iQOO, Vivo’s recently announced sub-brand, has finally launched its first device. After a number of teasers from the company in the last couple of weeks, iQOO has announced its first smartphone, the iQOO smartphone. The specifications of the device have already been revealed through its TENAA listings. As the specifications suggest, the iQOO smartphone is a full-fledged flagship device with features such as Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, 44W fast-charging called SuperFlash Charge, a 4000mAh battery with USB Type-C, and triple camera setup at the back panel.
As the TENAA leaks had suggested, the device comes with a 6.41-inch Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution AMOLED display with a teardrop design. The device features the latest generation of the in-display fingerprint scanner from iQOO. This is also one of the few Vivo devices to come with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box with FunTouch OS on top.
At the camera front, the triple rear camera module on the device compromises of a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor, 13-megapixel sensor with a wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. At the front, the device houses a 12-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calling. Vivo is also bundling a 44W Super Flash Charge with the device, a super fast charge technology that boasts a full top-up in a mere 45 minutes and 50 percent in just 15 minutes.
The handset has two shoulder buttons just like the Nubia Red Magic Mars along with the previously teased 4D Shock feature making it a handy device for mobile gaming.
The device is encased in a premium glass body design with color LED which illuminates according to the angle in which light is falling in the device.
Vivo has launched four variants of the device with the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant being the most affordable one which skips on 44W Super Flash Charge. Instead, the variant comes with 22.5W fast charge system at 2,998 Yuan (around ₹32,000).
The other variants come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB and 256GB of onboard storage. The one with 128GB storage is priced at 3,298 Yuan ( ₹35,000) and the second with 256GB internal storage is priced at 3,598 Yuan ( ₹38,000). Lastly, the top of the line variant called iQOO Monster comes with 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage. The iQOO monster is priced at 4,298 Yuan (₹45,000) with a special color. All the other variants are available in Red and Blue color options.