The iQOO 12 5G is set to be released in India on December 12, 2023, and iQOO, a brand that originated from Vivo, has initiated teasers for the phone ahead of its launch. Consistent with the approach for iQOO products, the official confirmation indicates that the iQOO 12 will be sold on Amazon India, and a notify-me page has already been activated on the e-commerce platform.
iQOO 12’s Pioneering Feature: Introduction of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, Elevating Performance and Speed in the Indian Smartphone Market
A notable feature of the iQOO 12 is its selection of a chipset, positioning it as the first smartphone in India to incorporate the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor. Anticipated to deliver around 30% improved performance compared to its predecessor, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, with graphics purported to be 20% faster, iQOO, recognized for its emphasis on gaming-oriented phones, is likely striving to establish itself as the fastest smartphone in the market with the iQOO 12.
The flagship models of the year, the iQOO 12 and iQOO 12 Pro, showcase impressive camera specifications. The iQOO 12 boasts a triple camera setup on the rear, featuring 50-megapixel, 50-megapixel, and 64-megapixel sensors, complemented by a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The design has received a long-awaited update, presenting a glass and metal build available in white (BMW Motorsport), black, and red color options.
iQOO 12’s Advanced Specifications: A Closer Look at its High-Performance Display, Operating System, Battery, and Charging Capabilities
Additional noteworthy features of the iQOO 12 include a 6.78-inch LTPO AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 1.5K resolution, and 2160Hz PWM dimming. The phone is expected to operate on Vivo’s Origin OS 4.0 based on Android 14, and the Indian variant may feature Funtouch OS. Equipped with a 5,000mAh battery, the iQOO 12 supports 120W fast wired charging.
In China, the iQOO 12 starts at CNY 3999 (approximately Rs 45,779), and further details about the India launch are anticipated to be disclosed soon. Stay tuned for more coverage on the iQOO 12 India launch and associated updates.