iQoo 3 To Go On Sale In India Today (Photo Credit: Twitter/@IqooInd)
iQoo 3, the much-awaited flagship 5G smartphone, is all set to go on sale in India today. The smartphone will go on sale at 12 PM (noon) via Flipkart and the company's official iQoo.com website. The key features on the recently-launched smartphone include Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, HDR 10+ display, and quad-rear camera setup, among others. It is worth mentioning here that iQoo 3 is targeted at mobile gaming enthusiasts.
iQoo 3 comes in both 4G and 5G variants. However, the 5G support is limited only to the top-end configuration of iQoo 3. The price for iQoo 3's 4G-only 8GB + 128GB variant in India has been set at Rs 36,990, while the 4G-only 8GB + 256GB model costs Rs 39,990. On the other hand, the iQoo 3's top-end 12GB + 256GB model, which comes with 5G support, carries a price tag of Rs 44,990. The smartphone comes in Quantum Silver, Volcano Orange, and Tornado Black colour options.
As for the sale offers on iQoo 3 are concerned, buyers can avail Rs 3,000 cashback on ICICI Bank credit and debit cards, no-cost EMI, and benefits worth Rs 12,000 for Jio customers.
iQoo 3 features a 6.44-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) HDR 10+ Super AMOLED display with 91.40 percent screen-to-body ratio. The display also comes with Schott Xensation UP protective layer. It also has a pixel density of 409ppi. 180Hz touch sampling rate, and 800 nits of peak brightness that maxes out at 1200 nits in some cases, as per iQoo.
Under the hood, iQoo 3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The smartphone offers up to 256GB of onboard UFS 3.1 storage. It packs a 4,440mAh battery with support for the proprietary 55W Super FlashCharge technology.
On the imaging front, iQoo 3 comes equipped with a quad-rear camera setup that houses a 48-megapixel main camera with an f/1.79 aperture and the Sony IMX582 sensor. The primary camera is assisted by a 13-megapixel telephoto lens with an f/2.46 aperture and 20x digital zoom output, a 13-megapixel wide-angle snapper with an f/2.2 aperture and a 120-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel portrait camera with an f/2.4 aperture for bokeh shots.
On the front, there is a 16-megapixel selfie snapper with an f/2.45 aperture. The selfie camera is housed inside a hole-punch. Connectivity options on the iQoo 3 include 5G, 4G, Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type-C 2.0, GPS, and Glonass.
The device measures 158.51 x 74.88 x 9.16mm and weigh at 214.5 grams. Also, there is an in-display fingerprint sensing module for authentication. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.