62-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution at 20:9 aspect ratio. It has built-in Pixelworks X5 Pro chip and DC dimming for display enhancements. The screen offers up to 120Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate and delivers 1300nits of peak brightness.

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The iQOO Neo5 5G feature octa-core Snapdragon 870 mobile platform with 8GB / 12GB RAM and 128GB / 256GB built-in storage options. For keeping low thermals, iQOO has included liquid cooling system with 6000mm² graphite board, which increases heat dissipation to 210% when compared with its predecessor.

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The handset delivers 4D Game Vibrations (V3.0) for enhanced gaming experience. Its 4400mAh battery supports 66W Wired fast charging and 45W USB-PD charging. It can go from 0 to 100% in about 30 minutes.

For optics, iQOO Neo 5 5G houses 16MP selfie shooter coupled with triple cameras at the back, these include 48MP (main) + 13MP (ultra-wide, macro) + 2MP (mono) shooters with LED flash.

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iQOO Neo5 5G Specifications

  • Dimensions: 163.34 x 76.37 x 8.43 mm
  • Weight: 196 grams
  • SIM: Dual Nano Slots
  • Operating System: Android 11 with OriginOS
  • Biometrics: In-display fingerprint sensor, Face Wake facial recognition
  • Display: 6.62-inch AMOLED HDR10+ screen with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, up to 120hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate, 105% NTSC color gamut, 6000000:1 (typical) contrast ratio, up to 1300nits brightness, multi-touch support, 91.45% screen-to-body ratio
  • Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 870 mobile platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • RAM with Storage:
    • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB UFS 3.1 storage
    • 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Front camera: 16MP with F/2.0 Aperture
  • Rear cameras: Triple cameras with LED Flash
    • 48MP main with Sony IMX598 sensor, F/1.79 Aperture, OIS
    • 13MP with 120-degree ultra-wide angle lens, F/2.2 Aperture, 2.5cm macro shots
    • 2MP mono sensor with F/2.4 Aperture
  • Battery: 4400mAh (typical) with 66W flash charge fast charging
    • 4G VoLTE talk time up to 15.2 hours
    • 4G standby time up to 360 hours
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA) / Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.1, USB Type-C, GPS/GLONASS, NFC
  • Audio: Hi-Fi Audio, Stereo speakers, USB Type-C Audio
  • Sensors: Gravity, Light, Proximity, Gyro, E-Compass
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The iQOO Neo5 5G colour options include Black, Cloud Blue and Pixel Orange Shades. It is already up for order in China.

iQOO Neo 5 5G price

  • iQOO Neo5 5G 8GB/128GB model: 2499 Yuan ($385 / Rs. 27,880 approx.)
  • iQOO Neo5 5G 8GB/256GB model: 2699 Yuan ($415 / Rs. 30,100 approx.)
  • iQOO Neo5 5G 12GB/256GB model: 2999 Yuan ($461 / Rs. 33,450 approx.)

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