iQoo 12 5G is all set to launch in India today (December 12). The launch event will be livestreamed on YouTube. Ahead of the launch, the Chinese electronics giant has revealed several details about the smartphone. Recently, the Vivo sub-brand announced that the iQoo 12 5G will get three years of software updates and four years of security patches in the country. It is confirmed to run on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC and pack a triple rear camera unit led by a 50-megapixel primary camera. iQoo 12 5G was launched in China along with iQoo 12 Pro in November. iQoo 12 5G is expected to debut in the premium segment.
iQoo 12 5G launch details, expected price
iQoo 12 5G India launch event will start at 5:00 PM IST. virtual event The livestream will be done via iQoo India YouTube channel and you can also watch it via the video stream embedded below. The handset will be available for purchase through Amazon.
According to the recent leak, iQoo 12 5G could be priced at Rs. Rs 52,999 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB variant. The 16GB RAM + 512GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 57,999.
To recall, iQoo 12 was launched in China at a price of CNY 3,999 (approximately Rs 45,000) for the 12GB RAM + 256GB variant. The 16GB RAM + 512GB variant is priced at CNY 4,299 (roughly Rs. 50,00) and the 16GB RAM + 1TB variant is priced at CNY 4,699 (roughly Rs. 53,000).
iQoo 12 5G specifications
So far, the company has announced some specifications of the Indian variant of iQoo 12 5G, including the operating system, processor, and camera. It is set to launch as the first phone in India with Qualcomm’s 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. It has been confirmed to have three years of software updates and four years of security patches. It will have a triple rear camera unit, consisting of two 50-megapixel sensors and a 64-megapixel telephoto sensor with 100X digital zoom support. It will have a 16 megapixel selfie camera. It will have a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.
The Chinese variant of the iQoo 12 5G features a 6.78-inch AMOLED display with 1.5K (1,260×2,800 pixels) resolution and 144Hz variable refresh rate. It offers up to 1TB UFS4.0 inbuilt storage.