iQOO NEO 6 5G Good For Gaming? Review, Specifications and Price

iQOO commenced business in India last year and now entered the mid-range segment too. iQOO Neo 6 5G going to be one of the smartphone in mid-range segment with dynamic gaming features. It has been a month since its launch and apart from YouTubers, some customers review this smartphone worth purchasing.

In spite of IQOO being a new brand that is associated with Vivo (mostly known for its cameras). Neo 6 has come up with gaming-addictive specifications, hard to take off your eyes at such an amazing price range. Isn’t it?

iQOO NEO 6 5G Specifications And Gaming Review 

Display & Platform

iQOO Neo 6 5G has a 6.62 inches-Po E4 AMOLED display, perfect for gaming geeks. The Neo 6 5G comes with a pixel density of 398 PPI resulting in better quality. Dynamic 120 Hz refresh rate for spotless gaming.

The gaming experience will be a trademark in this smartphone as it has a high refresh rate and a big AMOLED display.

Packed with Android 12 OS and Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm). The Octa-core CPU and Andreno 650 GPU add more stars to its performance. Gaming with this supportive platform gives an enriched experience to gamers.

Battery, RAM & Camera

Li-Po 4700 mAh with 80W claims that it can charge up to 50% in just 12 minutes and a 100% charge in just 32 minutes (as per advertisement). The single-IC and dual-cell design (20V/4A) of the battery can greatly reduce charging time.

The iQOO Neo 6 5G comes in 2 varients only: 8GB RAM with 128GB ROM and 12GB RAM with 256GB ROM. Gaming with high RAM will provide fewer frame drops and enhance a lag-free experience.


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This Neo 6 has a triple camera setup on the back with 64MP OIS Camera+8MP Wide-Angle Camera+ 2MP Macro Camera. A 16MP selfie camera on the front makes it more compatible while taking photos and videos with this smartphone.

 Other Misc Specs

These bunch of specifications may not be necessary for gaming but affects the overall gaming experience:

  • The iQOO has stated that this smartphone has a 1200Hz Instant & 360Hz touch sampling rate which makes the gamers enjoy the game at its fullest.
  • 4D Game Vibration with X-Axis Linear Motor which not only identifies usage scenarios but also utilizes the linear motor to provide specific vibration while playing hardcore games.
  • This Neo 6 has Stereo loudspeakers and has 24-bit/192kHz audio which provides a better sound experience. The 3.5mm headphone jack has been provided which surely seems heartbreaking for the gamers.
  • Tests: AnTuTu: 627246 (v8), 730223 (v9),GeekBench: 3076 (v5.1) and GFXBench: 50fps (ES 3.1 onscreen).

iQOO NEO 6 5G Price In India 

The brand mostly targets gamers who are willing to buy all types of gaming phones with a bunch of enrolled specifications. Despite the fact that iQOO Neo 6 is a mid-range smartphone but there are some specifications that are at flagship level.

Talking about prices, you can get the 8GB + 128GB variant at 29,999.00 INR and the 12GB + 256GB variant go for 33,999.00 INR. The iQOO Neo 6 5G has come up with 2 different color variants: Dark Nova and Cyber Rage.

The interested customers can visit the official website to buy the smartphone. It is not surprising that customers can purchase it through Amazon and Flipkart too.

iQOO NEO 6 5G vs Other Smartphones: Gaming Review

*We consider every feature from a gaming standpoint in all comparisons.

iQOO NEO 6 5G vs Realme GT NEO 3 5G
  • In price comparison, the iQOO Neo 6 5G(8GB+128GB) variant comes at a price of 29,999.00 INR whereas Realme GT Neo 3 5G(8GB+128GB) variant is priced at 36,999 INR.
  • Realme GT Neo 3 offered a large battery of  5000 mAh whereas iQOO Neo 6 5G provides 4700 mAh which is slightly low in comparison ( note that both smartphones have an 80w fast charger in the box).

Conclusion: Realme GT Neo 3 has slightly better features but iQOO Neo 6 5G has the advantage of a low price point.

iQOO NEO 6 5G vs POCO X4 Pro 5G
  • The 8GB+128GB variant of Poco X4 5G is priced at 25,999 INR whereas the 8GB+128GB variant of iQOO Neo 6 5G is priced at 29,999.00 INR.
  • iQOO Neo 6 runs on Android 12 whereas Poco X4 Pro is fed up with Android 11.
  • iQOO Neo 6 has featured Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G whereas Poco X4 featured Qualcomm Snapdragon 695.

Conclusion: iQOO Neo 6 5G is far much better than Poco X4 Pro 5G but Neo 6 has come up at a high price point.

iQOO NEO 6 5G vs iQOO Z3 5G
  • The 8GB+128GB variant of IQOO Neo 6 5G is priced at 29,999.00 INR and iQOO Z3 5G is priced at 24,990 INR.
  • iQOO Neo 6 offers an AMOLED display whereas iQOO Z3 offers IPS display.
  • iQOO Neo 6 has featured Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G whereas Z3 is fed up with Qualcomm Snapdragon 785G.

Conclusion: iQOO Neo 6 5G is way ahead of iQOO Z3 5G in every aspect.

Overall Review

Is iQOO Neo 6 5G the best gaming smartphone in the market? As with the other mid-range gaming phones, the Neo 6 has a bunch of specifications that can attract game lovers. According to techies, one can consider this smartphone for gaming for a short period of time.

The branding, price, and specs of this smartphone look attractive and relevant to gaming. This smartphone may not only use for gaming but it can also be used for other works like photos and videos with the same endurance and capacity.

Read More: Realme GT Neo 3 5G Good For Gaming? Review, Specification, And Price

Tauqeer Belal
Tauqeer Belal
Tauqeer is a young writer who is enthusiastic about the game of cricket and writes about what is going on in the game of cricket around the world. Currently, he is pursuing his Journalism degree from St. Xaviers' College, Ranchi.


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