The Vivo iQOO 7 is a high performance smartphone. If you are following up with the latest happening in the smartphone world, you will notice the hype on the Vivo X60 Pro device. Well, the Vivo iQOO 7 is here to take over.
Although the smartphone is inspired by the Vivo X60 Pro, considering the device’s beauty, specifications, and even cameras, many will jump to it.
The Vivo iQOO 7 features a Snapdragon 888 SoC, 120Hz AMOLED display, and it’s also Gaming-focused.
Vivo iQOO 7 Key Specs & Features
- 6.62 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels (~394 ppi)
- Android 11, OriginOS
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)
- 8GB, 12GB RAM
- 128GB, 256GB Built-in Memory
- 48 MP + 13 MP + 13 MP Triple Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- 4G LTE Network
- 5G Network
- Fast Charging 120W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
According to the company, the Vivo iQOO features the same rigid construction for the fuselage and display as its predecessors. The handset is built with Marine Aluminum as a mid-frame which is both stronger and lighter.
The body is covered by a 0.6mm AG(Anti-Glare) glass. Meanwhile, you will notice the centered punch-hole display hosting the front camera. The phone measures 162.2×75.8×8.7mm and weighs about 209.5 grams.
Moving to the front side, it parades a 6.62-inch AMOLED FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The maker claims the display also packs 6000000:1 contrast, supports 1000Hz instant touch sample rate, provides HDR 10+ content, and also 300Hz touch report rate.
The display also features 1300 nits brightness, 4096 levels of brightness adjustment, SGS-certification for low-smear, a tall 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 91.4 percent screen-body ratio.
On the camera, the Vivo iQOO 7 has a square-shaped vertical camera layout on the back with iQOO branding and LED flash lying underneath.
Buyers will get a 48MP f/1.79 main with OIS and dual 13MP sensors. Another snapper is an f/2.2 120-degree ultra-wide-angle lens whereas the other one is an f/2.46 Portrait camera with a 50mm focal length.
The cameras come with some features like 20x digital Zoom, OIS anti-shake, Panorama, Night scene 2.0, Raw HDR 2.0, and more. The front camera is 16 MP for selfies.
Hardware and Software
The Vivo iQOO 7 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 888 SoC based on a 5nm process node. The octa-core processor is paired with enhanced versions of DDR5RAM(6400Mbps) and UFS 3.1 storage.
Taking care of graphics duties is Adreno 660 plus several auxiliary features for a typical official KPL Gaming-centric smartphone.
You will get Monster Touch’ Pressure-Sensitive Screen- Acts as Touch triggers. Another is a Monster Beat’ Dual Stereo Speakers(Loudness: 71.5 dB) and finally is Monster Engine’-powered Dual-Linear Motors with 3D vibration.
The audio comes with a dedicated HIFI-DAC CS43131 Audio Chip for an interactive Hi-Res and Super Audio experience. The Monster Engine work is to help the screen behave like a Gamepad. The Monster touch on the other hand helps boost the response during gaming.
Other features on the Vivo iQOO 7 includes Multi-Turbo 5.0, One-Touch Game Space, GVoice optimization technology, and also a Game Box loaded with essential features. There is also an L-shaped VC cooling plate that helps cool the device.
Battery and Network
The Vivo iQOO 7 features a 4,000 mAh non-removable battery with 120W FlashCharge support. iQOO says the battery will charge fully in just 15 minutes.
Sadly it lacks wireless charging but compatible with 65W PD charging, and it comes with a standard 120W charger and a longer 1.5m cable inbox.
The network availability includes 5G, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, Type-C port, Beidou / GPS for navigation, and dual-SIM.
Vivo iQOO 7 Price and Availability
The Vivo iQOO 7 is up for a grab at a price tag of $586 for the 8GB + 128GB while the 12GB + 256GB goes up to $648.
In Nigeria, the Vivo iQOO 7 will start selling for 230,000 Naira, about 65,000 Ksh in Kenya, and 3,600 in Ghana.
It will ships in amazing three colors – Gray, Blue, and White.
Vivo iQOO 7 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo iQOO 7:
- Platform: Android 11, OriginOS
- Processor: Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm), Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680
- GPU: Adreno 660
- Memory: 8GB, 12GB RAM
- Colours: Gray, Blue, White
- Dimension: 162.2 x 75.8 x 8.7 mm
- Weight: 209.5 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.62 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels (~394 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 13 MP (portrait) + 13 MP (ultrawide) Triple Cameras, [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, HDR, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 128GB, 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes, CDMA 800 / 1900
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: Yes, 1, 3, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under display, optical)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Fast charging 120W, 100% in 15 min (advertised)