Iqoo Neo 6 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 120Hz display launched: price, specs
Iqoo Neo 6 was launched in China today as the successor to the latest generation of iQoo Neo 5. The phone is currently only launched in China and may possibly come to India later under a different name, like last year’s Iqoo Neo. 5.
The new iQoo Neo 6 comes with a 120Hz AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, 80W fast charging, premium build quality, and a 64MP triple rear camera with OIS. The phone is designed to charge from 0-30% in just 5 minutes and a full charge takes around 30-35 minutes. Let’s take a look at the specs and price of the phone in detail.
Iqoo Neo 6: price and availability
The Iqoo Neo 6 based variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at CNY 2,799 (~Rs 33,500), the 8GB + 256GB variant is priced at CNY 2,999 (~Rs 35,900 ) and the top-end 12GB + 256GB is priced at CNY 3,299 (~Rs 39,500). The Neo 6 will be available in three color options: black, blue and orange.
Iqoo Neo 6: Specifications
The Iqoo Neo 6 sports a 6.62-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The phone supports 120Hz refresh rate, 1200Hz instant touch rate, 1300 nits peak brightness and 360Hz touch sampling rate. The phone also comes with an independent display chip just like the Neo 5. This dedicated display chip is supposed to ensure that the screen produces accurate colors and the display automatically adapts to the environment to provide a better experience in low light situations.
Under the hood, the flagship phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. There are three variants available 一 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, and 12GB+256GB. The phone also has a VC cooling system to keep the phone cool while gaming.
In terms of optics, the phone comes with a 64MP main camera with an f/1.9 aperture, a 12MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP portrait lens. There is a 16MP snapper on the front of the device for selfies and video calls. The rear camera also offers optical image stabilization (OIS) and 4K shooting at 60 fps.
Moreover, the iQoo Neo 6 is powered by a large 4700mAh battery with support for 80W fast charging and in terms of software, the phone runs on Origion OS out of the box. Other features include an in-display fingerprint scanner, dual speaker setup, dual linear motor for rich vibration, and noise reduction algorithm. The phone weighs 197 grams and is 8.5mm thick.
Iqoo 44W Flash Charge Power Bank and Extreme Wind Cooling Back Clip Pro
The company also announced a new power bank with 44W fast charging support. With this power bank, the Iqoo Neo 6 can charge up to 50% in just 18 minutes. The power bank also supports PD fast charging. It can be used to charge other devices such as TWS, tablets and even laptops with PD support. The power bank comes with two Type-C ports and one USB A port. It is priced at CNY 299 (~Rs 3,600).
The new Extreme Wind Cooling Back Clip Pro features a halo lighting effect and can output 16.8 million colors. It also comes with a real-time temperature display on the top. The cooling clip comes with larger heat dissipation area and better airflow. This accessory is said to bring a cooling improvement of 41% and it is equipped with two Type-C ports. It is priced at 199 CNY (~Rs 2,400).
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