iQoo 3 Launched In India (Photo Credit: Twitter/@IqooInd)
iQoo 3, the much-awaited flagship 5G smartphone, has been launched in India. The key features on the newly-launched smartphone include Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, HDR 10+ display, and quad-rear camera setup, among others. It is worth mentioning here that iQoo 3 is targeted at mobile gaming enthusiasts.
iQoo 3 comes in both 4G and 5G variants. However, the 5G support is limited only to the top-end configuration of iQoo 3. The price for iQoo 3's 4G-only 8GB + 128GB variant in India has been set at Rs 36,990, while the 4G-only 8GB + 256GB model costs Rs 39,990. On the other hand, the iQoo 3's top-end 12GB + 256GB model, which comes with 5G support, carries a price tag of Rs 44,990. The smartphone comes in Quantum Silver, Volcano Orange, and Tornado Black colour options. It will go on sale starting March 4 at 12pm (noon) through Flipkart and the company's official iQoo.com website.
As for the launch offers on iQoo 3 are concerned, buyers can avail Rs 3,000 cashback on ICICI Bank credit and debit cards, no-cost EMI, and benefits worth Rs 12,000 for Jio customers.
iQoo 3 features a 6.44-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) HDR 10+ Super AMOLED display with 91.40 percent screen-to-body ratio. The display also comes with Schott Xensation UP protective layer. It also has a pixel density of 409ppi. 180Hz touch sampling rate, and 800 nits of peak brightness that maxes out at 1200 nits in some cases, as per iQoo.
Under the hood, iQoo 3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The smartphone offers up to 256GB of onboard UFS 3.1 storage. It packs a 4,440mAh battery with support for the proprietary 55W Super FlashCharge technology.
On the imaging front, iQoo 3 comes equipped with a quad-rear camera setup that houses a 48-megapixel main camera with an f/1.79 aperture and the Sony IMX582 sensor. The primary camera is assisted by a 13-megapixel telephoto lens with an f/2.46 aperture and 20x digital zoom output, a 13-megapixel wide-angle snapper with an f/2.2 aperture and a 120-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel portrait camera with an f/2.4 aperture for bokeh shots.
On the front, there is a 16-megapixel selfie snapper with an f/2.45 aperture. The selfie camera is housed inside a hole-punch. Connectivity options on the iQoo 3 include 5G, 4G, Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type-C 2.0, GPS, and Glonass.
The device measures 158.51 x 74.88 x 9.16mm and weigh at 214.5 grams. Also, there is an in-display fingerprint sensing module for authentication. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.