Is IQOO NEO 8 Pro Worth the Wait?

Anik Mehta
3 min readMay 24, 2023


After Vivo took over a subsequent part of the Indian market, it has come with a sub-brand called IQOO. IQOO phones focus on making good gaming phones, and phones that will perform intense tasks easily. The recent few launches of IQOO have done considerably well in the market, and it is coming up with a new phone called IOQQ Neo 8 Pro.

The announcement has created quite a buzz in the market, especially after the company has thrown some light on the specification. Let us look at what the new phone is offering its audience.

Display — The new IQOO phone flaunts a display with a size of 6.78 inches. The AMOLED screen ensures a smooth display and as it is protected by a sturdy gorilla glass, it stays protected from minimal scratches and fall downs.

Camera — As a sub-brand of Vivo, it is quite understandable that IQOO will have spectacular camera quality. This phone comes with an AI triple main camera of megapixels 50 + 30 + 50. The front camera however has a resolution of 16 MP with LED Flash. Along with a great resolution, the camera would have a range of in-built features for clicking professional snaps.

Processor — The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 9200, which promises an amazing balance between performance and battery life. The chipset not only accelerates the speed of the phone but also the camera quality, to a great extent. The IQOO phones focus on providing gaming phones to the users, and MediaTek does a great job with its Dimensity 9200 processor to make the dream come true for IQOO-like brands.

Configuration — IQOO Neo 8 Pro has a base configuration of 12 GB RAM and 256 GB ROM. The excellent 12GBRAM along with a super fast chipset like Dimensity 9200 is expected to do wonders in terms of handling heavy tasks. The phone is also available in another variant, with 12GB RAM and 512 GB ROM. The internal storage is unexpandable but is enough to store all the important files and games easily.

Battery — The battery provided in the phone is 4500 mAh, which is expected to have a very good standby and talk time. It supports 18-watt fast charging which as the brand claims can charge the phone from 0 to 100 in approximately 18 minutes. It also supports reverse charging.

Design — The phone is available in white, black, and in the pilot edition.

It is designed with a thin outer face so that the users can be comfortable holding it while gaming. The phone is equipped with a fingerprint sensor, face unlock, and a few other important security. There are no earphone jacks available, so you will need a Bluetooth headset to be connected to it.

The phone is going to be available in India soon, and the expected price range of the phone is going to be Rs 39,990. The phone is going to be ready to offer a swift gaming experience with its high-performing chipset and good battery. The phone is definitely worth the wait.