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Vivo iQOO Neo5 SE


Vivo iQOO Neo5 SE
Vivo iQOO Neo5 SE (IQOO Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G 8 x 2.4 - 3.2 GHz, Cortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
, or 12GB
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes, HDR, 144 Hz
128GB / 256GB
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.5 x 164.7 x 76.7 ( = 0.33 x 6.48 x 3.02 in)
4500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 11
Primary Camera: 50 MPix Triple: 50MP (f/1.8) + 8MP (f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.5
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
189 g ( = 6.67 oz / 0.42 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Reviews for the Vivo iQOO Neo5 SE

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 SE Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
If you want top-notch performance, lag-free user experience, and extreme gaming, then the Vivo iQOO Neo 5 SE smartphone is perfect. The processor is extremely efficient and consumes very little energy, so you can play games for much longer and the 144Hz display will provide with you the smoothest experience ever possible. Overall, the iQOO is a decent gaming smartphone in this price range. If these are the things that you want, then the phone seems quite perfect. But the camera performance is not that impressive, especially at this price range. So, if you want a smartphone that provides a good camera with a wholesome package and not just performance, then you will have to look for an alternative. The Vivo iQOO 9 Pro can be considered the best alternative option to iQOO Neo 5 SE as it comes with an amazing camera and processor chipset. So, whether this phone is the right phone for you or not depends a lot on what you want out of a smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/01/2022
Vivo iQOO Neo5 SE Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Vivo iQOO Neo5 SE also called the iQOO Neo 5 SE is a decent mid-range phone that brings impressive features, while the smartphone expects to arrive at the price point of $470 (Rs 35,999 in India) approx. As for the primary specs, you are getting a standard 6.67-inches IPS LCD panel that provides elegant colors and contrast with a 144Hz refresh rate and HDR 10 support. In contrast, the visual experience of this phone is great. As for the hardware section, you will receive Snapdragon 870 chipset that offers 3.2 GHz clocking speed, while Adreno 650 graphics onboard. The software layering of Android 11 with Origin OS Ocean interface brings good custom features. In terms of the camera setup, you are getting a triple-camera module that equips a 50MP primary, 8MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro with 4K video recording. Also, it includes a 16MP selfie camera that gives decent daylight photography. On the other hand, you will get 8GB to 12GB RAM with 128GB to 256GB internal storage. Besides this, the sound output is worth noting.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/04/2022


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 870: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in mid 2020 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC (improved N7P). Integrates one Prime Core based on a ARM Cortex-A77 architecture clocked at up to 3.2 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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

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

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2022-02-21)