IQOO 5 Neo Launched-See Latest Specifications, Price, Pros & Cons

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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Vivo Iqoo 5 Neo has been launched in China on 16 March.
  • Iqoo 5 Neo Pre-sale started with a price tag of CNY 2,499 around Rs 28,000.
  • The Phone will be available in two storage variants of 8GB and 12GB.
  • See some pros and cons of the Iqoo 5 Neo.
  • See Full Specifications of the Iqoo 5 Neo.

Iqoo 5 Neo has finally get launched on the 16th of March in China. The global availability of the smartphone is not announced yet but there is a high probability that some countries might see Iqoo 5 Neo launch in the upcoming months. This mid-range smartphone is packed with some really interesting features and is powered by Snapdragon 870 SoC processor.

What is the Price of Iqoo 5 Neo?

Iqoo Neo 5 prices for different variants are

  • 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM: CNY 2,499 (around Rs 28,000 & $ 385)
  • 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM: CNY 2,699 (around Rs 30,000 & $ 415)
  • 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM: CNY 2,999 (around Rs 34,500 & $ 462)

What is the Launch date of Iqoo 5 Neo?

Iqoo 5 Neo launched on the 16th of March in China. The pre-booking of the phone has also started from 17 March. The first sale of Iqoo Neo 5 will be held from 22 March. 

What are the Pros & Cons of ASUS ROG Phone 5?

PROS

  • Good processor with 5G network support
  • All major sensors and connectivities.
  • Supports Fast-Charging.
  • AMOLED Display
  • Latest software and OS.
  • 120Hz Fast Refresh Rate.

CONS

  • Does not have any IP-rated water protection.
  • No Expandable storage options.
  • A little heavy in weight.
  • Slightly low battery backup.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS


Price: Starting from INR CNY 2,499


Display: 6.62″ (16.81 cm)


Processor: Snapdragon 870 SoC


Front Camera: 16MP


Rear Camera: 48MP +13MP +2MP


RAM: 8GB/12GB


Storage: 128GB/256GB


Battery: 4400mAh


Operating System: Android 11, Origin OS 1.0


FULL SPECIFICATIONSiqoo neo 5

DESIGN

Iqoo 5 Neo design looks quite similar to the recently launched Vivo S9e 5G. The phone has got a glass body with a glossy matte finish which seems to be smudge-proof. The phone weighs around 195 grams which seems to be on the heavier side, it would be optimal if the phone weighs around 160-180 grams.

The dimension of the phone is ideal and can be held in average hands with excellent grip. Iqoo 5 Neo is available in three color variants of Black, Cloud Blue, and Pixel Orange as can be seen in the above image.


MODEL: IQOO 5 Neo


BRAND: Vivo


OTG Compatible: Yes


TOUCHSCREEN: YES


DIMENSION: 163.3×76.3×8.3 mm


WEIGHT: 195 grams


AVAILABLE COLOURS: Black, Cloud Blue, Pixel Orange


WATERPROOF: No


DISPLAY

Vivo Iqoo Neo 5 has got an outstandingly great display featuring a 120Hz AMOLED screen panel. The display side-bezels are thin but the chin is of the average size. The punch-hole in the display is given in the corner so that it does not affect the viewing experience.

The 120Hz display offers smooth scrolling without any lags or screen tearing issues. The AMOLED screen provides great viewing angles with vivid and smooth visuals and natural-looking colors. The phone’s maximum brightness can reach upto 1300 nits overall making the outdoor visibility great.


SCREEN SIZE: 6.62″ (16.81 cm)


SCREEN RESOLUTION: 1080×2440 pixels


DISPLAY TYPE: AMOLED


PIXEL DENSITY: 398 PPI


BRIGHTNESS: 1300 nits (Max.)


SCREEN TO BODY RATIO: 85.0%


PROTECTION: 


SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE

Iqoo 5 Neo is inbuilt with Snapdragon 870 SoC processor which does support 5G network. The processor can perform high-end gaming with great ease without much lagging or overheating issues. Besides the processor, the phone also powers Adreno 650 GPU to handle graphics and providing good frame rates while extensive gaming.

The phone comes with the latest Android 11 along with Origin OS 1.0 that offers a lot of customization. By the way, Origin OS operating system can also be seen in the latest Vivo smartphones and is considered to be one of the most advanced and customizable operating system present.


RAM: 8GB/12GB


Storage: 128GB/256GB


USB OTG Support: YES 


CPU: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo-585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8GHz Kryo 585)


PROCESSOR: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888


OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 11, ROG UI


PRIMARY CLOCK SPEED: 2.84 GHz


GPU: Adreno 650


EXPANDABLE STORAGE: No


CAMERA

REAR CAMERA: The phone has got a triple rear-camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor featuring Sony IMX598 sensor. The camera supports 4k video-recording with a 30fps rate. The cameras are quite decent and offer detailed photos with a good dynamic range. The night-mode is also present to capture the irresistible night moments.  

Selfie Camera: The selfie-camera of Iqoo 5 neo are quite capable too and snaps good and wide selfies that are detailed with minimum softness. Thanks to the latest Origin OS 1.0 which offers a lot of customization and beautification to the clicked photos.


REAR CAMERA: 48MP (f/1.8, Wide)+ 13MP (f/2.4, Ultrawide)+ 2MP (f/2.4, Macro)


FRONT CAMERA: 16MP (f/2.0, Wide).


Autofocus: YES 


FLASH: YES (LED flash)


FLASH POSITION: Rear


VIDEO RECORDING: 4k@30fps, 1080@30fps


REAR-CAMERA FEATURES: Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face Detection, HDR, Continuous Shooting, Night Mode, etc.


FRONT-CAMERA FEATURES: Beauty Mode, Portrait Mode, HDR, Panorama, etc.


BATTERY

Iqoo 5 Neo is powered by a 4400mAh battery which is little disappointing as today’s most upper mid-range smartphones have at least a 5000mAh battery. Since the smartphone has a good AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate so the battery consumption will be more. Thankfully, the phone comes with 65W fast-charging support and the company claims that it can charge the full battery from 0 to 100% in just 30 minutes.


BATTERY CAPACITY: 4400 mAh


BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion battery


REPLACEABLE: NO


BATTERY CHARGER: 65W fast-charging.


USB Type C: Yes


WIRELESS CHARGING: No


REVERSE CHARGING: 


CONNECTIVITIES

Iqoo 5 Neo comes on the top-notch when it comes to connectivities and sensors. The Phone offers good performance with all the major gaming sensors present. It has got decent Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 which provides a high network bandwidth and bandwidth for a smooth and fast broadband connection. Also, it comes with NFC for nearby data transfer and wireless money transactions.


Wi-fi: YES (802.11 a/b/g/n/n)


OTHER Wi-fi RELATED FEATURES: Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot.


GPS: Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS,BDS, GALILEO)


NFC( Near Field Communication ): YES


BLUETOOTH: YES (v5.1)


USB: YES (USB Type-C)


USB RELATED FEATURES: Data Transfer, USB Charging


5G READY: YES


HEADPHONE JACK: YES


SENSORS AVAILABLE


GYROSCOPE: Yes


ACCELEROMETER: YES


PROXIMITY SENSOR: Yes


LIGHT SENSOR: YES


UNLOCK FEATURES: Inbuilt fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock, etc.