iQOO 8 tipped to feature whopping 160W fast charging ahead of launch in August

iQOO 8 is expected to launch on August 4th.

Highlights
  • iQOO 8 is expected to launch on August 4th.
  • A new tip suggests that the phone will feature 160W fast charging support.
  • Rumoured specs include QHD+ display, Snapdragon 888+ Plus SoC, 12GB RAM, 256GB storage, and Android 11 OS.

On Tuesday, a post from iQOO on the Chinese social media platform, Weibo, suggested that the iQOO 8 launch date is August 4th. A few popular tipsters also confirmed that the iQOO 8 is launching in China on August 4th at 12:00 PM CST. We came across a couple of leaks revealing the iQOO 8 specifications as well. Now, a new report has emerged online revealing details regarding the charging speed of the upcoming iQOO phone. It claims that the iQOO 8 will have the world’s fastest charging speed for a smartphone. What’s the charging speed though? Well, read on to know more.

iQOO 8 to feature 160W charging speed

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A leaked poster of the iQOO 8 had revealed that the phone will feature the brand’s proprietary FlashCharge technology. However, the charging speed was unknown. A few reports had suggested that the iQOO 8 will have 120W charging speed. Well, that doesn’t seem to be the case. According to a new report from My Drivers, the iQOO 8 will feature a whopping 160W fast charging support. According to the report, the iQOO 8 can charge from 0 to 100 percent in just 12 minutes. It would the iQOO 8 the smartphone with the world’s fastest charging if true. That being said, there is no proof backing the report from My Drivers.

iQOO 8 specifications

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According to Digital Chat Station, the iQOO 8 features a display with QHD+ resolution. A leaked screenshot reveals that the iQOO 8 will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset, which could make it the first smartphone to feature this SoC. This screenshot also reveals that the iQOO 8 will have 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and the Android 11 operating system. There is also said to be 4GB of virtual RAM. We can expect the iQOO 8 to feature better cameras compared to the iQOO 7 series smartphones. Hopefully, we will get to know more about the device as its launch nears.