The much-anticipated gaming phones – iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend have launched in India. The company took to an online event to unveil the iQOO 7 lineup. Among the two newcomers, the iQOO 7 Legend is the top-end model with Snapdragon 888 SoC. Meanwhile, the standard iQOO 7 isn’t too shabby as it comes equipped with Snapdragon 870 chipset.
iQOO 7 Legend and iQOO 7 Price & Availability
iQOO has set the price of iQOO 7 starting at Rs. 31,990 for the 8GB + 128GB, ₹33,990 for the 8GB + 256GB unit, and ₹35,990 for the 12GB + 256GB edition. As for the highest-end iQOO 7 Legend, the price is set at Rs. 39,990 for the 8GB + 128GB model and ₹43,990 for the 12GB + 256GB variant. The phones will retail exclusively through Amazon and iQOO website. The pre-order starts on May 1.
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iQOO 7 Legend and iQOO 7 Features
Both the iQOO 7 Legend and the iQOO 7 sport a 6.62-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels, a refresh rate of 120Hz, a peak brightness of 1300 nits, and HDR10+ support. The devices offer a 300Hz touch sampling rate for general use scenarios and a super 1000Hz instant touch sampling rate for gaming instances. It is also employing MEMC for smoother frames and SDR2HDR for enhanced visuals, and haptic-based in-display and shoulder buttons.
The display is also complemented by surround sound from dual speakers.
Under the hood, the iQOO 7 Legend gets a 5nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor coupled with Adreno 660 GPU and a Liquid Cooling system. While on the other hand, the iQOO 7 gets a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G CPU paired with an Adreno 650 GPU. The phones ship with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. On top of all these lies the Android 11 based FunTouch OS 11.1 software.
For the photography, the iQOO 7 lineup boasts a triple rear camera setup including a 48MP Sony IMX598 sensor for the primary camera and a 13MP super wide-angle macro lens. While for the third camera, the iQOO 7 Legend has a 13MP portrait lens and the iQOO 7 settles for a 2MP mono camera. The phones also share a 16MP front camera placed in their punch-hole displays.
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Driving all these is a 4000mAh battery within the iQOO 7 Legend and a slightly bigger 4400mAh battery inside the iQOO 7. But again, both of ’em support 66W fast charging.
iQOO 7 Legend & iQOO 7 Specs
|Models||iQOO 7 Legend||iQOO 7|
|Display||6.62 inches, 1080 x 2400 px, 120 Hz Display with Punch Hole, 1300nits brightness, HDR10+, 300Hz Touch Sampling Rate, 1000Hz Instant Touch Sampling Rate||6.62 inches, 1080 x 2400 px, 120 Hz Display with Punch Hole, 1300nits brightness, HDR10+, 300Hz Touch Sampling Rate, 1000Hz Instant Touch Sampling Rate|
|Rear Camera||48MP Sony IMX598 sensor + 13MP super wide-angle macro + 13MP portrait lens||48MP Sony IMX598 sensor + 13MP super wide-angle macro + 2MP mono lens|
|Software||Android 11 with Funtouch OS 11.1||Android 11 with Funtouch OS 11.1|
|Processor||Snapdragon 888 5G with Adreno 660 GPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650|
|Memory||8GB/12GB RAM + 128GB/256GB storage (LPDDR5 + UFS 3.1)||8GB/12GB RAM with 128GB/256GB storage (LPDDR5 + UFS 3.1)|
|Battery||4000mAh with 66W fast charger||4400mAh with 66W fast charger|
|Colors||BMW M Motorsport edition||Storm Black and Solid Ice Blue|
|Pricing||8GB + 128GB: Rs. 39,990|
12GB + 256GB: Rs. 43,990
|8GB + 128GB: Rs. 31,990|
8GB + 256GB: Rs. 33,990
12GB + 256GB: Rs. 35,990