The Vivo iQOO 3 5G features high-end hardware in a chassis similar to that of the Vivo Z6 5G. It features Qualcomm’s flagship processor, a 55W fast charge, 5G support and lots more. In this article, we explore the Vivo iQOO 3 5G specs and price, which will help you make your purchase decision.
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Vivo iQOO 3 5G Key Specs & Features
- 6.44-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, (409 ppi)
- Android 10.0; iQOO UI 1.0
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Processor
- 48MP + 13MP + 13MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
- 16MP Front Camera
- 6GB / 8GB /12GB RAM
- 128GB / 256GB Inbuilt Storage
- Fingerprint Scanner (Under Display)
- 55W Fast Charge
- 4400mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
The Design and Display
The Vivo iQOO 3 5G shares a similar design with the Vivo Z6 5G. Telling both mobile phones apart by mere looking at the front panel is nearly impossible.
However, the absence of an optical fingerprint sensor on the rear, as well as the iQOO logo sets both smartphones apart. The Vivo IQOO uses an optical fingerprint sensor placed under its display, as a substitute to soon to be an extinct rear capacitive fingerprint sensor.
Speaking about display, this smartphone houses a 6.44-inch AMOLED display, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 and a screen density of 409ppi. The display features a punch hole, which is home to a front-facing camera.
On the rear, you get a quad-camera setup with a dedicated flash and the iQOO moniker, indicating the OEM responsible for the birth of this device.
The Vivo iQOO 3 5G comes offers three color variants. it comes in Volcano Orange, Tornado Black, and Quantum Silver
The Vivo iQOO 3 5G packs in a set of Penta cameras designed to help you capture memorable moments. It certainly can’t contend with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S20 or the iPhone 11 but is equipped with the majority of the features needed for casual photographing.
The rear camera setup on this Android phone comprises of a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, a 13MP telephoto camera with an aperture of f/2.5, a 13MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4.
This rear camera setup is capable of taking photos in HDR and Panorama. You can also shoot 4k videos maxed at 60 fps and also 1080p videos at 60fps.
The selfies, the Vivo iQOO 3 5G make use of a single 16MP camera with an aperture of f/2.5. This camera is capable of shooting photos in HDR and also 1080p videos at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
The Vivo iQOO 3 5G settles the specs game, with high-end hardware specs. It features a processor / RAM combo that lets users run power-intensive tasks.
It is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and an Adreno 650 graphics processing unit.
RAM variants here includes 6GB, 8GB, and 12GB. You also get to choose between 128GB and 256GB of internal storage. Please note that storage expansion via Micro-SD isn’t supported here, due to the absence of a memory card slot.
This Vivo iQOO 3 5G houses a Non-Removable 4400 mAh Li-Po battery and support for 55W fast charge, which promises a 50% charge under 30 minutes.
On the software side, you have got the iQOO 1.0 user interface running on the Android 10.0 operating system.
The Vivo iQOO 3 5G features a 3.5mm jack and the USB Type C (USB 2.0). Other connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth 5.1.
Internet connectivity is maxed at 5G. This means you will be able to download files and stream videos at songs with 5G speeds, as long as you are in an area with 5G reception.
Vivo iQOO 3 5G Price and Availability
The price of the Vivo iQOO 3 5G is around $400, which is about 146,200 Naira, 40,992 Kenyan shillings, and 2,164 Ghana cedi.
The Vivo iQOO 3 5G was announced on February 25, 2020, and is expected to go on sale later on March 4 2020.
Vivo iQOO 3 5G Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Z6 5G:
- Platform: Android 10.0; iQOO UI 1.0
- Processor: Octa-core 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585 (Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865)
- GPU: Adreno 620
- Memory: 6GB / 8GB / 12GB RAM
- Colours: Volcano Orange, Tornado Black, Quantum Silver
- Dimension: 158.5 x 74.9 x 9.2 mm
- Weight: 214.5 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.44-inch AMOLED 1080 x 2400 pixels, (409 PPI)
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (wide) f/1.8 + 13MP (Telephoto) f/2.5 + 13MP (Ultrawide) f/2.2 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4 Quad Cameras
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, HDR, Panorama, 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
- Front Camera: 16MP (wide) f/2.5 Camera, HDR, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB / 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- 5G: Yes, 1(2100), 3(1800), 41(2500), 77(3700), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, USB Type C (USB 2.0)
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (Under Display)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4400mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, 55W Fast Charge