iQOO Neo 3 5G with 144Hz refresh rate screen tipped to launch on April 23

Topics iQOO | Vivo | Flagship smartphones

Representative image: iQoo 3 5G
Chinese electronics behemoth BBK Group's smartphone brand iQOO is said to be working on its new 5G gaming device, the iQOO Neo 3 5G. According to a post on micro-blogging platform Weibo, the device will debut in China on April 23.

Some of the tech bloggers were invited to a game which revealed the April 23 launch date for the iQOO Neo3, GizmoChina reported.

Recently, the company's Product General Manager Shuji Niao Shu had said on Weibo that the company had incorporated a new 3 + 2 strategy in an upcoming iQOO phone. The device is expected to feature a 6.6-inch LCD display of a fullHD+ resolution. It will boast a screen of 144Hz refresh rate and sport a punch-hole for the selfie camera.

The device is expected to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, which will have an integrated modem for 5G connectivity. The chipset is said to be accompanied by up to 12GB RAM and 256GB native storage.

In retrospective, iQOO forayed in India’s price conscious smartphone market with the launch of iQOO 3 5G, a 5G-ready smartphone priced at Rs 36,990 for the base model. The smartphone has a 6.44-inch Super AMOLED display, which supports HDR10+. According to the company, the screen has a touch response rate of 180Hz, which improves the screen touch scan frequency by up to 50 per cent in comparison to standard 120hz screens.

The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and features a quad-camera setup on the back, featuring a 48-megapixel main camera, a 13MP Telephoto (20X Zoom), a 13MP super wide-angle camera and a 2MP Bokeh camera. There is also a 16MP front camera.

The device is powered by a 4,440mAh battery and comes with 55W Super FlashCharge Technology, which can charge around 50 per cent battery in 15 minutes – according to the company.


(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel