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iQOO 7 with 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, 120W Charging, launched in China


After a lot of hype, the Vivo-X60 inspired iQOO 7 is finally here. The device that has launched in China starting at 3798 yuan($586) has the latest Snapdragon 888 SoC, 120Hz AMOLED display, Gaming-focused features, and more.

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iQOO 7 Latent Blue

BMW Edition iQOO 7

iQOO 7 Price, Availability

The iQOO 7 comes in three colors- Black, Latent Blue, and Legendary BMW Edition. It’s price is as follows:

  • 8GB + 128GB – 3,798 yuan($586)
  • 12GB + 256GB- 4,198 yuan($648)

The device is already up for pre-orders from today( January 11 at 20:30 China time). It will go on sale from January 15 at 0:00. However, only the Black land and Legendary BMW Edition will be available for the first sale.

The Blue variant goes on sale only on January 19 at 10:00. Either way, the iQOO 7 will be available on major e-commerce sites like Jingdong, T-Mall, Vivo Shop, and more. Those who pre-book the device will enjoy benefits like free-screen replacement, EMI up to 24-months, half a year extended warranty, and more.

iQOO 7 Design, Display

iQOO says that the iQOO 7 has the same rigid construction for the fuselage and display as its predecessors. In fact, the latest flagship uses a Marine Aluminum as a mid-frame which is both stronger and lighter. It is also covered by a 0.6mm AG(Anti-Glare) glass. Upfront, there is a centered punch-hole display.

Measuring 162.2×75.8×8.7mm, the iQOO 7 weighs about 209.5 grams. Talking about the display, it has a 6.62-inch AMOLED FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. iQOO says that the display also has 6000000:1 contrast, supports HDR 10+ content, 1000Hz instant touch sample rate, and 300Hz touch report rate.

The display also has 1300 nits brightness, 4096 levels of brightness adjustment, SGS-certification for low-smear, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 91.4% screen-body ratio.

iQOO 7 Specifications and Gaming Features

Under the hood, it packs in the latest Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with enhanced versions of DDR5RAM(6400Mbps) and UFS 3.1 storage. Adreno 660 GPU does the graphic duties with which iQOO has several auxiliary features for a typical official KPL Gaming-centric smartphone. Those are as follows:

  • ‘Monster Touch’ Pressure-Sensitive Screen- Acts as Touch triggers
  • ‘Monster Beat’ Dual Stereo Speakers(Loudness: 71.5 dB)
  • ‘Monster Engine’-powered Dual-Linear Motors with 3D vibration

For Audio, it even has a dedicated HIFI-DAC CS43131 Audio Chip for an interactive Hi-Res and Super Audio experience. As said in the previous reports, the Monster Engine helps the screen behave like a GamePad in feedback vibrations. The Monster Touch is complemented by a Touch Acceleration which helps boost the response during gaming.

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Additionally, the device supports features like Multi-Turbo 5.0, One-Touch Game Space, GVoice optimization technology, and a Game Box loaded with a bucket load of essential features.

For cooling, iQOO says the device has a 4096 sq. mm head spreader inside. It has an L-shaped VC cooling plate. You don’t have to worry about the connectivity during gaming too as the device supports SA/NSA 5G. It also has an array of antennas spread around and supports Wi-Fi 6 standards with a 100% theoretical bump up in download/upload speeds.


iQOO 7 Other Features

For Cameras, you get a square-shaped vertical camera layout on the back with iQOO branding and LED flash lying beneath. It has a 48MP f/1.79 main with OIS and dual 13MP sensors. One is an f/2.2 120-degree ultra-wide-angle lens whereas the other one is a f/2.46 Portrait camera with a 50mm focal length. The camera supports features 20x digital Zoom, OIS anti-shake, Night scene 2.0, Panorama, Raw HDR 2.0, and more.

Upfront, you get a 16MP f/2.0 sensor for selfies. Just like the predecessor, the iQOO 7 also packs in a 4,000mAh(2*2,000mAh) battery with 120W FlashCharge support. iQOO says that the device can be charged fully in just 15 minutes. Although it lacks wireless charging, the company says that the device supports back Compatibility like 65W PD charging, and comes with a standard 120W charger and longer 1.5m cable in box.

Other features include in-display fingerprint sensor, face unlock, OriginOS based on Android 11, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, Type-C port, Beidou/GPS/GLONASS/Galileo for navigation, dual-SIM.

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