iQOO 8, iQOO 8 Legend may launch in India soon: All you need to know
The iQOO 8 series could debut in the country sometime next month.
October 26, 2021 / 12:42 PM IST
iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro were unveiled in China back in August. The two phones succeeded the iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend which were unveiled earlier this year. And while the iQOO 8 series was revealed in China, no word about international availability was confirmed.
However, a recent report by 91mobiles suggests that the iQOO 8 will be making its way to India soon. 91mobiles previously reported that the iQOO 8 Legend or the iQOO 8 Pro would be unveiled in India sometime during the start of November. And if the latest report is accurate, then we will see both the iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Legend arrive in India soon.
The launch of the iQOO 8 series in India would make sense given the brand’s current trajectory. iQOO has made a comeback in the country, revealing several value-oriented devices, including the flagship iQOO 7 Legend. Even the flagship i While there is no confirmation about the details, the phones are expected to feature similar specifications as their Chinese counterparts.
iQOO 8 Specifications
The iQOO 8 is powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The handset sports a 6.56-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The panel also supports 10-bit colour, a 19.8:9 aspect ratio, and a 398ppi pixel density.
For optics, the iQOO 8 gets a triple-camera setup with a 48 MP Sony IMX598 sensor with f/1.79 aperture at the helm. The other two cameras include a 13 MP ultrawide shooter and a 13 MP portrait camera. On the front, the hole-punch camera cutout houses a 24 MP selfie shooter. The iQOO 8 also packs a 4,350 mAh battery with a whopping 120W fast-charging support.
iQOO 8 Pro / iQOO 8 Legend Specifications
The iQOO 8 Pro is powered by the latest Snapdragon 888+ chipset paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The device sports a 6.76-inch 2K Samsung E5 LTPO OLED display. The panel features a variable refresh rate of 1-120Hz and sports 10-bit colours. The iQOO 8 Pro packs a 4,500 mAh battery with 120W wired and 50W wireless fast-charging support.
The iQOO 8 Pro gets an updated triple-camera setup with a 50MP Sony IMX 766 sensor at the helm with a 50MP Sony IMX 766. The main camera is assisted by a 48 MP ultrawide shooter and a 16 MP portrait camera. The main 50 MP camera also features 5-axis gimbal stabilisation seen on some Vivo X series phones. On the front, the hole-punch camera cutout houses a 16 MP selfie shooter.