iQOO 7 with Snapdragon 888, 120W Fast Charging goes official

iQOO 7 launched Price Specs Availability Features Nepal

Last month, Xiaomi unveiled its flagship Mi 11 powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. And now, another Chinese smartphone brand has launched its SD 888-powered phone. Yesterday, Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO hosted an event to launch its latest flagship – iQOO 7 in China. Let’s learn more about the specs, features, expected price, and availability of iQOO 7 in Nepal.

iQOO 7 Overview:

Design and Display 

Here, iQOO 7 sports a 6.62-inch AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The aspect ratio here is 91.4%. The screen has a 120Hz refresh rate and supports an instantaneous touch sampling rate of 1000Hz. The phone has a center-aligned punch-hole cut out for the selfie camera. This results in a 91.4% screen to body ratio.

Additionally, the screen covers 105% of NTSC color gamut and has support for HDR10+ display technology as well. It’s a pressure-sensitive screen with a left and a right partition.

iQOO 7 Color Options

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At the back, we get to see the rectangular camera bump. The three cameras have been arranged in a triangular shape like the one in the new Vivo X60 series or the X50 lineup before it. The device is available in three color options. The Legendary edition has tri-color lines on the right side that resemble the racing track, the Backland comes with textured lines, while the Submersity Blue has a gradient Blue and White finish.

Performance and Memory

On the performance side of things, the new Snapdragon 888 brings double-digit improvements over its predecessor. The new chipset performs 25% better in CPU-related tasks and 35% better in GPU-related task compared to its predecessor. The chipset now comes with an integrated 5G modem. Additionally, iQOO has implemented a new antenna layout on this phone for better signal and reduced interference. The phone uses three antennas smart switching for better results.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipFor the cooling purpose, iQOO has included a 4096mm2 heat pipe along with a capillary structure power pump. To aid gamers, there is Multi-Turbo 5.0 that optimizes network speed, memory, and power consumption for a better gaming experience.

There are two memory configurations to choose from – 8/128GB and 12/256GB. iQOO has used LPDDR5 and UFS 3.1 technologies for RAM and internal storage, respectively.

Camera 

The triple camera setup on the back consists of a 48MP primary camera accompanied by a 120-degree ultra-wide camera and a 13MP portrait lens. The primary camera has support for Optical Image Stabilization for steady images and videos. Some of the features of the rear-camera setup include – vlog mode, Super Night View 5.0, Dark Night Vision 2.0, Panorama Night View.

iQOO 7 Camera Setup

Rest of the specs 

Moving on, the 4000mAh battery in the iQOO 7 is composed of two cells – each with a 2000mAh capacity. This dual-cell design allows the phone to support 120W wired fast charging. iQOO claims that the device can go from 0 to 100% in just 15 minutes. The phone has an in-display fingerprint scanner for biometrics. In terms of connectivity, the phone has 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi 6 support, and Bluetooth 5.2. The phone ships with Origin OS based on Android 11 out of the box. It has a stereo audio setup that is Hi-Res compatible.

iQOO 7 120W fast charging cable

iQOO 7 Specifications: 

  • Display: 6.62-inch AMOLED; 105% NTSC color gamut, HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate; 91.4% screen ratio
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 888 5G (5nm)
  • RAM: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • ROM: 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS & UI: Origin OS based on Android 11
  • Back Cameras:
    – 48MP primary sensor
    – 13MP ultra-wide sensor
    – 13MP portrait camera
  • Front Cameras: 16MP sensor
  • Audio: Stereo speaker with Hi-Res Audio
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under-display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Connectivity: 5G network, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and NFC
  • Battery: 4,000mAh (2×2000); 120W fast charging

iQOO 7 Price in Nepal and Availability 

iQOO 7 is available for pre-order in China where the price of the base variant (8/128GB) is 3,798 Yuan. As of now, we are yet to see iQOO phones arrive officially in Nepal. But you might get a hand on it through unofficial handles. As such, we expect the starting price of iQOO 7 in Nepal to be around NPR 75,000.

iQOO 7  Price in China  Price in Nepal (Expected)
8/128GB 3,798 Yuan NPR 75,000
12/256GB 4,198 Yuan NPR 80,000
  •  Check out our review of the Vivo V20 SE.