iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro Plus: The iQOO 11 Pro and vivo X90 Pro+ are among the best flagship phones of the year. This is because both smartphones not only have incredible performance but also feature impressive battery life, camera systems, and many more.
But, between the iQOO 11 Pro and vivo X90 Pro Plus which is better? Well, there is no straightforward answer to this question. This is because different people with different budgets will prefer one over the other.
For those who need a complete camera system, the vivo X90 Pro+ will look more appealing while those who need more RAM and faster charging will prefer the iQOO 11 Pro. To help you know which you’d prefer, this iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro Plus specs comparison will share the differences and similarities between both smartphones.
iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro Plus
|Specs||iQOO 11 Pro||vivo X90 Pro+|
|Display||6.78-inches, 144Hz||6.78-inches, 120Hz|
|Display Features||AMOLED, HDR10+, Dolby Vision||AMOLED, HDR10+, Dolby Vision|
|RAM||up to 16GB||12GB|
|Storage||up to 512GB||up to 512GB|
|Back Camera||50MP + 13MP + 50MP||50.3MP + 64MP + 50MP + 48MP|
|Chipset||Snapdragon 8 Gen 2||Snapdragon 8 Gen 2|
|Software||Android 13||Android 13|
|Battery||4,700mAh (200W)||4,700mAh (80W)|
|Water & DustProof||YES (unspecified)||YES (IP68)|
iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro+: Display, Design, and Durability
The display size, display panel, screen brightness, and front design of both smartphones are the same. Both phones have the same 6.78-inch Samsung E6 AMOLED display, QHD+ 1440 x 3200 pixels resolution, LTPO4 panel, and HDR10+ support. The display of both smartphones is curved and has a centered punch hole. The only major difference is that the display of the iQOO 11 Pro supports a 144Hz refresh rate while that of the vivo X90 Pro+ supports a 120Hz refresh rate.
Another major difference between these two phones is the rear design. The vivo X90 Pro+ has a circular rear camera module and a line that runs across the top half while the iQOO 11 Pro has a rectangular rear camera module. The photos above clearly show the different designs of both smartphones.
As for durability, both phones are made of the same materials but the vivo X90 Pro+ is certified to be IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) but the IP dust/water resistant rating of the iQOO 11 Pro is not specified. The volume and power buttons, USB Type-C port, speaker grills, and microphone ports are located in the same area on both smartphones.
iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro Plus: Camera
|Camera||iQOO 11 Pro||vivo X90 Pro+|
|Telephoto||13MP||64MP + 50MP|
The camera is one area where the vivo X90 Pro Plus dominates the iQOO 11 Pro. The X90 Pro+ features a 50.3MP 1-inch type camera sensor which takes sharper and more detailed photos than the 50MP main camera of the iQOO 11 Pro. The X90 Pro+ is also equipped with two telephoto lenses (64MP & 50MP) while the iQOO 11 Pro is equipped with one 13MP telephoto lens.
Upfront, the X90 Pro+ has a 32MP selfie camera that can record videos in 4K resolution while the iQOO 11 Pro has a 16MP selfie camera that can record videos in 1080p resolution. The ultra-wide camera of the iQOO 11 Pro is a 50MP sensor which is not very different from the 48MP sensor of the X90 Pro+.
The photography and videography experience on the vivo X90 Pro+ is better than what you’ll get in the iQOO 11 Pro. This is not just because the X90 Pro+ features better camera sensors but also because the vivo X90 Pro+ features Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* lens coating, and Pixel Shift, which are not available in the iQOO 11 Pro.
iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro+: Chipset, Performance & Storage
Both smartphones feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and this means that the performance of both smartphones is very similar. This is because both smartphones have the same CPU cores and GPU. Also, the ISP, AI engine, 5G MODEM, RAM and Storage technology, etc on both smartphones are the same. We already wrote about the full details of this chipset, you can read about it here.
The storage options available on both smartphones are different. The storage options available in the iQOO 11 Pro are 8GB RAM + 256GB, 12GB + 256GB, and 16GB + 512GB storage while the storage options available in the vivo X90 Pro+ is 12GB RAM + 256GB and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage. None of these phones have space for storage expansion via a microSD card slot.
iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro Plus: Software
The iQOO 11 Pro and vivo X90 Pro Plus boots Origin OS 3 based on Android 13 out of the box. Both smartphones are expected to get three years of major software updates and security patches. The UI, icons, settings, navigation, etc on both smartphones are the same.
iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro+: Battery & Other Features
Both the vivo X90 Pro+ and iQOO 11 Pro are powered by a 4,700mAh battery. But the X90 Pro+ supports 80W wired fast charging while the iQOO 11 Pro supports 200W wired fast charging. Both smartphones support 50W wireless fast charging and 10W reverse charging. It’ll take you less time to charge the battery of the iQOO 11 Pro. Other features available in both smartphones are:
- stereo speakers (32-bit/384kHz audio)
- Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic)
- USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Infrared Port
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, etc
iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro Plus: Price
The starting price of the iQOO 11 Pro (8 + 256GB) is about $899 which is about $300 cheaper than the $1199 starting price of the vivo X90 Pro+ (12GB + 256GB). So, between the iQOO 11 Pro and vivo X90 Pro+ which should you buy? See the conclusion of this iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro Plus comparison below for the answer.
|iQOO 11 Pro||Price|
|Buy on Giztop||$899.00|
|vivo X90 Pro+||Price||Coupon|
|Buy on Giztop||$1199.00||V90PP50|
iQOO 11 Pro vs vivo X90 Pro Plus: Conclusion
To get out there, the vivo X90 Pro+ is better than the iQOO 11 Pro in two confirmed areas. One, the X90 Pro+ is certified to be IP68 dust/water resistant. Two, the X90 Pro+ has better camera sensors. And three, the X90 Pro+ has more camera features and is therefore a better camera smartphone. The iQOO 11 Pro however has a smoother 144Hz refresh rate and a faster 200W wired charger but these are subjective.
So, who should buy the vivo X90 Pro Plus and who should buy the iQOO 11 Pro? Well, if you love taking photos and recording videos, the vivo X90 Pro+ is better for you. However, if you need a phone that will save you money and also give you a similar user experience and performance as the X90 Pro+, the iQOO 11 Pro is good for you.
Note that the cameras of the iQOO 11 Pro are top notch but they are not as good as the cameras of the vivo X90 Pro Plus.