iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

Yesterday, March 1, the official announcement of the iQOO Monster smartphone.

The newly created sub-brand from Vivo – iQOO presented its first smartphone with an emphasis on the premium segment.

iQOO is an abbreviation of I Quest On and On. Translation into Chinese is “striving for something more”, which is reflected in a mobile phone, that is, “striving for perfection”, as can be seen from the configuration of the mobile phone iQOO Monster equipment.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

The device has got a very productive filling, which can please not only fans of flagships, but also gamers. For example, the smartphone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, which is now considered the most productive device on the market. In addition, it is possible to choose a complete set with 6 GB, 8 or 12 GB of RAM. All this allowed the smartphone to score a record 400,000 points in Antutu.

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor supports liquid cooling
  • 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of ROM
  • Fingerprint recognition on the sixth generation screen
  • 4000 mAh battery, 44 W fast charge

Thanks to this stuffing, you can play complex games or run any applications and get the most out of them.

Vivo iQOO Monster Flagship Smartphone

Price: from 552.99 $

6.39-inch AMOLED display (FHD+) 1080x2340 pixels, 8GB RAM, 128 GB ROM, 4000 mAh Battery, Android 9.0 Pie, Snapdragon 855 Octa Core 2.84 GHz

Vivo iQOO Monster Flagship Smartphone

Price: from 552.99 $

6.39-inch AMOLED display (FHD+) 1080x2340 pixels, 8GB RAM, 128 GB ROM, 4000 mAh Battery, Android 9.0 Pie, Snapdragon 855 Octa Core 2.84 GHz

 iQOO Monster: Specifications

Display6.41 inches, AMOLED, 2340x1080, 403 ppi, 19: 9 format,
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie + FunTouch OS
CPUSnapdragon 855, 7nm, Octa-Core Kryo 485 to 2.84 GHz
GPUAdreno 640, up to 700 MHz
RAM6, 8, 12 GB, LPDDR4X
ROM128, 256 GB, UFS 2.1
Main camera12 MP Sony IMX363 + 2 MP + 13 MP
Front-camera12 MP with f / 2.0
Battery4000 mAh, lithium-ion, 44-watt quick charge support
Dimensions167 x 72 x 8.2 mm
Size191 g

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

iQOO Monster: Design

The case of iQOO Monster is made of ground glass and carbon fiber with a texture overlay. The frame is made of aluminum alloy, the back cover has a hidden LED strip that will make small changes in various scenes such as notifications, charging, games, etc. Which is very nice.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

The side edge for contrast is complemented by a color power on/off button.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

 iQOO Monster: Functions

Almost the entire front of the iQOO Monster occupies a large 6.41-inch Super AMOLED with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The display has a small cutout with a design of a water drop under the front camera. The screen has a built-in fingerprint scanner.

IQOO Monster uses the sixth generation fingerprint recognition technology. It is well developed, and the speed and success of unlocking at a high level.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

iQOO Monster is built on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, for which a multi-level cooling system is provided. The minimum configuration has 6 GB of RAM (with 128 GB of storage), there are also 8 GB RAM + 128/256 GB, and the most sophisticated version has 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB storage.

On the back of the smartphone is the main triple camera, the Sony IMX363 12 MP lead module with an f / 1.79 aperture, it is accompanied by 13 MP wide angle (120 °), plus an additional 2 megapixel to create a bokeh effect. The front camera is 12 megapixel.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

The smartphone is equipped with a 4000 mAh lithium-polymer battery. It supports 44W speed charging only. A quarter of an hour is enough to charge the battery by 50%. And the phone has a full
data cable with a wonderful design, you will not confuse it. It has an L-shaped capsule design and is suitable for playing on mobile phones while charging.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

Works smartphone running Android 9.0 Pie, Funtouch OS 9.

Also this time, iQOO adopted a new user interface design and an integrated level of the Jovi voice assistant system, the feedback on work is smoother, and the visual effect is younger than that of the original Funtouch OS.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

iQOO Monster: Game Mode

iQOO Monster is equipped with a linear motor that implements the experience of a four-dimensional game and can provide rich and detailed feedback on vibration. When a game causes different events, there will be various shocks.

Interestingly, Monster also added two non-physical pressure-sensitive buttons on the right side, and on the screen, press and hold to enter the “gaming space” mode.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

In addition, four enhancements for gaming experience are combined into a Multi-Turbo system. These include:

  • AI Turbo – for quick launch of popular games (speed increases by 30%)
  • Center Turbo improves frame rates by 73%
  • Game Turbo allows you to get a great balance in combination smartphone-game engine
  • Net Turbo when you lose a signal with Wi-Fi, your smartphone automatically switches to 4G.

iQOO Monster review: Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855

iQOO Monster: Price

Today, you can make a pre-sale order on your iQOO Monster smartphone, and the first sales will take place on March 6th.

The price depends on the configuration and is:

  • 6/128 GB for ¥ 2,998 or ≈ $ 447
  • 8/128 GB + 44W for ¥ 3,298 or ≈ $ 492
  • 8/256 GB + 44 W for ¥ 3 598 or $ 537
  • 12/256 GB + 44 W for ¥ 4,298 or ≈ $ 641
  • Vivo iQOO Monster Flagship Smartphone

    Price: from 552.99 $

    6.39-inch AMOLED display (FHD+) 1080x2340 pixels, 8GB RAM, 128 GB ROM, 4000 mAh Battery, Android 9.0 Pie, Snapdragon 855 Octa Core 2.84 GHz

    Vivo iQOO Monster Flagship Smartphone

    Price: from 552.99 $

    6.39-inch AMOLED display (FHD+) 1080x2340 pixels, 8GB RAM, 128 GB ROM, 4000 mAh Battery, Android 9.0 Pie, Snapdragon 855 Octa Core 2.84 GHz

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