After a couple of weeks of teasers, the iQOO Z5 is now official in China. To note, the phone is launching next week in India as well. So, let’s get into the specs, features, rumors, and expected price of the iQOO Z5 in Nepal.
iQOO Z5 Overview:
Design and Display
To begin with, the iQOO Z5 flaunts a 6.67-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution. It’s an HDR10 panel with 650 nits brightness, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 240Hz touch sampling rate.
The phone has a glossy design at the back. On the front, there is a punch-hole cutout for a selfie camera. iQOO Z5 is available in three color options: Dream Space, Twilight Dawn, and Blue Origin.
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Powering the phone is a Snapdragon 778G chipset coupled with 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage. It’s a 5G chipset with up to 2.4GHz of clock speed. Fueling the smartphone is a 5,000mAh battery that supports 44W fast charging. As per iQOO, a full charge can offer 96 hours of music playback, 18.3 hours of video playback, and 10.4 hours of gaming.
Moreover, the device has a triple rear camera arrangement led by a 64MP Samsung GW3 sensor. Accompanying this is an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP macro sensor. You’ll find a 16MP selfie shooter in the aforementioned punch-hole cutout.
Rest of the specs
On the software front, iQOO Z5 ships with OriginOS based on Android 11 in the Chinese market. Yet, it’s expected to arrive with Funtouch OS 12 in the international market. In terms of audio, it has stereo speakers and a headphone jack. There’s a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometrics.
iQOO Z5 Specifications:
- Display: 6.67-inch IPS LCD, 120Hz, HDR10, 120Hz refresh/240Hz touch sampling rate
- Resolution: FHD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels)
- Chipset: Snapdragon 778G 5G (6nm)
- Memory: 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128/256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage
- Rear Camera: Triple (64MP main, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro)
- Front Camera: 16MP sensor (punch-hole cutout)
- Battery: 5000mAh, 44W fast charging
- Security: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- Audio: 3.5mm headphone jack, Hi-Res Audio
iQOO Z5 Price in Nepal and Availability
iQOO Z5 will go on sale in China from September 28 at a starting price of CNY 1,899 for the 8/128GB model. Similarly, the 8/256GB and 12/256GB models cost CNY 2,099 and CNY 2,299, respectively. We expect the price of iQOO Z5 in Nepal to start at NPR 40,000 if and when it launches here.
|iQOO Z5||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|8/128GB||CNY 1,899||NPR 40,000|
|8/256GB||CNY 2,099||NPR 44,000|
|12/256GB||CNY 2,299||NPR 48,500|
- Meanwhile, check out our review of the iQOO Z3.