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iQOO Neo5 Vitality Edition with 144Hz display, Snapdragon 870 SoC goes official

24 May 2021 0

iQOO, the Chinese smartphone brand has launched yet another Android phone in the country. It has actually added a new version of Neo5 to the portfolio. It is the new iQOO Neo5 Vitality Edition that also gets the Snapdragon 870 processor but there are slight differences in the design from the vanilla version that arrived in March this year.

iQOO Neo5 Vitality Edition doesn’t look as stylish as the original one. It doesn’t get the “NEO” labeled on its back. The brand name is also written on the bottom left edge of the device.

Furthermore, the iQOO Neo5 Vitality Edition gets the triple rear camera setup, unlike the vanilla version that features four cameras on the rear panel. The iQOO Neo5 Vitality Edition’s triple camera setup is housed inside a simple rectangular module. The dual-LED flash also resides in the same module. It still gets the 48MP primary sensor, but the ultra-wide sensor is changed to 8MP from 13MP. Also, it doesn’t get the 2MP depth camera and only features the 2MP macro sensor. Some of the photography features include night scene, portrait mode, time-lapse, up to 1080p slow-motion video shooting, and up to 4K video recording.

The rest of the specifications include –

Specifications
  • 6.56-inch LCD Full HD+ display, 20:9 aspect ratio, 144Hz refresh rate
  • Snapdragon 870 SoC
  • 8GB/12GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • 48MP+8MP+2MP rear camera setup
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • Android 11 OS with OriginOS 1.0 for iQOO
  • 4,500mAH battery with 44W fast charging support
  • dual SIM, 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack
Price and availibility

The price tags of different storage variants of iQOO Neo5 Vitality Edition –

  • 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage - 2,299 Yuan (~$357)
  • 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage - 2,499 Yuan (~$388)
  • 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage - 2,699 Yuan (~$419)

The iQOO Neo5 Vitality Edition comes in two color options - Polar Night Black and Ice Peak White.


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