Xiaomi has Poco, Huawei has Honor, Oppo has Realme. Everyone has their own sub-brands, so does Vivo. Vivo may enter this phase lately but not badly. It’s a new sub-brand “iQoo” is well positioned to compete with other flagships. iQoo is expected to perform better and go neck-to-neck against OnePlus, Huawei and Samsung.
Vivo Launches Its Sub-brand iQoo in China. Flagship Priced at CNY 4,298
Specs of iQoo:
It’s a 6.41” (1080*2340) AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 85% screen-to-body ratio. It possesses very thin bezels and a dewdrop notch.
It has a triple-rear setup of 12MP (f/1.8) as primary sensor and 13MP for ultra-wide imaging and a 2MP (f/2.4) for depth sensing. In the front, there’s a 12MP for 1080p video recordings.
It’s run by Snapdragon’s 855 SoC (7nm) for 5G, with clocking speeds of 2.84GHz as a maximum. Pairing with Adreno’s 640 GPU, iQoo has a vapor cooling system for processing the high-end games smoothly without any frame drops.
Software and Battery
iQoo will be coming with Android’s 9.0 out of the box and Vivo’s Funtouch 9 OS over it. Under the hood, there’s a 4000mAh battery with specific watts for fast charging support. For the 6GB/128GB, there’s a 22.5W support and the rest has 44W support.
With fingerprint sensor embedded under the display, it has connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth 5, NFC, 3.5m jack, GPS and USB Type C.
Available in four storage variants of:
- 6GB + 128GB for CNY 2,998
- 8GB + 128GB for CNY 3,298
- 8GB + 512GB for CNY 3,598 and
- 12GB + 256GB for CNY 4,298
Available in Optic Blue and Lava Orange, the phone will be set for sale on March 6th, 10 AM. Its already set up for pre-orders through via online in its website and Tmall. Currently available only for the Chinese market and will be coming to other markets soon.