iQOO Neo 5 With Snapdragon 870, 88W Fast Charging Tipped to Launch in March

According to Weibo tipster, the IQOO 5 Neo will be launching in the middle of March in China.


We are aware of the fact that iQOO is preparing for the launch of the iQOO 3 successor, the iQOO Neo 5 smartphone soon in China. The device is in the news from the last couple of weeks, thanks to multiple leaks from Weibo tipsters, and a Google Play Console listing. The handset’s real life images were also revealed online. Well, we now have some more news regarding the possible launch timeframe of the IQOO 5 Neo, and its specification at the moment. Let’s check these details ahead:

IQOO 5 Neo Rumoured Specifications

According to a Weibo tipster, the IQOO 5 Neo will be launching in the middle of March in China. The tipster also mentions that the iQOO Neo 5 back design and upcoming Redmi K40 series phones are very similar, except few differences. The IQOO 5 Neo is expected to pack in 4400mAh battery that might have a 88W fast charging support through the wire and 66W wirelessly. On the other hand, the Redmi K40 series is supposed to come with a massive 5000mah battery capacity that might have 33W fast charging support. The main selling point of the Redmi K40 is considered to be a small punch-hole cutout screen, while the fast charging capability on the IQOO 5 Neo could be an advantage, as per the tipster.

As far as the other key specs of the IQOO 5 Neo go, it is supposed to feature a AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. Powering the device could be Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 870 SoC, as revealed through Google Play Console listing. The smartphone might pack in 8GB/12GB of RAM along with 128GB/256GB internal storage. On the software side, the iQOO Neo 5 is expected run Android 11 out-of-the box with custom UI. The device is expected to feature three cameras at the back that might house in primary 48MP Sony IMX598 sensor, a 13MP ultrawide-angle sensor, and 2MP unit possibly for macro shots. For the selfies and video-calling, the smartphone might sport a 16MP camera.

If we consider the leaked pricing of the IQOO 5 Neo, the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model might retail for around CNY 2998, while the 8GB RAM + 256GB variant is supposed to cost CNY 3,298. On the other hand, the higher-end model of all, i.e the one with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage might cost CNY 3,598.

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Onkar is an Engineer by profession and an ardent smartphone geek. He is associated with MySmartPrice since 2016. He is an expert at scouring the interweb for smartphone leaks. Onkar has a knack for finding out leaks about smartphones and other devices from the internet's deep dark web. He has previously worked as a contributor for AndroidSpin. He is trying hard to turn the entire team into leak mongers, but it is not turning out the way he wants.