iQOO has launched its latest mid-range smartphone named iQOO Z5 5G in China. It is the successor to the iQOO Z3 5G, which was launched back in June. Key features of the device include Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC, a 120Hz HDR10 supported display, up to 12GB of RAM and more. The device is to be launched in the Indian market on September 27. Here we will take a closer look at what else the new iQOO Z5 5G smartphone has to offer. Also Read – Microsoft Surface Duo 2 in-pics: A closer look at the world’s thinnest 5G device, which is also a Fold
iQOO Z5 5G: Price, Availability
The iQOO Z5 5G is priced at Yuan 1,799 (approximately Rs 20,500) for the 8GB RAM / 128GB storage variant, Yuan 2,099 (approximately Rs 23,900) for the 8GB RAM / 256GB storage variant and 12GB RAM / 256GB storage variant. Yuan 2,299 (approximately Rs 26,300). Also Read – Best 8GB RAM Phones Under Rs 20,000 to Buy in India in September 2021
The device has been launched in three color options Twilight Dawn, Blue Origin and Dream Space. Also Read – Microsoft Surface Duo 2 Launched, Gets Major Upgrade From Original Duo
iQOO has confirmed that the device will launch in India on September 27 through an online event.
iQOO Z5 5G: Specifications
The iQOO Z5 5G sports a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with HDR10 support, 240Hz touch sampling rate and 120Hz refresh rate. The display comes with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels with a peak brightness of 650 nits. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC that can be expanded up to 12GB of RAM along with up to 256GB of internal storage via microSD card.
The device runs on Google’s Android 11 operating system with the company’s own Origin OS custom skin on top. All this is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 44W fast charging. For security, the device comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Connectivity options include 5G, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and USB Type-C port.
The device sports a triple camera setup at the back consisting of a 64-megapixel primary sensor paired with an 8-megapixel Ulra wide angle lens and a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. On the front, it sports a 16-megapixel sensor for taking selfies.