Strong price tags almost always come along with smartphones that offer premium features and performance that is second to none. Some gadgets, however, defy this trend and astound users by offering top-tier specs and performance at a startlingly low cost. One such gadget is the iQOO Neo 7. Here are seven reasons to choose the iQOO Neo 7 if you’re looking for a flagship-level performer but don’t want to spend more than Rs 30,000:
1. A very strong processor
The MediaTek Dimensity 8200 processor debuted in the country on the iQOO Neo 7 smartphone. And no matter the price tag, this elevates it to a different class. The highly praised Dimensity 8100 processor, which was found in more expensive flagship devices like the OnePlus 10R ., was replaced by the Dimensity 8200 processor. The Dimensity 8200 uses a TSMC 4 nm manufacturing process and has four Cortex-A55 medium-size cores that operate at 2.0GHz and one large Cortex-A78 super large core that operates at 3.1GHz. Because of this, it is able to deliver an exceptional Antutu performance, earning a score of 893690, far and away the highest in its segment. In fact, 4 nm processors are typically found in high-end premium flagships from companies like Apple and Samsung. The iQOO Neo 7 is the only phone in India to come with it. This is without a doubt the most powerful chip you can get on a phone in its price range, and actually well above it too.
2. A stunning performance
A stunning 6.78 inch AMOLED display with full HD resolution and a refresh rate of 120 Hz is included with the iQOO Neo7. It is one of the brightest displays in its class, with a maximum brightness of 1300 nits, and it also has SGS Reduced Blue Light Certification and HDR 10 Certification (supporting HDR content on Netflix). You can watch your shows and videos without worrying about how much battery life will be affected because the display has been designed to minimize power consumption.
3. An all-around gaming beast
The iQOO Neo 7 is an excellent performer thanks to its potent processor and stunning display, but iQOO has also added features that turn the phone into a true gaming beast. For better gaming, the processor includes the ARM Mali-G610. It also has fast LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage for faster data access. Incredibly, the iQOO Neo 7 can play PUBG New State, Call of Duty, and BGMI at a frame rate of 90 or higher.
The 4D Game Vibration with X-Axis Linear Motor, which is faster, more vivid, and has stronger vibrations than the Z-Axis Linear Motor found on many devices, makes gaming significantly more realistic and immersive. As a result, the iQOO Neo 7 is able to recognize scenes and tailor vibrations based on what is happening in the game. For example, the phone vibrates differently in response to an explosion and a gunshot.
You have more control over the gaming experience thanks to the phone’s Ultra Game Mode, which features six motion control gestures powered by acceleration sensors. The iQOO Neo 7 is an enormous gaming machine thanks to all of this and its top-notch dual stereo speakers. Thanks to a 3D Graphite structure that fits snugly to the internal parts of the phone to take heat away with maximum efficiency, it has the processor, memory, display, sound, and vibrations, and it uses all of them without ever losing its cool. In order to ensure effective heat transfer through a phase change of vaporization and liquefaction, it is assisted by a sizable liquid-cooling vapor chamber with an area of almost 2396 mm2.
4. A very quick camera
A rarity in its price range, the 64 MP with OIS camera on the iQOO Neo 7 enables it to produce sharp images and videos with rich details and vivid colors even in dim lighting. The smartphones that use the new RAWHDR 3.0 algorithm to restore true color and highlight brightness produce stunning nighttime images. The Pro Sports Mode, which features a unique motion deblur algorithm and motion metering technology, is available for those who want to record action. The Vlog Movie 2.0 mode offers a variety of preset templates for making high-quality videos to content producers. The iQOO Neo 7 is equipped for excellent photography with secondary cameras for bokeh and macro, as well as an excellent 16 megapixel selfie camera.
5. A large, long-lasting battery that charges quickly
A sizable 5000 mAh battery powers the iQOO Neo 7 for more than a day. The iQOO Neo 7 supports 120W charging and, unlike some premium flagships, actually comes with a 120W charger in the box. It is a battery that not only lasts for a long time but also charges quickly. This enables you to charge the large battery from 0% to 50% in just ten minutes and from 0% to 100% in 25 minutes—charging rates that are typically found in much more expensive smartphones.
6. The most recent Android, with the promise of updates as well
The iQOO Neo 7 comes with the most recent version of Android, Android 13, out of the box. Running on top of it is iQOO’s feature-rich FunTouch OS 13, which offers users a number of extra functions. The phone is also guaranteed to be up to date with the most recent developments in the Android community thanks to three years of security updates and two major Android updates, which means that it will be updated and receive software support up until Android 15 and will continue to receive security updates even after that. The iQOO Neo 7 won’t go out of date for a long time, unlike many phones in its category (some of which are still running Android 12).
7. Elegant design with subtlety
The iQOO Neo 7 is a hardware monster but it also has a stunning design. The phone has a sophisticated appearance with gently curved sides and a camera module on the back that is modeled after Polaroid paper and 35 mm film. The phone’s elegant 8.58 mm slim frame will turn heads with its subtly elegant looks, whether you choose the more traditional Interstellar Black or the striking Frost Blue. A carefully textured back gives it a great feel in the hand as well. Additionally, the iQOO Neo 7 weighs just 193 gms, making it lightweight and convenient to carry around. This is despite containing a lot of powerful hardware and a big battery.