Vivo iQoo gaming phone launched with Snapdragon 855, triple camera and 12GB RAM

The Vivo iQoo Gaming Phone arrives with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC processor, triple rear camera setup, 12GB RAM, and 44W Vivo Super Flash Charge fast charging technology.

It was officially unveiled in China, and it is first smartphone of Vivo‘s new sub-brand iQoo. It is a top-notch gaming Smartphone.

And the sub-brand also arrives with vapour cooling system, and it is available in three different variants, models and colors options.

The new Vivo’s sub-brand iQoo is only targeted at “Mobile gamers and smartphone photographers” at its highest level of technology with monster specs.

Vivo iQoo Specs

*. Display: 6.41-inch 19.5:9 Full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED display with a water-drop display notch
*. Colors: Electric Blue and Lava Orange options
*. Dimension: 157.69 x 75.2 x 8.51mm
*. Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC
*. RAM: 6GB, 8GB, and 12GB
*. Cameras:
– Back camera: 13-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel depth sensor
– Front camera: 12-megapixel camera sensor
*. Storage: 128GB and 256GB of inbuilt storage options
*. Network and Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (in-display fingerprint sensor)
*. Dual-SIM: YES (Nano)
*. OS: Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch OS 9 on top
*. Battery: 4,000mAh capacity that supports Vivo’s Super Flash Charge technology

Vivo iQoo

Design and Display

It is actually a gaming phone, and it arrives with all the gaming phone features and specification. But you still have the water-drop notch display in its sleek design.

The mobile handset comes in three different variants, there is the lower variant with a 3D glass build that sports an LED strip at the back.

While the other premium top-notch model comes with a faux-carbon fibre back that is protected by a curved glass panel.

The both variant arrives with 6.41-inch Full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED display with a water-drop display notch and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

It boasts of a 91.7% of screen-to-body ratio, with reduced bezels and borders around the screen display. But there is chin at the bottom.

And it is available in Electric Blue and Lava Orange colour options. You can’t find a rear mounted fingerprint sensor, because it is among the Smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensor scanner and a triple rear camera.

Camera and Connectivity

The Vivo iQoo comes with a total of four cameras at the back, which includes a triple rear camera at the back and a single front-facing camera lens.

Vivo iQoo Smartphone comes with a triple camera at the back, which is consists of a 13-megapixel Sony IMX263 sensor (wide-angle lens), 12-megapixel sensor with f/1.79 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

While the water-drop notch display at the up-front holds a single 12-megapixel camera sensor, which acts as the selfie shooter.

And it sports other normal and regular network and connectivity features, which includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port.

Performance and Battery

The device is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC processor, which is the latest chipset from Qualcomm.

And it is coupled with 6GB / 8GB with 128GB of internal storage. While the top-notch variant, 12GB RAM comes with 256GB of internal storage.

Fueled by a 4,000mAh battery capacity that supports Vivo’s 44W SuperFlash charging technology, which claims to fully charge the device in 45 minutes.

Nevertheless, the Vivo fast charging feature will not be available on the least model, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. And there are other bunch of features.

Vivo iQoo is actually a gaming phone, with “super liquid cooling” technology and vapor chamber to keep the phone cool during long gaming sessions.

Vivo iQoo Smartphone

The Vivo’s vapour cooling system claims to reduce as much as 12-degree Celsius of temperature, without hampering the performance.

While the Muti-Turbo feature will boost app startup by 30%. Another usefulness is the uninterrupted gaming sessions by automatically switching between 4G and WiFi.

The list of Multi-Turbo features for boasting and customization of the performance levels as per user requirements includes: AI Turbo, Centre Turbo, Net Turbo, Cooling Turbo, and Game Turbo modes.

And it also comes with Monster Touch shoulder buttons at one of the side panels to offer four point operations to gamers. But iQoo did not add any additional accessory.

However, you can purchase the phone in three different variants, the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage will go on sale for CNY 2,998.

While the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at CNY 3,298, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model goes for CNY 3,598. The top-end 12GB RAM + 256GB storage option is priced at CNY 4,298.

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