Vivo iQOO 7 vs Sony Xperia 5 II – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo iQOO 7 phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Sony Xperia 5 II also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Vivo iQOO 7 Sony Xperia 5 II
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.62 in (inches) 6.1 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System OriginOS 11 for iQOO OriginOS 11 for iQOO
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2520 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/13/13 MP 12/12/12 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 8 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo iQOO 7 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. Running on OriginOS 11 for iQOO operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia 5 II has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. And it’s running on OriginOS 11 for iQOO OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo iQOO 7 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Sony Xperia 5 II has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo iQOO 7 battery capacity is 4000 mAh, which is the same as Sony Xperia 5 II. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2000 mAh batteries, 120W Super FlashCharge and Super FlashCharge.
The Sony Xperia 5 II battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The device is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.62 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Sony Xperia 5 II is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Vivo iQOO 7 is a 8.5% bigger than Sony Xperia 5 II screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo iQOO 7 Sony Xperia 5 II
103% NTSC 100% DCI-P3
120 Hz refresh rate 120 Hz refresh rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate 240 Hz touch sampling rate
3D curved glass screen 400 cd/m²
6000000:1 8-bit+FRC color bit depth
Capacitive Capacitive
Hawkeye Display Enhancement 2.0 CinemaWide display
HDR10+ Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Multi-touch Dynamic contrast enhancement
Scratch resistant Dynamic Vibration system
SGS Eye Care Display Certification HDR
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X1 for mobile
X-Reality display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo iQOO 7 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Sony Xperia 5 II is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Vivo iQOO 7 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Sony Xperia 5 II with 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Vivo iQOO 7 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Vivo iQOO 7 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Sony Xperia 5 II with 128 gigabytes.

Sony Xperia 5 II gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Vivo iQOO 7 rear camera setup is composed by 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.

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Meanwhile the Sony Xperia 5 II rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 equivalent):24 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX557 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Vivo iQOO 7 Sony Xperia 5 II
2x optical zoom (#3) 1080p @ 960 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 3x optical zoom (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 5-axis stabilization
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
Autofocus Angle of view – 124° (#3)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 34° (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
Digital zoom Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Cinematography Pro
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2) Continuous shooting
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#3) Digital image stabilization
Geotagging Digital zoom
HDR Dual Pixel PDAF
ISO settings Dual Pixel PDAF (#3)
Macro mode Exposure compensation
Optical image stabilization Face detection
Optical zoom Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3)
Panorama Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2)
PDAF (#3) Geotagging
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR
Pixel size – 0.8 m (#3) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
RAW Optical image stabilization
Scene mode Optical zoom
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Panorama
Self-timer Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Sensor size – 1/2.8″ (#3) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Third rear camera – 13 MP (portrait) Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2)
Touch focus Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals
White balance settings Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer
Sensor edition – Samsung S5K3T2 (#2)
Sensor edition – Sony IMX363 (#3)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens
Zeizz T Coating

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo iQOO 7 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Sony Xperia 5 II has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Vivo iQOO 7 Sony Xperia 5 II
16 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock HDR
HDR Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7
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.

Vivo iQOO 7 Sony Xperia 5 II
5G NSA 5G is market-dependent
5G SA 5G NSA
Built-in 5G modem 5G SA
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO(0.15/2.4 Mbit/s) GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ LTE Cat 19
LTE Cat 20 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Vivo iQOO 7 price is $586 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $648 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Sony Xperia 5 II price tag is $950

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