On Thursday, Chinese technology giant iQoo launched its flagship gaming smartphone, the iQoo Neo 7, in India, posing stiff competition to the Poco X5 Pro 5G in terms of specifications, features, and more. For those who are considering which one to buy, here’s a comparison of the iQoo Neo 7 vs Poco X5 Pro 5G, starting with the price in India.
iQoo Neo 7 vs Poco X5 Pro 5G: Price in India
The iQoo Neo 7 5G has a starting price of ₹29,999 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB ROM variant, while its 12GB RAM with 256GB ROM version is priced at ₹33,999. On the other hand, the Poco X5 Pro is available in two models, with the base variant featuring 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage priced at ₹22,999, and the other model with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage costing ₹24,999.
iQoo Neo 7 vs Poco X5 Pro 5G: Display, processor
When it comes to display and processor, the iQoo Neo 7 5G is a dual-SIM (nano) device that runs on Android 13-based Funtouch OS 13. It has a 6.78-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 1300 nits of peak brightness. The smartphone is powered by the octa-core 4nm MediaTek Dimensity 8200 5G chipset, coupled with Mali G610 and up to 12GB of LPDDR RAM, with expandable RAM support of up to 20GB
In contrast, the Poco X5 Pro 5G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor with Adreno 642L GPU. It features a 6.67-inch Xfinity AMOLED display with 900 nits of peak brightness and a refresh rate of 120Hz. It offers HDR10+ support and has a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top. The handset offers up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage. The Poco X5 Pro runs on custom MIUI 14 based on Android 12.
iQoo Neo 7 vs Poco X5 Pro 5G: Camera
While the Poco X5 Pro has a three-camera system, including a 108MP ISOCELL HM2 primary sensor paired with an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP macro sensor, the iQoo Neo 7 5G does not have such a setup. Instead, it has a single 64MP primary camera and a 16MP front camera. The Poco X5 Pro is capable of recording 4K videos at 30fps, while the iQoo Neo 7 5G can only record 1080p videos.
iQoo Neo 7 vs Poco X5 Pro 5G: Battery
As for battery, the iQoo Neo 7 5G comes with a 5,000mAh battery and supports 120W flash charging. The company claims that this device can charge up to 50% of the battery in just 10 minutes. Meanwhile, the Poco X5 Pro is backed by a 5,000mAh battery and comes with 67-watt fast charging support. The device also features 5-watt reverse charging.
iQoo Neo 7 vs Poco X5 Pro 5G: Connectivity options, sensors
Finally, in terms of connectivity options and sensors, the iQoo Neo 7 comes with 256GB of UFS 3.1 inbuilt storage and gets 5G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, OTG, NFC, GPS, USB Type-C port, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. Connectivity features on the Poco X5 Pro include USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, dual-band Wi-Fi,