Announcement: Vivo iQOO Neo

Vivo presented the second smartphone under the brand iQOO - Vivo iQOO Neo.

For even more clever device thanshown to the public in March 2019, the Vivo iQOO is clearly a bit early, so the new thing is a more affordable variation. But if usually, by making the younger version, they use lower-class solutions for the filling, then they decided to go in an alternative way. Vivo iQOO Neo differs in the freshness of the iron used. Chipset top, but last year's - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845.

They did not offend the operative memory, in the top variant 8 GB, in the budget - 6 GB. The storage capacity is 64 or 128 GB, and here you need to keep in mind that there is no expansion slot.

But the possibility of overclockingprocessor, with a choice of several modes. For the players, there is an AI-based Game Magic Box 6.0 special mode (it enriches the senses, providing vibration during shots, and the like, thingies).

Cameras are different from those in the Vivo iQOO,but the content is the same. There are three: high-aperture 12-megapixel plus a wide-angle 8-megapixel plus depth sensor. The front camera has a resolution of 12 MP.

SuperAMOLED screen with integrated fingerprint scanner. The resolution is quite high, the diagonal is 6.38 ″. There is nothing to complain about.

Standard audio output is. The battery capacity is solid - 4500 mAh, fast charging of 22.5 W is supported. NFC support does not seem to be provided. On the side there is a special card to call the intellectual assistant Jovi.

Vivo iQOO Neo received two colors, four variations with different memory sizes and surprisingly humane price tags.

Varieties and prices:

6 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM1798 yuan ($ 260 / $ 1,62)
6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM1998 yuan ($ 290 / £ 18,000)
8 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM2098 yuan ($ 304 / $ 18)
8 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM2298 yuan ($ 333 / $ 2,02)

The main characteristics of the Vivo iQOO Neo:

ScreenSuper AMOLED, 6.38 ″, 1080 × 2340, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch, 105% NTSC
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 845
2.8 GHz, 4 x Kryo 385, 4 x Kryo 385, Adreno 630
Mobile Internet LTE cat.12 600/100 Mbps
Mobile networksLTE Bands 1.3-5,8,34,39-41
UMTS 850, 900, 2100
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA 800
Battery Li-Ion, 4500 mAh, fast charging 22.5W
Dimensions159.53 x 75.23 x 8.13 mm
Weight198.5 g
Camera 12 MP, flash, autofocus, triple: 12 MP f / 1.79 + 8 MP f / 2.2 wide. + 2 MP f / 2.4
frontal: 12 MP, f / 2.0
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie, Funtouch OS 9
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint scanner (screen)

Tatyana Kobelskaya