iQOO 12 Desert Red Anniversary Edition Goes for Sale Today via Amazon: Price, Offers, and More

  • iQOO is celebrating its fourth anniversary in India.
  • iQOO 12 made its debut back in December in the country.

The iQOO 12 Desert Red Anniversary Edition will be available for purchase for the first time in the country. To recall, the iQOO 12 Desert Red debuted last week in India and starts at Rs 52,999. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor and was introduced back in December in the country.

iQOO 12 Desert Red Anniversary Edition: Price in India, Launch Offers, and Availability

The iQOO 12 Desert Red price in India starts at Rs 52,999. iQOO is offering a flat Rs 3,000 discount with ICICI and HDFC Bank cards on the purchase of iQOO 12 Desert Red, so it can be grabbed at a starting price of Rs 49,999 effectively. The iQOO 12 Desert Red will be available for sale starting at 12:00 PM today (April 9) via Amazon and iQOO Store.

Smartphone Configuration Price
iQOO 12 Desert Red
12GB + 256GB Rs 52,999
16GB + 512GB Rs 57,999

iQOO 12: Specifications and Features

The iQOO 12 features a 144Hz LTPO AMOLED display with 1.5K resolution. The handset offers a triple-rear camera setup with a 50MP primary camera, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 64MP telephoto camera. For selfies, it relies on a 16MP front shooter. It has a 5000mAh battery and 120W FlashCharge fast charging support.

iQOO 12 Desert Red MySmartPrice

  • Display: 6.78-inch LTPO AMOLED display, 1.5K (2800 × 1260 pixel) resolution, 452ppi pixel density, 144Hz refresh rate, and 3000 nits peak brightness
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, Adreno 750 GPU, and iQOO SuperComputing Chip Q1
  • Memory: 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM and up to 16GB extended RAM
  • Storage: 256GB / 512GB UFS 4.0 storage
  • Software: FunTouchOS 14, based on Android 14. Eligible for three Android version upgrades.
  • Cameras: 50MP primary camera with OIS, 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens (119° field of view), 64MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, and an LED flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP shooter
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Charging: 120W FlashCharge charging, USB Type-C charging port
  • Audio: Stereo speaker setup, HiFi audio
  • Security: In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 5G, WiFi 7, Bluetooth 5.4, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and NavIC
  • Weight: 203.7 grams
  • Dimensions: 163.22 × 75.88 × 8.10mm
  • Colour Options: Desert Red, Legend, and Alpha

iQOO 12: Alternatives

The iQOO 12 is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor. It competes with other flagships such as the OnePlus 12 and Xiaomi 14. While the iQOO 12 does cut down on some features, such as wireless charging, it is much cheaper compared to the competing flagship devices.

iQOO 12 OnePlus 12 Xiaomi 14
Display 6.78-inch AMOLED
144Hz, 1.5K, 1400 nits
6.78-inch ProXDR
120Hz, QHD+, 4500nits
6.36-inch AMOLED
120Hz, 1.5K, 3000nits
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
Software FunTouch OS 14
Android 14
OxygenOS 14
Android 14
Android 14
Camera 50MP OIS Camera
50MP Ultrawide Lens
64MP Telephoto Lens
50MP OIS Camera
50MP Ultrawide Lens
64MP Telephoto Lens
50MP OIS Camera
50MP Ultrawide Lens
50MP Telephoto Lens
Front Camera 16MP 32MP 32MP
Battery 5000mAh 5400mAh 4,610mAh
Charging 120W FlashCharge 100W SuperVOOC
90W HyperCharge
50W Wireless
Price Rs 52,999 (12+256GB)
Rs 57,999 (16+512GB)
Rs 64,999 (12+256GB)
Rs 69,999 (16+512GB)
Rs 69,999 (12+512GB)