iQOO 3 and iQOO 3 5G are official with SD865 SoC, up to 12GB RAM

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Vivo’s iQOO brand has launched its latest iQOO 3 and iQOO 3 5G smartphone in India. These have same specifications with later supporting 5G (N41/77/78).

The iQOO 3 series feature in 6.44-inch E3 Suepr AMOLED Polar View display which offers 180Hz touch response time. The screen offers FHD+ resolution at 20:9 aspect ratio and sports Schott Xensation UP glass protection.

The iQOO 3 and iQOO 3 5G specs include octa-core Snapdragon 865 SoC. It comes in options of 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB UFS 3.1 storage or 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 ROM.

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The phones speed art design is inspired from futuristic car, boasting streamline edge curves. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor which unlocks in just 0.31 seconds.

The iQOO 3 features in Carbon Fiber VC Liquid Cooling technology. It makes up of double layer graphite radiator, carbon fiber VC liquid cooling, All-round 3D head dissipation, High conductivity aluminum alloy, Magnesium alloy bracket and double-layer graphite radiator.

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For ultimate gaming experience, it has Monster Touch buttons which can be assign to any of the actions. These buttons are also certified by USERGO. Moreover, there is an L-Shaped Capsule Data cable. The handset also offers 4D Game Vibration as well.

There is Multi-Turbo function which includes Center Turbo, AI Turbo, ART++Turbe, Game Turbo, Net Turbo and Cooling Turbo. It offers 78% improvement in Anti-Frame Rate while playing games. The AI turbo on the other hand improves opening of commonly used Apps by 20%.

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Other specifications include 4400mAh battery which supports 55W FlashCharge fast charging. Company claims that it can charge from 0 to 50% in just 15 minutes. There is a quad-camera setup at the back of 48MP + 13MP + 13MP + 2MP shooters. Selfies are take by 16MP front camera.

iQOO 3 / iQOO 3 5G Specifications

  • Dimensions: 158.51 x 74.88 x 9.16mm
  • Weight: 214.5 grams
  • Operating System: Android 10 based iQOO UI 1.0
  • SIM: Single or Dual Nano SIM slots
  • Biometrics: In-display Fingerprint sensor (0.31 seconds)
  • Display: 6.44-inch E3 Super AMOLED Polar View display with 2400 x 1080 pixels FHD+ resolution, 180Hz touch response rate, Eagle Eye display enhancement, 20:9 aspect ratio, 800nits (full screen) / 1200nits (peak) brightness, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 2000000:1 contrast ratio, HDR10+ certified, multi-touch support, Schott Xensation UP glass protection
  • Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • Gaming Features: 2 pressure sensitive Monster Thumb buttons
  • RAM: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB / 256GB built-in (UFS 3.1)
  • Front camera: 16MP with F/2.45 aperture (2.98mm punch hole)
  • Rear cameras: Quad-rear cameras with LED Flash, up to 4K video recording
    • 48MP main with Sony IMX582 sensor, F/1.79 Aperture, EIS
    • 13MP Telephoto with F/2.46 Aperture, up to 20X digital zoom
    • 13MP with 120-degree Wide-Angle with F/2.2 Aperture
    • 2MP depth with F/2.4 Aperture
  • Battery: 4400mAh battery with 55W fast charging (50% in 15 minutes)
  • Connectivity: 5G (only in iQOO 3 5G 12GB/256GB model), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V5.1, USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG, GPS/GLONASS
  • Audio:Hi-Fi AK4377A chipset, Hi-Res audio certified, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Proximity, Gyroscope, E-compass
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The iQOO 3 8GB/128GB price is Rs. 36,990 ($515 / €475) while its 8GB/256GB variant costs Rs. 39,990 ($555 / €512) . The iQOOO 3 5G 8GB/256GB price is Rs. 44,990 ($625 / €575) . It will go on sale from March 4th, 12:00PM at Flipkart. The iQOO 3 colors include Volcano Orange, Quantum Silver and Tornado Black shades.

Buyers can avail Rs. 3000 discount on ICICI Bank Credit / Debit Cards, No Core EMI for up to 12 months and Rs. 12000 worth of benefits for Jio users.