by Priya Jadhav
The all-new iQOO 3 supports 55W Super FlashCharge with a 4440mAh battery
- Enhance your gaming experience with dedicated Monster Touch buttons and 180Hz touch response rate running on the latest LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 Flash Storage
- Powered with 48MP AI Quad Rear Camera with 20X Digital Zoom
- Available on and iqoo.com, from 12 noon on March 4, starting at INR 36,990
Mumbai, February , 2020: Bringing exceptional performance and revolutionary power, iQOO (i-koo) unveiled its first flagship smartphone of the year, iQOO 3 in India today. The iQOO 3 is powered with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor boasting of 5G capabilities. The brand, marking its entry into the country with the iQOO 3, forays into the premium smartphone segment addressing the needs of today’s data and performance hungry generation.
The iQOO 3 is equipped with a power-packed 4440mAh battery with the latest 55W Super FlashCharge. The device takes the gaming experience to a whole new level by providing users with Monster Touch Buttons, 4D Game Vibration and smooth 180Hz Touch response rate. The smartphone sports a 48 MP AI Quad camera setup with 20X digital zoom with Super Anti shake feature using EIS. The device comes with segment first 8GB/12GB (LPDDR5) RAM and 128GB/256GB (UFS3.1 Flash Storage) ROM and will be available in three attractive color options - Quantum Silver, Tornado Black and Volcano Orange*. iQOO 3 will go on sale starting from March 4, 2020 at 12 noon on Flipkart and iqoo.com. The three variants are priced at INR 36,990 (8+128GB 4G), INR 39,990 (8+256GB 4G) and INR 44,990 (12+256GB 5G).
Consumers will also get an array of attractive offers* on the purchase of iQOO 3 including:
- Flat INR 3,000 off* on ICICI bank Credit Cards, Credit Card EMI and Debit Card EMI transactions
- No Cost EMI up to 12 Months on all major credit cards and Bajaj Finserv Cards
- Jio additional data benefits of INR 12,000
*terms and conditions apply
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Gagan Arora, Director-Marketing, iQOO India said, “We are excited to unveil our first flagship smartphone, iQOO 3 in India today. With iQOO 3, we have introduced industry’s latest innovations like 5G enabled Snapdragon 865 processor for tech-savvy buyers. iQOO 3 offers highly personalized, cutting-edge and innovative solutions that make it easy for users to get the most out of their device. Coupled with 4440mAh battery with best in segment 55W Super FlashCharge and Monster Touch Buttons, this monster device will appeal to our consumer with its sleek design, stunning colors and power packed features that will keep them going all day.”
Commenting on the partnership, Aditya Soni - Senior Director, Mobiles at Flipkart said, “At Flipkart, we are committed to bringing high-performance products to our consumers across the country, at great prices. iQOO 3 offer industry-defining features, giving customers a premium experience at a fantastic price. With this launch, we plan to build a strong portfolio in the smartphones category providing customers an unmatched shopping experience.”
iQOO 3 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 865, which is a 7nm chipset and is equipped with the A77 architecture which can handle the most demanding tasks with great ease. It comes along with 8+126GB, 8+256GB and 12+256GB RAM ROM configuration. With this amazing hardware combination, say goodbye to lags and welcome seamless performance and multi-tasking.
The Future is Now
With 5G, a new decade of mobile innovation is going to begin. And to harness this new generation of connectivity, iQOO 3 comes equipped with the latest 5G technology. This new smartphone brings advanced communication quality and a smooth experience giving consumers the ability to experience next-generation speed and performance.
iQOO 3 is India’s first device running on the latest LPDDR5 that improves speeds to 5500Mbps and reduces power consumption by 20%. Thanks to the UFS 3.1 storage, file transfer is improved by 137.2% (Sequential Read Speed) and 99.8% (Random Read Speed) compared to UFS 2.1. Experience device to device data transfers like never before.
Unleash the Monster from Within
The iQOO UI with Monster mode has been designed for performance enthusiasts ensuring you never run out of Juice. With a massive 4440mAh battery, the iQOO 3 lasts long. Really long. Thanks to the 4440 mAh battery, User can enjoy 9 hours of game play or 16 hours of video streaming or 23 hours of talk-time.
The all-new iQOO 3 also comes with the latest 55W Super FlashCharge Technology that can charge 50% of battery in just 15 minutes. Thanks to the L shaper Type-C Capsule Data Cable, users can enjoy their gaming experience without having to worry about how to hold the device whilst charging.
Monster Touch Buttons & 4D Game Vibration with Ultra-Game Mode
The Monster Touch Button, certified by US-Ergo for better grip and comfort, uses two pressure-sensitive buttons on the side frame helping users to achieve quick multi-finger operations in the game.
