iQOO is all set to launch a new smartphone in its popular Z-series in India on September 27th. The company has already confirmed that it will be launching the iQOO Z5 5G smartphone in the country on the said date. Interestingly, the same phone has been recently launched in China, so we know what kind of features and specifications will come with it. These include a Snapdragon 778G processor, 120Hz display, 64MP triple rear cameras, and more. Here is what you need to know about the latest iQOO Z5 specifications, features, launch date, expected price, and more.
iQOO Z5: Launch Date, Event Time, Where to Watch Live Streaming
iQOO has officially confirmed that it will be launching the upcoming smartphone in India on September 27th. The handset will be launched via a virtual event, which will kickstart at 12:00 PM IST. One can watch the live stream of the launch event on iQOO’s official website, YouTube, and social media platforms.
iQOO Z5: Expected Price in India
iQOO Z5 has been recently launched in China. The phone comes with a starting price of 1,899 Yuan, which roughly translates to Rs 21,000. The top-end model is priced at Rs 2,299 Yuan (approx. Rs 26,000). That said, one should expect the iQOO Z5 India price to be around Rs 25,000 for the base variant, while the top-end model might be available under Rs 30,000.
iQOO Z5: Expected Sale Date
iQOO has already confirmed that the upcoming iQOO Z5 smartphone will be available for purchase on Amazon. One might expect it to go on sale during the Amazon Great Indian sale, although these are mere speculations.
iQOO Z5: Expected Specifications and Features
iQOO Z5 comes loaded with a host of interesting features and specifications. The phone brings a new VC cooling system along with a 120Hz display, Snapdragon processor, and more. Let’s take a closer look at the upcoming iQOO Z5 5G smartphone:
The iQOO Z5 smartphone is loaded with a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The screen comes with a 120Hz screen refresh rate along with a 240Hz touch sampling rate and offers HDR10 support. It also comes with 100 per cent DCI-P3 color gamut, DC diminig technology, up to 650 nits brightness, and a 91.36 per cent screen-to-body ratio. Interestingly, the phone is also TUV Rheinland certified for emitting low blue light.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Processor
The latest iQOO Z5 smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor that is based on a 6nm process. The chipset comes with four performance cores clocked at 2.4GHz and four efficiency cores clocked 1.8GHz. The chipset also features Adreno 642L GPU for enhanced graphics performance as compared to its predecessors.
VC Cooling System
The iQOO Z5 smartphone comes loaded with a VC cooling system that helps it to maintain the temperature during intensive tasks. The company claims that it has added a 28837mm² VC cooling area that can easily bring down the phone’s temperature by up to 12-degree Celsius.
Moving on, the iQOO Z5 comes with a triple-camera setup with a combination of 64MP primary lens with f/1.79 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide lens with 119-degree FoV, and 2MP macro shooter with f/2.4 aperture. In terms of the front camera, you get a 16MP shooter with an f/2.45 aperture. The phone is loaded with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It also features 4D vibration for the enhanced gaming experience, a 3.5mm audio jack with Hi-res audio support and stereo speakers. The iQOO Z5 runs on Android 11 with OriginOS 1.0 on top of it. The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery with 44W fast charging support. In terms of connectivity, you get 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, dual-SIM support, and USB Type-C port.