iQOO 12: A Snapdragon 8 Gen 3-Powered Beast Arrives In India On December 12

Even before its official global unveiling, iQOO had indicated at the upcoming arrival of the iQOO 12 in India. Now, the company has officially confirmed the phone's Indian launch date as December 12th, with serving as the exclusive online retailer.

iQOO pioneers the introduction of India's first smartphone equipped with the cutting-edge Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. The teaser showcases the sleek BMW edition in a pristine white finish with a glass back. While a black variant is also anticipated, the tantalizing red edition with a luxurious leather back remains a mystery.

iQOO 12 Specifications

Display: 6.78-inch (2800 x 1260 pixels) 1.5K flat LTPO AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 144Hz variable refresh rate, up to 1400 nits brightness in HBM mode

Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 750 GPU

RAM: 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X with 256GB / 512GB (UFS 4.0) storage

SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)

Camera: 50MP camera with Omnivision OV50H sensor, f/1.68 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 50MP 150° ultra-wide-angle camera with Samsung JN1 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 64MP 3x telephoto camera with f/2.57 aperture

This revised version provides a more concise and informative summary of the iQOO 12's key specifications, making it easier for readers to grasp the device's features quickly.

The iQOO 12 boasts a 16MP front-facing camera for capturing high-quality selfies and video calls. For enhanced security and convenience, the iQOO 12 incorporates an in-display fingerprint sensor for seamless unlocking and an infrared sensor for remote control functionality. It offers USB Type-C audio connectivity for versatile connectivity, stereo speakers for immersive audio, and Hi-Fi audio for a premium listening experience.

Measuring 163.22mm x 75.88mm x 8.10mm (Legend/Track Edition) or 8.35mm (Red edition), the iQOO 12 balances portability and performance. Its weight varies slightly between the Legend/Track Edition (203.7g) and the Red Edition (198.5g).

In terms of connectivity, the device supports 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 7 802.11 for high-speed wireless connections, Bluetooth 5.4 for seamless pairing with peripherals, GPS L1+L5 B1C+B1I+B2a for precise location tracking, GLONASS G1 for additional navigation capabilities, Galileo E1+E5a for European satellite navigation, QZSS L1+L5 for Japanese satellite navigation, and USB Type-C with NFC connectivity for data transfer and contactless payments.

To power its impressive performance, the iQOO 12 is equipped with a 5000mAh battery that supports 120W ultra-fast flash charging, 50W wireless charging, and reverse wireless charging capabilities.