Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO has launched a new 5G smartphone in China named iQOO Neo 3 5G. This phone packed with flagship specifications at affordable prices.
iQOO Neo 3 5G overview
iQOO Neo 3 5G has a 6.57-inch full-HD display with 400ppi pixel density. It features a 144Hz refresh rate i.e one of the hottest specs nowadays. This display has a resolution of 1080×2408 pixels. This smartphone is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and runs on iQOO UI 1.0 based on Android 10.
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You would get hole-punch display cutouts on this smartphone. The size of the hole punch is quite small and present on the right-hand side top corner. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on the right side of the phone. iQOO Neo 3 5G measures 163.7 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm in size and weighs 198.1 grams.
iQOO Neo 3 5G has a triple rear camera setup having 48 MP primary sensor with f/1.79 aperture, 8 MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 2 MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The cameras are aligned in a line. For selfies, this phone has a 16 MP front camera. The selfie camera is present inside the hole-punch.
This phone is backed by a massive 4500 mAh battery that also supports 44W fast charging over USB-C port. There’s no wireless charging support on this model. For connectivity, this smartphone includes 5G, Wi-Fi 6, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, and more.
iQOO Neo 3 5G Full Specifications
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2020, April 23
Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, April 29
163.7 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm (6.44 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
198.1 g (6.98 oz)
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
6.57 inches, 104.0 cm2 (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)
1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Android 10.0; iQOO UI 1.0
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
LED flash, HDR, panorama
16 MP, f/2.0, (wide)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Fast charging 44W, 50% in 20 min, 100% in 58 min (advertised)
Blue, Black/Dark Blue
About 350 EUR
iQOO Neo 3 would be available in 4 variants. The 6GB + 128GB storage model priced at CNY 2,698 (roughly Rs. 28,900), the 8GB + 128GB storage model at CNY 2,998 (roughly Rs. 32,100), the 12GB + 128GB storage option at CNY 3,298 (roughly Rs. 35,400) for, and the topmost 8GB + 256GB storage model at CNY 3,398 (roughly Rs. 36,400). This smartphone comes in black and blue colors.
iQOO Neo 3 is already available for pre-orders in China. The phone will go on sale from April 29 in China. There is no announcement on global pricing and availability.