Vivo’s iQOO to launch Snapdragon 865-powered 5G phone in India in February

Update: February 2, 2020 — iQOO has started teasing that 5G phone is coming to India soon and has launched

Earlier: Vivo announced iQOO (stands for ‘I Quest On and On’) sub-brand in China last year, and has launched several smartphones since then in its home ground, including iQOO Pro 5G. Now the company has confirmed that it will launch its first product for the Indian market in February. It also plans to launch 4G smartphones in the country with high-end specifications.

The iQOO phone will be India’s first smartphone powered by Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform and will also feature 5G support. iQOO said that it will be backed by robust performance capabilities in the charging, gaming, and design department, providing phone phonetics uninterrupted content consumption, according to the company.

iQOO will be selling its phones in India through online platforms initially, and plans to sell its phones via offline stores in the future. We should know more details about the phone in the coming weeks.

Commenting on the same, Gagan Arora, Director of Marketing at iQOO, said:

We see extreme potential in the premium segment smartphone market in India and have deep-dived to understand the gap that the consumers face in this segment. We understand very closely that there is an increasing demand for performance delivery devices and smooth smartphone experience, be it using multiple apps, downloading heavy files or just social media. Consumers today look for power-packed performance, and that is exactly what we offer. We are proud to share the same ethos and values exhibited by today’s younger generation who grew up in the internet era. We are confident that the values of the iQOO brand resonate strongly with this audience. iQOO is a brand that understands, is in-sync and progresses with them.

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