iQOO Neo 5 Lite unveiled with Snapdragon 870 chipset and 144Hz display

iQOO Neo 5 was launched in March, and now Vivo has announced its affordable version – iQOO Neo 5 Lite. Let’s have a look at the specs, features, expected price, and availability of the Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite in Nepal.

iQOO Neo 5 Lite Overview

Display and Design

iQOO Neo5 Lite comes with a 6.57-inch FHD+ display with support for up to 144Hz refresh rate. Unfortunately, it uses an IPS LCD technology. The panel support 16.7 million colors, P3 color gamut, HDR10 contents and has a contract ratio of 1500:1. It has a right-aligned punch-hole cutout that houses a front-facing camera.

iQOO Neo 5 Lite Design and Display

The device has an 8.93mm thickness and weighs around 198.3g. It has a rectangular camera bump on the back that houses a vertically arranged triple camera setup and a LED flash. It is offered in two color options: Bingfeng White and Polar Night Black.


Although it has a triple camera setup on the back like the vanilla Neo5, the lenses are different. It has the same 48MP main camera sensor with an aperture of f/1.8. It is accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide lens and 2MP macro camera instead of 13MP ultrawide and 2MP depth cameras. Upfront, you get a 16MP selfie shooter with an aperture of f/2.0.

iQOO Neo 5 Lite Rear Camera

There are different features like a night scene, portrait, VLOG mode, dynamic photo, AR cute shooting, and so on. The front camera can record up to 1080p videos at 30fps while the rear camera can go up to 4k@30fps.

Performance and Memory

The iQOO Neo 5 Lite is powered by Snapdragon 870 5G chipset based on the 7nm technology process. It is based on last year’s Snapdragon 865+ with slightly improved frequency. Adreno 650 GPU handles the graphics. It runs on OriginOS 1.0 based on Android 11.

Users can choose between 8GB or 12GB LPDDR5 RAM. Here, 12GB RAM is mated with 256GB UFS 3.1 based internal storage while the 8GB RAM is paired with either 128GB or 256GB of USF 3.1 based storage.

To enhance the gaming experience, it got stereo speakers, Multi-Turbo 5.0, an 11-layer liquid-cooled heat dissipation system, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Rest of the Specs

The handset is fueled by a decent 4500mAh battery that supports 44W fast charging. Vivo claims the 44W charger can charge the phone from 0-70% in just 30 minutes.

iQOO Neo 5 Lite Battery

The phone supports 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi 6, GPS, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and USB Type-C port. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite Specifications:

  • Body: 164 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm, 198.3g
  • Display: 6.57-inch IPS LCD panel, HDR10
  • Resolution: 2408 x 1080 Pixels
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Glass Protection: Unspecified
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G (7nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (eight Kryo 585 cores with clock speed up to 3.2Ghz)
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • RAM: 8/12GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128/256GB UFS 3.1
  • OS & UI: Android 11, OriginOS 1.0
  • Rear Camera: Triple Cameras
    • Primary: 48MP with f/1.8
    • Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.2, 1200 FOV
    • Macro: 2MP with f/2.4
  • Front Camera: 16MP with f/2.0
  • Video : Resolutions:
    • Rear: 4k@30fps, 1080p@30fps
    • Front: 1080P@30fps
  • Audio: Stereo Speakers, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Security: Fingerprint (Side-Mounted) & Face Unlock (Software-Based)
  • Connectivity: 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi 6, GPS, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, USB Type-C port
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Charging:
    • Wired: 44W
  • IP-Certification: Not Available
  • Color: Black, White

iQOO Neo 5 Lite Price in Nepal and Availability

iQOO Neo5 Lite is available in China through Vivo’s official website at a starting price of CNY 2,299. We are still unknown about global availability. If it launches here, we expect the Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite to launch in Nepal at a price of NPR 44,999 for the base variant.

iQOO Neo 5 LitePrice in ChinaPrice in Nepal (Expected)
8/128GBCNY 2,299NPR 44,999
8/256GBCNY 2,499NPR 49,999
12/256GBCNY 2,699NPR 53,999
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