iQOO has confirmed that the iQOO 12 will launch in India on December 12th. This will be the first phone in India to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. The iQOO 12 will be sold on Amazon.in.
iQOO 12 will launch on Dec 12 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
So, the iQOO 12 will feature a 6.78-inch (2800 × 1260 pixels) 1.5K flat LTPO AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 144Hz variable refresh rate, up to 1400 nits brightness in HBM mode, up to 3000 nits peak brightness, and 2160Hz PWM dimming.
Also, under the hood, the iQOO 12 will be powered by an Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 750 GPU. It will come with 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM and 256GB / 512GB (UFS 4.0) storage.
Additionally, the iQOO 12 will run android 14 with Funtouch OS 14. It will have a dual SIM (nano + nano) slot and support 5g SA/NSA, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 7 802.11 be, Bluetooth 5.4, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, USB Type-C, and NFC.
Also, the iQOO 12 will have a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP primary camera, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 64MP telephoto camera. It will also have a 16MP front-facing camera.
In addition, the smartphone will be powered by a 5000mAh battery with 120W ultra-fast flash charging, 50W wireless charging, and reverse wireless charging.
Also, here are some additional details about the iQOO 12:
- It will have an in-display fingerprint sensor and an infrared sensor.
- It will have stereo speakers and Hi-Fi audio.
- It will have dimensions of 163.22× 75.88×8.10mm (Legend / Track Edition) / 8.35mm (Red edition) and weigh 203.7g (Legend / Track Edition) / 198.5g (Red edition).
So, we should know more details about the iQOO 12 in the coming days, before it goes official in December.
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Here is a summary of the key features of the iQOO 12:
- Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC
- 6.78-inch AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate
- 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM
- 256GB / 512GB UFS 4.0 storage
- Android 14 with Funtouch OS 14
- 50MP + 50MP + 64MP triple rear camera setup
- 16MP front-facing camera
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- Infrared sensor
- Stereo speakers
- Hi-Fi audio
- 5000mAh battery with 120W charging
- 50W wireless charging
- Reverse wireless charging
So, the smartphone is shaping up to be a flagship smartphone with some impressive features. It will be interesting to see how it is priced and how it performs in the real world.
Price and Availability
Also, the iQOO 12 is expected to be priced in India starting at ₹69,999. It will be available for pre-order immediately after the announcement.
The pros and cons of iQOO flagship smartphones are as follows:
- Powerful performance: iQOO flagship smartphones are equipped with the latest and greatest Qualcomm Snapdragon processors and Adreno GPUs, which makes them some of the most powerful smartphones on the market. They can handle even the most demanding games and apps with ease.
- Excellent displays: iQOO flagship smartphones have large, high-resolution displays with high refresh rates. Making them ideal for watching videos, playing games, and browsing the web.
- Fast charging: iQOO flagship smartphones support fast charging, so you can quickly top up their batteries when they're running low.
- Affordability: iQOO flagship smartphones are typically more affordable than other flagship smartphones from brands like samsung and apple.
- Camera quality: iQOO flagship smartphones have good cameras, but they're not the best on the market. They may struggle in low-light conditions and may not be able to capture as much detail as some other flagship smartphones.
- Software updates: iQOO flagship smartphones may not receive as many software updates as other flagship smartphones from bigger brands.
- Brand recognition: iQOO is a relatively new brand, so it may not be as well-known as other smartphone brands like Samsung and Apple. This could make it more difficult to sell or trade-in your iQOO smartphone in the future.
Overall, iQOO flagship smartphones are a good option for users who want a powerful and affordable smartphone with a great display and fast charging. However, if you're looking for the best possible camera quality or the latest and greatest software updates, then you may want to consider a flagship smartphone from a bigger brand.
Please note that these are just general pros and cons, and the specific experience may vary depending on the particular iQOO flagship smartphone that you choose.