Vivo iQOO: Gaming Phone With Snapdragon 855 And 12GB RAM

Vivo iQOO is a gaming smartphone which features Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 coupled with 12Gigs of RAM. The smartphone is currently available in China.

Following the tracks of Oppo, Chinese smartphone giant Vivo too created their own sub-brand named Vivo iQOO. Its first smartphone has been launched in Chinese market. It is a gaming powerhouse with robust specifications and aimed at gaming smartphone users.

Vivo iQOO features the fastest octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 with a maximum clock speed of 2.84GHz. It is fabricated with 12GB RAM and a long-lasting 4000 mAh battery to keep the entertainment going. Additonally, Vivo has claimed that the battery charges by 50% in 15mins and 100% in 45 min.

The smartphone also features an in-display fingerprint scanner with triple rear camera. It can smoothly run high-graphics games like PUBG Mobile at 60fps with its Adreno 640 GPU. Vivo iQOO is the most powerful handset released by Vivo till date.

Vivo iQOO Specifications

BrandVivo iQOO
Display6.41″ OLED FHD+ Display
Water drop Notch
~402 PPI Density
ProcessorSnapdragon 855 CPU
Adreno 640 GPU
Battery4000mAh Non-removable battery
44W Fast charging (50% in 15 min)
Storage8/12GB+256GB Non-expandable
Camera12MP+13MP+2MP Triple Camera
12MP Selfie Camera
OSFuntouch 9
ConnectivityDual Nano SIM
3G/4G/VoLTE networks
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & NFC
ColorsLava Orange, Optic Blue

Notable Camera Quality

Vivo iQOO has 13MP+12MP+2MP triple rear camera setup. The 13MP wide-angle camera has Sony IMX263 camera sensor while the 12MP primary camera is equipped with dual-pixel technology. This greatly improves picture quality in low-light conditions.


There are currently 4 variants of the smartphone available in Chinese market. This price list is compiled from the values observed across various sources.

6GB+128GBCNY2,998 (Rs 31,200 approx)
8GB+128GBCNY3,298 (Rs 34,500 approx)
8GB+256GBCNY3,598 (Rs 37,500 approx)
12GB+256GB CNY4,298 (Rs 44,600 approx)

There are no details about India release of the smartphone. But market analysts claim that it could be launched around May 2019. So, there is still some time left for hard-core gamers to try out this smartphone.

Oppo too is planning to unveil a similar smartphone branded as Oppo Reno. Know more about it here.

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