Vivo officially launched its new smartphone under the iQOO series called iQOO Neo 855. The company holds a press conference to launch the phone. As its name suggests, the smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. The smartphone got an AMOLED screen and water-drop notch as well.
Earlier this year, the Vivo iQOO was launched as a premium gaming smartphone. Later, the company also introduced an upgraded version as iQOO Pro with the 5G capability and then two more phones.
The iQOO Neo 855 is the successor, and the upgraded version of its previous iQOO Neo smartphone. The first Neo phone was launched with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.
iQOO Neo 855 Specification:
Compared to its previous iQOO Neo, there are many things that are improved in this one. The first thing is the processor which is upgraded to the SD855 processor from the previous SD845 which makes the device more powerful. It also upgrades the storage of the phone from UFS 2.1 to UFS 3.0 flash memory, which will make the phone even faster. iQOO Neo 855 scored 477,016 on AnTuTu.
Talking about its display, the iQOO Neo 855 version has a 6.38-inch AMOLED water-drop screen with a 19.5:9 screen ratio. It has some other features like DC dimming, low-brightness anti-screen flash technology, and HDR10 to achieve a higher dynamic range. The iQOO Neo 855 version uses an in-display fingerprint sensor, which is 10% faster than the previous generation Neo phone.
In the photography department, the iQOO Neo 855 version adopted the same triple camera setup on its rear panel. It has a 12MP f/1.79 main camera + an 8MP f/2.2 120° ultra-wide-angle camera + a 2MP f/2.4 depth-of-field camera. At the front, it has a 16MP f/2.0 camera for selfies.
The iQOO Neo 855 version comes with Multi-Turbo 2.0, including Center Turbo, Net Turbo, Cooling Turbo, AI Turbo, Game Turbo, and ART++Turbo which will enhance the gaming experience on this device.
The connectivity has become more strong as the phone supports a dual-WiFi acceleration technology that enhances connection and ensures that online gameplay is stable and webpages load faster. In the lab test environment, the front-end response speed is increased by 30% compared to the iQOO Neo generation, and latency reduces by up to 90% with the feature active which ensuring a smoother gaming experience.
The smartphone uses super liquid cooling for heat dissipation which can reduce the CPU temperature of the mobile phone by 10 degrees and the surface temperature of the mobile phone by 2-3 degrees which will also help during the gameplay.
The iQOO Neo 855 comes with Vivo’s 33W FlashCharge 2.0 which is also an improvement over its previous 22.5W fast charging technology. The 33W FlashCharge 2.0 can charge the phone up to 25% in just 10 minutes.
In terms of application, the iQOO Neo 855 version also supports the mutual-transmission web version. With the one-click scan code on the mobile phone, any data on the mobile phone can be managed and transmitted synchronously on the computer without data lines or traffic.
Main highlighted specs:
6.38-inch 1080 x 2340 AMOLED display with DC Dimming and HDR10
64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage
12MP f/1.79 Sony IMX363 primary rear camera + 8MP f/2.2 120° ultrawide-angle camera + 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor
16+MP f/2.0 S5K3P9 selfie camera
USB Type-C port
In-display fingerprint scanner
Price and Availability
The price tags for all four variants of the iQOO Neo 855 are:
6GB RAM + 64GB (UFS 2.1) = ¥1998 (~$283)
6GB RAM + 128GB = ¥2298 (~$325)
8GB RAM + 128GB = ¥2498 (~$353)
8GB RAM + 256GB = ¥2698 (~$382)
The phone will be available for pre-order starting today until October 31 when it will be available for purchase. For a limited time, all variants, save for the 64GB base model, will be sold for ¥100 less. Buyers will also be able to get up to ¥200 coupons to further reduce the price.