Earlier this month, the iQOO Z3 was launched with 120Hz high refresh rate and Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G. Now, a new leak has suggested that a Pro variant is on the way and will feature a higher end Snapdragon 780G along with a 144Hz LCD display.
According to a Weibo post (a Chinese microblogging website), the company is working on an IQOO Z3 Pro, which is a higher end version of its newly launched mid range handset. For those unaware, the base Z3 was launched back on 25th March 2021, and featured notable specs and started from a price tag of 1,699 Yuan (roughly 260 US Dollars). It featured the Snapdragon 768G 5G enabled processor and a 120Hz high refresh rate display.
Now, a leak has revealed that the Chinese smartphone maker’s Z3 Pro will support Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 780G processor and a 144Hz high refresh rate on its LCD display panel. Qualcomm had just recently announced the Snapdragon 780G mobile processor. This would mean that the Z3 Pro would be one of the first smartphones to feature the newly announced 5nm chipset.
At the moment, this chip is expected to first be featured in the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite. So, we can expect other smartphone vendors to launch their own offerings soon. Unfortunately, the leak is still an unconfirmed news, so take this report with a pinch of salt and stay tuned for more, as we will be providing updates when additional information regarding this upcoming device is available.
- iQOO Z3 with Snapdragon 768G chipset, 120Hz LCD display, Five fold liquid cooling launched in China, starts at 1,699 yuan($260)
- iQOO U3x 5G with 90Hz display, Snapdragon 480, 5,000mAh battery launched for 1,199 Yuan (~$184)
- iQOO launches Wireless Sport earphones, External Cooler, & more new accessories in China
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