vivo has launched another of its flagship lineup of smartphones. The iQOO 11 series consists of the iQOO 11 vs iQOO 11 Pro. Both smartphones have a lot in common but there are key differences that set the Pro model apart. Let’s explore both smartphones to find out.
Prices | Availability
As expected, the iQOO 11 Pro is more expensive. It has a starting price of CNY 4,999 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model. While the vanilla iQOO 11 is cheaper with a starting price of CNY 3,799 for the 8/128 GB model. In terms of their availability, the iQOO 11 Series is now available for purchase in China, while the global debut is in early January 2023. There’s a box at the bottom of this post that you can use to buy either of them.
Buy vivo iQOO 11 and iQOO 11 Pro
|vivo iQOO 11||Price|
|Buy on Giztop||$699.00|
|iQOO 11 Pro||Price|
|Buy on Giztop||$899.00|
iQOO 11 vs iQOO 11 Pro: Display
Both the iQOO 11 and iQOO 11 Pro have a 6.78-inch QHD+ Samsung E6 Super AMOLED touchscreen with 144Hz refresh rate, 1B colors, and HDR10+ certification. Also, these two smartphones use the new V2 chip, which can boost game performance. However, it’s good to note that only the iQOO 11 Pro has a curved edge panel. The vanilla edition has a flat-screen kind.
iQOO 11 vs iQOO 11 Pro: Camera
When it comes to the camera setup, the iQOO 11 Pro is superior. It features a 50MP OIS primary camera, 50MP ultrawide lens, 13MP Portrait Lens, and 16MP selfie camera. While the standard iQOO 11 follows with a 50MP OIS main cam, 13MP telephoto lens, 8MP ultrawide, and 16MP Selfie Camera.
Performance | Software
Moving on to the performance- both smartphones are powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. Paired with 8-16GB RAM and 128-512GB storage. Additionally, the iQOO 11 series can boost RAM further with Extended RAM 3.0 by up to 8GB. And to further boost gaming performance, vivo equipped both smartphones with a Vapor Chamber cooling system that has a 4,013mm2 stamped stainless steel chamber.
Software-wise, both smartphones are booting OriginOS 3 skin software based on Android 13 out of the box. And vivo has promised up to 2 years of OS upgrades and 3 years of security patches for all in the lineup.
iQOO 11 vs iQOO 11 Pro: Battery
The iQOO 11 Pro has a smaller battery capacity of 4,700 mAh but a faster-charging technology of 200W and it has 50W wireless support too. On the other hand, the non-Pro brings a larger battery size of 5,000 mAh with a 120W charging system.
iQOO 11 vs iQOO Pro: Verdict
The most premium of the lineup is the iQOO 11 Pro. Not so many things are different between both phones. vivo is offering value for money here. Both smartphones are cheaper than the vivo X90 Series while maintaining similar performance. So it’s a good deal to buy any of the iQOO 11 smartphones.
iQOO 11 vs iQOO 11 Pro: Similarities
- Both smartphones have the same 6.78-inch Samsung E6 AMOLED display with support for 144Hz refresh rate and HDR10+
- Both phones have the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset
- Both phones boot the same Origin OS 2 based on Android 13 software
- Both phones have the same Black, Green, and White (BMW M branding) colors
- Both phones have an under-display fingerprint scanner
iQOO 11 vs iQOO 11 Pro: Differences
- iQOO 11 Pro has 4,700mAh battery while the iQOO 11 has 5,000mAh battery
- iQOO 11 Pro supports 200W wired fast charging while the iQOO 11 supports 120W wired fast charging
- iQOO 11 Pro supports wireless charging while the iQOO 11 does not
- iQOO 11 Pro has a 50MP ultra-wide lens while the iQOO has an 8MP ultra-wide lens