Today, following the schedule, VIVO’s sub-brand released the much-talked and -anticipated iQOO Neo 5 smartphone. The 8+128G version is 2499 yuan ($384), the 8+256G version is 2699 yuan ($415), and the 12+256G version is 2999 yuan ($461). It will go on sale on March 22.

The iQOO Neo 5 has three colors of night shadow black, cloud shadow blue, and pixel orange. It comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 pseudo-flagship chip and independent display chip, supplemented by LPDDR4X and Samsung’s new UFS 3.1 storage. Also, the phone uses a 6.62-inch Samsung OLED E3 screen. There is a fingerprint recognition model under the screen supplied by Goodix. The thickness is 8.43mm, the weight is 196g. The back carries the matrix-style cloud-level camera. Under the hood, we also have a built-in 4400mAh battery, which supports 66W flash charging. So it can be charged to 100% in 30 minutes.

iQOO Neo 5 Performance In Details

As said, the brain of this machine is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chip. It has a performance improvement of up to 110% in comparison with the previous generation product. There is an independent display chip. The latter makes the viewing performance become perfect. Due to the enhanced UFS 3.1 flash storage, the random write speed is 21.28% higher than the previous generation product. Plus, it supports memory fusion technology, which can expand part of the storage into running memory. It cooperates with Multi-Turbo 5.0 and super system process technology to improve performance.

iQOO Neo 5

In addition, the machine uses a dual-cell 4400mAh battery, which supports 66W flash charging, and uses advanced charge pump technology and FFC technology in the industry to charge to 100% in 30 minutes.

iQOO Neo 5

The phone comes with a heat-dissipating graphite board with the largest area of ​​nearly 6000mm² in the industry. The heat dissipation volume is increased to 210% compared with the previous generation. It realizes full coverage liquid cooling and heat dissipation. At the same time, the 5G game antenna is placed on the side of the middle frame, and the signal is held horizontally. It is still stable, supports Wi-Fi6 protocol, dual Wi-Fi intelligent acceleration, and runs OriginOS for iQOO system.

There is a simulated mechanical keyboard that can imitate the three effects of the green axis, the red-like axis and the tea-like axis, and brings a new Logitech G series simple white skin, as well as the use of Wi-Fi signals and manual detection. This method detects the function of the Wi-Fi signal camera to protect privacy.

iQOO Neo 5 Display

In terms of screen, the iQOO Neo 5 sports a 120Hz gaming screen. It supports four refresh rate modes. Also, it uses the Samsung OLED screen, the local peak brightness of which can reach 1300nits, while the contrast ratio is up to 6,000,000:1; it can achieve 1000Hz instant touch sampling rate and 300Hz touch report rate. It also comes with the screen color calibration technology, with sunshine screen + moonlight screen, DC-like dimming, HDR10+ color certification, SGS low blue light eye protection certification and low smear seamless display certification.

iQOO Neo 5

Powerful Imaging System

The phone uses a 48MP Sony custom main camera IMX598 (f/1.79, OIS), a 13MP wide-angle lens (S5K3L6, f/2.2, 120°, 2.5cm macro), a 2MP black and white lens (GC02M1B), and a 16MP S5K3P9 lens.

At the same time, the underlying algorithm of the machine has been upgraded to adopt RAW HDR 2.0 technology and ultra-clear pixel shift technology, bringing Super Night Scene 5.0, Black Light Night Vision 2.0, Night Portrait Portrait, Panoramic Night Scene HDR, Motion Stabilization, Smart Sports Focus, movie mode and one-key Vlog gameplay.

Other Features

The iQOO Neo 5 retains the video super-division technology, uses surround-type stereo double speakers, with Super Audio algorithm, and cooperates with the Youku Frame Sharing team and Tencent Video team. So using headphones, you can enjoy a large number of 5.1-channel film and television works.

As for games, in addition to the surround stereo double speakers, the machine also comes with an independent display chip, hardware MEMC motion calculation and compensation technology. The game frame rate is doubled, reaching up to 120 frames.

In addition, iQOO has also cooperated with Tencent’s GVoice voice optimization algorithm to bring high-definition game voice functions. The machine has a linear motor, combined with 4D game vibration 3.0, and is the first to adapt to the 90-frame version of the Honor of Kings, with a full upgrade of the game box and Control Panel display settings.

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