Vivo iQOO Gaming Smartphone Launched with Snapdragon 855, 12GB RAM and In-display Fingerprint Sensor

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Vivo iQOO was hitting the headlines for few days since the company has announced that they will be launching a phone under new sub-brand. Today, the company has official unveiled first gaming smartphone under iQOO sub-brand in China.

So far, we were walking around rumored specifications and it is good to say, they were almost right. New iQOO gaming smartphone packs Snapdragon 855 SoC paired with the 12GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. And because it is gaming smartphone, considering the heating problem, company delivers it with the liquid cooling tech. To power-up everything, it has 4,000 mAh battery under the hood.

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Along with the better internals, the device also has houses better optics. On the rear side, it sports triple camera setup includes the 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor with f/1.79 aperture, 13MP 120-degree ultra-wide lens with f/2.4 aperture and 2MP sensor for portrait shots with f/2.4 aperture. There is 13MP camera on the front side as well to capture selfies.

The whole internals are packed inside the alluminum alloy frame. And on the top, it has 6.41-inches display with the under-screen fingerprint sensor.  Accordig to the company, iQOO’s main purpose of providing the better gaming experience and so, there are two hidden pressure senstive buttons are provided for gaming to experience in 4 dimensions and real-time recognition of gaming scene which vibrates the whole device according to the different effects.

Highlights

  • Display: 6.41-inches Full HD+ Super AMOLED with 1080 × 2340 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform
  • CPU: Octa-Core (1 x 2.84GHz  Kryo 485 + 3 x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 485)
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • Ram: 6 / 8 / 12GB
  • Storage: 128 / 256GB
  • OS: Funtouch OS 9 atop Android 9 Pie
  • Rear camera: 12MP rear camera (Sony IMX363) with f/1.79 aperture, 13MP 120-degree ultra-wide lens with f/2.4 aperture, 2MP camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 12MP with  f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with 44W fast charging
  • Dimensions: 157.69×75.2×8.51mm
  • Weight: 196g
  • Colors: Electro Optic Blue, Lava Orange
  • Other: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC

Price

  • 6GB / 128GB: Yuan 2998 (US$ 447 / INR 31,740)
  • 8GB / 128GB: Yuan 3298 (US$ 491 / INR 34,910)
  • 8GB / 256GB: Yuan 3598 (US$ 536 / INR 38,090)
  • 12GB / 256GB: Yuan 4298 (US$ 640 / INR 45,500)
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