iQOO Neo 5S debut with Snapdragon 888 and 120Hz AMOLED display

iQOO has launched two new devices in China – Neo 5S and Neo 5SE. Here, iQOO Neo 5S is a premium mid-range phone powered by Snapdragon 888 chipset. Let’s have a look at the specifications, features, availability, and expected price of the iQOO Neo 5S in Nepal.

iQOO Neo 5S Overview:

Display and Design

Starting with the display, iQOO Neo 5S sports a 6.62-inch AMOLED display. It has an FHD+ resolution and supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The display supports HDR10+ contents and can hit up to 1300 nits of brightness. Moreover, it has a center-aligned punch-hole cutout that houses a front-facing camera.

iQOO Neo 5S Design and Display

The phone is 8.4mm thick and weighs around 196g. It has a rectangular camera module that houses triple cameras and a LED flash. Unfortunately, you don’t get a 3.5mm headphone jack here. However, there are stereo speakers specs to enhance your audio consumption experience. Moreover, it is available in three different color options: Orange, Blue, and Black.


Moving on, there is a triple camera setup on the back. The setup is led by a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and OIS. It is accompanied by a 13MP ultrawide lens with a 120-degree field of view. Similarly, the setup is completed by a 2MP macro camera.

Upfront, it has a 16MP selfie camera inside the punch hole cutout. The rear camera can record up to 4K videos at 30fps while the selfie camera is capable of recording up to 1080p videos only.

Performance and Memory

Under the hood, iQOO Neo 5S packs a Snapdragon 888 chipset. It is a 5nm-based chipset with an eight-core CPU having 2.84Ghz of maximum clock speed. Similarly, Graphics are handled by Adreno 660 GPU. Moreover, iQOO has provided different features for enhancing the gaming experience.

The handset is available in three different memory configurations: 8/128GB, 8/256GB, and 12/256GB. It lacks a microSD card slot which is very normal these days. On the software front, it runs on Origin OS Ocean on top of Android 11.

Rest of the Specs

Fueling the handset is a 4500mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging via a Type-C port. As per the company, it can charge the battery from 0-70% in 18 minutes. Further, it has support for 5G, 4G LTE, (dual-band) Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and NFC.

iQOO Neo 5S Specifications:

  • Body: 163.2  76.4 x 8.4 mm, 186g
  • Display: 6.62-inch AMOLED panel, HDR10+, 1300 nits (max)
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)
  • Refresh Rate: 120Hz
  • Touch Sampling Rate: 240Hz
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (5nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
  • GPU: Adreno 660
  • RAM: 8/12GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • OS & UI: Android 11, OriginOS Ocean
  • Rear Camera: Triple Cameras
    • Primary: 48MP with f/1.8, PDAF, OIS
    • Ultrawide: 16MP with f/2.2, 120-degree 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
  • Security: Fingerprint (Optical Under Display) & Face Unlock (Software-Based)
  • Battery: 4500mAh
  • Charging:
    • Wired: 66W, 0-70% in 18 miutes
  • IP-Certification: Not Available
  • Color: Orange, Blue, Black

iQOO Neo 5S Price in Nepal and Availability

iQOO Neo 5S price starts at CNY 2,699 and goes up to CNY3,199 depending upon the variant. We expect the iQOO Neo 5S to start at around NPR 53,999 if it launches in Nepal.

iQOO Neo 5SPrice in ChinaPrice in Nepal (Expected)
8/128GBCNY 2,699NPR 53,999
12/256GBCNY 3,199NPR 63,999
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