Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO has launched its latest gaming phone in China. The new iQOO Neo 5 is powered by the Snapdragon 870 chipset and features a promising set of specs. Let’s take a look at the specs, features, expected price, and availability of iQOO Neo 5 in Nepal.
iQOO Neo 5 Overview:
Here, this phone sports a 6.62-inch AMOLED panel with an FHD+ resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. It’s a 120Hz screen with a touch sampling rate of 1000Hz. The center-aligned camera cutout on the top contributes to the 91.45% screen-to-body ratio. Other highlights of the display include HDR10+ certification, 105% coverage of NTSC, and 6000000:1 contrast ratio.
Talking about the design, the back of the phone is made of AG matte glass and is available in three color options – Black, Blue, and Orange.
Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset. It’s a slightly overclocked version of the Snapdragon 865+. The cooling setup on the phone features a graphite plate with an area of 6000mm².
It also comes with the Multi-Turbo 5.0 technology. iQOO Neo 5 supports memory fusion in which the device uses the internal storage as RAM for better performance. Similarly, Multi-Turbo 5.0 also focuses on reducing memory footprint and energy consumption.
The Game All-HDR feature does a frame-by-frame color analysis of the game screen to make it look more vivid. iQOO is also promising more stable and durable frame rates. There is also a feature that raises the frame rate of select games to up to 120Hz. It is done using Pixelwork’s frame accelerator. Users can also adjust GPU-settings for different games.
At the back, the triple camera setup is enclosed inside the rectangular module. iQOO has used a 48MP Sony IMX598 sensor for the primary camera. It comes with OIS for stabilized video recording. It is accompanied by a 43MP ultrawide sensor. Completing the setup is a 2MP Black and White sensor. On the front, there is a 16MP camera for selfies.
Rest of the specs
Fueling the device is a 4,400mAh battery. There is support for 66W flash charge technology that can fill the device completely in 30 minutes. To ensure connectivity is not a problem when gaming, the phone supports Wi-Fi 6 and has a dual-antenna setup. Similarly, the phone ships with OriginOS based on Android 11.
iQOO Neo 5 Specifications:
- Display: 6.62-inch AMOLED, 105% NTSC color gamut, 1300 nit, HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 91.45% screen ratio
- Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 20:9 aspect ratio
- Chipset: Snapdragon 870, 7nm
- RAM: 8GB/12GB LPDDR4X RAM
- ROM: 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- OS & UI: OriginOS based on Android 11
- Back Cameras:
– 48MP Sony IMX598 sensor, OIS
– 13MP ultra-wide sensor
– 2MP Black and White Sensor
- Front Cameras: 16MP sensor
- Audio: Stereo speaker, Hi-Res Audio
- Sensors: Fingerprint (under-display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Connectivity: 5G network, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, and NFC
- Battery: 4,400mAh with 66W charging
iQOO 5 Neo Price in Nepal and Availability
iQOO Neo 5 is available for pre-order in China where its price starts at 2,499 Yuan for the 8/128GB variant. The device will go on sale starting March 22. We can expect the price of iQOO Neo 5 in Nepal to start at NPR 50,000 if and when it launches here.
|iQOO Neo 5||Price in China||Price in Nepal|
|8/128GB||2,499 Yuan||NPR 50,000|
|8/256GB||2,699 Yuan||NPR 55,000|
|12/256GB||2,999 Yuan||NPR 60,000|
- Meanwhile, check out our gaming review of the Galaxy S21 Ultra.