- iQOO Neo 5 5G has been made official in China.
- Snapdragon 870 SoC powers the smartphone.
- It features a 48-megapixel triple camera setup.
Vivo's subsidiary brand iQOO has launched a new device in China. This device called the iQOO Neo 5 5G is a budget flagship with 5G support, as the name suggests. It succeeds over the iQOO Neo 3 5G that was launched back in April last year.
The iQOO Neo 3 5G was powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 SoC, a 48-megapixel triple rear camera setup, and a 4500mAh battery with support 44W fast charging.
Now coming to the freshly launched iQOO Neo 5 5G. The smartphone features a 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel with support for a 120Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate. Further, the display is HDR 10+ certified and can attain a peak brightness of 1300 nits.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870 chipset powers the iQOO Neo 5 5G under the hood. It is an octa-core chipset built on a 7nm manufacturing process and clocked at 3.2GHz. Apart from this, the chipset has support for all 5G and Wi-Fi 6 bands.
Interestingly the device has a liquid cooling system to prevent the device from overheating during long gaming sessions.
The iQOO Neo 5 is made available in three RAM and storage configurations 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB and 12GB+256GB respectively.
The smartphone is not starkly different from its predecessor iQOO Neo 3 5G, in terms of looks. iQOO Neo 5 5G features a rectangular camera housing that stacks a triple camera setup. On the front, the smartphone has minimal bezels with a small chin at the bottom. Besides this, it features a centre punch-hole for selfies and an in-display fingerprint scanner for authentication.
The iQOO Neo 5 5G is made available in three options: Black, Cloud Blue, and Pixel Orange.
In terms of Optics, the iQOO Neo 5 5G sports a triple rear camera system which includes a 48-megapixel Sony IMX598 primary sensor with OIS, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 2MP mono sensor. There's a 16-megapixel shooter for selfies on the front.
Finally, the iQOO Neo 5 5G ships with Android 11 with custom Origin OS on top. In addition to that, it gets a 4400mAh battery with support for 66W super-fast charging.
We also know about the iQOO Neo 5 5G pricing as the device has been made official in China.
8GB+128GB - RMB 2,499 (around Rs 27,900)
8GB+256GB - RMB 2,699 (around Rs 30,100)
12GB+256GB - RMB 2,999 (approx Rs 33,500)