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The iQoo Neo 8 series is tipped to feature a 1.5K resolution flexible display and 120W fast charging


It is said that iQoo Neo 8 will be launched soon as the flagship series of the company’s generation smartphones. The alleged smartphone range is expected to succeed the iQoo Neo 7 series that debuted last year in China. The upcoming series from the Chinese manufacturer is expected to include two models as part of its lineup – vanilla iQoo Neo 8 and iQoo Neo 8 Pro. The upcoming flagship smartphone series is now undergoing its latest round of tips which suggests some key specifications about the upcoming lineup’s display, camera, performance unit features, and design.

According to a post by Tipster Digital Chat Station, on the Chinese microblogging site Weibo, which was Re-shared Posted on Twitter by tipster Mukul Sharma, the upcoming iQoo Neo 8 series could feature a display that delivers 1.5K resolution display, while also supporting high-frequency PWM dimming. As mentioned above, the lineup could include the vanilla iQoo Neo 8 and iQoo Neo 8 Pro. Meanwhile, a report by MySmartPrice states that the series could feature similar display sizes to the previous iQoo Neo 7 series. This could mean that the iQoo Neo 8 series is expected to feature a 6.78-inch AMOLED display.

Tipster expects the high-end iQoo Neo 8 Pro to feature the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. Meanwhile, the vanilla iQoo Neo 8 may be equipped with the yet to be announced MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC. MediaTek launched its latest generation MediaTek Dimensity 9200 SoC only in November last year.

The post on Weibo also suggests that the iQoo Neo 8 series will feature 120W fast charging support. To recall, the previous iQoo Neo 7 series also offers 120W fast charging. Tipster also expects the upcoming series of smartphones to have a 50MP primary camera on the back. The series has up to 16GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.

It has also been claimed that the iQoo Neo 8 series will launch in China sometime in May 2023. Although the iQoo Neo 7 series debuted in China late last year which includes iQoo Neo 7, iQoo Neo 7 5G, iQoo Neo 7 SE, iQoo Neo 7 Racing Edition Only one smartphone has made its way to India so far as the iQoo Neo 7 model, which is a new version of iQoo Neo 7 SE available in China. So, it is not yet clear if iQoo will launch more versions in India this time with the alleged iQoo Neo 8 series.

However, it is important to note that iQoo has not provided any official confirmation or indication regarding the specifications, details, launch schedule, and pricing of the upcoming series of smartphones.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.