Update: February 2, 2020 — iQOO has started teasing that 5G phone is coming to India soon and has launched iqoo.com/in/ Continue reading “Vivo’s iQOO to launch Snapdragon 865-powered 5G phone in India in February”
Vivo’s iQOO brand has introduced its first gaming smartphone in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.41-inch Full HD+ water drop notch screen with 91.7% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by Snapdragon 855 with liquid cooling, up to 12GB of RAM, runs Android Pie, has a 12-megapixel primary rear camera with Sony IMX363 sensor, secondary 13-megapixel 120-degree ultra-wide lens and a 2-megapixel sensor for portrait shots. There is also a 12-megapixel camera on the front.
Vivo’s iQOO brand already confirmed that it will introduce its first smartphone on March 1st. Today the company has posted an image of the phone showing triple rear camera and two colors with patterns on the back. It already confirmed Snapdragon 855, up to 12GB RAM, up to 256GB storage, 4000mAh battery with 44W fast charging, NFC, 4D gaming experience and support Super HDR for camera.
Update – February 20, 2019: iQOO has confirmed that it will introduce the smartphone at an event in Shenzen on March 1st. The tagline says Monster Inside.
Vivo has announced iQOO, the company’s latest mobile phone sub-brand in China. The company has posted a teaser without saying when we can expect new mobiles under the sub-brand or what the iQOO means. Some reports from China say that the new brand will focus on premium mobile phones, while few reports say Vivo is getting into to gaming phone segment to take on Xiaomi, Nubia and others.