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iQOO 8 Legend to launch in India soon: expected launch date, specifications

Highlights

  • iQOO 8 Legend is likely to launch later this month or by early November
  • It could be a rebranded version of the Chinese iQOO 8 Pro
  • It may come with a 120Hz AMOLED display and Snapdragon 888

iQOO 8 Legend India launch could be drawing near. According to a new report by 91mobiles citing industry sources, iQOO is gearing up to introduce the iQOO 8 Legend later this month or by early November.

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While iQOO India is yet to tease the arrival of the iQOO 8 series, it is speculated that apart from the Pro model, the company may also bring the vanilla iQOO 8 to the country. The reason behind it is that the iQOO 8’s Indian variant with model number I2019 was spotted at the IMEI database back in August.

iQOO 8 Legend could be a rebranded iQOO 8 Pro

iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro

iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro are equipped with Snapdragon 888/888 Plus chipset

The iQOO 7 Legend that debuted earlier this year in India was a rebadged version of the iQOO 7 Pro from China. Hence, there is a possibility that the iQOO 8 Legend could be a rebranded edition iQOO 8 Pro. Hence, it appears that the iQOO 8 Legend could be the second Snapdragon 888 Plus powered smartphone to arrive in India after the Vivo X70 Pro+ that debuted in the country recently.

iQOO 8 Legend specifications and features (expected)

Considering that the iQOO 8 Legend could be a rebranded iQOO 8 Pro, it may arrive with a 6.78-inch LTPO AMOLED FHD+ 120Hz display with curved edges. It may feature a 16-megapixel front camera, and a 50-megapixel (Sony IMX766, with gimbal OIS) + 48-megapixel (ultra-wide) + 16-megapixel (telephoto with OIS), triple camera unit.

The Snapdragon 888+ powered phone may come with up 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It may house a 4,500mAh battery that supports 120W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging. It runs Android 11, and it has an in-screen fingerprint scanner for security.

The iQOO 8 for India may feature a 6.56-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, a 16-megapixel selfie camera, a 50-megapixel (main) + 13-megapixel (ultra-wide) + 13-megapixel (telephoto) triple camera unit. The Snapdragon 888 SoC-powered phone may offer other specs such as up to 12GB of LPPDR5 RAM, up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage, a 4,350mAh battery with 120W fast charging, Android 11 and an in-display fingerprint sensor.

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