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iQOO 7 with Snapdragon 888 and 120W fast charging launched: price, specifications

Highlights

  • iQOO 7 with Snapdragon 888 has launched in China
  • It comes with 120W fast charging technology
  • It has a 120Hz display and a 48MP triple camera setup

iQOO has announced the iQOO 7 flagship smartphone in China. It has arrived as the successor to the Snapdragon 865 powered iQOO 5 series that went official in August 2020. After the iQOO 5 Pro, it is the second phone from the brand to arrive with support for 120W fast charging technology.

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The iQOO 7 is the first iQOO phone to feature a top-centered hole-punch display. Like other high-end iQOO smartphones, the iQOO 7 carries support for a high refresh rate. It is fitted with a 48-megapixel triple camera system for photography and it draws power from a big battery. In addition, the smartphone features a stylish rear camera design.

iQOO 7 specifications and features

iQOO 7

The iQOO 7 is the second phone from the brand to offer 120W fast charging

The iQOO 7 houses a 6.62-inch AMOLED screen with Full HD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR10+, 100 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut, and a 120Hz refresh rate. It is the first iQOO smartphone to run Android 11. Moreover, the OS is overlaid with the company’s recently introduced UI called OriginOS.

The iQOO 7 runs the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform with up to 12GB of enhanced LPDDR5 RAM. The phone is equipped with up to 257GB of enhanced UFS 3.1 native storage but lacks a microSD card slot.

The iQOO 7 draws power from a 4,500mAh dual-cell battery. The company claims that the phone can fully charge in around 15 minutes. For heat dissipation and regulating the internal temperature, the iQOO 7 is equipped with VC liquid cooling technology.

A selfie is a 16-megapixel unit. Its rear camera setup not only looks like the Vivo X60, but also bears the same configurations. However, the only major difference is that the iQOO 7 does not feature the micro-gimbal OIS setup that is found on the X60. The rear-mounted camera system of the iQOO 7 consists of an OIS assisted 48-megapixel Sony IMX589 as the main camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 13-megapixel depth sensor.

The iQOO 7 is equipped with an in-display fingerprint scanner and face unlock for security. The performance-centric smartphone comes with connectivity options such as dual-SIM support, 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, dual-frequency GPS, dual linear motors for in-game vibrations, dual speakers for stereo output, and USB Type-C. The handset lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack.

iQOO 7 pricing and availability

The iQOO 7 has arrived in two variants such as 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage in China. These options are priced at RMB 3,798 (~Rs 43,00), and RMB 4,198 (~Rs 47,600). It comes in black, blue and white (Legendary Edition) colour variants. The latter features a leather rear with red, black, and blue stripes and is designed in partnership with BMW. Since the company had unveiled iQOO 3 in India in Q1 last year, there are chances that the iQOO 7 might land in the country as well.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.