iQOO Neo8

iQOO Neo8 Released | The Budget Chinese Phone for You

iQOO has also released the budget version of the phone, and the iQOO Neo8 has made its way to the market. The phone comes with decent specifications and targets those who dont want to spend too much money on the phone. It gets its processing from Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, a 6.78-inch OLED screen, 16MP front camera, dual camera on the back, 5000mAh battery, and much more. 

Release Highlights

  • The iQOO Neo8 has been officially released in China.
  • It comes with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset.
  • The device has a large 6.78inches OLED screen that supports a 144Hz refresh rate.
  • It comes with 16MP front camera, dual cameras on the back, 50MP and 2MP.
  • The battery size of the device is 5000mAh with 120W fast charging
  • It has RAM options of 12GB and 16GB, memory storage options of 256GB and 512GB. 

Display & Appearance

The iQOO Neo8 features a 6.78 inches OLED straight screen with a resolution of 2800×1260. It supports smart refresh rates up to 144Hz and can change gears between 60/90/120/144Hz for better battery timings. The screen has a 1200Hz instantaneous touch sampling rate and 2160Hz high-frequency dimming in 90Hz refresh mode. The manual brightness of 600nit, excitation brightness of 1000nit, and screen peak brightness of 1300nit. It makes the device usable, even in the sunny outdoors.  

iQOO Neo8

The night rock version has a thickness of 8.36mm and weighs around 194.6g. It has a lighter version with an 8.53mm thickness and 189.5g weight. The device comes with NFC, infrared remote control, and a fingerprint sensor on the screen and runs on Origin OS 3 (based on Android 13).

Processor & Storage

The iQOO Neo8 gets its processing power from the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. It has LPDDR5 memory combined with UFS 3.1 flash memory. Moreover, it comes with a Vivo self-developed V1+ chip and 5022mm2 three-dimensional cooling. So the users can keep using the phone without getting heating up. 

The RAM options for the phone vary between 12GB and 16 GB. As for the memory storage options, users have the option of 256GB and 512 GB.


The iQOO Neo8 has a 16MP front camera (Samsung S5K3P9 with a sensor size of 1/3.1 inch). At the same time, it has dual cameras on the back. The main primary lens is of 50MP (Samsung S5KGN5, sensor size of 1/1.57 inches with OIS) and 2MP depth of field camera (Gekko Micro GC02M1B).


The battery size of the iQOO Neo8 is 5000mAh which supports whooping 120W fast charging. It can charge the phone from 1% to 50% in 9 minutes.  

iQOO Neo8

Price & Availability

The iQOO Neo8 has been officially released in China and will soon be available in other parts of the world. Users can choose between various variants.

  • 12+256GB is priced at 2299 yuan ($325)
  • 12+512GB is priced at 2599 yuan ($367)
  • 16+512GB is priced at 2899 yuan ($410)

The phone might be affordable, but it still has one of the most decent specifications. Do you think the simple version is better money than the Pro version? 

Source (Weibo, in Chinese)