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Vivo iQOO 3


Vivo iQOO 3
Vivo iQOO 3 (IQOO Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 8 x 2.4 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
, 8GB / 12GB
6.44 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, Capacitive, Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, glossy: yes, HDR, 180 Hz
128 GB UFS 3.0 Flash, 128 GB 
, 128GB / 256GB
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, USB-C
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.1, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.2 x 158.5 x 74.9 ( = 0.36 x 6.24 x 2.95 in)
4400 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 10
Primary Camera: 48 MPix Quad: 48MP (f/1.8, 1/2.0", 0.8µm) + 13MP (2x optical zoom, f/2.5, 50mm) + 13MP (f/2.2, 16mm) +2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.5
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
214.5 g ( = 7.57 oz / 0.47 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
600 Euro



Average Score: 82.8% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Vivo iQOO 3

90% Vivo Iqoo 3 5G review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The Iqoo 3 offers impressive speed and performance along with an excellent battery life. With dedicated pressure sensitive gaming buttons, an Ultra Gaming Mode that lets you customize a seamless gaming experience and Snapdragon 865, it’s a worthy competitor against the Asus Rog 2 Phone, but at a lower price point.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
84% vivo iQOO 3 5G review
Source: GSM Arena English
So in the end, if you want a well-rounded high-performance handset at a reasonable price and you're okay with trading off a bit of camera prowess in return for a cautious gaming bias - the iQOO 3 5G will fit like a glove.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/23/2020
Rating: Total score: 84%
80% IQOO 3 5G review: The one for the gamers
Source: India Today English
Yet, its biggest drawback is the fact that it comes battling in a price segment which currently is flush with some really impressive options. So, while the IQOO 3 5G may impress as a package in isolation, when compared to the likes of the Galaxy S10 Lite and Realme X50 Pro, the appeal of the IQOO 3 5G starts to fade a little.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% iQOO 3 review: Do you really need a 5G phone right now?
Source: The Indian Express English
iQOO 3 does seem like a power-packed device with impressive specifications but do you really need a 5G device right now, especially if it will set you back by almost Rs 45,000? How future-ready do you really need to be? Frankly, if you are someone who updates phones every two years, a 5G device doesn’t make sense today given the networks won’t be in place so soon. The 4G variant, which starts at Rs 36,990, I feel is better value-for-money since it comes with the same specifications.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Iqoo 3 Review: Snapdragon 865-Powered Gaming Beast That Needs A Better Camera
Source: English
One thing I’d like to immediately get out of the way is that the 5G version is simply not worth spending money on. Sure, your phone will be future-proof, but for how long? It’ll likely be several years before we see 5G in India, and by that time, you’ll have moved on to a newer phone. And that 12 GB RAM? You really don’t need that either. If you are going for this phone, get the 4G, 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage variant that retails at Rs 39,990.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/02/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
vivo iQOO 3 hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
The vivo iQOO 3 was just unveiled in India, with a starting price of INR36,990 ($515/€475), for the base 8GB/128GB LTE variant. A bump-up in memory to 8GB/265GB will set you back INR39,990 ($555/€512) and the top-tier iQOO 3 5G, with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, retails for INR44,990 ($625/€575). In China, the iQOO 3 is only available with 5G across all of the memory tiers and with slightly different price points (but in the same ballpark).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/25/2020

Foreign Reviews

Trên tay iQOO 3 5G tại Việt Nam: bộ nhớ UFS 3.1 đầu tiên, Snapdragon 865 giá rẻ
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Low price; decent processor; impressive UFS 3.1 memory; nice cameras; good speakers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/11/2020


Qualcomm Adreno 650: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 25% faster than the Adreno 640 in the Snapdragon 855 SoC and offers 50% more compute units (ALUs). For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2020.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 865: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2019 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC (improved N7P). Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-A77 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A77 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6 modem (including 60 GHz mmWave support), a Hexagon 698 DSP (up to 15 TOPS) and a Spectra 480 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 2,750 MHz. LTE is not included anymore in the SoC, but the external Snapdragon X55 5G modem has to be used.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.2145 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.

82.8%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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