iQOO Neo 5S with 6.62-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, up to 12GB RAM announced

iQOO has announced Neo 5S, the company’s latest mid-range 5G smartphone in the iQOO Neo series, as it had announced. It packs a 6.62-inch Full HD+ 120Hz refresh rate AMOLED screen with 300Hz touch sampling rate, 1000Hz instant touch sampling rate, 5.8ms touch response, peak brightness of 1,300 nits, support for HDR10+, built-in intelligent display chip Pro for MEMC, DC dimming and 91.4% screen-to-body ratio.

It is powered by Snapdragon 888 with enhanced version of LPDDR5, which can reach 6400Mbps transfer rate, faster reading and lower power consumption; enhanced version of UFS3.1, supports the new HID Deep defragmentation technology. In addition to retaining large-area graphite plates, VC soaking plates, and high-conductivity heat dissipation gel from the predecessor Neo 5, the iQOO Neo 5S uses aerospace-grade high-conductivity rare earth alloys to improve thermal conductivity by up to 200% compared to the predecessor.

The phone has an in-display fingerprint scanner, and has 48MP IMX598 main camera with OIS, 13MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP macro camera. It has a 16MP punch-hole front camera. The phone has 4D Game Vibration 3.0, comes with AG glass back, linear vibration motor, and packs a 4500mAh battery that supports up to 66W wired fast charging that can charge the phone from 0 to 70% in 18 minutes.

iQOO Neo 5S specifications

  • 6.62-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 105% NTSC color gamut, up to 1,300 nits brightness, MEMC
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage, 12GBLPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • Android 11 with OriginOS Ocean
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 48MP camera with IMX598 sensor, f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, OIS, 13MP 120° ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Hi-Fi audio
  • Dimensions: 163.22×76.4x 8.39mm; Weight:197g
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 4,500mAh (Typical) battery with 66W superfast flash charging

The iQOO Neo 5S comes in Black, Blue and Orange colours, is priced at 2699 yuan (US$ 423 / Rs. 32,100 approx.) for 8GB + 128GB, 2899 yuan (US$ 454 / Rs. 34,485 approx.) for 8GB + 256GB and 3199 yuan (US$ 501 / Rs. 38,055 approx.) for the top-end 12GB + 256GB versions and will go on sale in China starting from December 24th with pre-orders starting today.


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