iQoo 3 India launch started with Gagan Arora, Director, Marketing at iQoo India, on the stage. Arora claims iQoo 3 will redefine the performance and innovation in the smartphone segment. The iQoo India executive first talked about the brand’s philosophy and what it hopes to bring to the smartphone market. Arora also played a message from iQoo brand ambassador Virat Kohli.
Gagan then invited Raghav Mehra, who is a product manager at iQoo, to the stage to detail the iQoo 3 smartphone. Mehra revealed that the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC that comes with 5G modem. The phone also packs up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, up to 256GB UFS 3.1 onboard storage.
According to Raghav, the iQoo 3 will be offered in Tornado Black, Quantum Silver, and Volcano Earth colours. The phone also features 5G support and 4440 mAh battery with 55W fast charging support that can charge the phone up to 50% in just 15 minutes.
Other specifications of the phone include 6.44-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with 1200 nites peak brightness. The smartphone is also HDR10+ enabled. Additionally, you will get an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Mehra also added that iQoo 3 is meant for gaming enthusiasts with the onboard touch sensitive buttons that the company calls Monster Touch buttons. Further, the company has packed Ultra Game Mode in the phone.
This is not all, iQoo 3 also comes with Carbon Fiber VC Liquid Cooling technology that is said to bring down the CPU temperature by 12 degree celsius.
On the imaging front, iQoo 3 will include a quad rear camera setup that will house a 48-megapixel main shooter, 13-megapixel telephoto shooter, 13-megapixel wide-angle camera and a depth sensor.
iQoo 3 India launch event kicked off at 12:30pm and the company is streaming it live on YouTube. We have embedded the livestream below in case you want to check out the launch in the realtime. Additionally, we will also be sharing live updates from the launch event that is taking place in Mumbai right now.
iQoo 3 price in India (expected)
iQoo 3 price is expected to be around Rs. 40,000 for the 5G model, while the phone’s 4G variant is likely to carry a price tag of Rs. 35,000. Flipkart has been teasing the phone’s availability in India, so we know that it will one of the sales channels to carry the phone. The company will announce more details at today’s launch event.