pre-MWC Shanghai conference

Vivo’s 5G Smartphone called iQoo unveils the AR Glass in Shanghai

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Vivo at its pre-MWC Shanghai conference on Tuesday unveiled its first 5G phone called the Vivo iQoo 5G. The Chinese company also showcased its Super FlashCharge 120W technology. Additionally, the company revealed its AR glasses, dubbed the Vivo AR Glass, that are based on 6DoF (Six Degrees of Freedom) technology and sport dual displays. Alongside the latest launches at MWC Shanghai, the China website of Vivo has confirmed the iQoo Neo. The online listing also showcases the new Vivo iQoo smartphone would come in Black and Purple color options.

At the pre-MWC Shanghai conference, Vivo announced the iQoo 5G phone that will carry a Snapdragon X50 modem and Snapdragon 855 SoC. The Vivo iQoo 5G is set to debut as the company’s first commercial 5G phone sometime in the third quarter of this year.

Vivo didn’t reveal any further details or concrete availability schedule for its first commercial 5G smartphone. However, it did display various 5G applications, including 5G Cloud Game, 5G Screen Mirroring, and 5G EasyShare. Particularly the 5G Cloud Game was demonstrated to offer high-quality gaming experience directly from the cloud via 5G network.

In addition to the 5G applications, Vivo during its keynote presentation exhibited the AR Glass that is touted to have dual displays and 6DoF technology to enable newer experiences. The glass is capable of working with a phone directly and doesn’t require any separate hardware to render AR content. A video trailer highlighting the key features of the AR glasses has been released on Weibo.