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iQOO 8, iQOO 8 Pro with 120Hz displays and Snapdragon 888+ launched: price, specifications

Highlights

  • iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro flagship phones have launched in China
  • iQOO 8 series has a 120Hz display and Snapdragon 888+
  • The performance-driven flagships feature 50MP triple cameras

iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro have been launched in China. The iQOO 8 duo have arrived as the successors to the Snapdragon 888 powered iQOO 7 that debuted back in January. The iQOO 8 series offers users the more powerful Snapdragon 888 Plus mobile platform.

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The iQOO 8 models are equipped with 120Hz OLED panels. While the vanilla model features a 48-megapixel triple camera system, the Pro model sports a 50-megapixel triple camera unit. The new flagships support 120W fast wired and wireless charging.

iQOO 8, iQOO 8 Pro specifications and features

iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro

iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro have launched with a 120Hz display and Snapdragon 888/888 Plus chipset

The iQOO 8 has a 6.56-inch flat OLED panel that supports a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,376 pixels, 10-bit colours, a 120Hz refresh rate, and an optical in-screen fingerprint scanner. On the other side, the iQOO 8 Pro has a 6.78-inch Samsung E5 AMOLED screen with curved edges. The LTPO panel supports 1Hz – 120Hz dynamic refresh rate, quad HD+ resolution of 1,440 x 3,200 pixels, 10-bit colours, DC dimming, and ultrasonic in-display fingerprint reader. Both models offer a screen-to-body ratio of around 92 percent.

The iQOO 8 is powered by the Snapdragon 888, whereas the iQOO 8 Pro features the Snapdragon 888+ chip. The iQOO 8 duo will offer users up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It comes preinstalled with OriginOS 1.0 based Android 11.

The display punch-hole of the iQOO 8 series features a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The iQOO 8’s triple camera unit has a 48-megapixel Sony IMX598 primary camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 13-megapixel telephoto snapper. The Pro model’s triple camera system features an OIS-enabled 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 main camera, a 48-megapixel Sony IMX598 ultra-wide lens, and a 16-megapixel telephoto camera.

The iQOO 8 has a 4,350mAh battery with support for 120W wired fast charging. On the other hand, the Pro model houses a 4,500mAh battery that offers 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging apart, from 120W wired fast charging. Both models offer dual SIM, 5G/4G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, X-axis (iQOO 8) / Z-axis (Pro) linear motor, face unlock, CS43131 audio chip (only on Pro), NFC, GPS, and a USB Type-C port.

iQOO 8, 8 Pro pricing and availability

The iQOO 8 has arrived in two options such as 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage. They are priced at RMB 3,799 (~Rs 43,600) and RMB 4,199 (~Rs 48,150), respectively. It comes in three hues – white, black, and orange.

On the other side, the iQOO 8 Pro models such as 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, 12GB RAM + 256GB storage, and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage are priced at RMB 4,999 (~Rs 57,300), RMB 5,549 (~Rs 63,600), and RMB 5,999 (~Rs 68,800), respectively. It comes in white and black colours.

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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.