Comparing iQOO Z7 and iQOO Z7s: how do the two iQOO phones differ?

iQOO Z7s is the latest mid-range phone from the brand in India. The handset joins the iQOO Z7, which is already on sale in the country. Both models are priced similarly and are interestingly available on the same platform, Amazon. The iQOO Z7 and the iQOO Z7s are equally powerful in the segment and both offer 5G connectivity. The main difference between the two is the chipset. In this article today, we will compare to see how both these phones fare against each other. Let’s get started.

iQOO Z7 vs iQOO Z7s comparison

iQOO Z7 vs iQOO Z7s price

  • The iQOO Z7 5G is priced at Rs 18,999 for the 6GB/128GB version and Rs 19,999 for the 8GB/128GB model. 
  • The iQOO Z7s is also priced similarly at Rs 18,999 for the 6GB + 128GB version and Rs 19,999 for the 8GB/128GB model.

iQOO Z7 vs iQOO Z7s: specs at a glance

iQOO Z7iQOO Z7s
PerformanceMediaTek Dimensity 920, 8GB RAMSnapdragon 695, 8GB RAM
Display6.38-inch AMOLED display6.38-inch AMOLED display
Camera64MP + 2MP dual cameras64MP + 2MP dual cameras
Front Camera16MP selfie camera16MP selfie camera
Battery4,500mAh battery, 44W fast charging4,500mAh battery, 44W fast charging
OSAndroid 13Android 13
Storage128GB storage128GB storage

iQOO Z7 vs iQOO Z7s: Design, Display, Size

The iQOO Z7 and iQOO Z7s share the same design. There is a waterdrop notch for the selfie snapper and slightly narrow bezels. The volume rocker and power buttons are on the right edge. The 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, bottom-firing speakers, and microphone are at the bottom edge. The top portion of the phone houses a microphone and SIM card tray. The phones come in Norway Blue and Pacific Night colours.

The iQOO Z7s sports a 6.38-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, 2400×1080 pixels, 360Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, up to 1300 nits peak brightness, and Schott Xensation Glass Protection. The phone measures 158.91×73.53×7.8mm and weighs 172 grams.

The iQOO Z7 sports a 6.38-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, HDR 10+, up to 1300 nits peak brightness, Schott Xensation Glass Protection. The phone measures 158.91×73.53×7.8mm and weighs 173 grams.

iQOO Z7s vs iQOO Z7: processor

The iQOO Z7s is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 8nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 619L GPU. The chipset is paired with 6GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage that is further expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card.

On the other hand, the iQOO Z7 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 920 6nm processor with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU, 6GB/ 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage that is further expandable up to 1TB with microSD card.

iQOO Z7s vs iQOO Z7: cameras

The iQOO Z7s and iQOO Z7 have a 64MP primary ISOCELL GW3 sensor with f/1.79 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. There is a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies and video chats on both models.

iQOO Z7s vs iQOO Z7: battery and software

The iQOO Z7s has a 4,500mAh battery with 44W fast charging. The iQOO Z7 also has the same battery capacity and fast charging speed.

Similarly, both phones run on Android 13-based Funtouch OS 13 custom skin out of the box.

iQOO Z7s vs iQOO Z7: other features

The iQOO Z7s and iQOO Z7 pack an in-display fingerprint sensor for security, an IP54 rating for water and dust resistance, single-bottom ported speakers, and Hybrid-dual SIM slots.

Key takeaways

As you can see both the iQOO Z7 and iQOO Z7s are nearly the same phones except for the chipset. Both the Dimensity 920 and Snapdragon 695 are equally powerful that can handle day-to-day tasks with ease. They both are 5G-enabled and can click good photos in good lighting conditions and the battery can last an entire day without sweating much. You can pick up either phone and we are sure you will not be disappointed.

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