Teardown

Vivo iQOO Teardown

On March 1, vivo launched its new smartphone- the vivo iQOO. This 6.41-inch full-screen phone has caught the attention of the public since its release. Both iQOO and the Xiaomi Mi 9 are powered by Snapdragon 855 processor, but the former is cheaper. Today, we will check its internal structure and workmanship.
glass back cover
It features a glass back cover. There is a screw on the two sides of the USB port.

remove the SIM card
First of all, remove the SIM card tray.

take out all the screws
Taking out all the screws before separating the back case from the phone body. The disassembly process is slightly difficult.

remove the back cove
Now, the back cover is removed. There is a cable which connects the phone body to the back shell.

cables on the back cover
From the picture, we can see several cables on the back cover.

cable
A cable connects the back cover to the phone body. In case the cable gets loose, there is a metal strip on the cable port of the motherboard.

Remove the metal strip
Remove the metal strips, and disconnect the cables.

graphite sticker
Now the back cover is completely taken out. The back case is covered by a graphite sticker.

LED flash
The LED flash is connected to the motherboard via a cable.

LED
We can see two LEDs at the cable end.

antenna design
The iQOO has a good antenna design.

three-stage design
It also adopts a classic three-stage design. The motherboard is on the top, the battery in the middle and the small board is at the bottom. Most popular phones have used the design except iPhone.

small board
The small board is covered by a shield.

Remove the shield
Remove the shield, and the PCB can be seen.

shield
We can find a speaker and a motor on the shield.

small board
The small board is used to connect USB port, antenna, and peripheral devices.

cable on the battery
One cable on the battery connects to the small board, and the other connects to the motherboard.

battery
The iQOO sports a 4000mAh battery which supports 44W fast charge.

remove the battery
It’s easy to remove the battery.

battery
This is the battery we get.

heat pipe
We can see the heat pipe on the middle frame.

heat pipe
The pipe is bigger, which can make the phone have a better heat dissipation performance.

copper foil
Besides, the copper foil covers the motherboard, which can improve heat dissipation performance.
three cameras on the rear
The phone comes with three cameras on the rear, including a wide-angle camera, the main camera, and an in-depth camera.

Remove the camera racket
Remove the camera racket.


Tear down the motherboard.

copper
The copper is connected to the heat pipe. This design is good for heat dissipation.

motherboard
It’s the front of the motherboard.

motherboard
It’s the back of the motherboard.

remove the shield
After removing the shield, we can see the conductive silicone. The iQOO has a good heat dissipation design.

motherboard
This is the motherboard without the shield removed.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor
The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. It adopts a two-layer packaging process. The CPU is on the top and the memory chip is at the bottom.

128GB ROM
The phone comes with a 128GB ROM.

front camera
It also features a 12MP front camera.

rear cameras
Besides, it comes with a 12MP main camera, a 13MP wide-angle camera and a 2MP camera.

middle framework
This is the middle framework.

Summary
all the component
We find that the vivo iQOO uses good materials. The heat pipe is good for the CPU’s heat dissipation. The phone also has a reasonable internal structure. On the whole, the iQOO is an affordable smartphone.

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