Update 25/10/2023: As per a report from GSMArena, iQOO 12 will debut with the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor. Further, it will employ a dedicated display processor with hardware-accelerated ray tracing. Then, the iQOO 12 will run popular mobile games like PUBG Mobile, PUBG New State, Genshin Impact, and LoL Mobile at 144 FPS with frame interpolation. Lastly, there will be a special “Legend Edition iQOO 12 Inspired by BMW M Motorsport”.
The device is set to debut on November 9 in China.
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iQOO unveiled the iQOO 11 5G earlier this year in India with some of the most top notch specifications and the brand is already readying the iQOO 12 whose launch timeline for India has now been tipped. Aside from that, there have been other leaks for the smartphone which give us a good idea about what to expect from the upcoming iQOO flagship.
iQOO 12: India launch timeline
The leak comes from tipster Mukul Sharma on X (formerly Twitter), who says that iQOO 12 is coming soon to India, and it will be India’s first-ever smartphone to launch with the upcoming flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor.
The tipster notes that one can expect the launch to happen by November end or in December in India. Before the launch, Qualcomm will be unveiling the Chipset first which should happen before the end of October.
iQOO 12: Leaked Specifications
As for the specs, leaks suggest that iQOO 12 will sport an E7 AMOLED panel with a 2K resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. It will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 which should ideally be paired with up to 16GB LPDDDR5x RAM and up to 1 TB UFS 4.0 storage.
For optics, it could pack triple rear cameras including a 50MP Wide-Angle lens and a 64MP telephoto lens with 3X Optical Zoom support. It could be backed by a 5000mAh battery that may support 200W fast charging. In India, it should run on Android 14-based FunTouch OS 14 out of the box.