iQOO Neo 6 has been launched in China. This is the cheapest phone to feature the Snapdragon 8Gen1. The global launch may happen later. BBK Electronics announced iQOO as a sub-brand of Vivo in March 2019. However, iQOO launched in India as an independent brand in February 2020. The Chinese brand has made its mark in the Indian market since then. They are known to be a performance-focused brand and mostly launch devices pandered to consumers who look for better gaming and performance. The Vivo sub-brand is also well-reputed in terms of providing great value for money devices. iQOO smartphones have become very popular in a short period.
iQOO Neo 6 comes with a 6.62″ FHD+ display. The display is an E4 AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. Moreover, the display has a peak brightness of 1300 nits. The display also houses an in-display fingerprint scanner. Neo 6 is 8.5mm thick and weighs 197g. Furthermore, the device features the Snapdragon 8Gen1 paired with up to 12GB UFS 3.1 RAM and 256GB LPDDR5 storage. iQOO Neo 6 packs a 4700 mAh battery with 80W fast charging support.
The camera system comprises a 64MP OIS-enabled main lens, 12MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP lens. In addition, the front camera is a 16MP sensor. The device has dual stereo speakers for media consumption. Moreover, the Neo 6 has X-axis and Z-axis motors for haptic feedback. Lastly, the device also has NFC and runs Android 12.
The base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration costs CNY 2799. Moreover, the 8GB and 256GB model costs CNY 2999. Lastly, the top-end 12GB and 256GB model is priced at CNY 3299 making it the cheapest phone to feature the Snapdragon 8Gen1. iQOO has lived up to its mantra of providing great value for money phones. This is another phone with great performance, decent cameras, and awesome value for your money.