Sold in the mid-range segment, Vivo iQoo 7 5G giving users a high level of use value for money. The machine possesses a modern design, and has a good performance level compared to the segment.
Vivo iQoo 7 5G has a long battery life, allowing you to use the device comfortably without much worry. Will these strengths help Vivo iQoo 7 5G compete on a par with other product lines in the same segment? The answer will be in today’s article.
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Vivo iQoo 7 5G Specifications
- Screen: 6.62-inch AMOLED 2400 x 1080 pixels
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
- RAM: 8GB/12GB
- Rear camera: 48MP + 13MP + 2MP
- Front camera: 16MP
- Internal memory: 128GB/256GB
- Size: 163.3 x 76.4 x 8.4 mm
- Mass: 196 g
- The battery: 4400 mAh
Vivo iQoo 7 5G: Design
- Modern design language
- Sound system with 2 separate speakers
- There is no official water resistance standard
The color version of the Vivo iQoo 7 5G that we used in the review is called “Solid Ice Blue”. In this version, the back of the device is finished with a gentle blue tone, giving the phone a modern look.
With a 3-dimensional size of 163.3 x 76.4 x 8.4 mm, iQoo 7 5G is a phone with a slim appearance, making it quite comfortable for me to hold with one hand. However, because the back of the device is made of glass, the grip of the phone will not be very good.
The device has an overall weight of 196g. Although not in the group of lightweight phones, Vivo iQoo 7 5G still feels very solid in the hand thanks to its evenly distributed weight design.
The frame of the phone is made of metal. Here, you can find the function buttons of the device on the right edge, which includes the volume up and down buttons, with the power button located right below. These buttons are placed at an average height on the body, allowing me to easily reach out to control the phone.
Located on the top edge, you can find an external speaker strip along with a voice mic. Meanwhile, at the bottom edge, you can find a USB Type-C connector, a dual SIM slot and a second speaker strip.
Vivo iQoo 7 5G: Screen
- Using AMOLED panels, diagonal size 6.62 inches
- 120Hz . refresh rate
- Fingerprint security under the screen has good performance
Vivo iQoo 7 5G is equipped with a 6.62-inch AMOLED screen. This screen has Full HD + resolution (2400 x 1080) and supports 120Hz refresh rate. In addition, the screen also has a fairly high touch sampling rate of 300Hz, making every touch of the user smoother than ever.
The screen panel of iQoo 7 5G delivers vibrant and sharp color quality, providing an impressive visual experience for users. The screen has a wide viewing angle, with colors and brightness not changing much when viewed from an angle.
Located in the area below is hidden an optical fingerprint sensor. This sensor has quite good sensitivity, allowing me to log into the system account easily and seamlessly.
Vivo iQoo 7 5G: Performance
- Using Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chip
- Has a maximum RAM capacity of up to 12GB
- Maximum internal memory capacity is 256GB, type UFS 3.1
Vivo equips iQoo 7 5G with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chip. This chip is used in previously released models such as the Poco F3, Motorola G100 and ZTE Axon 30 5G. Accompanying the Snapdragon 870 5G chip is the Intelligent Display chip, which is responsible for handling high frame displays when playing games.
Vivo iQoo 7 5G competes in the high-end segment. This is where the competition is for models with affordable prices, but with high levels of performance. In terms of actual processing performance, iQoo 7 5G can handle any workload you require. The processor chip of the machine can quickly complete all the tasks you assign. Applications have fast opening and closing times, run smoothly, and there is almost no lag.
The version of the machine we used in the review is equipped with 12GB of RAM, providing excellent multitasking capabilities. This version of the device has an internal memory capacity of 256GB.
The device offers a smooth gaming experience, with highly-configured games like Asphalt 9 loading quickly and without any lag during gameplay. The device is equipped with liquid cooling technology developed by Vivo, which helps the body of the iQoo 7 5G always be kept at the most stable temperature.
Checking the overall performance level of Vivo iQoo 7 5G with the familiar Geekbench 5 test, the phone achieved multi- and single-core performance scores of 3336 and 1125 points, respectively.
Vivo iQoo 7 5G: Camera
- 48MP main camera
- 13MP ultra wide-angle camera
- 2MP monochrome lens
The rear camera cluster of Vivo iQoo 7 5G is made up of 3 separate lenses. Specifically, including the main camera with 48MP resolution, f / 1.8 aperture. The main camera of the device is supported by a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera, f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP monochrome camera, f/2.4 aperture. The machine’s monochrome camera is used to analyze the depth of the scene and support when taking photos in font removal mode.
Images taken from the main camera are quite good quality for the money. The camera has a fast and accurate focusing speed, but the colors shown are a bit saturated. The low-light performance of this lens is quite impressive, especially when compared to the price segment.
The device is capable of recording video with a maximum configuration of 4K resolution at a frame rate of 30 fps. Video recording performance from this lens is pretty good, with pretty effective stabilization.
Vivo iQoo 7 5G: Battery life
- 4400mAh battery
- Fast charging capability with a capacity of 66W
- Wireless charging is not supported
Vivo iQoo 7 5G is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 4400mAh, providing a fairly long usage time thanks to the use of a chip capable of efficient power consumption. In actual use, the phone can last for the rest of my workday.
In terms of battery charging, Vivo iQoo 7 5G supports fast charging technology with a capacity of 66W. During the test, the phone can be fully charged from 0% after only 32 minutes of charging.
Vivo iQoo 7 5G: Software
- Funtouch OS 11″ operating system
- There are some bloatware that cannot be removed directly on the device
Vivo iQoo 7 5G uses Funtouch OS 11 operating system, built on Android 11. At the time of writing, the device has a few unnecessary bloatware pre-installed that you cannot remove directly on the device.
In actual use, Funtouch OS is a customized operating system that offers a pretty good user experience and is not much different from the pure Android operating system.
Vivo iQoo 7 5G is a smartphone product with many pluses. First of all, the device has an eye-catching design that feels very good in the hand. The machine’s 120Hz screen has a brilliant and smooth display quality. It also has a long battery life and a speed performance level, providing high value for money. Vivo iQoo 7 5G is a good choice if you are looking to buy a mid-range phone with a lot of comprehensive features.
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- Modern design
- Long battery life, fast charging speed
- Speed performance
- Brilliant 120Hz display