The iQOO Z7s 5G has silently gone official in India after its price and design renders leaked recently. The smartphone comes as the second device in the Z7 series in India, after the Z7 5G (Review). While the Z7 5G launched with a Dimensity 920 SoC, the latest Z7s 5G comes with a Snapdragon processor – Snapdragon 695. Other handset features include a 90Hz AMOLED display with FHD+ screen resolution, 64MP OIS-enabled primary camera, Android 13, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and more. Let’s look at the price, availability, and specifications of India’s latest Z7 series handset.
iQOO Z7s 5G Price in India, Availability
The iQOO Z7s 5G is listed in Pacific Night and Norway Blue colours on the official website. The phone is available in two variants – 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128 GB. The former is priced at Rs 18,999, and the latter can be picked for Rs 19,999. The smartphone is available at the official online store of iQOO and Amazon India website.
iQOO Z7s 5G Specifications, Features
Design-wise, the iQOO Z7s 5G has the same design as the Dimensity 920-toting iQOO Z7 5G. It measures 158.91mm x 73.53mm x 7.80mm and weighs 172g. As mentioned before, the brand offers it in Pacific Night and Norway Blue colours. The smartphone is backed by an IP54 rating, which means it’s protected against water splashes and dust.
Coming to the display, the iQOO Z7s 5G features an FHD+ screen measuring 6.38 inches. The display supports a 90Hz refresh rate, 1,200Hz instant touch sampling rate, 1,300 nits peak brightness, 10x touch control resolution, motion control, and more. The handset also features an Ultra Game Mode, which provides access to all gaming features like PiP and background calls in one place.
Speaking of gaming, the device is powered by the Snapdragon 695 SoC, an octa-core processor fabricated on the TSMC 6nm process, and accompanied by an Adreno 619 GPU. The processor is further backed by 6GB or 8GB of RAM, depending on the variant, and 128GB storage. The device supports Extended RAM 3.0, which offers 6GB and 8GB of extended RAM in base and top variants. iQOO assures that the smartphone can run up to 27 active apps in the background. The onboard memory can also be expanded up to 1TB using a microSD card.
As for the software, the iQOO Z7s 5G boots the FuntouchOS based on Android 13 out of the box. The software brings new customisation options like UI colour and monochrome icons. There are other features like AQI Card and Phone Cooling to prevent overheating. Powering the smartphone is a 4,500mAh battery that supports 44W fast charging.
In the camera department, iQOO Z7s 5G features a 64MP OIS-enabled primary camera on the back. Accompanying the main lens is a 2MP bokeh lens. iQOO has loaded the camera app with features such as Night Scene, Portrait Mode, Micro Movie, 64MP, Panorama, Dynamic Photo, Slow Motion, Time-lapse Photography, Pro Mode, AR Mode, and more. The phone features a 16MP camera on the front for selfies and video calling.
As for connectivity, the dual SIM smartphone features support 2G, 4G, and 5G networks. Other options include Wi-Fi 5, and Bluetooth 5.1. USB Type-C, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, GNSS, and QZSS. There is an in-display fingerprint scanner, and face unlock for authentication.