iQOO debuts in India with launching its 5G smartphone iQOO 3 in the country. The Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli has also been part of the debut launch by sending his video message from New Zealand. The Chinese brand, earlier a sub-brand of Vivo, is now an independent entity in India comes with an advanced 5G phone, despite the country isn’t ready to offer 5G services yet.
iQOO 3 comes with a fullscreen display with a punch-hole camera fitted in a full metal body, however, the back appears to be made of plastic, but, the company claims that it is supposedly, the Corning Gorilla Glass 6. iQOO 3 5G smartphone features a 6.44-inches Super AMOLED FHD+ display, which the company calls it a Polar View display.
iQOO 3 packs with Qualcomm’s latest flagship Snapdragon 865 SoC, which is built on 7nm processor that has the A77 architecture. This new chipset cones with Adreno 650 GPU and also supports the 5G capabilities. The GPU, claims to have 25% graphic performance when it comes to gaming.
iQOO 3 has a quad-camera setup on the back, which consists of a primary 48MP sensor, an 8MP telephoto lens with up to 20x digital zoom, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, housed within the punch-hole cutout, is a 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
iQOO 3 also has Monster Touch Buttons, which according to the company are two pressure-sensitive buttons placed on the side frame of the device, which was earlier seen in other gaming-centric smartphones as well.
iQOO 3 is equipped with faster storage options such as 8GB/12GB of LPDDR5 RAM accompanied with either 128GB or 256GB onboard storage, that has transfer speeds of UFS 3.1 storage. The iQOO 3 smartphone packs in a decent 4440mAh battery, that supports the company’s 55W Super FlashCharge technology, which claims to charge at least 50% of the battery in a mere 15-minutes.
iQOO 3 Comes in different color variant which are Volcano Orange, Quantum Silver, Tornado Black. Pricing of iQOO 3 starts with Rs. 36,990 for 8GB + 128GB 4G Variant, Rs. 39,990 for 8GB + 256GB 4G Variant and top variant price is Rs. 44,990 for 12GB + 256GB for 5G Variant. iQOO 3 smartphone will be available for sale starting from March 4th on the iQOO website and also on Flipkart.