iQOO 12 With Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC Confirmed to Launch in China on November 7

The iQOO 12 might offer up to 120W fast charging.

Highlights
  • The iQOO 12 will debut in China in the first week of November.
  • The device is confirmed to feature Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.
  • The smartphone is expected to sport a 50MP triple-camera setup.
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The iQOO 12 launch date has been confirmed by iQOO earlier today. As per the details shared by the company via its official Weibo handle, the iQOO 12 will launch in China on November 7. The device will be also released in the global market later this year, as reported by the folks at GSMArena. Apart from confirming the launch date of the device, iQOO also has confirmed that the upcoming iQOO 12 will be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC.

iQOO 12 Will Be Powered By Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Chipset

The upcoming iQOO 12 series is likely to include two devices namely the iQOO 12 and the iQOO 12 Pro. Recently, the hands-on image of the iQOO 12 had surfaced on Weibo. The leaked image revealed that the device will have a iQOO 12 will have a different design than its predecessor, and a larger camera module at the back.

GSMArena reports that the iQOO 12 will have a dedicated display processor with hardware-accelerated ray tracing. This will enable ultra-realistic lighting, reflections, and shadows in mobile games for a huge leap in immersion. The smartphone will run popular games such as PUBG New State, Genshin Impact, PUBG Mobile and LoL Mobile at 144 fps with frame interpolation. The company will also launch the iQOO 12 Legend Edition inspired by BMW M Motorsport.


The previous leak suggests that the iQOO 12 will sport a 6.7-inch E7 AMOLED display which could have a 144Hz refresh rate and a 1.5K resolution. The smartphone is supposed to boast a triple-camera setup. The camera module on the device might include a  50MP primary shooter, a 50MP ultra-wide lens, and a 64MP telephoto sensor. The Pro model is also likely to feature a triple-camera unit, however, instead of the telephoto sensor, it could include a periscope lens. The iQOO 12 lineup is expected to pack up to 1TB of internal storage and a up to 24GB of RAM.

The past leak suggests that the iQOO 12 will pack a 5,200mAh battery which might support up to 120W fast charging. The device is also likely to have an IP rating for water and dust resistance. The smartphone might launch in White, Black, and in a Red Vegan leather option.

Considering that iQOO as confirmed the launch date of the device today and chipset details, we can expect the brand to reveal more information about the handset as the days pass.

iQOO 12 Specifications (Expected)

  • Display: 6.78-inch AMOLED display, 1.5K resolution, 144Hz refresh rate.sn
  • Processor: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.
  • RAM And Storage: 24GB of RAM, 1TB of internal storage.
  • Rear-facing camera: 50MP main camera with, OIS, 50MP ultra-wide lens, 64MP telephoto sensor.
  • Other Features:  IP64 rating, In-display fingerprint sensor.
  • Battery: 5,200mAh, 120W fast charging.