- 20 May 2021
IQOO is the latest Chinese entrant in already congested Smartphone market, with its first flagship Smartphone IQOO 3 5G. IQOO has also come from the house of BBK Electronics, the parent company of Oppo, OnePlus, Realme and Vivo. Instead of focusing on budget category IQOO is coming with high end device.
There are lot of Smartphone manufacturers already established in the market, only time can tell how iQOO 3 will fare in the huge competitive arena. Meanwhile let’s have a look at IQOO 3 5G full specifications and a quick review.
IQOO 3 Full Specs
Processor: Octa core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 585 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 585 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 585) processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Chipset and Adreno 650 GPU
Operating System: iQOO UI 1.0 based on Android 10.0
Display: 16.36cm (6.44 inches), 2400*1080 FHD+, Super AMOLED, Capacitive Multi Touch Screen, 409 ppi density and Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
Battery: 4440mAh Type
Storage: RAM- 8GB/12GB, ROM - 128GB/256GB
Primary Camera- 48MP + 13MP (Telephoto-20X Digital ZOOM) +13MP (Wide Angle)+ 2MP (Bokeh), Aperture Primary Camera - 48MP (f/1.79) + 13MP (f/2.46) +13MP (f/2.2)+ 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera - 16MP, Secondary Camera Aperture- 16MP f/2.45
Flash: LED Flash, Screen Flash
Scene Modes: Super night mode, Super Anti Shake, Portrait bokeh, Portrait light effects, AR stickers, Pose Master, AI Makeup, Super wide-angle
Network: Dual SIM (Nano, dual standby), 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
2G GSM: B2/3/5/8
3G WCDMA: B1/2/4/5/8
4G TDD_LTE: B34/38/39/40/41
4G FDD_LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/18/19/20/25/26
5G: N41/77/78 (Only for 12GB+256GB)
Media: Hi-Fi Chipset
Audio Playback: AAC/AMR/MIDI/OGG/FLAC/WMA/WAV/APE/MP3
Video Playback: MP4,3GP,AVI
Video recording: Supported ( Upto 4K 1080P 720P )
Connectivity: WIFI (WLAN 2.4G， WLAN 5.1G， WLAN 5.8G), Bluetooth 5.1, USB 2.0 Type- C, GPS, OTG, NFC
Sensors: In-Display Fingerprint Scanning, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope
Color: Volcano Orange, Quantum Silver, Tornado Black
Dimensions and Weight: 158.5 X 74.9 X 9.2 mm (6.24 X 2.95 X 0.36 inches), 214.5 g
In the box: iQOO 3, Earphone, Documentation, USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, SIM Ejector, Protective Case, Protective Film (applied)
iQOO 3 Price: For lowest variant (8GB/128GB)- INR 36990
For 8GB/256GB- INR 39990
For 12GB/256GB (5G) – INR 44990
You can buy all variants here- Buy Now
IQOO 3 Review:
The Smartphone market is full of giants in high end category such as Apple, Samsung, Oppo, Vivo, Huawei, Redmi, Realme and it is rare that a Smartphone brand comes competing directly into high end category. Still IQOO 3 has stepped in high end category with its impeccable hardware and features. Let’s have a quick glance on IQOO 3 review.
The iQOO 3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 85 Chipset (7nm) with A77 architecture. It provides better performance and reduced energy consumption in comparison with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset. It comes with Adreno 650 GPU, iQOO 3 is also equipped with AK4377A Hi-Fi independent chip, this chip is a stereo 32VELVET high-quality audio DAC. In addition, iQOO 3 has passed Hi-Res audio certification, bringing seamless audio visual and gaming experience for hardcore gamers.
It comes in 8GB/12GB RAM variants with storage 128GB/256GB, so that you can install plethora of apps, record and store memories whenever you want without thinking much about storage.
iQOO 3 is embedded with a large battery (4440mAh), so you get increased time with your games and videos. It comes with fastest in segment 55W Super Flash Charge technology, which enables you to charge 50% of the battery in just 15 minutes.
The 16.36cm (6.44) display comes with Polar view Display and Rhine eye comfort. The full screen Brightness under strong light can reach to 800nits along with max 1200nits in some cases and HDR 10+ Standard Certification which supports HDR high dynamic range video content playback. iQOO 3 comes with 180Hz Super Touch Response rate which improves the overall gaming experience.
iQOO 3 comes with 5G technology with advanced communication quality and increased internet speed. It supports dual standby.
The powerful rear camera (quad- 48MP main, 13MP Telephoto upto 20X digital zoom, 13MP super wide angle with 120° & macro camera and 2MP Bokeh camera) enables you to shoot anything in sharp details.The 16 MP front camera allows you to take selfies in portrait mode.
The iQOO 3 5G operates on the iQOO UI based on Android 10, It provide option to have the app drawer. It comes with an AI button, used with pressure-sensitive button in the upper right corner to turn on the Monster mode, which will improve the speed and hence lead to seamless gaming experience.
Overall its hardware make iQOO3 a good contender in high end market. It also comes with 5G if you are going for top variant, however you can only boast of this because 5G is still not implemented in India. It comes with powerful processor and latest chipset. Huge battery is complemented by fast charging technology. Camera and display are also very impressive. The only demerit is unwanted preinstalled apps and frequent push notifications. If you are a hardcore gamer you can go ahead with it.