Vivo under the iQOO branding has unveiled the cheapest Snapdragon 865 phone in the world. This new iQOO 3 Neo 5G sports a 6.57″ display with 144Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 865 SoC, triple rear cameras, 6/8/12GB RAM, 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage, and 4,500mAh battery. In this article, we will update you on whether the vivo iQOO Neo 3 will receive the official Android 11 (iQOO UI 2.0).
Google has finally pushed the Android 11 Beta update, the official public version of the software isn’t likely to land until the end of the year at least. All Pixel devices(except the first-gen pixel) are now eligible to download the update or take the top after opting for the Beta program.
You landed up to this article with a question that what is the status from Vivo to push the Android 11 to the newly launched vivo iQOO Neo 3. Well, then go through this article, and by the end of the article you will be able to clear all the doubts regarding vivo iQOO Neo 3 Android 11 (Android R) Update Status, either it is Android 11 official update or Android 11 Beta update.
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What’s on Android 11?
Android 11 is the successor version of the last year’s Android 10 OS. Obviously, the latest version of Android R brings a bundle of improved features and plenty of additional features as well that you will miss on Android 10. It’s the 11th iteration of the Android OS family that will improve the user experience and user security/privacy as well.
The Android 11 brings improved dark mode, one-time app permissions, improved location privacy, chat bubbles, notification history, conversations in notifications, go back gesture, wireless ADB, Bluetooth won’t turn off in Airplane mode, improved call screening, improved camera features, Wi-Fi suggestion, built-in screen recording, improved Digital Wellbeing, visibility of screen refresh rate, improved Developer Options, better screenshot management, pin apps to sharing menu, 5G & foldable display support, improved support for waterfall displays, double-tap gesture, and a lot more.
What’s in iQOO UI 2.0?
As the name suggests, the iQOO UI 2.0 will be a successor version of the latest generation iQOO UI 1.0. The upcoming iQOO UI 2.0 version will be based on Android 11 and comes with a lot of native Android 11 goodies preloaded. While there is one more advantage of having a custom skin that OEMs can include some additional or exclusive features and customizations or visual changes in the system elements so that users can get the ultimate experience.
Once Google will release the stable Android 11 version, Vivo will start pushing the iQOO UI 2.0 early adopters recruitment and beta updates to its compatible devices via batches. The company would also come with an update schedule or roadmap for the devices officially so the users can rely on it. Now, let’s take a quick look at some of the expected features of the upcoming iQOO UI version.
iQOO UI 2.0 Expected Features
- Improved User Interface with system elements
- Revamped App Icons
- Smoother Animation Transitions
- Enhanced Notification Center
- Improved Privacy & Security Features
- Advanced JOVI Smart Assistant
- One-Time App Permission
- Improved Location Privacy Features
- Better Quick Shortcut Toggle
- Global Dark Theme
- New Live Wallpapers
- Better Battery and Gaming Mode
- In-built Screen Recording
- Improved Camera UI & Quality
- Chat Bubbles
Quick vivo iQOO Neo 3 Specs
The Vivo iQOO 3 Neo 5G features a 6.57 inches IPS LCD that comes with a Full HD+ display, which comes with pixels of 1080 x 2408. It also comes with an aspect ratio of 20:9, a pixel density of 402 Pixel Per Inch (PPI), a screen to body ratio of 84 percent, HDR10 compatible display, and a massive screen refresh rate of 144Hz.
Underneath the Vivo iQOO 3 Neo 5G, it sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, which is built on the 7nm process. We have seen this Soc in many other smartphones now. This is an octa-core SoC, and the setup includes a single Kryo 585 core, which clocks at a higher speed i.e., at 2.84 GHz, other three Kryo 585 cores which clock at 2.42 GHz. And finally, four Kryo 585 core, which clocks at 1.80 GHz. To the GPU side, it has the Adreno 650. Coming to the memory side, it sports 6, 8, and 12GB of RAM. And it has 128, and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The smartphone runs on iQOO UI 1.0, which is based on the Android 10.
Coming to the optics, the Vivo iQOO 3 Neo 5G sports a triple rear camera setup, which is arranged in a vertical manner in a rectangle to the left. This has a primary 48MP sensor with an aperture, the value of f/.18, and PDAF. Further, it gets an 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture. Finally, it gets a 2MP depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. This device also gets an LED flash, and it can shoot videos in 4K resolution without EIS. To the front, the device sports a 16MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.0.
The Vivo iQOO 3 Neo 5G packs a 4,500 mAh battery that supports for 44W Super Flash Charge 2.0 fast charging tech. The brand claims that it can do up to 50% in just 20 minutes and 100% in 58 minutes.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptx HD, GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC, and USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Talking about the biometric options available, it comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and also has support for face unlock. This device is available in two color options, namely the Blue and Black or Dark Blue.
Will vivo iQOO Neo 3 Receive the Android 11 Update?
Well, Vivo only promised the beta update of Android 11 to Vivo NEX 3S and Vivo iQOO 3 4G/5G. Regarding the official Android 11 Update for vivo iQOO Neo 3, there is nothing to worry about, the device will surely receive the update. According to the CMO of Vivo, almost every Vivo device gets at least 2 major software updates. Since vivo iQOO Neo 3 was launched with Android 10 and it will also receive the next 2 major updates; Android 11 R and Android 12.
Right now there is no official roadmap of iQOO UI 2.0 because Android 10 is still being in the rollout process. We will let you about the official roadmap of the update as soon as Vivo releases any press statement. Till then bookmark this page for further updates.