IQOO3 smartphone which was launched in India in the month of February this year, with the latest Snapdragon 865 processor has received price cut. iQOO 3 comes in three variants – 8+128GB (4G), 8+256GB (4G) and 12+256GB (5G) which were previously priced at INR 38990, 41990 and 46990, will now be available at a new price of INR 34990, INR 37990 and INR 44990 respectively and will be available in two attractive color options —Quantum Silver and Tornado Black. This phone with new price will be available on Flipkart and iqoo.com as soon as e-commerce delivery is permitted by the Government of India.
IQOO has also announced that the iQOO 3 will be one of the first smartphones to receive Android 11 update and regular security and OTA updates for 3 years.
Speaking about this development, Mr. Gagan Arora, Director-Marketing, iQOO India said, “In cognizance of the difficult circumstance we are all going through due to the global health pandemic, we understand that affordability will be a key concern for consumers going forward. In order to continue with our proposition of offering best-in-class features with 5G capabilities at an affordable price point, we have decided to refresh our pricing, making the iQOO the most cost-effective 5G enabled device.”
IQOO3 features a 6.44 inch FHD+Display (1080×2400 pixels, 409 PPI) with support for HDR 10. It is powered by the latest Snapdragon 865 procesor with Adreno 650 GPU. This phone is packed with 4400mAh battery with 55W super flash charge which is claimed to charge 0 to 50% battery in just 15 minutes. This phone comes with 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128/256GB UFS3.1 of internal storage.
For imaging this phone has quad camera set up comprising of 48MP primary camera with Sony IMX586 sensor and f/1.79 aperture, 13MP Telephoto lens with f/2.46 aperture and 20x digital zoom, 13MP super wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and 2MP Bokeh camera with f/2.4 aperture. For selfie, it has 16MP front shooter with f/2.45 aperture.
For security, this phone incorporates next generation in-display fingerprint sensor which unlocks the phone in 0.29 seconds. It also has face unlock feature.
For smooth gaming experience, the IQOO3 is also armed with CarbonFiber Liquid cooling technology to keep the phone cool even in extensive gaming sessions. It also Monster Touch Buttons on the side frame to help users achieve quick multi-finger operations in the game. IQOO3 also boasts of 180Hz Super Touch Response rate which improves the screen touch scan frequency by 50% from standard 120Hz for enhancing the gaming experience. For gaming, this phone also has features of Ultra game mode and 4D game vibration.
The IQQ3 runs on IQOO UI based on Android 10 for smooth experience. The UI has Monster Mode for gaming. For an immersive audio experience, this phone is equipped with AK4377A Hi-fi audio chipset. This phone offers connectivity options of 4GVOLTE, 5G, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi, GPS, Glonass, Dual SIM etc.