Chinese smartphone company Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO has finally launched its gaming smartphone in China. Vivo iQoo is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 SoC, and comes with 44W fast charging. It also has some gaming-centric features like pressure-sensitive buttons on its sides and liquid cool technology.
Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone price and availability
Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone‘s first sale in China will begin on March 6 and registrations for the same are open already. The price of the 6GB RAM/128GB storage model of the handset is 2,998 yuan, which is approximately Rs 31,700, and the model that comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage costs 3,298 yuan, which is approximately Rs 34,900.
A third variant that comes with 256GB storage is priced at 3,598 yuan, which is approximately Rs 38,000. The most high-end model has 12GB RAM and 256GB storage is priced at 4,298 yuan which, on conversion, becomes Rs 45,500. The device is available in Blue and Orange colour options.
Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone specifications
The newly launched Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone comes with a 6.41-inch display that has a resolution of 2,340 x1,080 pixels and sports a waterdrop-shaped notch on top. The device also has an in-display fingerprint scanner. Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone comes with a triple rear camera with a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor, a 12MP wide-angle sensor, and a 2MP depth-sensor. On the front, there is a 12MP sensor that can be used for selfies and video calls.
The handset is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The device houses a 4,000mAh battery and comes with support for Vivo’s 44W SuperFlash charging technology that is said to charge the smartphone in 45 minutes.
It also comes with a ‘Super Liquid Cooling’ technology that can keep the smartphone cool during long gaming sessions.
We should mention that the Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone has a Multi-turbo gaming feature that can boost app startup by 30%. It also helps in uninterrupted gaming sessions by making sure that the smartphone can switch between 4G and Wi-Fi on its own.