Last week, Vivo-backed iQOO’s latest smartphone iQOO Neo3 went on sale for the first time and soon after that, the company revealed that it sold record-breaking units worth 100 million yuan in just 30 minutes.
Now, for the second upcoming sale, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow, i.e. on 5th May for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, the company has revealed that those who pre-order the smartphone will get warranty extension of six more months.
Coming to the pricing, the iQOO Neo3 is priced at 2,698 yuan for the base model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, which coverts to around $381 while the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model costs 2,998 yuan which is about $423.
The 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model is priced at 3,398 yuan which is roughly $480 while the top-end variant packed with 12GB RAM and 128GB internal storage is priced at 3,298 yuan which roughly converts to $466. The smartphone comes in two color options — Blue and Black with gradient finish.
As for the specification, the device features a 6.57-inch FHD+ LCD display panel with 98% sRGB color gamut, DCI-P3, and HDR10. It offers 144Hz refresh rate, an aspect ratio of 20:9 with a screen-to-body ratio of more than 90 percent.
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Under the hood, it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, along with Adreno 650 GPU. The company has upgraded the storage standard to UFS 3.1 which promises sequential reading speeds of up to 1733MB/s and write speeds of 731 MB/s.
It also features 11-tier cooling system which the company claims can cool the internal temperature by up to 10 degrees. The phone supports dual-mode 5G connectivity with SA/NSA, NFC, and the new Wi-Fi6
As for the camera department, it comes with an AI triple-camera setup that includes a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP 112-degree ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, it has a 16MP snapper housed inside the punch-hole cutout.
The phone runs the latest Android 10 operating system with the company’s own iQOO UI on top. As for the battery, the iQOO Neo3 is powered by a 4,500mAh battery and comes with support for 44W fast charging.