iQOO 8 series is confirmed to launch in China on August 17. The iQOO 8 series will include the basic iQOO 8 and the iQOO 8 Pro. Ahead of the launch, key specifications of the smartphone have been leaked and confirmed officially.
The upcoming iQOO 8 series smartphone will likely feature a flat display, while the iQOO 8 Pro will have a curved screen. The company has unveiled an official poster on its social media handles that shows the design while also confirming that the BMW M Motorsport partnership will also extend to the iQOO 8 series. Let’s have a detailed look at the iQOO 8 specifications & their availability.
iQOO 8 Pro: Specifications & Features
The iQOO 8 series features a curved screen with a 2K display and the E5 AMOLED LTPO (Low-Temperature Polycrystalline Oxide) 10bit panel with 1440p display resolution a high 120Hz refresh rate. The users can dynamically adjust between 1Hz and 120Hz depending on the content on the screen as well.
The smartphone will be powered by the Snapdragon 888 plus SoC, the more powerful version of the Snapdragon 888 that boasts higher CPU and GPU clock speeds paired with LPDDR5 RAM. The iQOO 8 series also offers UFS 3.1 storage. The iQOO 8 is rumored to come along with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage.
The smartphone is also said to run on OriginOS 1.0 based on Android 11. The handset also features a volume controller and power button located on the right spine, and there’s also an in-display fingerprint sensor for security.
In terms of optics, the iQOO 8 features a triple camera setup at the rear, including a 64MP (f/1.79) primary shooter, a 13MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide sensor, and a 13MP (f/2.46) tertiary lens and LED flash arranged in a square module. At the front, the front, the handset might feature a 16MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper for selfie-snapping and video chatting.
Moreover, the iQOO 8 also has a center-positioned punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper, curved edges, and narrow bezels. The Pro model is seen to feature a rectangular camera module at the rear is seen to includes three sensors. Two large sensors are seen to be accompanied by a small one.
The iQOO 8 series is also confirmed to support 120W fast charging. The iQOO 8 Pro will have an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner, a 4500mAh battery, support for 120W fast wired charging, and support for 50W fast wireless charging as well. The iQOO 8 series connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, a 5G network, and a Type-C port for charging and file transfer.
iQOO 8 Pro: Expected Availability
The iQOO 8 Pro model will be available in a BMW Motorsport Edition with a striped design and a textured panel. According to leaks, the iQOO 8 series smartphones will be available in black and white versions, with the latter sporting the German automaker’s signature blue, violet, and red-colored stripes. According to the leaked specifications, the smartphone might be available for Rs. 40,000 ($538).