As mobile games become more processer-heavy and graphics-intensive, the best gaming experiences require top specs. iQOO 3 has the 180Hz Super Touch Response rate, which can improve the screen touch scan frequency by 50% from 120hz standard.
The Ultra Game Mode provides an uninterrupted gaming experience. It enables one to play e-sports like a pro by allocating system resources that prioritize your game performance. The iQOO 3 is also equipped with 4D gaming vibration that offers a delightful gaming experience with gaming countdown showing the precise show time so you are always ahead in the game.
These incredible feature will enable you to have a gaming experience like never before.
Immersive viewing experience with Polar View Display
The iQOO 3 is equipped with a 16.36cm (6.44) E3 Super AMOLED display with HDR 10+ Standard Certification which supports HDR high dynamic range video content playback. The display houses a Super Small Front Camera (2.98mm) for an uninterrupted and immersive gaming and viewing experience.
Capture the World: The iQOO 3 packs a powerful quad-camera setup featuring a 48MP main camera, 13MP Telephoto -20X Zoom, 13MP super wide-angle camera and 2MP Bokeh camera. With 48 megapixels, the primary rear camera guarantees bright and vivid pictures in all situations. The iQOO 3 offers a level of performance that is unmatched by any smartphone camera ever created.
iQOO 3 is equipped with an innovative Super Video Stabilization using the EIS algorithm with an ultra-wide-angle lens. When recording a video, it can perform real-time image stabilization processing by cutting and processing the edges of the screen. The Super Steady video mode helps users effortlessly capture content by reducing video shake to ensure smooth, pro-level action videos.
Unparalleled Sound Quality: The device provides a supreme listening experience equipped with AK4377A Hi-Fi independent chip. This chip is a stereo 32VELVET high-quality audio DAC. In addition, iQOO 3 comes with a Hi-Res audio certification, bringing the true audio-visual experience to Hi-Fi enthusiasts.
Unlock in a blink: The device comes with a new In-Display Fingerprint sensor with GX Chip that helps unlock the device in 0.31sec when the screen is off.
About iQOO India: iQOO stands for “I Quest On and On”, reflecting how the brand relentlessly pushes the limits of technology. The brand delivers a unique experience to young, technology-savvy consumers, who are under-served in the current smartphone market. iQOO, is a challenger brand, just like its users. iQOO phones are built for those who challenge the status quo and constantly seeking to improve themselves.
iQOO 3 5G/iQOO 3
Quantum Silver, Tornado Black, Volcano Orange
Bezel in mm
Screen to body ratio
Schott Xensation UP
Corning Gorilla Glass Gen (Back)
Yes, Super AMOLED
Touch Screen type(Capacitive multi-touch, Capacitive Touch Screen, IPS Capacitive Touch Screen)
Capacitive Multi Touch Screen
OS and Processing Features
iQOO UI 1.0 based on Android 10.0
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Processor Clock Speed
2.8GHz*1 + 2.4GHz*3 + 1.8GHz*4
Memory and Storage Features
Primary Camera Available
48MP + 13MP (Telephoto-20X Digital ZOOM) +13MP (Wide Angle)+ 2MP (Bokeh)
Primary Camera sensor brand and Model
Primary Camera Aperture
48MP (f/1.79) + 13MP (f/2.46) +13MP (f/2.2)+ 2MP (f/2.4)
Primary Camera Features
Super night mode, Super Anti Shake, Portrait bokeh, Portrait light effects,
AR stickers, Pose Master, AI Makeup, Super wide-angle
(Photo+Video), Super macro, Portrait framing, AI HDR, SLO-MO, PRO Mode,
Panorama, AI Scene Recognition, DOC, Take Photo, Video record and etc
Secondary Camera Available
Secondary Camera sensor brand and Model
Secondary Camera Aperture
Secondary Camera Features
Super night selfie, Portrait light effects (Portrait bokeh included), AR stickers,
Pose Master, AI Makeup, AI HDR, Burst, Gender detection, Take Photo,
Video record and etc
Full HD Recording
Video Recording Resolution
Upto 4K 1080P 720P
60fps (up to 4K)
2G. 3G, 4G, 5G
iQOO Browser, Google Chrome
WLAN 2.4G， WLAN 5.1G， WLAN 5.8G
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Non Removable battery
Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity, E-compass and Gyroscope sensor
Game Center , Ultra Game Mode, Smart Split , Eye Protection Mode, Fun video
Social Media Apps
Play Store, Google, Chrome, Gmail, Map, YouTube, Drive, Play Music, Play Movie&TV, Duo, Photos, Google news
Newspoint, Amazon, Paytm, Phonepe,UC browser,
WhatsApp, Facebook, WeChat, Instagram
Social Media Apps
Battery and Power Features
55W Super Flash Charge
Glass (GG6- Back & Schott Xensation UP- Front)
1 Year for handset & 6 months for in-box accessories