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iQOO Neo 8 series launch on May 23rd in China: Check Specifications


* iQOO Neo 8 series will be launching in China on May 23rd.
* The iQOO 8 series is expected to have two models: the iQOO Neo 8 and iQOO Neo 8 Pro.
* The iQOO Neo 8 Pro is confirmed to come with MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC.

iQOO is gearing up to launch iQOO Neo 8 series and first-ever tablet — “iQOO Pad”— this month. iQOO Neo 8 series and iQOO Pad will reportedly be launched on May 23 in China, according to reports.

After rumours and leaks, iQOO has finally revealed the launch date of the iQOO Neo 8 series in China. The official poster image shows the phone in a dual-tone design, with a camera island having a Carbon fibre finish.

iQOO Neo 8 Launch Date

The iQOO Neo 8 series will launch in China on May 23rd at 19:00 local time. The event should be live-streamed on the iQOO China website for those interested to watch it live.

This also confirms the phone will come with the V1+ chipset and MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC. The iQOO 8 series is expected to have two models: the iQOO Neo 8 and iQOO Neo 8 Pro.

If rumours are to be believed, we might also see the iQOO Pad tablet launching on the same stage. The iQOO Neo 8 series will succeed the iQOO Neo 7.

iQOO Neo 8 Pro Features

iQOO Neo 8 Pro will reportdely have a 6.78-inch (17.22 cm) AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. It will have a 1.5K resolution. iQOO Neo 8 Pro is expected to have Dimensity 9200+ processor.

It is expected to have 16GB RAM and a storage up to 512GB. According to reports, iQOO Neo 8 Pro runs of Android 13 OS. It is likely to have a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging. It is likely to have Type-C charging port.

iQOO Neo 8 Pro will have a 16MP front camera and a 50MP main camera.

Meanwhile, three out of four people in India have Nomophobia, the fear of being detached from their smartphone, IANS reported quoting findings by global smart device brand OPPO and Counterpoint Research.

About 72 per cent of smartphone users in India experience low battery anxiety at a battery level of 20 per cent or lower, while 65 per cent of smartphone users go through emotional discomfort in case of smartphone battery drainage, according to the report.

The report, titled ‘NoMoPhobia: Low Battery Anxiety Consumer Study’, delved into the consumer mindset to understand how dying batteries have become a major trigger for this phobia.

iQOO Neo 8 Specs and Features

iQ0O has confirmed that their upcoming premium smartphone will come equipped with the newly launched MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ chipset. It is expected that the Neo 8 Pro will feature the latest MediaTek flagship chipset.

The Neo 8 Pro was recently listed on the 3C certification website, revealing its 120W fast charging support, and it also appeared on Geekbench with 16GB of RAM and a Dimensity 9200+ SoC.

As per reports, the Neo 8 Pro is expected to sport a 6.78-inch AMOLED display with a 1.5K resolution and 2160Hz PWM Dimming. It will offer support for a 120Hz refresh rate and feature a triple-camera setup at the back, including a 50MP 1/1.5-inch primary camera with optical image stabilisation (OIS) support.

Information about the other two sensors is not yet available. The phone is also rumoured to pack a 5000mAh battery.

Meanwhile, the Neo 8 5G might come with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The Neo 8 is also likely to feature a 6.78-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. It may also pack a 5000mAh battery and 120W fast charging support, though additional details about the phone are still to be known.


Key Specs

Processor MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
Rear Camera 64 MP + 16 MP + 12 MP
Front Camera 32 MP
Battery 5100 mAh
Display 6.65 inches (16.89 cm)


Launch Date March 27, 2023 (Unofficial)
Operating System Android v12


Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
CPU Octa core (3.2 GHz, Single core, Cortex X2 + 2.85 GHz, Tri core, Cortex A710 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A510)
Architecture 64 bit
Fabrication 4 nm
Graphics Mali-G710 MC10


Display Type AMOLED
Screen Size 6.65 inches (16.89 cm)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density 396 ppi
Bezel-less display Yes with punch-hole display
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch


Camera Setup Triple
Resolution 64 MP, Primary Camera
16 MP
12 MP
Autofocus Yes
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Image Resolution 9000 x 7000 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps
Camera Setup Single
Resolution 32 MP, Primary Camera
Video Recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps


Capacity 5100 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Removable No
Quick Charging Yes, Fast
USB Type-C Yes


Internal Memory 256 GB
Expandable Memory No

Network & Connectivity

SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11 b/g/n)
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.2
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging


Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack USB Type-C


Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position On-screen
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Faqs on IQOO Neo 8

1) What is IQ00 Neo 8 launch date (expected)?

Ans) According to rumours, iQOO is planning to launch the Neo 8 series and the iQOO Pad in China later this month. The anticipated launch date for these devices in China is May 23, the report added. Although the company has not yet confirmed any official launch date yet.

2) What are iQOO Neo 8 series specifications (expected)?

Ans) * Display: The iQOO Neo 8 Pro is said to feature a 6.78-inch 1.5K AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole cutout.
* Processor: The device will likely be powered by the new Dimensity 9200+ processor.
* RAM and Storage: The iQOO Neo 8 series is tipped to pack up to 16GB RAM and up to 512GB storage.
* OS: The upcoming iQOO phones are expected to boot the latest Android 13 OS out of the box.
* Cameras: The iQOO Neo 8 series is expected to feature a 50MP triple-camera setup on the back.
* Battery: The phones are tipped to feature a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support over a USB Type-C charging port.
That’s pretty much everything we so far know about the iQOO Neo 8 series but we’re hoping to learn more details in the days to come as we inch closer to the announcement.

3) What are iQOO Neo 8 series, iQOO Pad launch date & key details?

Ans) According to a Chinese tipster, who goes by the name Panda is Bald, the iQOO Neo 8 series and the iQOO Pad will launch in China on May 23rd, 2023.

The tipster has shared a bunch of alleged promotional posters for the devices, which have their launch timeline specifically mentioned at the bottom.

Though the promotional posters don’t tell us much about the design of the devices, an alleged render image of the iQOO Pad has also been leaked on Weibo.

As seen in the leaked render image, this is what the iQOO Pad will reportedly look like. The device will feature a dual rear camera setup and will have magnetic pins at the bottom (rear), which means that iQOO will likely launch a compatible folio case alongside the tablet. The front of the tablet appears to have minimal bezels all around, and the power button appears to be on the top of the device.

Additionally, the iQOO Neo 8 Pro has been spotted on the Google Supported Devices list, which confirms its moniker and also suggests that the global launch of the device (or the series) might be nearing. The device has the model numbers PD2302 and V2302A.

Also Read: iQOO Neo 8 Pro spotted on AnTuTu running the newly launched MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC

Also Read: iQOO Announces Irresistible Offers During Amazon Great Summer Sale Event: iQOO 11, iQOO Neo 7, and more iQOO phones discounted

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