Poco F4 5G smartphone launched in India on Thursday and a lot of people have been eager to see and hear more about the latest Poco device in the market. Poco is giving other mid-range smartphones a run for its money, and you have more brands like Xiaomi, Realme, OnePlus Nord and even iQOO in the mix.
Poco is powered the device with the Snapdragon 800 series chipset, offering a fast-charging battery and an AMOLED display. Poco F4 5G faces intense competition from the iQoo Neo 6 which has identical features and is available in the same price range. So, we have decided to compare the specifications of Poco F4 5G with the iQoo Neo 6 along with other aspects.
Poco F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 Price in India
Poco F4 5G comes in three variants in the market, with the prices starting from Rs 27,999 for the 6GB + 128GB model, Rs 29,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant and Rs 33,999 gets you the 12GB + 256GB variant of the smartphone.
iQoo Neo 6 has launched in the country with 8GB and 12GB RAM priced at Rs 29,999 and Rs 33,999 respectively. These two variants are offered with 128GB and 256GB internal storage.
Poco F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6: Design
Poco F4 5G gets a flat-edge finish which makes it easy to use in the hand. Poco has used glass finishing on both sides which adds to the appeal of the device. The dimensions of the phone are also handy, with a weight of 195 grams but thickness of 7.7mm makes it easy to use. Poco has added IP53 rating which makes the device dust and splash resistant. The back of the phone looks rather busy with its camera module that has triple cameras and adds to the uniformity of the phone’s design.
iQOO Neo 6 is slightly heavier and thick than Poco F4 5G with its 8.5mm thickness but the weight is lighter at 190 grams. iQOO is using plastic finish for the back panel as well as the side frame. iQOO Neo 6 does not get any IP rating that offers additional durability. The rear panel looks modern but equally sized up through the surface.
Poco F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6: Display
Poco F4 5G sports a 6.67-inch AMOLED display that supports 120Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision and HDR10+ which is an effective package. The screen gets Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, comes with a punch hole layout at the top and a thin chin completes the screen design. The screen to body ratio of the device is 86.6 per cent and the Full HD+ resolution gives you pixel density of 395 PPI, along with 1300 nits of peak brightness.
iQOO Neo 6 gets a marginally smaller 6.62-inch AMOLED display that also supports 120Hz refresh rate along with HDR10+ and give you a pixel density of 398 PPI. The screen to body ratio of this device 85.2 per cent and iQoo manages to give you 1300 nits of peak brightness as well.
Poco F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6: Performance and UI
Poco F4 5G is powered by Snapdragon 870 chipset, which comes with 6GB, 8GB and 12GB RAM options, as well as 128GB and 256GB internal storage. You cannot expand the space any further, so going for higher storage variant would be a good idea. Poco F4 5G gets the Android 12-based MIUI 13 for Poco interface that gives you a wide range of customisation features.
IQoo 6 Neo is also using the Snapdragon 870 chipset but this phone gets 8GB and 12GB RAM options, that get 128GB and 256GB storage, respectively. iQoo also offers its device with the Funtouch 12 version out of the box that is built over the Android 12 operating system.
Poco F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6: Cameras
Poco F4 5G includes a triple rear camera setup that includes a 64MP primary sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultrawide sensor and a 2MP macro sensor. The main camera can shoot 4K videos in 30 and 60fps. The front of the phone gets a 20MP camera for selfies and video calls.
iQoo Neo 6 also comes with triple rear cameras that consists of a 64MP primary sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultrawide sensor and a 2MP macro sensor. On the front you have a 16MP front camera.
Poco F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6: Battery
Poco F4 5G comes loaded with a 4500mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging speed via the USB Type C port that promises 0 to 100 per cent in 38 minutes.
iQoo Neo 6 packs a comparatively bigger 4700mAh battery that offers 80W fast charging support, which gets you from 0 to 100 per cent in 32 minutes.
Poco F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6: Verdict
Poco F4 5G and iQoo Neo 6 are eerily similar to each other with respect to the display quality, the hardware, cameras and even the battery to some extent. Poco F4 5G prices in India starts at a lower range than the iQoo Neo 6 because you get a 6GB RAM variant also.
The glass body design of the Poco F4 5G has a slight advantage over the iQoo Neo 6 while the latter gives you faster charging speed. The competition is close, so you can buy either of these phones based on your preference.
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