Vivo’s sub-brand recently introduced the iQoo 8 series in China. Now the vanilla iQoo 8 is tipped to launch in India soon. The device has been spotted in an IMEI database hinting at the imminent launch in the country. The device is expected to arrive next month however the launch details are yet to be confirmed by the company.
As per a tipster iQoo 8 will launch in India in September next month. The tweet mentions that the phone is expected to arrive in Mid September. Ahead of the China launch iQoo 8 also appeared in an IMEI database listing that suggested it to be an India variant. The tipster also suggests that the Pro variant will also get launched later on.
iQoo 8 debuted in China last week. There it is available in two variants Legendary Edition with the BMW M Motorsport colourway and a Black colour variant. Also, it comes with an 8GB RAM with 128GB storage option priced at CNY 3,799 that translates to Rs 43,600 whereas the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage model will be priced at CNY 4,199 which translates to Rs 48,200.
In terms of specifications the vanilla iQoo 8 is highlighted with a 6.56-inch full-HD+ 10-bit colour AMOLED display with a 1,080×2,376 pixels of resolution, 120Hz refresh rate support, a pixel density of 398ppi and a 19.8:9 aspect ratio. It runs on Origin OS 1.0 for iQoo. Under the hood, there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
For the photos and videos iQoo 8 features a triple rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel IMX598 sensor main camera sensor with f/1.79 aperture, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 13-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.46 aperture. Upfront, there is a 16-megapixel sensor for taking selfies with an f/2.45 aperture.
In terms of connectivity, there is 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth v5.2, and a USB Type-C port. The sensors on the phone include an in-display fingerprint scanner, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, and e-compass. The gaming smartphone is backed by a 4,350mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.
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