iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition goes official with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition Price in Nepal Specifications Availability Where to buy
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After introducing the Neo 7 SE a while ago, iQOO has now added the Neo 7 Racing Edition to the lineup. It comes with features such as Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, 120Hz AMOLED display and more. So, let’s take a look at what iQOO has to offer with the Neo 7 Racing Edition, as well as the expected price in Nepal.

iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition Overview:

Design, Display

To begin, the Neo 7 Racing Edition has a design similar to its siblings. That is, a rectangular camera island with curved back edges. Even the screen size remains the same at 6.78-inches, with a refresh rate of 120Hz. Like the Neo 7, the Racing Edition has a Pro+ display chip with features such as frame rate interpolation, image rendering, and so on.

iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition Design and Display

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The maximum brightness of the screen remains at 1500 nits, and there’s also support for HDR 10+ to make use of it. Not to mention that this is a 10-bit AMOLED panel with a touch sampling rate of 360Hz and an instant sampling rate of 2000Hz.

Performance 

In charge of all things inside is a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip, along with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. iQOO has added a 4013mm2 vapor chamber with multilayer graphite sheets for heat dissipation. Similarly, there is a dual X-axis linear motor for haptics for a better gaming experience.

iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition Cooling

Backing the iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition is a 5000mAh dual-cell battery that supports 120W wired charging. With screen off, you can charge the device from 1% to 50% in just 8 minutes, iQOO says.

Others

The device’s camera hardware includes a 50MP ISOCELL GN5 sensor, which replaces the Neo 7’s 50MP Sony IMX766V sensor. The OIS support is still present in the primary lens. This is accompanied by an 8MP ultra wide and a 2MP macro camera. The hole-punch cutout on the front comes with a 16MP lens for selfies.

iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition Specifications:

  • Display: 6.78-inch AMOLED, 1500 nit, HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR 10+
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4nm)
  • RAM: 8/12/16GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • ROM: 128/256/512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS & UI: OriginOS Ocean based on Android 13
  • Back Cameras:
    – 50MP primary sensor, OIS
    – 8MP ultra-wide sensor
    – 2MP macro sensor
  • Front Cameras: 16MP sensor
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under-display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, e-compass, Ambient Light
  • Connectivity: 5G network, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, and NFC
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 120W charging

iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition Price in Nepal and Availability

The smartphone is priced at CNY 2,799 for the 8/128GB model. The top-of-the-line 16/512GB model costs CNY 3,599. If and when the iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition is released in Nepal, we expect the price to start at NPR 70,000.

iQOO Neo 7 Racing Edition  Price in China  Price in Nepal (Expected)
8/128GB CNY 2,799 NPR 70,000
12/256GB CNY 2,999 NPR 75,000
16/256GB CNY 3,299 NPR 80,000
16/512GB CNY 3,599 NPR 85,000
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