Gaming-oriented iQOO 7 5G series announced for the global market

iQOO 7 Legend launched Price in Nepal Specs Features Availability
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Vivo’s gaming sub-brand announced the iQOO 7 earlier this year. The device has been repackaged as iQOO 7 Legend in India. It is accompanied by iQOO Neo5 which has been rebranded as the vanilla iQOO 7. Let’s take a look at the specs, features, expected price, and availability of the global variants of iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend in Nepal.

iQOO 7 Legend Overview:

Design and Display 

iQOO 7 Legend sports a 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The screen has a 120Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate. It also supports an instantaneous touch sampling rate of 1000Hz. The phone has a center-aligned punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera. This results in a 91.4% screen to body ratio.

Additionally, the screen covers 105% of the NTSC color gamut and has support for HDR10+ display technology as well. It’s a pressure-sensitive screen with a left and a right partition.

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At the back, we get to see the rectangular camera bump. The device is available with tri-color textured lines on the right side that resembles a racing track. It is to represent the partnership with BMW M Motorsport.

Performance and Memory

On the performance side of things, the new Snapdragon 888 brings double-digit improvements over its predecessor. The new chipset performs 25% better in CPU-related tasks and 35% better in GPU-related tasks compared to the iQOO 5. Additionally, iQOO has implemented a new antenna layout on this phone for better signal and reduced interference. iQOO 7 Legend uses three antennas smart switching for better results.

For cooling purposes, iQOO has included a 4096mm2 vapor chamber along with a capillary structure power pump. To aid gamers, there is Multi-Turbo 5.0 that optimizes network speed, memory, and power consumption for a better gaming experience.


The triple camera setup at the back consists of a 48MP primary camera accompanied by a 120-degree ultra-wide camera and a 13MP portrait lens. The primary camera has support for Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) for steady images and videos. Some of the features of the rear camera setup include – vlog mode, Super Night View 5.0, Dark Night Vision 2.0, Panorama Night View.

Rest of the specs 

Moving on, the phone has a 4000mAh battery but the charging speed is just 66W. That is a significant drop from the 120W charging on the Chinese variant of the iQOO 7. The phone has an in-display fingerprint scanner for biometrics. In terms of connectivity, it supports 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth 5.2. The phone ships with Origin OS based on Android 11 out of the box. It has a stereo audio setup that is Hi-Res compatible.

iQOO 7 Overview

iQOO 7 sports a similar display but it lacks the pressure-sensitive partition. The rear panel also looks different as it comes with a rectangular camera bump. The AG Matte glass panel is available in two color options – Storm Black and Solid Ice Blue Blue.

The device is powered by Snapdragon 870. It is the same chipset as last year’s Snapdragon 865 but with a higher frequency Prime core. There is also a dedicated display chip that the company claims will help the device maintain stable fps. The liquid cooling system on the phone features a graphite sheet with a 6,000mm2 surface area.

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The rear camera setup consists of a 48MP Sony IMX598 sensor, an 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP monochrome sensor. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie shooter. Fueling the device is a larger 4,400mAh battery with the same 66W charging speed.

iQOO 7, 7 Legend Specifications: 

  • Display: 6.62-inch AMOLED; 105% NTSC color gamut, HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate; 91.4% screen ratio
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 888 5G (5nm) / Snapdragon 870 5G (7nm)
  • Memory: 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS & UI: Origin OS based on Android 11
  • Back Cameras: Triple;
    – 48MP primary sensor
    – 13MP ultra-wide sensor
    – 13MP portrait camera / 2MP monochrome camera
  • Front Cameras: 16MP sensor (punch-hole)
  • Audio: Stereo speaker with Hi-Res Audio
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under-display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Connectivity: 5G network, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1/5.2, and NFC
  • Battery: 4,000mAh / 4400mAh with 66W fast charging

iQOO 7 and 7 Legend Price in Nepal and Availability 

The price of iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend in India starts at INR 31,990 and INR 39,990, respectively. The pre-order starts on May 1. If it launches here, we expect the price of iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend in Nepal to start at NPR 55,000 and NPR 70,000, respectively.

iQOO 7 Lineup Memory Price in India  Price in Nepal (Expected)
iQOO 7 8/128GB INR 31,990 NPR 55,000
8/256GB INR 33,990 NPR 60,000
12/256GB INR 35,990 NPR 63,000
iQOO 7 Legend 8/128GB INR 39,990 NPR 70,000
12/256GB INR 43,990 NPR 75,000
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