After numerous leaks and reports, it’s official: Vivo will be announcing a new iQOO smartphone with the Snapdragon 855+. Reports and TENAA already confirmed that this handset will be an upgrade over the recently released Vivo iQOO Neo 855. For that reason, we started to call this one Vivo iQOO Neo 855+. The new name is seemingly confirmed as Vivo has just announced that the new refreshed flagship will arrive tomorrow in China.
Vivo’s official Weibo account announced the arrival of this new flagship smartphone. The device emerged yesterday in AnTuTu’s benchmark with a whopping 503,734 score. Therefore, it sits at the top of the Snapdragon 855 Plus-powered smartphones.
According to TENAA, the Vivo iQOO Neo 855+ boasts a 6.38-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution. On the rear, there is a 12MP module leading a triple-camera array. Thanks to AnTuTu’s listing we know that there is a particular variant with 12GB of RAM and 128GB of Storage.
The new iQOO Neo 855+ will be Vivo’s second iQOO handset to ship with the Snapdragon 855+. The first one was the iQOO Pro which also boasts 12GB of RAM. Since both smartphones feature the same chipset, we are curious to see which kind of strategy Vivo will use with the newer model. Perhaps, the Neo 855+ will reach only certain markets to avoid direct competition with its Pro sibling.