Vivo-backed iQOO’s first smartphone – iQOO 3 will go on sale on March 4 starting from 12 p.m. onwards on Flipkart and iqoo.com. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and comes with a 4,440mAh battery with 55W Super FlashCharge support.
The iQOO 3 will be available in three variants – 8GB/128GB 4G, 8GB/256GB 4G and 12GB/256GB 5G and are priced at Rs 36,990, Rs 39,990 and Rs 44,990, respectively.
The company has also announced a few offers including a flat Rs 3,000 instant discount on ICICI credit cards and all EMI transactions; extra Rs 3,000 off on exchange of any mobile; Jio additional data benefits of Rs 12,000; No cost EMI upto 12 months valid on all major credit cards and Bajaj Finserv cards.
The iQOO 3 (Review) is the first smartphone in India that comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and supports 5G. The iQOO 3 joins the Realme X Pro 5G, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G that supports the fifth generation of cellular networks. The smartphone comes with 6.44-inch Polar View AMOLED display. The screen meets the Rhine eye comfort certification standards. The phone can reach a full brightness of 800nits in daylight and in some cases to 1200 nits. The company has added a new generation of in-display fingerprint sensor with GX Chip that can unlock the iQOO 3 in just 0.29 seconds.
Like the ASUS ROG Phone II (Review), the iQOO comes with two pressure-sensitive buttons on the side frame of helping. Called as Monster Touch, these buttons help user achieve quick multi-finger operations in the game. There is also 4D vibration that can simulate the recoil when shooting or while driving. The device has a quad-camera setup including a 48MP main camera, a 13MP telephoto lens, a 13MP super wide-angle camera and a 2MP bokeh camera.