iQOO Neo 5 series officially launched in China featuring Neo 5s and Neo 5SE with powerful specifications at affordable pricing. The newly announced handsets from Vivo’s sub-brand feature 5G connectivity, triple rear cameras; high refresh rate display’s along with high storage options.
Both smartphones have many similarities but differ in chipsets, display sizes, and slight price changes.
iQOO Neo 5s Specifications
The iQOO Neo 5s sports a 6.56-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The display comes with HDR10+, a 120Hz high refresh rate, and a 1300 nits peak brightness along with a 20:9 aspect ratio screen.
Under the hood, an octa-core 5nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G chipset along with Adreno 660 GPU powers the smartphone. The brand is providing storage of up to 12GB RAM with up to 256GB of onboard storage.
The camera module on the Neo 5s is a triple camera setup featuring a 48-megapixel Sony IMX598 main sensor with OIS. The secondary is a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor and a tertiary 2-megapixel macro shooter.
Moreover, the front-facing camera on the device is a 16-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calling. Besides, the smartphone comes with Dual-Sim support and runs on the Android 12 operating system with Origin OS skin on top.
The connectivity options of the device include 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.1, and USB Type-C port. Also, the onboard sensors on the Neo 5s feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer; ambient light, magnetometer, and proximity sensor.
Furthermore, the battery pack on the smartphone is a 4,500mAh cell that supports 66W fast charging with an in-box adapter from iQOO.
iQOO Neo 5 SE Specifications
The iQOO Neo 5SE comes with 6.67 inches FHD+ IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The display features HDR10, 20:9 aspect ratio, and support for a 144Hz high refresh rate.
Under the hood, an Octa-Core 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chipset along with Adreno 650 GPU powers the device. Besides, the storage provided on the smartphone is up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
The camera module on the Neo 5SE is a triple camera setup that features a 50-megapixel main sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. The secondary sensor is an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens with f/2.2 aperture and the tertiary sensor is a 2-megapixel macro shooter with an f/2.4 lens.
The front-facing camera is a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/2.5 wide lens for selfies and video calling. Moreover, the device runs on the Android 12 operating system with Origin OS skin on top.
The connectivity options of the Neo 5 SE include 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.1, and USB Type-C port. Also, the onboard sensors array of the handset features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor.
Besides, the battery pack on the smartphone is a 4,500mAh cell; that supports a slower charging rate of 55W when compared to Neo 5 but is decent enough in normal conditions.
Price and Availability
iQOO Neo 5s is priced at CNY 2699 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage; CNY 2899 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant; and CNY 3199 for the high end 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. Moreover, the Neo 5s flaunts Black, Blue, and Orange color options. Besides, the Neo 5s will go on sale from December 24 in China.
Besides, the Neo 5 SE is priced at CNY 2199 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage; CNY 2399 for the 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, and CNY 2599 for the high storage version of 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. Furthermore, the color options that Neo 5 SE flaunts include Blue, White, and a multicolor hue. The Neo 5 SE will go on sale from December 28 in China.