Vivo iQOO 3 launched last month in India is currently the cheapest 5G gaming smartphone available in the country, whose base variant with Snapdragon 865 and 8GB of RAM costs just INR34,999. But the company doesn't seem to be settling anytime soon.
Today, the company has launched its iQOO Neo3, which brings a 144Hz display, latest Snapdragon 865, leading 44W fast charging tech, and 5G connectivity all for an asking price of just $380.
iQOO Neo3 comes with an HDR10 compliant 6.57 inch FHD+ LCD panel with a refresh rate of 144Hz at an aspect ratio of 20:9. The display is a punch hole unit, where the punch hole housing a 16MP selfie camera sits at the top right corner of the screen.
Around the back, Vivo iQOO Neo3 has a tri camera setup - a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP macro shooter. The battery unit is 4500mAh Li-po unit supporting super-fast 44W charging, which comes bundled out of the box.
iQOO Neo3 comes in 3 spec variants - 6/8GB RAM paired with 128GB UFS3.0 storage and a 12GB RAM variant paired with 256GB UFS3.0 storage. It will be available to be purchase in two color schemes - black and blue.
iQOO Neo3 is currently available to be purchase only in China, and while there is no information about its global availability, iQOO Neo 3 will definitely make its way to India, Which is a prime market for Chinese OEMs.
The price starts at $380 which translates to INR28,000 for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage which goes up to $480 (INR36,500) for 12GB/256GB variant.
You can expect iQOO Neo3 to go on sale in India amidst the end of on-going Nation-wide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.