iQOO has launched the iQOO Neo8 and Neo8 Pro smartphones in China. These pack a 6.78-inch 1.5K 144Hz AMOLED screen with 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, 16,000-level brightness adjustment with SGS low blue light certification, and peak brightness of 1300 nits. It supports dual pressure sensitivity.

iQOO Neo8

The Neo8 is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, and the Neo8 Pro is the first phone to be powered by MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC, which scored 1363206 points on AnTuTu, says that company.

These pack vivo V1+ self-developed chip that reduce power consumption by 14.2% in games, come with up to 16GB LPDDR5X RAM and up to 512GB UFS 4.0 storage.

These pack 5002mm² large-area VC vapor chamber, which is 125% more than Neo7. There is also standard graphite three-dimensional heat dissipation, plus 9 temperature sensors to monitor the temperature changes of the mobile phone in real time.

The Neo 8 Pro has a Sony IMX866 VCS sensor with OIS along with 8MP ultra-wide camera, and the standard model has a 50MP Samsung GN5 sensor along with a 2MP depth sensor. Both these have a 16MP front camera.

The phones pack a 5000mAh dual-cell battery with support for 120W fast charging that can charge from 1% to 50% in 9 minutes and 75% in 15 minutes.

iQOO Neo8 and Neo8 Pro Specifications

Display: 6.78-inch (2800×1260 pixels) 1.5K AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, up to 1300 nits brightness, 144Hz refresh rate, 2160Hz PWM dimming

Processor:

  • Neo8 – Octa Core Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 730 GPU
  • Neo8 Pro – Up to 3.35GHz Octa Core Dimensity 9200 4nm processor with Immortalis-G715 GPU

RAM/Storage:

  • Neo8 – 256GB/512GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB/512GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • Neo8 Pro – 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB/512GB (UFS 4.0) storage

OS: Android 13 with Origin OS 3

SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)

Main Cameras:

  • Neo8 – 50MP camera with 1/1.57″ Samsung GN5 sensor, f/1.88 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, V1+ imaging chip
  • Neo8 Pro – 50MP camera with 1.56″ Sony IMX866V sensor, f/1.88 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 8MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture, V1+ imaging chip

Selfie Camera: 16MP camera with f/2.45 aperture

Sensors: In-display fingerprint sensor, infrared sensor

Multimedia: USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Hi-Fi audio

Dimensions: 164.72× 77×8.36mm (Glass) / 8.53mm (Leather)

Weight: 196.9g (Glass) / 192.3g (Leather)

Network/Storage: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 7 (Neo8 Pro) / 6 (Neo8) 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS L1+L5, USB Type-C, NFC

Battery: 5000mAh (Typical) with 120W ultra-fast flash charging

iQOO Neo8 and Neo8 Pro Price and Availability

iQOO Neo8 in colors

The iQOO Neo8 and Neo8 Pro come in Orange with a leather finish, Blue with enamel glass finish and the Black has a crystal glass finish. Pricing as follows.

  • iQOO Neo8 12GB+256GB – 2499 yuan (US$ 354 / Rs. 29,350 approx.)
  • iQOO Neo8 12GB+512GB – 2799 yuan (US$ 396 / Rs. 32,870 approx.)
  • iQOO Neo8 16GB+512GB – 3099 yuan (US$ 439 / Rs. 36,395 approx.)
  • iQOO Neo8 Pro 16GB+256GB – 3299 yuan (US$ 467 / Rs. 38,735 approx.)
  • iQOO Neo8 Pro 16GB+512GB – 3599 yuan (US$ 510 / Rs. 42,255 approx.)

These are available to order and will go on sale in China starting from May 31st. There is a 200 yuan discount on the models as a part of launch offer.

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