iQOO 8 Series Confirmed to Launch On August 17: Snapdragon 888+, 160W Charging and More

iQOO will be launching the iQOO 8 series smartphones in China on August 17th.

iQOO will be launching the iQOO 8 series smartphones in China on August 17th. The company has officially confirmed the launch date of the iQOO 8 series through its official Weibo handle today morning. The upcoming iQOO 8 series is supposed to include two smartphones models namely – the iQOO 8 and the iQOO 8 Pro. These devices are subject to numerous leaks from the last few days. The iQOO 8 series handsets are tipped to feature a 120Hz display, Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset, and up to 12GB of RAM. These phones are said to run Android 11 out of the box and they might feature 160W fast charging support.

iQOO 8 Series Launch Set For August 17th

As mentioned above, the iQOO 8 series will launch in China on August 17th at 7:30 PM (local time). Both the iQOO 8 and the iQOO 8 Pro are said to feature a Samsung’s E5 AMOLED LTPO display which might offer a 120Hz display and 2K+ resolution. These devices are said to feature a curved edge display with a centrally aligned punch-hole. Under the hood, these handsets are tipped to come with a newly launched Snapdragon 888 Plus processor. These phones are said to pack 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Apart from 12GB of RAM, the iQOO 8 series is said to offer 4GB Virtual RAM support for better multitasking.

As for the software purpose, we can expect these devices to run Android 11 out of the box. As of now, the camera configuration of both the iQOO 8 models remains a mystery. We can however expect these devices to feature a quad-camera setup. Moving onto the battery capacity details, these phones are said to ship with a 4000mAh battery. The iQOO 8 series devices are supposed to offer 160W fast charging support. As the launch of these handsets inches closer, we can expect iQOO to share more details of these phones ahead of launch. Additionally, we might get to learn new details of the iQOO 8 series smartphones if they appear on any benchmark or certification website in the upcoming few days.

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