Vivo iQOO 5 Review pros and cons

Vivo iQOO 5 Review, Pros and Cons – A few days ago, iQOO launched its premium range 5G integrated series smartphone. The lineup includes the Vivo iQOO 5 and 5 Pro on a launch event in China. The Chinese tech company has already acquired a good response with the grand release of iQOO 3 this year. You can expect both the 5 and 5 Pro going to be astounding. Since both couples up the latest Snapdragon 865+ and give high-end performed.

Speak of the iQOO 5 Pro variant we have covered all the details Review regarding it. As compare to elder siblings, it has a bigger battery to start with. So Let’s see the Vivo iQOO 5 Review down below.

Vivo iQOO 5 Review

Down below you can see the review of vivo iQOO 5 smartphone.


  1. It sports an AMOLED display with a higher refresh rate enabled.
  2. A fantastic triple camera configuration on the camera board, which offers a 50MP camera.
  3. Blend the latest comms and technology with notable tweaks.
  4. It refines 4500 mAh battery with a fast-charging ability of 55W.

Design and Display

The Vivo iQOO 5 phone has a premium touch classy plain design on the rear panel with a broad strip-like triple camera. The bezels are quite thin in the front due to the semi-curved body and the 120Hz refresh rate placed in the 6.56 inches AMOLED panel with HDR 10+ support onboarded on the screen. With this setup, it provides necessary 1300 nits brightness with 240 Hz touch sensation to improve the screen experience.

Memory and Internal

There is no doubt the Snapdragon 865 is best of best in terms of performance, and to hold this power, iQOO 5 comes up with the powerful octa-core processor and storage configuration.

It runs on Android 10 with the user interface of iQOO UI 1.5, which provides a decent amount of user-friendly firmware for the users. Two mid-tier variants feature 128GB internal storage with 8GB and 12 GB LDDPR5 RAM alongside the higher variant of 12GB RAM with 256GB internal storage without secondary storage option.


The camera is quite unusual in terms of videos and can provide a studio-level experience. The triple camera setup of 50MP primary with a combo of two 13MP of ultra-wide and portrait camera will be seen. As for the selfie port, a dot notch 16MP camera at the left corner of the screen.


The Li-Po 4500 mAh battery has a suitably paired with 55W fast charging that takes 50 minutes to fill up the battery. It has an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensor with trendy comms, and Hi-Res Audio in terms of other aspects.


8 GB/128 GB – $576 (43,000 INR)
12 GB/ 128 GB- $619 (46,250 INR)
12 GB/ 256 GB- $662 (49,500 INR)
This handset is currently available in China and there isn’t any news about being released in global markets.

Vivo iQOO 5

Vivo iQOO 5 Specifications Detail

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

SpecificationsVivo iQOO 5 5G
Network2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
AnnouncedAugust 2020
Weight197 g
Size6.56 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen AMOLED, 16M colors
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
Internal128GB, 256GB
Camera50MP, 13MP, and 13MP
3.5 mm jackNo
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6,
Wi-Fi Direct,
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector,
USB On-The-Go
SensorsUnder Display Fingerprint, Accelerometer,
Gyro, Proximity, and Compass
BatteryLi-Po 4500 mAh battery, Fast charging 55W, Reverse charging
ColorsBlue and Gray
Expected PriceUSD 576 (43,000 INR)

Vivo iQOO 5 Pros and Cons

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


  1. 120 Hz refresh rate with HDR10+ screen
  2. Big screen with better resolution and brightness settings
  3. High tier configuration of performance in hardware
  4. As for the software gives additional features of game booster
  5. Amazing camera quality


  1. No Gorilla glass protection
  2. Wireless charging support is not present
  3. No secondary storage option
  4. 3.5mm jack is not available


Vivo iQOO 5 is an excellent option as a premium segment 5G smartphone. The performance-driven phone machine that gives extensive power to the user in its hands. Use this power in the gaming or any multi-tasking. On top of that, it provides excellent snapping experience with its hardware as well as software. Although there no word from the maker that phone will appear in the global market.

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