iQOO Neo 7 Pro alternatives: phones from OnePlus, Samsung, POCO, Motorola around Rs 35,000

iQOO has brought a new addition to their Neo series. The iQOO Neo 7 Pro remains on-brand with a focus on performance and starts at Rs 34,999 for the 8GB+128GB variant. It is the only phone in its segment with a powerful Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor coupled with an Independent Gaming chip. The 120W fast charging tops up Neo 7 Pro’s 5,000mAh battery to 50 percent in just 8 minutes. The phone houses a 6.78-inch FHD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate and 1300-nits peak brightness. Before the phone goes on sale later this month, let’s take a quick look at some iQOO Neo 7 Pro alternatives and what they offer in this segment.

iQOO Neo 7 Pro alternatives for around Rs 35,000

Motorola Edge 40
Motorola Edge 40

  • Display: 6.55-inch FHD+ pOLED, 144Hz refresh rate, 1200-nits peak brightness
  • Chipset: Mediatek Dimensity 8020 5G
  • Battery and charging: 4,400mAh, 68W wired and 15W wireless
  • Main camera: 50MP with OIS + 13MP ultra-wide
  • Front camera: 32MP, 4K/30FPS
  • OS: Android 13
  • Price: Rs 29,999, comes in single 8GB+256GB variant
  • Excellent design
  • Decent display
  • Refined, bloat-free UI, IP68 Rating
  • Overheats at times
  • Battery life could be better

OnePlus 11R 5G

  • Display: 6.74-inch FHD+ AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, 1,450-nits peak brightness
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  • Battery and charging: 5,000mAh, 100W wired charging
  • Main camera: 50MP main with OIS + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP macro
  • Front camera: 16MP, 1080p/30FPS
  • OS: Android 13, OxygenOS 13
  • Price: Rs 39,999 for 8GB+128GB and Rs 44,999 for 16GB+256GB, on Amazon India
  • Impressive performance and battery life
  • Premium design
  • Decent primary camera
  • Ultra-wide and macro sensors can be improved

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE

  • Display: 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED with 120Hz refresh rate, Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Chipset: Exynos 2100
  • Battery and charging: 4,500mAh, 25W wired and 15W wireless charging
  • Main camera: 12MP main with OIS + 12MP ultra-wide + 8MP 3x telephoto
  • Front camera: 32MP with 4K/30FPS
  • OS: Android 13 with One UI
  • Price: Rs 36,999 for 8GB+128GB
  • Stunning display
  • Stylish, comfortable design
  • Capable selfie and main cameras
  • Clean UI
  • Not the fastest phone on the market
  • Slow wired and wireless charging speeds
  • No headphone jack

Google Pixel 6a

  • Display: 6.1-inch FHD+ AMOLED, 60Hz refresh rate
  • Chipset: Google Tensor
  • Battery and charging: 4,410mAh, 18W wired charging
  • Main camera: 12.2MP main with OIS + 12MP ultra-wide
  • Front camera: 8MP, 1080p/30FPS video recording
  • OS: Android 13
  • Price: Rs 27,999 for 6GB+128GB
  • Stylish, ergonomic design
  • Good-looking display
  • Clean UI
  • No charger in the box
  • Slow 18W charging speed
  • Display is capped at 60Hz
  • Throttling issues


  • Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
  • Battery and charging: 5,000mAh, 67W wired charging
  • Main camera: 64MP main with OIS + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP macro
  • Front camera: 16MP with 1080p/60FPS video recording
  • OS: Android 13 with MIUI for POCO
  • Price: Rs 29,999 for 8GB+256GB, Rs 32,999 for 12GB+256GB
  • Excellent display and performance
  • Impressive battery life
  • Capable stereo speakers
  • Bloatware
  • No microSD card slot

Tecno Phantom X2

  • Display: 6.8-inch FHD+ AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate
  • Chipset: Mediatek Dimensity 9000
  • Battery and charging: 5,160mAh, 45W wired charging
  • Main camera: 64MP main with OIS + 13MP ultra-wide + 2MP depth sensor
  • Front camera: 32MP, 1080p/30FPS video recording
  • OS: Android 12 with HIOS
  • Price: ₹36,999 for 8+256GB
  • Radical design with a curved display
  • Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • Capable camera and processor
  • Stuck on Android 12
  • Slow charging
  • No stereo speakers

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