As expected earlier, the iQOO Neo7 Racing Edition has been officially launched in China. In October, iQOO launched the standard Neo7 with a Dimensity 9000+ chipset, it was followed by the Neo7 SE with a Dimensity 8200 onboard. Today, iQOO shows of the Neo7 Racing Edition with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. Other than the chipset, this racing edition boasts the same specifications as that of the original Neo7 handset.
We’re looking at a 6.7-inch phone with E5 AMOLED display that can refresh at 120Hz, 1500 nits peak brightness and supports HDR10+ iQOO It also claims to have a Pro+ display chip which offers frame rare interpretation, image rendering and more.
The iQOO Neo7 Racing Edition is turning to the Snapdragon 8 Gen+ 1 chipset as its main engine, which was built using 4nm architecture. This is the same chipset that has appeared in many more premium Android phones throughout 2022. The chipset is paired with 8GB or 12GB or 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, or 256GB or 526GB storage. You’ll be able to charge the phone’s 5,000 mAh battery at 12OW ultra-fast flash charging speeds, and you can charge it fully in just 25 minutes.
The back panel is made of AG glass. You will be able to black and blue colors are interlacing when rotate the device in different angles. Then there are the cameras. There’s a 50MP main sensor, with 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro cameras joining it on the back side. The front-facing camera is 32MP. IT also got dual-control pressure sensitivity, dual linear motors for better haptic feedback, dual speakers, and KPL competition machine test certification, and a giant vapor chamber to boot.
The phone runs with its Origin OS 3 operating system, based on Android 13. This also makes this phone another kind of early adopter, since most smartphone makers have yet to adopt the latest Android 13 version. You can pre-order it in Orange, Blue or Black starting today, the ordered units will start shipping in China on January 5.
iQOO Neo7 Racing Edition Specs
Screen size: 6.78 inches (2400×1080 pixels) AMOLED
Refresh rate: 120Hz adaptive
OS: Android 13 with OriginOS 3
CPU: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
RAM: 8, 12, 16 GB LPDDR5
Storage: 256, 512 GB
Rear cameras: 50MP camera with 1/1.57″ Samsung GN5 sensor, f/1.88 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
Front camera: 16MP
Battery size: 5,000 mAh
Charging speed: 120W wired
Connectivity: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, GPS/GLONASS
Size: 164.81x 76.9×8.85 mm
Colors: Pop Orange, Impression Blue, and Geometric Black
8 GB+128 GB: CNY 2,799 (~ $402)
12 GB+256 GB: CNY 2,999 (~ $430)
16 GB+256 GB: CNY 3,299 (~ 473)
16 GB+512 GB: CNY 3,599 (~ $516)