iQOO Z5x with Dimensity 900 SoC, 120Hz display launched: price, specifications


  • iQOO has launched a new smartphone in its Z-series
  • The iQOO Z5x is positioned below the iQOO Z3
  • It is powered by the Dimensity 800 SoC

iQOO Z5x has been launched in China today. The smartphone is positioned below the iQOO Z3. Prior to the announcement, the Vivo sub-brand had teased key specifications of the latest offering. 

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The iQOO Z5x comes with a 5G-compatible Dimensity processor, a high refresh rate, fast charging, and other features. The latest offering is the third device in the brand’s Z-series after the Z5 and Z3x. Until now, iQOO hasn’t launched any x-series devices in India, so it’s unlikely that the iQOO Z5x will be launched in the country.

iQOO Z5x specifications and features

iQOO Z5x

The iQOO Z5x comes with dual-rear cameras

The iQOO Z5x sports a 6.58-inch FHD+ LCD display with a waterdrop notch. It features a 120Hz refresh rate, 650 nits peak brightness and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The power button doubles up as a fingerprint scanner and the back panel features a gradient design. There is a rectangular camera module housing a 50MP primary sensor paired with a 2MP macro lens. Up front, the device has an 8MP selfie snapper. 

Internally the iQOO Z5x is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The smartphone draws its power from a 5,000mAh battery with support for 44W fast charging. It runs iQOO UI based on Android 11. 

Connectivity-wise, the iQOO Z5x comes with a USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, dual-SIM, 5G, WiFI-6, Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS. 

iQOO Z5x price and availability

The iQOO Z5x comes in Sandstone Orange, Lens Black, and Fog Sea White colours. The base 6GB + 128GB variant costs RMB 1,499 (~Rs 17,610). The 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB RAM and storage configurations carry a price tag of RMB 1,599 (~Rs 18,790) and RMB 1,799 (~Rs 21,410) respectively. The smartphone is available for purchase in China starting today. 

Viraj Gawde

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