iQOO 3 with 5G, 55W charging launched in India

Here's a gaming-ready flagship phone!

Vivo’s iQOO sub-brand has launched the iQOO 3, sporting 55W charging feature, gaming-centric features, and 5G connectivity.

the newest iQOO phone is geared mainly for gamers with a flagship-level Snapdragon 865 chip, up to 12GB of LPDDRX5 RAM, and up to 256GB of UFS internal storage. The 6.44-inch Polar View display features a 180Hz touch response rate for faster gaming input.

There are also what the brand calls Monster Touch buttons —  two pressure-sensitive buttons on the side frame of helping users to achieve quick multi-finger operations in the game. 4D haptic feedback is also felt across the device for a more realistic experience.

iQOO 3 specs:

  • 6.44-inch FHD+ E3 Super AMOLED Polar View display, 2400 x 1080 px
    100% p3 Color Gamut, 1200 nits, HDR10+ enabled, 180Hz Touch response rate
  • Snapdragon 865 2.84GHz octa-core CPU
  • Adreno 650 GPU
  • 8GB, 12GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1
  • Quad rear cameras:
    48MP f/1.8 Sony IMX 582
    13MP f/2.5 telephoto with 20 x digital zoom
    13MP f/2.2 wide-angle macro
    2MP f/2.4 bokeh
    — EIS, AI Super Night Mode, AI Super Wide Mode
  • 16MP f/2.5 front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 5G or 4G LTE
  • WiFi 2.4G, 5.1G, 5.8G; Bluetooth 5.1, GPS
  • Carbon Fiber VC Liquid Cooling
  • Monster Touch Buttons, In-display fingerprint scanner
  • 3.5mm audio jack w/ HiFi AK4377A audio chip
  • USB 2.0 Type-C
  • iQOO UI 1.0 (based on Android 10)
  • 4,440mAh battery
    55W Super Flash Charge support
  • Colors: Tornado Black, Quantum Silver, Volcano Orange

The iQOO 3 will also be one of the first to ship a capsule-designed Type-C cable right out of the box, in an effort to provide more ergonomics while gaming. There’s also a quad rear camera setup led by a 48-megapixel shooter, plus electronic image stabilization (EIS) for less blurry shots.

In India, The iQOO 3 will begin shipping out starting March 4 with these prices: INR36,990 for the 8GB+128FB model, INR39,990 for the 8GB+256GB variant, and INR44,990 for the top-level 12GB+256GB 5G model.

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