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iQOO 7 India launch and price officially teased, will be an affordable Snapdragon 888 flagship

On: March 24, 2021
Highlights

  • iQOO India has teased the launch of a new phone
  • It has also teased sub-Rs 40,000 pricing for the smartphone
  • Rumors suggest it may launch the iQOO 7 flagship

iQOO 7 is likely to launch soon in India. The reason behind it is that iQOO India has teased the arrival of a new flagship phone powered by the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. Since the iQOO 7 is the only phone from the brand with the latest chipset, we can assume that it will be launching in India.

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The Indian variant of the iQOO 7 was recently spotted at the Geekbench benchmarking platform and the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in the recent past. These findings have also indicated that the iQOO 7 will be launching soon in India. The poster released by the brand does not mention the launch date of the device but does carry a hint on its pricing.

iQOO 7’s India launch teased

iQOO India’s tweet suggests that the upcoming Snapdragon 888 powered flagship phone for India will be priced under Rs 40,000. With better specifications onboard, the iQOO 7 could be priced between Rs 37,990 and Rs 39,990.

In China, it was launched with a price tag of RMB 3,798 (~Rs 42,300) for the 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant. Its 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage edition was priced at RMB 4,198 (~Rs 46,700).

iQOO 7 specifications and features

The iQOO 7 features a 6.62-inch FHD+ display with a top-centered punch-hole. The AMOLED display offers a 20:9 aspect ratio, a 120Hz refresh rate, and an in-screen fingerprint reader. The phone runs OriginOS based on Android 11.

The Snapdragon 888 mobile platform is accompanied by LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage on the device. It has a 4,500mAh dual-cell battery, which supports 120W fast charging. The performance-driven phone features VC liquid cooling technology for heat dissipation.

The iQOO 7 has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. Its rear camera setup has a Sony IMX589 48-megapixel primary lens, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide shooter, and a 13-megapixel depth sensor.

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