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iQOO 7 Series India Launch: 7 Things You Should Know About Upcoming Flagships

Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO launched its first phone iQOO 3 in India back in 2020 and that phone with flagship specs at an affordable price became an instant hit in the Indian market. After that, the company has launched several other phones in its homeland China but those didn’t come to India. Now, after more than a year’s gap, the company is launching its latest flagship iQOO 7 series smartphones in India on April 26. Here’s everything you should know about the latest iQOO 7 series India launch. Read on!

iQOO 7 Series India Launch

The latest iQOO 7 series will have at least two smartphones in India. As confirmed by the teasers, there will be iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend smartphones. Both these phones have already been launched in China so their specs and everything else is already there on the internet. Let’s check all that here.

1. iQOO 7 Series Models in India

As mentioned above, there will be at least two smartphones in India from the iQOO 7 Series. The first phone will be in 7 Legend and the second is teased as iQOO 7. The first phone is launched in China with the same name, while the second one seems another phone which was launched as iQOO Neo 5 in China (because of the Snapdragon 870).

The company has even partnered with BMW Motors to launch the special iQOO 7 Legend variant. Now, let’s move to the specs and other details of the iQOO 7 series in India.

2. iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Design

The iQOO 7 (or iQOO Neo 5 5G in China) comes with an AG glass back that offers a frosted back panel. The phone offers a 91.45% screen-to-body ratio and an in-display fingerprint scanner. The dimensions of the phone are 163.34x 76.37×8.43 mm and its weight is 196g.

The iQOO 7 Legend comes with BMW’s signature design with three stripes. The company has partnered with BMW M Motorsport’s global to offer the legendary version that incorporates three stripes. The dimensions of this phone are 162.2x 75.8x 8.7mm, it weighs 209.5g, and offers a 91.4% screen-to-body ratio.

Both phones come with USB Type-C audio, sport stereo speakers, and also feature CS43131 amp with Hi-Fi audio support.

3. iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend Display

The iQOO 7 will pack a 6.62-inch Full HD+ 120Hz refresh rate AMOLED screen with a 300Hz touch sampling rate. It will have a peak brightness of 1,300 nits. The display also has support for HDR10+ and has a built-in Pixelworks X5 Pro display enhancement chip.

The iQOO 7 Legend will also pack a 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 300Hz touch sampling rate. It will also come with up to 1300 nits peak brightness and 4096 levels of brightness adjustment.

4. iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend Processor

iQOO 7 is powered by Snapdragon 870 chipset with support for both 5G SA/NSA networks. It also comes with a liquid cooling system along with a 6000mm² graphite board. As per the company, the heat dissipation volume of the phone has been increased to 210% compared to the previous model.

iQOO 7 Legend is powered by Snapdragon 888 with 5G support. This also comes with VC cooling with a Vapor Chamber that dissipates heat from an area of up to 4096 mm2 which is increased by 140% compared to previous models.

Both smartphones come with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.

5. iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend Cameras

The iQOO 7 has a 48MP Sony IMX598 main camera with OIS. It has a 13MP ultra-wide camera with 2.5cm macro camera capabilities and a 2MP mono depth sensor. The phone has a 16MP punch-hole front camera.

The 7 Legend also features a 48MP main camera with OIS. It has a 13MP ultra-wide camera and a 13MP 50mm equivalent portrait camera with a dual-line motor to offer 2x optical zoom and 20x digital zoom. There is an in-screen 16MP front camera.

6. iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend Battery

iQOO 7 will pack a 4,400mAh battery with support for up to 66W fast charging that can charge the phone 100% in just half an hour. It also supports 45W USB-PD charging.

iQOO 7 Legend packs a 4000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support that can charge it from 0 to 100% in just 15 minutes. It is also compatible with 65W charging.

7. iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend Price & Availability

iQOO has already teased that it will launch its Snapdragon 888-powered phone in India under Rs. 40,000. So, the iQOO 7 Legend 5G price in India may start at Rs. 39,999 (just like iQOO 3) and it could be the most affordable phone in India with Snapdragon 888 chipset.

While the other phone, which is powered by Snapdragon 870, ie iQOO 7, will be a mid-range phone and it will be priced at around Rs. 27,880 approx as per its China pricing. Both the phones will be Amazon India exclusive and will go on sale in early May, 2021.

So this was all about iQOO 7 series India launch. Stay tuned for more updates on the same ahead of the launch!

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