iQOO 9 series with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 launching in India soon

iQOO introduced the iQOO 9 series smartphones this week in China, but the company did not confirm the India launch of the phone. Yesterday, when announcing the iQOO 7 Legend as official smartphone for the finals of the ongoing Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) series on January 13th, iQOO confirmed that the iQOO 9 series will be launched in India soon. Continue reading “iQOO 9 series with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 launching in India soon”

iQOO 9 Pro with 6.78-inch 2K 120Hz LTPO E5 AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 120W fast charging and iQOO 9 announced

iQOO has officially introduced iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro smartphones in China as it had announced. The iQOO 9 Pro has a 6.78-inch Quad HD+ Samsung E5 AMOLED curved screen with LTPO 2.0 technology, support for 10bit color, peak brightness of1500nit, variable refresh rate of 120Hz and 1000Hz touch sampling rate. The iQOO 9 has a 6.78-inch FHD+ Samsung E5 AMOLED flat screen with 120Hz refresh rate. Both the phones are powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 with large 3926mm² stacked waterfall VC three-dimensional heat dissipation system. Continue reading “iQOO 9 Pro with 6.78-inch 2K 120Hz LTPO E5 AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 120W fast charging and iQOO 9 announced”

iQOO 9 Pro with 2K E5 LTPO curved AMOLED display, in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner confirmed

iQOO already confirmed that it will introduce the iQOO 9 series that will include the iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro on January 5th. Today, it has confirmed that the iQOO 9 Pro will feature a 2K Samsung E5 AMOLED curved screen with LTPO 2.0 technology, support for 10bit color, peak brightness is 1500nit, variable refresh rate of 120Hz and 1000Hz touch sampling rate. Continue reading “iQOO 9 Pro with 2K E5 LTPO curved AMOLED display, in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner confirmed”

iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 to be announced on January 5

iQOO has confirmed that it will introduce the iQOO 9 series that will include the iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro on January 5th. It has also posted the image of BMW Edition of the smartphone, which still has similar rear design and stripes. To remind you, the company signed BMW M Motorsport’s global partnership last year with the iQOO 5. Continue reading “iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 to be announced on January 5”

iQOO U5 with 6.58-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 695, Android 12, 5000mAh battery announced

iQOO today introduced its iQOO U5, a mid-range 5G smartphone, in China. It packs a 6.58-inch FHD+ LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate, 90.61% screen-to-body ratio, 8MP punch-hole front camera, is powered by Snapdragon 695 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM, and has a 50MP + 2MP dual rear cameras. Continue reading “iQOO U5 with 6.58-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 695, Android 12, 5000mAh battery announced”

iQOO Neo 5 SE with 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz display, Snapdragon 870, up to 12GB RAM announced

Along with the Neo 5S, iQOO also introduced a cheaper Neo 5 SE model in China. It has a 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz screen with 5-step variable refresh rate, DCI-P3 color gamut and can achieve 1-nit low brightness. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 870 with up to 12GB of RAM. Continue reading “iQOO Neo 5 SE with 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz display, Snapdragon 870, up to 12GB RAM announced”

iQOO Neo 5S with 6.62-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, up to 12GB RAM announced

iQOO has announced Neo 5S, the company’s latest mid-range 5G smartphone in the iQOO Neo series, as it had announced. It packs a 6.62-inch Full HD+ 120Hz refresh rate AMOLED screen with 300Hz touch sampling rate, 1000Hz instant touch sampling rate, 5.8ms touch response, peak brightness of 1,300 nits, support for HDR10+, built-in intelligent display chip Pro for MEMC, DC dimming and 91.4% screen-to-body ratio. Continue reading “iQOO Neo 5S with 6.62-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, up to 12GB RAM announced”

Vivo India appoints Nipun Marya as the CEO of iQOO India

Vivo India today appointed  Nipun Marya as the new CEO of its iQOO brand. He served as Director, Brand Strategy for Vivo India for five years, and will be responsible for driving the growth of iQOO brand and its operations in India.  Continue reading “Vivo India appoints Nipun Marya as the CEO of iQOO India”

iQOO confirms new Neo series for Dec 20; Neo 5s with FHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 888 expected

After rumours, iQOO has started teasing the launch of new iQOO Neo series smartphone launch in China on December 20th. This should be the iQOO neo 5s which surfaced recently. It was earlier rumoured to be called the Neo 6, but the recent leaks point to iQOO neo 5s name. The company also confirmed that this will be the first iQOO phone to run OriginOS Ocean, the company’s latest update. Continue reading “iQOO confirms new Neo series for Dec 20; Neo 5s with FHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 888 expected”

iQOO Neo 6 with FHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 888, 12GB RAM surfaces

iQOO Neo 6, successor to iQOO Neo 5 has surfaced in Google Play Developer console wit the model number revealing most specifications. This reveals a (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ screen with centre punch-hole, same as the predecessor, and we can expect an AMOLED screen. It also reveals Snapdragon 888 SoC compared to Snapdragon 870 in the predecessor, but it will retain the 12GB RAM. Continue reading “iQOO Neo 6 with FHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 888, 12GB RAM surfaces”

iQOO Z5 5G Cyber Grid colour variant launched in India

iQOO launched the Z5 5G smartphone in Arctic Dawn and Mystic Space colours in India in September. Today, it has launched a new Cyber Grid colour variant in the country. This was introduced in China along with the other colour variants, but it is coming to India now only. Continue reading “iQOO Z5 5G Cyber Grid colour variant launched in India”

iQOO confirms Android 12 Beta roll out timeline for its smartphones in India

iQOO today confirmed the Android 12 Beta rollout timeline for its smartphones – iQOO 7, iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO Z3, iQOO Z5 and iQOO 3. Even though it rolls out for most smartphones in December 201, iQOO 3 users will have to wait till March, 2022 to get the update. The company said that the update will offer an enhanced smartphone experience in combination with Android 12 Beta. Continue reading “iQOO confirms Android 12 Beta roll out timeline for its smartphones in India”

iQOO Z5x with 6.58-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Dimensity 900, 50MP rear camera, 5000mAh battery announced

iQOO just introduced the iQOO Z5x, a cheaper phone in the Z series compared to the iQOO Z5 in China, as it had announced. It has a 6.58-inch FHD+ LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR 10 and TUV Rheinland low blue light certification. The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor with liquid cooling that can reduce the core temperature by up to 10° C. It has up to 8GB of RAM and up to 3GB of virtual RAM. Continue reading “iQOO Z5x with 6.58-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Dimensity 900, 50MP rear camera, 5000mAh battery announced”

iQOO Z5x 5G with 6.58-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Dimensity 900, 5000mAh battery to be announced on October 20

Update: iQOO has  confirmed that it will introduce the iQOO Z5x 5G smartphone on October 20th. The image confirms Orange and Black colours, dual rear cameras, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and the company has confirmed Dimensity 900 SoC and 5000mAh battery for the phone. Continue reading “iQOO Z5x 5G with 6.58-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Dimensity 900, 5000mAh battery to be announced on October 20”

iQOO Z5 5G Unboxing and First Impressions

iQOO launched the Z5 5G a couple of weeks back in India as the successor of iQOO Z3. This has several upgrades such as a larger 6.67-inch 120Hz screen, faster Snapdragon 778G SoC with up to 12GB of RAM, and also has a bigger 5000mAh battery. Here we have the unboxing. Continue reading “iQOO Z5 5G Unboxing and First Impressions”