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Vivo iQOO is Officially Released! Equipped with Snapdragon 855 and Three Cameras

In this article, we would be delving into the full specifications and features of the Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone. Learn more!

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A new smartphone brand has launched. It’s called iQOO, and it’s a sub-brand of Vivo, the Chinese device maker owned by BBK Electronics. They announced a new gaming phone known as iQOO in March 2019.

The iQOO, a high-performance mobile phone with a lot of dynamic functions, is equipped with 6.41 Super AMOLED and Snapdragon 855 SoC. It has a side pressure-sensitive Monster Touch game operation button, liquid cooling and exclusive game space tools.

In this article, we would be delving into the full specifications and features of the Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone!

Vivo iQOO Quick Review

The Vivo iQOO features a 6.41-inch full HD + AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The top of the Vivo phone has a drop recess with a selfie. On the front side, the Vivo phone contains only one camera, while the back has three.

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At the rear, the Vivo iQOO includes a 13 megapixel Sony IMX263 sensor + 12-megapixel sensor with a f/1.79 aperture + 2-megapixel depth sensor arrangement on the rear panel. On the front, the phone includes a 12-megapixel selfie camera. On the software side, Vivo iQOO runs on Android 9.0 Pie, and Funtouch OS 9 UI.

Overall, Vivo iQOO has high-end specifications for gamers and photographers. The Vivo iQOO is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset and steam cooling system.

The phone also includes an under-display fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C port, a 4000mAh battery with 44W Vivo super flash charging fast charging technology, and Vivo claims to charge 50% in 15 minutes.

The Vivo iQOO features a 3D glass construction with an LED strip on the back panel that provides a unique touch to the overall design of the phone. This is done for all variants accepted by iQOO, a top-of-the-line model with 12GB of RAM. The top model or 12GB version of the Vivo iQOO includes a synthetic carbon fibre backing protected by a carbon fibre panel.

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Vivo iQOO Monster touch

The Vivo iQOO is equipped with Monster Touch shoulder buttons that are placed on either side of the phone to provide four-point action for gamers. The phone is also equipped with a steam cooling system, which the company claims can reduce temperatures up to 12 degrees Celsius without compromising overall performance. Vivo iQOO has a variety of Multi-Turbo features to deliver outstanding gaming performance.

Vivo iQOO will provide 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM, 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM, 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM and 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM in four versions. As for the variant, the Vivo iQOO comes in two colours – electric blue and lava orange.

Vivo iQOO Key Specs

Here are the Vivo iQOO key specifications…

Display 6.41-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
OS Android 9.0 (Pie); Funtouch 9
Processor Octa-core 2.84GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Processor
Storage 256 GB + 8/12 GB RAM or 128 GB + 6/8 GB RAM
Camera 12MP + 13MP + 2MP Rear/12MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 4000mAh
Price Starts ₦160,000, up to ₦230,000 (depends on variant)

Vivo iQOO Photos

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Vivo iQOO

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Vivo iQOO

Vivo iQOO Price and Availability

The iQOO launched March 2019, it is available in colours — Electric blue and lava orange. You can order the phone from the following online shopping markets using any of the links below.

The Vivo iQOO has four basic models;

  • 6GB RAM / 128GB ROM is priced at 2,998 yuan (equivalent to ₦160,000 naira)
  • 8GB RAM / 128GB ROM is priced at 3,298 yuan (equivalent to ₦175,000 naira)
  • 8GB RAM / 256GB ROM is priced at 3,598 yuan (equivalent to ₦192,000 naira)
  • 12GB RAM / 256GB ROM is priced at 4,298 yuan (equivalent to ₦230,000 naira)


Vivo iQOO Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie); Funtouch 9
  • Processor: Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm), Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • Memory: 6/8/12GB RAM
  • Colours: Electric blue and lava orange
  • Dimension: 157.7 x 75.2 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.41-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 6


  • Rear Camera: Triple
    • 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
    • 13 MP (ultrawide)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected]
  • Front Camera: 12 MP
  • Front Camera Features: HDR, Video [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 256 GB + 8/12 GB RAM or 128 GB + 6/8 GB RAM
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: XviD/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under display)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes
  • Support RGB light strips
  • Multi Turbo function
  • Super liquid cooling system
  • Side pressure button


  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes
    • Charging Fast battery charging 44W (50% in 15 min, 100% in 45 min)
    • Fast battery charging 22.5W – 6/128 GB version

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