iQOO has launched their Z3 gaming flagship in India today. The iQOO Z3 is the first smartphone in India to be powered by the Snapdragon 768G SoC. Moreover, there are a bunch of other mind-boggling features that make it every bit worth the penny. The gaming flagship has had the smartphone community thrilled for quite some time now. This launch will definitely give iQOO leverage over its competitors.
The livestream started at 12PM and started revealing the core specifications of the flagship gradually. So, here is everything you need to know about the iQOO Z3.
iQOO Z3 Specifications And Features
The iQOO Z3 features a 6.58-inch FHD+ LCD display. The display comes with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. Moreover, the display comes with a resolution of 2408× 1080 pixels. Also, the aspect ratio of the display is that of 20:9. The flagship smartphone runs on Android 11 with the iQOO UI 1.0 custom skin on top.
On the processor front, the flagship smartphone carries the Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G SoC. In fact, this handset is the first smartphone in India to use this processor. Additionally, this powerful octa-core chipset is paired with Adreno 620 GPU. Moreover, the smartphone comes with up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 256GB of UFS 2.2 internal storage. The smartphone also boasts an advanced 5-layer liquid cooling system to handle those intense gaming sessions with ease.
When it comes to the cameras, the iQOO Z3 5G features a triple rear camera setup. The setup includes a primary 64-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GW3 sensor. Additionally, this primary sensor has an aperture of f/1.79. The setup also includes an 8-megapixel ultra wide angle sensor alongside a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The sensors have apertures of f/2.2 and f/2.4, respectively. On the front, the smartphone comes with a 16-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calls. The smartphone has the feature of recording 4K videos at 60FPS.
On the connectivity front, the smartphone comes with 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1 and GPS/GLONASS. The iQOO Z3 packs a good 4,400mAh battery along with 55W fast charging support. Additionally, the handset also comes with a USB Type-C port for charging.
As for optics, the iQOO Z3 5G has a quad-camera setup at the back with a 64MP (f/1.79 aperture) Samsung ISOCELL GW3 primary sensor with LED flash and EIS, an 8MP (f/2.2 aperture) ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4 aperture) depth sensor. There is a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies and video chats and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. Connectivity features include 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C.
It boots Android 11-based iQOO UI 1.0 custom skin on top and packs a 4,400mAh battery with 55W fast charging support.
Price, Availability & Offers
The iQOO Z3 price in India starts at Rs. 19,990 for the 6GB RAM/128GB internal storage variant. Additionally, the price of the 8GB/128GB variant is set at Rs. 20,990. The most packed variant of the smartphone comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. This variant is priced at Rs. 22,990.
When it comes to the availability of the device, it will go on sale from today at 1PM on Amazon India. Additionally, the phone will also be available on iQoo.com. The smartphone comes in two color options namely Ace Black and Cyber Blue.
Coming to the offers, there is a launch offer which includes seven days ‘no questions asked’ return policy with a 100 percent money-back guarantee. Furthermore, there is a Rs. 1,500 off on ICICI Bank debit and credit cards. Also, there is a Rs. 1,000 off on Amazon coupons. Lastly, no-cost EMI options of up to 9 months are available as well.