Vivo V27 is the company's latest premium mid-range smartphone. Launched in India along with its Pro sibling, this smartphone has a unique design that changes color when exposed to direct bright light. Apart from its impressive design, this device lives up to its starting price of Rs 32,999. In this price range, there are other devices worth looking at from the Vivo iQOO sister brand, namely the iQOO Neo 7. In this article, we will compare the Vivo V27 with the iQOO Neo 7.
Vivo V27 vs iQOO Neo 7: price and availability in India
The new Vivo V27 is available in India with a starting price of Rs 32,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model. The most expensive variant with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage is priced at Rs 36,999. On the other hand, the iQOO Neo 7 is available in India at Rs 29,999 for the base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, and Rs 33,999 for the 12GB RAM version with 256GB storage.
While the iQOO Neo 7 is available on Amazon and the company's official website, you will have to wait until March 23 to get your hands on the Vivo V27. The India price difference between Vivo V27 and iQOO Neo 7 is Rs 4,000 with the V27 being the most expensive.
Vivo V27 vs iQOO Neo 7: Specifications, Features
|vivov27:||iQOO Neo 7:|
|show||6.78-inch AMOLED panel, 120Hz refresh rate, 1300 nits, 388 ppi, 2400x1080p resolution, HDR10+||6.78-inch AMOLED panel, 120Hz refresh rate, 1300 nits, 388 ppi, 2400x1080p resolution, HDR10+|
|Size:||164.1 x 74.8 x 7.4mm||164.8 x 76.9 x 8.6mm|
|Heavy||180 grams||193 grams|
|Software||Funtouch 13 operating system based on Android 13||Funtouch 13 operating system based on Android 13|
|rear camera||Main 50 MP, ultra wide angle 8 MP, micro 2 MP||Main 64 MP, micro 2 MP, depth 2 MP|
|Front camera||50 deputies||16 deputies|
|SoCs:||Mediatek 7200 dimensions||Mediatek 8200 dimensions|
|Security||Under-screen optical fingerprint reader||Under-screen optical fingerprint reader|
|battery charging||4600 mAh battery, 66 W fast charging||5000 mAh battery, 120 W fast charging|
|storage||8GB/12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage||8GB/12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage|
|Color||magic blue, noble black||Interstellar Black, Ice Blue|
|Price:||32,999 rubles||29,999 rubles|
Vivo V27 and iQOO Neo 7 are made of very different materials . The IQOO Neo 7 has a curved plastic back with the company logo on the bottom and a square camera island with a triple camera setup with two lenses hidden inside the circular module and a third above the LED flash.
You get two color options for the iQO Neo 7: Interstellar Black and Frosty Blue. This is a tall smartphone with dimensions of 164.8 x 76.9 x 8.6mm, yet it is easy to hold in your hand as it weighs only 193 grams.
While the iQOO Neo 7 has a simple and sophisticated aesthetic, the Vivo V27 takes a completely different approach with a curved glass back that changes color in bright light, making it superior to the iQOO Neo 7. A color change option is available. in two colors: Noble Black and Magic Blue.
The back of the device has a triple camera and a rectangular camera with an LED flash. Whereas the Vivo V27 has the same height at 164.1×74.8×7.4mm, it is slightly lighter and slimmer overall compared to the iQOO Neo 7 which only weighs 180 grams.
Vivo V27 and iQOO Neo 7 have the same aspect ratio and 1080p screens with 20:9 aspect ratio. The V27 has a 6.78-inch curved AMOLED panel with a camera punch-out above the screen and thin symmetrical bezels, while the Neo 7 has a 6.78-inch flat AMOLED display with a camera hole in the corners. and a slender frame alongside a thick mandible.
Both devices support a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, up to 1300 nits peak brightness, 388 ppi, an optical under-display fingerprint scanner, and an always-on screen if you choose to enable it. Neither of these two devices has the protective layer of Corning Gorilla Glass.
The Vivo V27 Pro runs on Funtouch OS 13 based on Android 13. The company has promised two major Android updates and a three year security patch for the V27, meaning it will receive Android 15 software updates.
Since iQOO is a subsidiary of Vivo, it follows in Vivo's footsteps, meaning that it will also bring two major Android updates and three years of security patches for the Neo 7. The device also runs Funtouch OS 13 based on Android 13. box and will receive updates software for Android 15.
In terms of performance, the Vivo V27 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7200 SoC clocked at 2800 MHz, manufactured using a 4nm process. It has a Mali-G610 MC4 GPU, 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, and 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The chipset scored 7,94,531 points in the AnTuTu test, 851 points in the Geenbech single-core test, and 2,281 points in the multi-core test.
On the other hand, the iQOO Neo 7 is equipped with the powerful MediaTek Dimensity 8200 SoC, clocked at 3100 MHz and manufactured on a 4nm process. It comes with Mali-G610 MC6 GPU, 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage, 2392mm² vapor chamber and 3D multi-layer graphite cooling system. The phone scores 8.54.741 in the AnTuTu test, 994 in the Geenbech single-core test, and 3.94 in the multi-core test.
battery and charging
With the Vivo V27, you get a 4600mAh battery with support for 66W fast charging which should last you all day. The company claims that the 66W charger charges the battery up to 50% in just 19 minutes. We need to prove these claims, so stay tuned for our detailed investigation.
iQOO Neo 7 has a massive 5000mAh battery that supports 120W faster charging speeds and the device was fully charged in 27 minutes during testing. On PCMark's battery test, the device lasted about 18 hours.
Whichever device you choose, they're both designed to last all day or longer.
Vivo V27 is equipped with a 50MP front camera and a triple rear camera with a 50MP main lens, 8MP ultra-wide and 2MP macro. On the other hand, in the iQOO Neo 7, you get a triple rear camera setup with a 16MP selfie camera and 64MP main sensor, 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth lens. The Vivo V27 can shoot 4K videos at 60fps, while the iQOO Neo 7 can shoot 4K videos at 30fps.
Still, without testing the cameras in real-world conditions, it's hard to decide which phone takes better photos just by looking at the megapixel count in both phones' cameras. However, the iQOO has a better main camera than the V27, which should take more detailed photos, at least on paper.