April 25, 2020
Vivo iQOO Neo3 5G
The Vivo iQOO Neo3 5G is the latest mid-range smartphone released by Vivo to compete with Xiaomi.
The smartphone parades a nice display, high end hardware, big battery, faster refresh rate, fast charging and lots more.
Design and Display
The smartphone retains the subtle design on Vivo iQOO3 5G with a refresh high refresh rate built for improve gaming experience.
On the rear, the smooth panel packs a camera block at the top left corner housing a triple camera system and a camera flash and on the bottom left is the brand name.
On the front is a 6.57-inch Super AMOLED display, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2408, a screen density of 402 PPI along with HDR10 and 144Hz refresh rate which was first seen on the ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5G smartphone.
The smartphone measures 163.7 mm x 75.5 mm x 8.9 mm dimensions, weighing 198.1 grams with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and screen-to-body ratio of 84.32 % with a fingerprint scanner at the side.
The smartphone is available in Sky Blue, Blue Black colour options.
The low point of the Vivo iQOO Neo3 5G is it camera setup which is let down when compared to iQOO 3 5G and the Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro.
It triple rear camera setup features a 48MP main shooter, followed by 8MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP macro sensor for taking close up photos.
This rear camera system is capable of shooting 4k videos and 1080 videos at 30fpos while photos can be captured HDR and Panorama mode.
The front camera spots a 16MP selfie shooter which is capable of shooting 1080p videos and also photos in HDR mode.
Hardware and Software
The smartphone is equipped with most powerful chipset for seamless intuitive interface with low power dissipation for gamers or heavy power intensive task.
It is manned by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor paired with an Adreno 650 GPU.
The software is graced with Vivo’s iQOO UI 1.0 user interface running on the Android 10.0 operating system.
Like Realme X50 Pro 5 it is gifted with a 6GB/8GB/12GB RAM paired with 128GB/256 GB of internal storage and a 4500mAh non-removable battery.
The Vivo masterpiece features a dual SIM, 5G enabled connectivity with a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type C (USB 2.0), dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth 5.1.
It is backed by an impressive 4500mAh non-removable Li-Po battery and a 44W Fast charging which can juice up to 50% in 20 minutes, 100% in 58 minutes.
Also available is a Super Flash Charge 2.0 that comes in various color options such as Blue and Black/Dark Blue.
Vivo iQOO Neo3 5G Price and Availability
The Vivo iQOO neo3 5G cost about $388.31, which is around 151,250 Naira in Nigeria, 41,665 Kenyan shillings, and 2,252 Ghana cedi.
The 5G enabled device was announced on April 23, 2020, and is available for purchase.