The most potent Qualcomm chipsets are often found within the greatest flagship killers. However, there is now a flagship killer equipped with the finest MediaTek chipset. The iQOO Neo7 from Vivo‘s sub-brand is undoubtedly one of the most intriguing gadgets announced this year, at least for gamers and power users. When compared to other top-tier flagships, this gadget offers excellent high-end specs at a relatively inexpensive price, but is it truly the greatest flagship killer on the market? This is a common question because various gadgets are in the same price range. One of the greatest is the realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition, which was introduced in July and is now available at more appealing street rates. The major specs of the iQOO Neo7 by Vivo’s sub-brand and the realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition are compared below.
The Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition has the most unique and fascinating design in our comparison. It is available in a unique color scheme suggestive of a travel trunk. This color choice includes an eco leather backside and an aluminum frame. There is also a ceramic back variation. It is one of the most attractive phones introduced this year, and we suggest it if aesthetics are important to you. In terms of appearance, the iQOO Neo 7 is nothing spectacular. It’s attractive, with its narrow bezels and central punch hole, but it’s not that different from other smartphones in a similar price range, or even more economical minimal gadgets.
These two phones have remarkably similar screens. We’re talking about high-end panels, not the greatest on the market, but nonetheless excellent displays. The iQOO Neo7 sports a 6.78-inch AMOLED panel with a Full HD Plus resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a refresh rate of 120 Hz, HDR10+ certification, a peak brightness of 1,500 nits, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. The Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition also boasts an OLED display with a diagonal of 6.7 inches, a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, HDR10+ certification, a refresh rate of 120 Hz, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. Both screens can display up to one billion colors, however the Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition has stereo speakers and so provides a better audio experience.
Because to the existence of stronger secondary sensors, the Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition wins the camera comparison. It does, in fact, have a 50 MP ultrawide camera (rather than the iQOO Neo7’s mediocre 8 MP shooter) and a 3 MP microlens with 40x magnification.
Specs & Performance
The iQOO Neo7 and the Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition have comparable performance levels but different chipsets. The iQOO Neo 7 is equipped with a Dimensity 9000+ mobile platform, which is MediaTek’s most sophisticated CPU. It is a 4 nm processor with an octa-core architecture composed of a Cortex X2 CPU running at a maximum frequency of 3.2 GHz, three Cortex A710 CPUs running at 2.85 GHz, and four Cortex A510 CPUs running at 1.8 GHz, as well as a Mali G710 MC10 CPU, with up to 12 GB of RAM and up to 512 GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. The Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition comes with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 mobile platform with a top speed of 3.19 GHz, up to 12 GB of RAM, and up to 256 GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. The iQOO Neo 7 comes with Android 13, whilst the Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition comes with Android 12.
The battery capacity are the same: 5000 mAh, and these two phones have roughly the same battery life. The iQOO Neo7, on the other hand, charges faster owing to 120W fast charging (instead of just 100W).
Price & Availability
The iQOO Neo 7 carries a starting price of €380 or $380 (roughly Php22,229), while the Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition starts from $560 or €560 (around P29,401). Which one would you pick?