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iQOO 11 5G India launch date confirmed, to be India’s first Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 phone

Highlights

  • iQOO 11 5G will be launching on January 10th, 2023
  • The iQOO 11 Pro 5G, which is available in China, will not launch in India
  • The iQOO 11 will launch as India’s first Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 phone

iQOO 11 5G India launch has been confirmed. To recall, the iQOO 11 and iQOO 11 Pro went official in China last week. The vanilla model is also available for purchase in some Southeast Asian markets. A press release that surfaced after the launch the previous week confirmed that the iQOO 11 will debut on January 10th, 2023.

In an interview with 91mobiles, iQOO India CEO Nipun Maurya also confirmed that the iQOO 11 would launch on the said date. He added that the iQOO 11 Pro would not launch alongside the iQOO 11. The Pro model may arrive at a later date, but there is no word on its release timeframe.

iQOO 11 5G launch, sale dates for India

iQOO 11 5G

iQOO 11 5G

The press release revealed that after the January 10th launch, the iQOO 11 5G will be available for purchase starting January 13th, 2023. There is no word on the price of the device. It can be said, based on the price of its predecessor, that the iQOO 11 could be priced at around Rs 50,000. Maurya said that the iQOO 11 would be India’s first phone to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset.

iQOO 11 5G specifications

The iQOO 11 5G has an E6 AMOLED LPTO 4.0 display of 6.78 inches, which offers a QHD+ resolution, a refresh rate of 144Hz refresh rate, and an in-screen fingerprint scanner. The phone will arrive with a FunTouchOS-based Android 13 OS in India.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2-powered iQOO 11 is expected to arrive in India with up to 16GB of LPDDR5x RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage. It will have a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging.

On the front, the iQOO 11 has a 16-megapixel selfie camera. Its rear shell will feature a 50-megapixel primary camera with OIS support, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide snapper, and a 13-megapixel telephoto camera. It is equipped with other features like the Vivo V2 ISP and vapour chamber liquid cooling unit.

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