iQoo 8 and 8 Pro Launched with 120Hz OLED Display, Snapdragon 888+ and 120W Charging – Starts at CNY 3,799

iQoo today announced the iQoo 8 series, the successor to its flagship iQoo 7 series. The new flagship series from iQoo packs all the bells of whistles of a premium smartphone. So let’s have a look at what iQoo’s new smartphone has in store for us.

iQoo 8 Specifications and Features

The iQoo 8 comes with a 6.56-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz variable refresh rate. The panel comes with support for 10-bit colour and has a pixel density of 398ppi.

iqoo 8

The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 888 SoC coupled with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It comes with a 4,350 mAh battery with 120W fast-charging support. The iQoo 8 runs OriginOS on top of Android 11. Further, it comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor.

It features a triple rear camera on the optics front, including a 48MP Sony IMX598 primary camera alongside a 13MP ultrawide and 13MP portrait camera. On the front, it houses a 24 MP camera inside the punch hole cutout.

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iQoo 8 Pro Specifications and Features

The iQoo 8 Pro sports a 6.76-inch Samsung E5 LTPO OLED panel. The display comes with a 120Hz variable refresh rate and offers a 2K resolution. The display also comes with support for 10-bit colours and has an A+ rating from DisplayMate.

The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 888+ SoC paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It comes with a tad beefier 4,5000mAh battery with support for 120W charging and 50W wireless charging. It runs Android 11 based OriginOS. The iQoo 8 Pro gets an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor on the vanilla model instead of a normal one.

Coming to optics, it comes with a 50MP Sony IMX 766 sensor with a 7P freeform lens. The 50MP camera is paired with a 48MP ultrawide and a 16MP portrait camera. The main sensor also gets the 5-axis gimbal stabilization. On the front, it gets a 16MP camera for selfies.

iQoo 8 and 8 Pro Pricing and Availability

The iQoo 8 and 8 Pro comes in four colours, White, Black, Orange. The white colour gets two finishes, a glossy one and matte, and the orange colour also has a matte finish.

  • 8GB+128GB: CNY 3,799 (~$585)
  • 12GB+256GB: CNY 4,199 (~$647)

The Pro model also comes in the BMW M edition.

  • 8GB+128GB: 8GB+128GB: CNY 3,799 (~$585)
  • 12GB+256GB: CNY 5,499 ($848)
  • 12GB+512GB: CNY 5,999 ($925)

The iQoo 8 will be on sale on August 24, while the Pro version will be up for grab two days later.

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