Vivo iQOO 8 Launched: Is it any different from the Vivo iQOO 7?

DateAugust 18, 2021

Price In Nepal Rs. 79,999 (Expected)

Key Features

display

Display

AMOLED, 120Hz

6.56 inches

1080 x 2376

dimension

Dimension

  • Height:159mm
  • Width:75.1 mm
  • Depth:8.6mm
hardware

Hardware

Octa-Core

8+12GB RAM

128+256GB ROM

camera

Camera

48+13+13MP (R)

16MP (F)

android

Software

Android 11

OriginOS 1.0

battery

Battery

4350mAh

120W (Flash Charging)

Full Specifications

  • basic

    Basic Info

    • Brand

      Vivo

    • Model

      iQOO 8

    • Released

      August 17, 2021

  • body

    Body

    • Dimension

      159mm x 75.1 mm x 8.6mm

    • Weight

      200 g

    • Color

      White, Orange, Black

  • display

    Display

    • Type

      AMOLED 120Hz

    • Size

      6.56 inches

    • Resolution

      1080 x 2376

    • Aspect Ratio

      20:9

    • Pixel Density

      398 ppi

  • android

    Software

    • Operating System

      Android 11

    • UI

      OriginOS 1.0

  • hardware

    Hardware

    • Processor

      Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)

    • CPU

      Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 GPU

    • GPU

      Adreno 660

    • RAM

      8GB + 12GB

    • Storage

      128GB + 256GB

    • Expandable storage

      No

  • camera

    Camera

    • Rear Camera

      48 MP, f/1.9, (wide) + 13 MP, f/2.2 (ultrawide) + 13 MP, f/2.4, (portrait)

    • Rear Video

      4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps

    • Front Camera

      16 MP, f/2.0, (wide)

    • Front Video

      1080p@30fps

    • Flash

      LED flash

    • Features

      HDR, panorama, PDAF

  • battery

    Battery

    • Ampere

      Li Po 4350mAh

    • Charging Power

      120W (Fast Charging)

    • Charging Type

      Type-C

    • Removable

      Non-removable

  • sim

    Sim

    • Sim Type

      Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

    • Network Type

      3G / 4G / 5G Supported

  • connection

    Connectivity

    • Wi-Fi

      Yes

    • Bluetooth

      5.2

    • OTG

      Supported

    • fM

      No

    • USB

      USB Type-C 2.0

    • GPS

      Supported

    • NFC

      Supported

  • sensor

    Sensors

    • Fingerprint

      Supported

    • Face Unlock

      Supported

    • Proximity Sensor

      Supported

    • Gyroscope

      Supported

    • E-compass

      Supported

    • Accelerometer

      Supported

The long wait is finally over, Vivo reveals its iQOO 8 series in China. The series brings two smartphones with top-shelf features- Vivo iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro. Launched as the successors to the iQOO 7 series, the device however inherits most of the features from the previous generation. The stunning refresh rate, fast charging, and 48MP triple camera stay the same in the new launch. Here in this post, we will be walking you through the specs, features, and price in Nepal of the new Vivo iQOO 8 in Nepal

Vivo iQOO 8 Overview

Display and Design 

The much-awaited Vivo iQOO 8 brings an amazing vivid display, hardly seen before in any other smartphone. It brings support up to 10 billion colors for true to life color experience. The screen is also 5.56-inch big and the high 120 Hz refresh rate offers you a smooth look and feel. And the display takes the peak brightness up to 1200 nits for better clarity even in strong light. Vivo iQOO 8 features an AMOLED panel with 1080 x 2376 pixels resolution and 398 ppi density. 

Vivo iQOO 8 display

In terms of design, the Vanilla iQOO 8 is available in a total of 3 finishes. Color options are White, Orange, and Black. The camera module is to some extent like the Vivo iQOO 7 but is less elongated and has no iQOO labeling. For biometrics, the handset sports an under-display fingerprint reader.

Processor

Powering the champ is the latest offering from Qualcomm, the flagship Snapdragon 888 5G with combat power. It is based on the 5nm process technology with a three-cluster eight-core design. However, the previous generation iQOO 7 also sports the same processor. Vivo has equipped a VC power pump liquid cooling system with better heat dissipation to stay calm and cool no matter the situation. Plus, the gaming antennas, Multi-Turbo5.5, full-sensing control system makes this device a powerful gaming machine.

Vivo iQOO 8 performance

The SoC works with the Adreno 660 GPU for handling graphics in the phone. Memory-wise, users get two options to choose from: 8GB RAM packed with 128GB of internal storage and 12GB RAM packed with 256GB storage. It runs on the latest version of Android 11 with Origin OS on top. 

Camera  

Vivo has equipped the same 48MP triple camera in the Vivo iQOO 8. The primary camera in this handset is a Sony IMX598 of 48 megapixels with an f/1.9 aperture. Secondary cameras include a 13MP portrait lens and the last 13MP ultrawide lens each of f/2.2 aperture. Camera settings allow recording a high-resolution 4K video at 30fps. Upfront, there is a 16MP front camera for taking high-quality selfies and video chatting. 

Battery

Moving to the battery department, it is backed up by a 4350 mAh battery. The capacity is slightly higher than the 4000mAh battery in its predecessor. It does support 120W flash charging as like the previous generation iQOO phone. As advertised, the handset can be fully charged via a USB Type C cable in as less as 18 minutes. Other features include Multi-screen interactive, Global window, AI subtitles, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, dual speakers, etc. 

Vivo iQOO 8 Price in Nepal and Availability

The price of the Vivo iQOO 8 in China starts at CNY 3,799 for the base variant(8/128GB). So in Nepal, Vivo iQOO 8’s price might start at NPR 79,999 for the 8/128GB model. You can get this phone available in Vivo’s official retail shops.

Vivo iQOO 8 VariantPrice in ChinaPrice in Nepal (Expected)
(8/128 GB)CNY 3,799NPR 79,999
(12/256 GB)CNY 4,999NPR 82,999

Here is Vivo Price list if you want to view some more smartphones on the different price lists.

Similar Vivo Smartphones:

Vivo iQOO 7 Legend 

Vivo iQOO Neo 5

Vivo X60


Vivo iQOO 8 vs Vivo iQOO 7?

To be honest, you will barely notice any difference in these phones. The 120Hz refresh rate, latest Snapdragon 888 5G SoC, 120W flash charging, and triple 48MP camera features in the Vivo iQOO 7 stay the same in the new Vivo iQOO 8.

Does Vivo iQOO 8 support a 4K video?

Vivo has equipped a 48 MP Sony IMX598 lens as a primary camera accompanied by a 13MP ultrawide and  13MP portrait lens. The rear camera setting therefore allows recording stunning 4K videos. However, the 16MP front camera is limited to take 1080p video only. 

What is the battery capacity of the Vivo iQOO 8?

Here, Vivo has included a slightly bigger battery of 4350mAh compared to the 4000mAh battery in the Vivo iQOO 7.

When was Vivo iQOO 8 launched?

Vivo has officially launched the iQOO 8 series on August 17, 2021, exclusively in China. However, there is no information regarding the global launch yet.

What is the processor used in the Vivo iQOO 8?

Vivo iQOO 8 ships with the flagship Snapdragon 888 5G chipset with winning performance.

Also, check out the complete specifications of the new Vivo iQOO 8 series (Source:
Gadget Global)