The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo has announced the Vivo iQOO. The smartphone has a lot of computing power, making it suitable for users who want to play games on their phones.
The iQOO is the first model in Vivo’s new eponymous smartphone line and runs on the Android operating system. The smartphone has a Snapdragon 855 processor. The AMOLED screen is 6.41 inches and has a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels.
The front camera of the device sits in a small notch at the top of the screen and has 12 megapixels. There are three cameras on the back of the smartphone; a 12-megapixel head camera, a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 2-megapixel camera for depth effects.
The smartphone comes in three variants with different amounts of memory and storage space. The basic version has 6 GB of memory and 128 GB of storage space. The second variant has 8 GB memory and 128 GB or 256 GB storage space. The most expensive variant has 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.
The most expensive model costs 4298 yuan, converted 681 euros including VAT. The smartphone is available immediately in China. It is not yet known whether the phone will come to the Netherlands.
On the side of the phone there are two buttons that are meant to play with. When users hold the smartphone horizontally, they function as shoulder buttons. With these buttons it is easier to control games.