Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite Launched with Powerful SoC and 144Hz Display

DateAugust 23, 2021

Price In Nepal Rs. 45,000 (Expected)

Key Features



IPS LCD, 144Hz

6.57 inches

1080 x 2408



  • Height:164 mm
  • Width:75.5 mm
  • Depth:8.9mm



8+12GB RAM

128+256GB ROM



48+8+2MP (R)

16MP (F)



Android 11

OriginOS 1.0




44W (Fast Charge)

Full Specifications

  • basic

    Basic Info

    • Brand


    • Model

      iQOO Neo 5 Lite

    • Released

      March 24, 2021

  • body


    • Dimension

      164 mm x 75.5 mm x 8.9mm

    • Weight

      198.3 gram

    • Color

      Black, White

  • display


    • Type

      LCD 144Hz

    • Size

      6.57 inches

    • Resolution

      1080 x 2408

    • Aspect Ratio


    • Pixel Density

      402 ppi

  • android


    • Operating System

      Android 11

    • UI

      OriginOS 1.0

  • hardware


    • Processor

      Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)

    • CPU

      Octa-core (1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585)

    • GPU

      Adreno 650

    • RAM

      8GB + 12GB

    • Storage

      128GB + 256GB

    • Expandable storage


  • camera


    • Rear Camera

      48 MP, f/1.8, (wide) + 8 MP, f/2.2 (ultrawide) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)

    • Rear Video

      4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps

    • Front Camera

      16 MP, f/2.0, (wide)

    • Front Video


    • Flash

      LED flash

    • Features

      HDR, panorama, PDAF

  • battery


    • Ampere

      Li Po 4500mAh

    • Charging Power

      44W (Fast Charging)

    • Charging Type


    • Removable


  • sim


    • Sim Type

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

    • Network Type

      3G / 4G / 5G Supported

  • connection


    • Wi-Fi


    • Bluetooth


    • OTG


    • fM


    • USB

      USB Type-C 2.0

    • GPS


    • NFC


  • sensor


    • Fingerprint


    • Face Unlock


    • Proximity Sensor


    • Gyroscope


    • E-compass


    • Accelerometer


    • Ambient Light Sensor


After the launch of iQOO Neo 5, Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO has introduced its Lite version, the Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite in China. This device appears as a mid-range 5G smartphone and might soon arrive in Nepal. It features the Snapdragon 870 5G chipset and 44W fast charging. It inherits most of the specs from the original device but at a reduced cost. In this post, we will cover the specs, features, price, and availability of Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite in Nepal.

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite Overview

Display and Design

The AMOLED display in the iQOO Neo 5 is replaced with an IPS LCD display in the lite version. However, the refresh rate is pushed higher to 144Hz in this new device. The device delivers HDR10+ content with a resolution of 2408 x 1080 pixels. Here the screen size measures 6.57-inch which is perfect for playing games and watching movies. The screen saves more power by adopting the screen power supply technology.

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite display

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite comes in a trendy appearance in two beautiful colors- Polar night black, Bingfeng White. Design-wise the phone looks somehow similar to the standard variant. Around the back, it sports a vertically extended rectangular camera module and an iQOO labeling encrypted on its body. Here the company features the selfie camera aligned towards the right. The device can be secured with a face lock and a fingerprint scanner integrated with the power button on the side of the phone.

Performance and Memory

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite is driven by a 7nm Snapdragon 870 5G chipset that can handle all kinds of high load tasks with higher performance and lower power consumption. The Soc is coupled with the Adreno 650 GPU that handles the graphics on the device. Both CPU/GPU performance has been increased to 110%– play smoothly at full speed. Also, it comes with an eleven-layer liquid-cooled heat dissipation system for efficient thermal dissipation. In terms of software, it ships with Android 11 that is based on OriginOS.

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite performance

Speaking of memory, it is available in two RAM variants- 8GB and 12GB. The 8GB RAM variant comes with both 128GB and 256GB in-built storage options while the 12GB variant is packed with 256GB internal storage only. The device does not come with a card slot but the storage available can easily bear up a load of your heavy files and apps


IQOO has provided 48MP AI triple camera for achieving clear and detailed images as seen by the eyes. The triple camera at the back includes a 48MP primary wide camera, an 8MP ultrawide lens, and a last 2MP macro camera. For taking selfies and making video calls, there is a 16MP front camera available.

It supports 10x digital zoom along with other shooting modes- night scene, portrait, photo, video, short video/VLOG, 48 million, panorama, dynamic photo, slow Lens, time-lapse photography, professional, AR cute shooting, document correction, smart vision, AR cute shooting, double exposure, etc. For video recording, it supports 4K video at 30fps and 1080p video at 30fps on the rear cameras. On the front side, the selfie camera can record 1080p video at 30fps.

Battery and Extras

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite battery

The battery capacity has a minute upgrade in the new device. The 4500 mAh battery comes with a USB Type C port that supports 44W fast charging. The company claims that the phone gets 70% charged in 33 min. Other features include stereo dual speakers, LTM sunny screen,  audio, Multi-Turbo 5.0, Eye Care display, dual Wi-fi, NFC, instant side fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth 5.1, next-generation 5G speed, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, USB Type-C 2.0, etc. 

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite Price in Nepal and Availability

The price of the Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite in China starts at CNY 2,299 for the base variant(8/128GB). So in Nepal, iQOO Neo 5 Lite’s price might start at NPR 45,000 for the 8/128GB model. You can get this phone available in Vivo’s official retail shops.

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite VariantPrice in Nepal (Expected)
(8/128 GB)NPR 45,000
(8/256 GB)NPR 50,000
(12/256 GB)NPR 55,000

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

What is the AnTuTu score of the Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite?

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite scores an impressive 683000 points in the AnTuTu test. The prime contributor to this is the powerful Snapdragon 870 chipset powering the device.

Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite vs Poco F3?

In terms of performance, hardware, and camera, Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite is the clear winner between the two. But considering other aspects such as design and screen, battery and connectivity we see Poco F3 winning the battle.

Does Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite support 5G?

Like most smartphones at this price range, Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite does support 5G connectivity.

Meanwhile, Check out Vivo iQOO Neo 5 Lite unboxing video (Source: Vy Vo Xuan)

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