iQoo 12 5G is set to launch in India on December 12 after an initial launch in China on November 7. The phone was unveiled alongside the iQoo 12 Pro. There is no word yet on the India launch of the Pro model, however, several details about the Indian version of the base iQoo 12 5G model have been officially confirmed. The handset will come with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC and run Android 14-based Funtouch OS 14. This model will come as the successor to the iQoo 11 5G, which recently received a price cut. Meanwhile, the price of iQoo 12 5G was accidentally leaked online via an Amazon listing.
Tipster Sudhanshu Ambor (@Sudhanshu1414) spotted the price of iQoo 12 5G on Amazon India before it was removed. looking at the phone listed In two configurations. The 12GB + 256GB and 16GB + 512GB options are priced in India at Rs. 52,999 and Rs. 57,999 respectively, as per the screenshot shared by the tipster. The India launch is scheduled for December 12th.
As of now, the Amazon listing does not show any pricing details and only provides details on pre-booking of the handset. Customers can pre-book iQoo 12 5G for just Rs. 999 and can confirm purchases between December 13th, 12PM IST and December 14th, 12AM IST. With pre-booking, buyers can get free Vivo TWS Air earbuds worth Rs. 2,999. The phone has been introduced in Alpha (black) and Legend (white) color options.
On the Amazon listing, the iQoo 12 5G claims to be the only flagship smartphone in India with a 50-megapixel + 50-megapixel + 64-megapixel camera setup. One of the 50-megapixel sensors is the primary sensor, while the other is paired with an ultra-wide-angle lens. The third sensor will be paired with a telephoto sensor with 100X digital zoom support. The front camera of the phone will have a 16-megapixel sensor.
The iQoo 12 5G is confirmed to be powered by an octa-core 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. It will also come with Android 14-based Funtouch OS 14 out-of-the-box and offer three years of software updates and four years of security patches, as previously announced. The phone will feature a 6.78-inch 1.5K AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 144Hz and will also be backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 120W wired fast charging support.