Vivo iQOO 5 Pro Review Pros and Cons

Vivo iQOO 5 Pro Review, Pros and Cons – Vivo sub-brand iQOO yesterday launch the premium segment flagship killer Vivo iQOO 5 Pro 5G, a grand device in overall. A few months ago, iQOO became a partner with the BMW, and under the joint venture, they prepare iQOO 5 BMW edition handset, which unveils on 17 August.

To be more precise, 5 Pro is almost similar to its non-pro younger sibling, with some exceptions in the battery and camera partition. Let’s start Vivo iQOO 5 Pro review.

Vivo iQOO 5 Pro Review

Highlights

  1. It has an AMOLED capacity screen in the front with thin bezels.
  2. Performance-wise, the Snapdragon 865 chipset is the best solution, which is present on the phone.
  3. Software is particular on a different level due to the well-integrated user interface.
  4. The phone powers by the 4000 mAh battery and couple up 120 W fast charging.
  5. A better camera configuration of 50MP + 8MP + 13MP, as well as the selfie camera, didn’t regret it by placing 16MP.
  6. The starting price of the iQOO 5 Pro is around $700 (54,000 INR).

Design and Display

It furnishes the vanilla design of leather with a fantastic BWM motor specialized layout with a premium look and the color combination of the white and black has their own characteristics.

On the other hand, bezels are quite thin due to the curved display. Following this, a 120Hz refresh rate with 6.56 inches AMOLED panel to enhance screen potentials. Plus, it boasts 1300 nits brightness as addition configuration by the user.

Memory and Internal

Vivo iQOO 5 Pro 5G is a subtle option in terms of software because the IQOO UI 1.5 interface arrives with advanced gaming tweaks software. As for the portion of hardware, it deploys Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 setup and anticipates high tier processing on your device.

Apart from this, the 256GB internal storage appears alongside the 8GB and 12GB of LDPPR5 RAM onboard with no storage extension support.

Camera

iQOO 5 Pro got a handful of ethical aspects in the camera section apace with exceptional inbuilt software features. The phone places a triple camera of 50 MP primary, 8 MP periscope telephoto with an additional top-up of 13 MP ultra-wide lens sensor. At the front panel corner, a 16 MP punch-hole selfie port seems decent because of its small size.

Battery and others

Unlike, iQOO 5 who has a 4500 mAh battery with 55 W fast charging. The 5 Pro variant decreases its battery capacity to 4000 mAh battery powered by 120 W Brillant fast charging speed. Well, the reason for shrink out the battery capacity is quite apparent. The camera configuration with an 8 MP periscopic lens covers more areas thus, it becomes necessary to reduce some battery.

Regarding sensors and comms, they are top-notch in the specs table, and in real-time iQOO phones work efficiently. Although, it missed out 3.5 mm jack to maintain its premium position status.

Vivo iQOO 5 Pro

Vivo iQOO 5 Pro Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of Vivo iQOO 5 Pro smartphone.

SpecificationsVivo iQOO 5 Pro 5G
Network2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
AnnouncedAugust 2020
Weight198 g
SIMDual SIM
Size6.56 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen AMOLED, 16M colors
HDR10+
120Hz refresh rate
Resolution1080 x 2376 pixels
OSAndroid 10, iQOO UI 1.5
ChipsetQualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 &
3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 &
4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
GPUAdreno 650
Card slotNo
RAM8GB, 12GB
Internal256GB
Camera50MP, 8MP, and 13MP
Selfie16MP
3.5 mm jackNo
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6,
dual-band,
Wi-Fi Direct,
hotspot
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFCYes
RadioNo
USBType-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
SensorsUnder Display Fingerprint, accelerometer,
gyro, proximity, and compass
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh battery,
Fast charging 120W,
Fast wireless charging 50W,
Reverse charging
ColorsWhite and Black
Expected PriceUSD 700 (54,000 INR)

Vivo iQOO 5 Pro Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons of Vivo iQOO 5 Pro smartphone.

Pros

  1. 120Hz screen with HDR 10+ enable
  2. Unique design with a compact body
  3. Additional tweaks to boost the gaming experience
  4. High-end performance awaited
  5. Massive amount of fast charging support
  6. Excellent zoom and low-light snapping ability.

Cons

  1. Most curved displays are prone to damage easily
  2. Smaller battery than a basic variant
  3. No wireless charging
  4. No sd card slot and no 3.5 mm jack
  5. Slightly expensive

Conclusion

Vivo iQOO 5 Pro 5G is a decent choice as a premium segment 5G option. It has high-end performance, good camera quality, incredible display, with massive fast-charging. Though it has a smaller battery, in a nutshell, it’s a fascinating device present by iQOO.

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