Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO is rumoured to launch a new smartphone allegedly called the Vivo iQOO Lite. While the company is yet to officially confirm the existence of the device, a new handset with the model number V1936A has been certified by China’s 3C regulatory authority. This device could be the iQOO Lite, which is expected to arrive as the successor to the Vivo iQOO Neo, which was launched in China in July this year.
The alleged Vivo iQOO Lite’s 3C certification suggests that the smartphone could arrive with support for 33W fast charging. Unfortunately, the listing in the 3C database hasn’t revealed anything else about the upcoming Vivo handset. However, reports suggest that the phone could be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor. Other specs suggested by the rumour mill include an OLED screen with a waterdrop notch on top, and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
As far as the Vivo iQOO Neo is concerned, the phone was launched with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The high-end offering sports zero-lag touch acceleration technology. This feature is touted to provide an improved gaming experience by keeping up with the user’s finger’s speed while dragging controller on the display. Notably, the handset also has the 4D Game Shock 2.0 tech, which is an enhanced version of the company’s in-game vibration tech. There’s Super Liquid Cooling technology onboard as well.
Talking about the other specs, the Vivo iQOO Neo sports a 6.38-inch Super AMOLED display bearing a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of storage. At the rear, the handset has a triple camera setup comprising of a 12MP main camera, an 8MP secondary snapper, and a 2MP third sensor. For selfies, there’s a 12MP camera on the front. The other features include FunTouch OS 9 based on Android Pie, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 4,500mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging technology.