The well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo is another one of the brands that has recently signed up a new sub-brand, simply to have a secondary brand that operates under its hood but with its own separate personality. As Huawei has Honor, OnePlus comes under the shadow of Oppo and now Vivo does the same with its brand new sub-brand, of course, iQOO.
The all-new sub-brand of Vivo, of course, iQOO is the second line of devices from the Chinese manufacturer. However, now the second brand of Vivo that has recently announced its first smartphone, known as Vivo iQOO which is simply focused on the gamers.
The market niche addressed by the all-new Vivo iQOO is the same one in which the Razer Phone, the Xiaomi Black Shark, and the ASUS Rog Phone debuted. And for this and as expected, it should have a series of features that allow us to take advantage of the use of all its resources in the games from the smartphone itself.
As in the above table, we have already mentioned that the all-new Vivo iQOO will have a screen with a water drop notch, which means that it does not have any bezels. Moreover, it will have a 6.41-inch AMOLED screen with FHD+ resolution that will also offer support for images with HDR (High Dynamic Range), along with the fingerprint reader under the screen.
While now if we talk about the processor, then let me clarify that all-new Vivo iQOO will feature the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC with an architecture based on 7nm. It is the SoC which currently has its presence in the high range segment and not only that even it is focused on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as well.
The processor is complemented by a specific GPU, 6GB of RAM (base model) and 128GB of internal storage which is expandable through a microSD card. In addition, there will be a version of 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage and 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.
Moreover, the all-new Vivo iQOO integrates a 4000mAh battery with the 44W fast charge, USB Type-C port. It has Super FlashCharge technology that allows a 50% load in just 16 minutes, and 100% load in just 46 minutes. The main camera consists of 13, 12 and 2MP lenses, with a 12MP sensor on the front for the selfie.
Price and availability
Now, if we talk about the price of the all-new Vivo iQOO then let me clarify that the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant will cost $448, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant will cost $491, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant will cost $535, and the 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant will cost $640. Now let’s have a look at the key specs of the all-new Vivo iQOO.
- Screen: 6.41-inch with AMOLED screen (Full HD+ resolution)
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
- RAM: 6/8/12 GB
- Storage: 128/256 GB
- Battery: 4000mAh with FlashCharge
- Connectivity: USB Type C, NFC