We haven’t been hearing much from iQOO India since the launch of iQOO 3 in the country. Meanwhile, the Chinese branch has been adding a set of competitive smartphones to its portfolio. One of the latest hits introduced by iQOO was the iQOO 7. The device is a flagship full of interesting features and has been released in the company’s domestic market a couple of months ago. Now, a new report indicates that iQOO fans in India will finally get the Snapdragon 888-powered iQOO 7.
iQOO India Director, Gagan Ororo, took it to Twitter to share a teaser. The post is quite cryptic, but if we’re interpreting it correctly it teases the launch of the new iQOO 7 in the competitive market.
Answer is √7. Collegeku vangunae calculator ippo thaan use agudhu😂 pic.twitter.com/cwihPbmdkP
— தமிழன் டெக்கினிக்கல் (Tamilan Techinical) (@TTechinical) March 12, 2021
iQOO 7 specifications
The iQOO 7 is a jewel of the smartphone thanks to Qualcomm’s high-tier Snapdragon 888. It is the most powerful iQOO phone released to date, and even the upcoming iQOO Neo 5 will be placed below due to its Snapdragon 870. The iQOO 7’s processor is paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The graphical tasks are ensured by an integrated Adreno 660 GPU.
The handset flaunts a 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 2,400 x 1,080 resolution and up to 1,300 nits brightness. The panel has a 120Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate, and HDR10+ support. The phone also comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and a centered punch-hole camera.
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The iQOO 7 does not disappoint in the camera department with a triple-camera setup. It comprises a primary 48MP camera with f/1.79 aperture, OIS, and EIS. It gets accompanied by a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 120-degree field-of-view and a 13MP portrait sensor with f/2.6 aperture, 2x optical zoom, and 20x digital zoom. On the front, the handset features a 16MP selfie shooter with an f/2.0 aperture inside a punch-hole notch.
The phone draws power from a 4,000mAh battery with a whopping 120W fast-charging. The handset packs a stereo speaker setup with Hi-Fi audio and CS43131 amp. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone offers 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, GLONASS, dual-SIM support, and a USB-C port. The phone has 162.2 x 75.8 x 8.7mm overall dimensions and weighs 209.5 grams. The handset is available in Blackland, Latent Blue, and White color variants.
iQOO 7 Pricing
The iQOO 7 in 8GB/128GB configuration costs RMB 3,798, it may cost approximately INR 42,499 (~$585) in India. The 12GB + 256GB variant sets you back by RMB 4,198, and it may come at an INR 46,999 (~$647) price tag in India.