iQOO 11 India Launch Date Revealed: Specifications, Expected Price

The iQOO 11 series features the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.

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iQOO 11 series has been officially launched in China and Indonesia. The company has unveiled its top-of-the-line products for the respective markets, which feature the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. iQOO was rumoured to launch the devices in India in January 2023. The rumour seems to have been true as the company has confirmed the iQOO 11 India launch date. iQOO will unveil its new flagship smartphones in India on January 10, 2023. 

The company has also confirmed the sale details of the devices ahead of their official launch. The company revealed that the iQOO 11 series will go on sale from January 13 in India. iQOO has not revealed any details about the storage variants of the flagship series. As a matter of fact, the company has not even confirmed if the 11 Pro model is tagging alongside the vanilla variant. 

Considering the company launched the iQOO 9 and 9 Pro earlier this year, we can expect it to launch the respective successor models for the Indian market as well. The iQOO 11 is expected to be priced at around Rs 50,000 in India, whereas the Pro model could have a starting price of around Rs 65,000. In comparison, the 11 5G price in China starts at CNY 3799 (roughly Rs 44,900). The 11 Pro’s base model starts at CNY 4999 (Rs 59,100).

The company is likely to launch the phones with 8GB and 12GB of RAM along with 256GB of internal storage. The devices have been launched in China with multiple storage options. The Chinese variants get 16GB of RAM and UP TO 512GB of internal storage. While we are at it, here’s a look at the iQOO 11 series specifications and features

iQOO 11, 11 Pro Specifications 

The iQOO 11 series features a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC under the hood. Both phones also sport a 6.78-inch E6 AMOLED display with a QHD+ resolution. They also offer support for a 144Hz refresh rate and sport a hole-punch cutout at the top centre. The main difference between the two displays is that the 11 Pro has a curved panel, whereas the standard variant’s display is flat.

On the back, the phones have a triple-camera setup. The 11 Pro has superior camera hardware on paper. It has a 50MP Sony IMX866 main camera sensor, a 13MP portrait camera with 2x optical zoom and a 50MP ultra-wide camera with a 150-degree fisheye lens. The standard variant, on the other hand, has a 50MP Samsung GN5 sensor, a 3MP telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom and an 8MP ultrawide camera. Both phones come with a V2 custom ISP, which is claimed to deliver enhanced performance while recording videos in low light or shooting portrait shots. 

For selfies, both phones have a 16MP front camera. They also run on the latest Android 13 update. The India variant is likely to have Funtouch OS 13 out of the box. The 11 Pro packs a 4700mAh battery with support for 200W fast charging, 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging. The standard model, on the other hand, has a bigger 5000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.