iQOO Neo 8 unveiled with 120W fast charging and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset

iQOO Neo 8 unveiled in China with 120 W fast charging and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset
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Just a few months after the global release of the iQOO Neo 7, Vivo unveiled its successor, the iQOO Neo 8, in China. Sporting a faster AMOLED display, powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and fueled by a massive 5000 mAh battery, iQOO Neo 8 is solid all around. Let’s talk about the design, specifications, price in Nepal, and availability of the iQOO Neo 8 in this article.

iQOO Neo 8: Overview

Design and Display

The iQOO Neo 8 features a large 6.78-inch 144Hz AMOLED screen. The 1.5K (2800 x 1260) display has an aspect ratio of 20:9, alongside a touch sampling rate of 300Hz. The phone is available in 3 color options that include Night Rock, Surf, and Match Point. The first two have glass on the front and back with a plastic mid-frame, whereas the Match Point variant has a special textured back. The phone weighs under 200 grams regardless of which variant you choose.

iQOO Neo 8 design

Performance and Memory 

The iQOO Neo 8 brings the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset alongside Vivo’s proprietary V1+ processor. The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is an octa-core processor fabbed under a 4nm process. The V1+ is there to help with photo processing and AI-related tasks. The phone features an Adreno 730 GPU for gaming. 

Complementing the processor, you get 12GB of fast LPDDR5 RAM on the base models. There is also an option to configure it to 16GB on purchase. For long-term memory, you get 256/512GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

iQOO Neo 8 chip

Battery and Connectivity 

iQOO Neo 8 has a massive 5000 mAh battery to fuel its processor and display. It is a 2-cell setup with 2440 mAh cells to allow faster refueling. It supports impressive 120W ultra-fast charging via USB-C.

The device has 5G support along with the latest Bluetooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6. iQOO Neo 8 also has NFC and GPS with a bunch of other sensors. These include a gyroscope, proximity, light, gravity, infrared, digital compass, and more.

iQOO Neo 8 battery


The iQOO Neo 8 has 2 cameras on the back with an LED flash as well. The primary camera is a 50MP shooter, whereas the other one is a 2MP depth sensor. The front punch hole features a 16 MP selfie camera.

iQOO Neo 8 camera

iQOO Neo 8 Specifications:

  • Display: 6.78-inches 144Hz AMOLED, 1.5K (2800 x 1260 pixels)
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4nm mobile platform)
  • Memory: 12/16GB RAM, 128/256GB storage (non-expandable)
  • Software & UI: OriginOS 3.0 UI on top of Android 13
  • Rear Camera: Dual (50MP primary + 2MP depth)
  • Front Camera: 16MP (hole-punch cutout)
  • Security: On-Screen fingerprint sensor
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 120W wired charging
  • Color Options: Night Rock, Surf, Match Point

iQOO Neo 8 Price in Nepal and Availability

The phone is available for pre-order in China with a starting price of CNY 2499 (~ USD 350) for the 12/256GB variant. The 16/512GB configuration costs CNY 3100, which is roughly USD 440. We’re hoping for a global launch of the Neo 8 series soon. Following last year’s trajectory, we expect the phone to launch sometime in September.

iQOO Neo 8  Price in China Price in Nepal (Expected)
12/256GB CNY 2,499 NPR 50,000
12/512GB CNY 2,799 NPR 56,000
16/512GB CNY 3,099 NPR 62,000

  • Meanwhile, check out our review of iQOO Neo 7.