iQOO 8 display features and battery capacity tipped ahead of the August 4th launch

iQOO 8 could be the first smartphone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset.

Highlights
  • A new leak from China claims that the iQOO 8 will have an LTPO display with a variable refresh rate.
  • Another leak suggests that the phone will have a 4,500mAh battery and a 120W charging speed.
  • iQOO 8 launch date is set for August 4th.

Last week, iQOO had announced that it will be unveiling the iQOO 8 smartphone on August 4th. A few days later, the company has also revealed that it will be showcasing the smartphone at the ChinaJoy conference, ahead of the actual launch date. There have also been a couple of leaks so far, which shed some light on the iQOO 8 specifications, mainly about its processor, RAM, storage capacity, OS version, and charging speed. Well, today we have two more leaks from China, which reveals plenty of details regarding the display and the battery capacity of the iQOO 8. Let us have a look at all the details.

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iQOO 8 will have a variable refresh rate display

According to a tipster from China (via GizmoChina), the iQOO 8 will feature an LTPO panel with 10-bit colour, 2K resolution (QHD+), and a 120Hz refresh rate. Interestingly, the tipster also claims that the display will have a variable refresh rate where the screen can run adjust the refresh rate from 1Hz to 120Hz depending upon the content that is being displayed. The tipster has also posted an official teaser image of the iQOO 8, which says that the display of the phone will have true to life colours.

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A display with a high refresh rate (90Hz or 120Hz) consumes significantly more power compared to a screen with a standard refresh rate (60Hz), which takes a severe toll on the battery life of a smartphone. This is where the display with a variable refresh rate proves beneficial. It drops the refresh rate whenever possible for lower power consumption. Considering that the iQOO 7 offered a decent battery backup even with its fixed high refresh rate screen, we can expect the iQOO 8 to offer an even better battery backup with its variable refresh rate display.

iQOO 8 will pack a 4,500mAh battery

Another tipster from China, Digital Chat Station, sheds some light on the battery capacity of the iQOO 8. According to the tipster, the IQOO 8 will have a 4,500mAH battery. DCS also claims that the phone will have a 120W charging speed, which contradicts the previous reports claiming that the iQOO 8 will have a 160W charging speed. Hopefully, we will get clarity about the matter when iQOO showcases the smartphone at the ChinaJoy conference.

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According to previous reports, the iQOO 8 will be the first smartphone to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus SoC. A leaked screenshot suggests that the phone will have 12GB RAM, 256GB storage, and the Android 11 operating system.

Key Specs

iQOO 8 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 | 8 GBProcessor
6.56 inches Display
48 MP + 13 MP + 13 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4350 mAh Battery
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iQOO 8 5G Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 43,590
Release Date: 16-Oct-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone