Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate vs Vivo iQOO 7 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 6000 mAh. On other side, the Vivo iQOO 7 also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Vivo iQOO 7
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.78 in (inches) 6.62 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System ROG Gaming X Mode UI ROG Gaming X Mode UI
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 18 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/13/5 MP 48/13/13 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 16 MP
Battery 6000 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,GameCool 3 cooling system,3D vapor chamber,Large graphite film and 6x larger heat sink. Running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888..

Meanwhile, the Vivo iQOO 7 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Vivo iQOO 7 has the Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate battery capacity is 6000 mAh which is a 50% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Vivo iQOO 7. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.
The Vivo iQOO 7 battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2000 mAh batteries, 120W Super FlashCharge and Super FlashCharge.

Screen

The handset is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.78 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Vivo iQOO 7 is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.62 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is a 2.4% bigger than Vivo iQOO 7 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Vivo iQOO 7
106.87% NTSC 103% NTSC
111.23% DCI-P3 120 Hz refresh rate
1200 cd/m² peak brightness 240 Hz touch sampling rate
144 Hz refresh rate 3D curved glass screen
150.89% sRGB 6000000:1
24.3 ms touch latency Capacitive
300 Hz touch sampling rate Hawkeye Display Enhancement 2.0
800 cd/m² HBM brightness HDR10+
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Scratch resistant
DC Dimming SGS Eye Care Display Certification
Delta-E < 1
Display manufacturer – Samsung
Eye Care Display
Glove touch support
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a ram memory of 18 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Vivo iQOO 7 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives a 125% more ram memory capacity than Vivo iQOO 7.

The maximum capacity offered by the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is 18 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Vivo iQOO 7 with 12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Vivo iQOO 7.

The max storage capacity offered by the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Vivo iQOO 7 with 256 gigabytes.

Vivo iQOO 7 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/13/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:26.6 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Vivo iQOO 7 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 48/13/13 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.5 f/2.2 respectively.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Vivo iQOO 7
1080p @ 240 fps 2x optical zoom (#3)
2160p @ 120 fps Angle of view – 120° (#2)
2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
3-axis electronic image stabilization Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3)
720p @ 480 fps Autofocus
Angle of view – 125° (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Continuous shooting Face detection
Digital image stabilization Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2)
Digital zoom Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#3)
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 11 mm (#2) ISO settings
Geotagging Macro mode
HDR Optical image stabilization
ISO settings Optical zoom
Macro mode Panorama
Optical image stabilization PDAF (#3)
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 0.8 m (#3)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pro Video Mode RAW
RAW Scene mode
Scene mode Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Self-timer
Self-timer Sensor size – 1/2.8″ (#3)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro) Third rear camera – 13 MP (portrait)
Touch focus Touch focus
White balance settings White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The Vivo iQOO 7 has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Vivo iQOO 7
24 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.5 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Panorama Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Vivo iQOO 7
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO(0.15/2.4 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Cat 20 HSPA+
TD- LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate price is $1500 and the Vivo iQOO 7 price tag is $586 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $648 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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