iQoo Neo 8 is reportedly set to launch soon as the company’s flagship generation smartphone series. The rumored smartphone lineup is expected to succeed the iQoo Neo 7 series that debuted in China last year. The Chinese manufacturer’s upcoming series is expected to feature two models as part of its lineup – a vanilla iQoo Neo 8 and a high-end iQoo Neo 8 Pro. The upcoming flagship smartphone series is now undergoing a latest round of tips that suggest some key specs surrounding the upcoming lineup’s display, camera, features and power unit design.
According to a post by tipster Digital Chat Station on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, that was the case shared again Per tipster Mukul Sharma’s Twitter, the upcoming iQoo Neo 8 series could feature displays that offer 1.5K resolution viewing while also supporting high-frequency PWM dimming. As mentioned above, the lineup could include a vanilla iQoo Neo 8 and the iQoo Neo 8 Pro. In the meantime a report by MySmartPrice suggests that the series could feature similar display sizes to the previous iQoo Neo 7 series. This could mean that the iQoo Neo 8 series is expected to come with a 6.78-inch AMOLED display.
The tipster expects the higher-end iQoo Neo 8 Pro to come with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. In the meantime, the vanilla iQoo Neo 8 could come with a not-yet-announced MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC, the tipster added. Just last November, MediaTek launched its flagship MediaTek Dimensity 9200 SoC of the current generation.
The post on Weibo also suggests that the iQoo Neo 8 series will add support for 120W fast charging. As a reminder, its predecessor, the iQoo Neo 7 series, also offers 120W fast charging. The tipster also expects the upcoming smartphone series to house a 50-megapixel main camera on the back. The series is said to be equipped with up to 16 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage.
It has also been claimed that the iQoo Neo 8 series will launch in China sometime in May 2023. Although the iQoo Neo 7 series debuted in China late last year with iQoo Neo 7, iQoo Neo 7 5G, iQoo Neo 7 SE and an iQoo Neo 7 Racing Edition, so far only one smartphone has made its way to India as the iQoo Neo 7 model , which is a rebranded version of the iQoo Neo 7 SE available in China. So it remains to be seen if iQoo will launch more versions in India this time with the rumored iQoo Neo 8 series.
However, it is important to note that iQoo has not provided any official confirmation or indication of the specs, details, launch timeline and pricing of its upcoming flagship smartphone series.