iQOO has set the Z5’s debut date for September 23 and the phone is expected to make its way to India shortly after. And Smartprix has learned that the launch of the iQOO Z5 will take place during the upcoming Amazon Great Indian Sale. According to a recent teaser, the new iQOO phone will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G SoC. So you can get the same chip in iQOO Z5 in India. In addition to the new processor, the handset is also likely to offer 5G connectivity, very fresh curved screens and fast charging capabilities.
According to reports, Vivo’s sub-brand is also working on two new smartphones in addition to the iQOO Z5. While they are all expected to use the aforementioned features, let’s focus on the Z5 specifically for now:
iQOO Z5 Features: What to Expect?
The iQOO Z5 is rumored to have a 120Hz display. According to the Play Console list, this would be a full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) panel with Android 11 software underneath.
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As teased, the processor would be Snapdragon 778G paired with at least 8GB of RAM. Speaking of the latter, the Z5 Pro variant with model number V2148A is expected to have UFS 3.1 storage and LPDDR5 RAM. Moreover, the Snapdragon 778G SoC is also said to be at the core.
The iQOO Z5 Pro is also expected to feature dual stereo speakers, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 5,000mAh battery with 44W fast charging. A 64-megapixel primary sensor will be part of the triple rear cameras on the iQOO Z5 Pro.
It is rumored that iQOO is also working on the iQOO Z5x which will have a 90Hz AMOLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 900 and three rear cameras. We also heard that the device is a rebranded Vivo S10e.
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iQOO Z5 Price and availabilty
On Wednesday, iQOO posted a teaser image on Weibo to announce the launch date for the iQOO Z5. The company is hosting the launch on September 23 at 2:30 p.m. CST Asia (12 noon IST) in China.
However, the price and availability are not yet known for the Indian market. There are rumors that it will be available exclusively on Amazon India. But let’s take that and other details mentioned so far with a grain of salt until it’s confirmed.
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