As anticipated, iQOO held a launch occasion in China as we speak the place we noticed the announcement of the iQOO Z5. The successor to iQOO Z3 brings a bigger 6.67-inch FHD+ IPS LCD with the identical 120Hz refresh fee however now sports activities a punch gap cutout for its 16MP selfie cam. There’s additionally a brand new chipset on the helm with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G paired with 8/12GB RAM and 128/256GB storage.
The again of the Z5 sports activities the identical triple digital camera setup because the Z3 with a 64MP fundamental Samsung GW3 sensor alongside an 8MP ultrawide shooter and a 2MP macro module. The battery has grown to five,000 mAh from the Z3’s 4,400 mAh cell however charging speeds high out at 44W as an alternative of 55W. The Chinese language iQOO Z5 boots vivo’s Origin OS based mostly on Android 11 however worldwide models are anticipated to return with Funtouch OS 12 as an alternative. Different notable options embody stereo audio system, a headphone jack and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
iQOO Z5 is available in White, Darkish Blue and Gradient Blue colours. The latter sports activities a ridged again sample whereas the opposite two characteristic a flat matte look. The 8GB+128GB trim retails for CNY 1,899 ($293) whereas the highest of the road 12GB+256GB variant goes for CNY 2,299 ($355). There’s additionally a center choice with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage which fits for CNY 2,099 ($324).
Pre-orders in China are already open whereas official gross sales begin on September 28. Worldwide availability shall be detailed at a later date. iQOO plans to introduce the Z5 in India on September 27.