Just a day after the launch of Realme X50 Pro, iQOO – a new company to enter the highly competitive Indian market has launched its first device with Snapdragon 865 and 5G support. With the launch of the smartphone, iQOO becomes the second company to launch a 5G smartphone in the market. Alongside 5G, the company also launched the 4G variant as there are no 5G network providers in the market yet. Tagged as #MonsterInside, the latest flagship from Vivo’s gaming sub-brand comes in two variants – iQOO 3 5G and iQOO 3.
The main highlights of both the smartphones are a 48MP AI quad-camera setup, SD865 SoC, and 55W Super FlashCharge support. iQOO 3 also features ‘Monster Touch Buttons‘ on the side frames which are used while gaming, similar to the ASUS Air Triggers on the ASUS ROG Phone II.
IQOO 3 Deals and Offers
As part of the launch offer, the company is offering a flat INR 3,000 discount on ICICI Credit Cards and all EMI transactions. You can also avail no-cost EMI up to 12 months. Reliance Jio is offering benefits worth INR 12,000 with every purchase of iQOO 3.
iQOO 3 Specifications
iQOO 3 boasts a 6.44-inch FHD+ E3 Super AMOLED Polar View display with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, the device is coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The device is preloaded with iQOO UI 1.0 based on the Android 10 operating system.
The iQOO 3 is available in 8GB and 12GB RAM (5G) variants with 128GB and 256GB storage capacities. The 8GB RAM model ships with both 128GB and 256GB storage variants, while the 12GB model comes with 256GB RAM.
On the optics, the iQOO 3 comes with a 48MP primary camera supported by a 13MP telephoto lens, 13MP wide-angle lens, and 2MP bokeh lens. The phone offers support for 20x digital zoom, which helps you to capture long-distance shots clearly. The selfie camera includes a 16MP sensor with f/2.45 aperture with support for AR stickers, AI Makeup, FlashScreen Flash, Super night mode, Super Anti Shake, Portrait bokeh, and other technologies.
In addition to the in-display fingerprint scanning, the smartphone also provides support for all standard sensors such as accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, e-compass, proximity sensor, and much more.
The iQOO 3 borrows power via a powerful 4440mAh battery with support for 55W SUPER FlashCharge technology, which the company claims to charge 50% within 15 minutes.
The iQOO 3 ships with iQOO Monster mode UI with semi-open icons, low-saturation color matching, and smooth animations. The UI will be useful for gaming enthusiasts when clubbed with the superpower processing and graphics.
iQOO 3 & iQOO 3 5G Pricing & Availability
Both the variants of iQOO 3 is available in three different color options i.e. Tornado Black, Quantum Silver, and Volcano Orange. The smartphone will be available for purchase on Flipkart via flash sale on March 4 at 12 PM with exciting deals and offers mentioned above.
iQOO 3 Variants Pricing:
- iQOO 3 4G – 8GB + 128GB @ INR 36,990/-
- iQOO 3 4G – 8GB + 256GB @ INR 39,990/-
- iQOO 3 5G – 12GB + 256GB @ INR 44,990/-