After all set and done, Vivo iQoo gaming smartphone has be officially launched. The iQoo is vivo new sub-brand and the gaming smartphone is the first to be launched bearing the brand name. Not only for gamers, the smartphone also targeted photographers base on it’s high-end specifications.
Vivo iQoo gaming smartphone — just like Nubia Red Magic is occupied with Snapdragon 855 SoC along with vapour cooling system. The phone also sports a triple rear camera setup with a Sony IMX363 sensor. Additionally, 44W Vivo Super Flash Charge fast charging technology is present in the gaming smartphone and is claimed to charge the iQoo up to 50 percent in just 15 minutes.
The vivo smartphone comes in four variants which only storage options differentiate them. Vivo iQoo variants include 6GB RAM/ 128GB inbuilt storage, 8GB RAM/ 128GB internal memory, 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage and finally the 12GB RAM/ 256GB RAM.
Full Specifications of Vivo iQoo
Release date: March 2019
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 157.69 x 75.20 x 8.51
Battery capacity (mAh): 4000
Fast charging: Proprietary
Screen size (inches): 6.41
Resolution: 1080×2340 pixels
Aspect ratio: 19.5:9
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Internal storage: 128/256GB
Rear camera: 12-megapixel (f/1.79) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
Front camera: 12-megapixel (f/2.0)
Operating system: Android Pie
Skin: FunTouch OS 9
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Vivo iQoo Price and Availability
The phone prices in China has been set at CNY 2,998 (roughly N162,000) for the variant with 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage. However, the Vivo iQoo 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage comes at CNY 3,298 (roughly N178,000) and the 8GB RAM/ 256GB inbuilt storage is priced at CNY 3,598 (roughly N194,000). There is also the top-end 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage option that tagged at CNY 4,298 (roughly N232,000).
Vivo gaming smartphone pre-orders is available through online store in China, while it’s first flash sale will begin at 10am CST (7:30am IST) on March 6 through TMall. No details about the global availability and price at the moment.