The iQOO 3 has just been announced in India. It becomes the second 5G phone to launch in the Country, after the Realme X50 Pro that was launched yesterday.
The phone sports a 6.44-inch SUPER AMOLED display with a punch-hole for the selfie camera in the top right corner of the screen. The screen has a 180Hz Touch Response Rate, a brightness level of 800-1200 nits, 100% P3 Colour Gamut, HDR10+, 2000000:1 contrast ratio, In-display fingerprint scanner.
The iQOO 3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. The phone will be available in a 4G variant with 8GB RAM LPDDR5 and 128GB/256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The 5G model has 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The company says that the iQOO 3 scored 610576 points on AnTuTu Benchmark.
The primary camera department of the iQOO 3 comprises quad lenses with a 48MP Sony IMX 582 main sensor with an f/1.79 aperture, a 13MP Telephoto lens with an f/2.46 aperture, 20X Digital Zoom, a 13MP 120° wide-angle/macro lens with an f/2.2 aperture, a 2MP Bokeh lens (Portrait) with an f/2.4 aperture, and an LED Flash.
The selfie camera on the iQOO 3 is a 16MP lens with an f/2.45 aperture.
The phone is backed by a 4440mAh battery that supports 55W SUPER FlashCharge fast charging that can top up to 50% in 15 minutes.
The iQOO 3 is marketed as a gaming phone, and has some enhanced features. The device has two Pressure Sensitive buttons on the side for ergonomic gaming, which reportedly reduces thumb effort in gaming by 50%. The company calls this ” Monster Touch buttons”.
The phone supports Liquid Cooling to keep the thermal levels low while you play games. The iQOO 3 also comes with an L-Shape Capsule data cable, that makes it easier to hold the phone while playing games when charging the phone.
iQOO 3 Specs
- Display: 6.44-inch E3 SUPER AMOLED Polar View Full HD+ 2400 x 1080 pixels, 800-1200 nits brightness, 100% P3 Colour Gamut, HDR10+, 2000000:1 contrast ratio, 180Hz Touch Response Rate, In-display fingerprint scanner
- Operating System: iQOO UI 1.0 based on Android 10
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
- Memory: 12GB LPDDR5 RAM
- Storage: 256GB UFS 3.1
- Battery: 4440mAh, 55W SUPER FlashCharge, Up to 50% in 15 minutes
- Main Cameras: 48MP Sony IMX 582 f/1.79 aperture, 13MP Telephoto lens f/2.46 aperture, 20X Digital Zoom, 13MP 120° wide-angle/macro lens f/2.2 aperture, 2MP Bokeh lens (Portrait) f/2.4 aperture, LED Flash
- Selfie Camera: 16MP f/2.45 aperture
- Connectivity: 5G (N41/77/78), 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 2.4G/5.1G/5.8G, Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type- C, GPS, GLONASS, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope
iQOO 3 price in India
The iQOO 3 has been priced at Rs.36,990 for the 4G variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The 256GB 4G variant will cost Rs. 39,990. The iQOO 3 5G with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage carries a price tag of Rs.44,990.
The phone comes in 3 colours: Tornado Black, Quantum Silver and Volcano Orange. The first sale of the iQOO 3 starts at 12PM on March 4th at Flipkart. ICICI Bank Debit Card and Credit Card users can avail a cashback of Rs. 3,000 when purchasing the phone.