iQOO has unveiled the new Z5 5G in China. The new mid-range smartphone from iQOO arrives with upgraded internals over the outgoing Z3 5G. The phone now packs a more powerful Snapdragon 778G SoC under the hood. It also sports a triple-camera setup on the back. The device is confirmed to launch in India on September 27. iQOO has already confirmed that the phone will go on sale via Amazon India post its launch in the country. The device is expected to be priced under Rs 25,000 in India. Let’s take a look at the iQOO Z5 price, specs and other details.
iQOO Z5 launched in China
iQOO has launched the Z5 5G in China. The device comes in three storage options, with the base model priced at CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs 20,500). For the price, users get 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The device also comes in an 8GB + 256GB option and a 12GB + 256GB storage configuration, priced at CNY 2,099 (roughly Rs 23,900) and CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs 26,200), respectively. It comes in three colours – Twilight Dawn, Blue Origin and Dream Space.
After including taxes and other duties, we can expect the device to launch in India for around Rs 25,000. iQOO has already confirmed the device’s launch in India for September 27.
Specs and features
The Z5 5G sports a tall 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with a 1080 x 2400 pixel resolution. The phone has a tiny hole punch cutout for the front camera. The display comes with features like up to 650 nits brightness, HDR10, a 240Hz touch sampling rate and a 120Hz refresh rate, etc.
Under the hood, the phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC. It has up to 12GB of RAM under the hood with up to 256GB of internal storage. There is a 5000 mAh battery with support for 44W fast charging out of the box.
The phone also has a triple-camera setup on the back with a 64MP primary camera. There is also an 8MP ultrawide sensor and a 2MP tertiary sensor. For selfies, there is a 16MP front camera.
The phone runs Android 11-based Origin OS for iQOO out of the box. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The phone comes with a USB-C port, 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, etc.