iQOO Z3 5G India launch seems imminent as phone receives BIS certification

After iQOO 7 series and iQOO Neo 5, the company may bring the iQOO Z3 to India as well.

Highlights
  • iQOO Z3 5G has received BIS certification in India.
  • The handset originally launched in China back in March.
  • iQOO Z3 specifications include Snapdragon 768G, 120Hz display, 64MP quad-cameras, and 55W fast charging.

iQOO Z3 5G India launch could be inching close as the phone has bagged BIS certification (Bureau of Indian Standards) with the model number I2011, as spotted by Mukul Sharma. The handset originally launched last month in China and comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G, 120Hz display, 64MP quad-cameras, Android 11 OS, and 55W fast charging. While the exact launch timeline hasn’t been revealed at the moment, we can expect the brand to introduce the phone in the next few weeks, probably after the iQOO 7 Legend and iQOO Neo 5 launch in India.

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iQOO Z3 specifications

iQOO Z3 flaunts a 6.58-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 2408× 1080 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, a waterdrop notch for the selfie snapper, HDR10+ and 96 percent NTSC Colour Gamut. It is powered by the Snapdragon 768G SoC paired with Adreno 620 GPU, up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, and 256 UFS 2.2 storage. The phone boots Android 11-based iQOO UI 1.0 custom skin on top. A 4,400mAh battery with 55W fast charging fuels the phone and there is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.

The iQOO Z3 has a quad-camera setup at the back with a 64MP (f/1.79 aperture) Samsung ISOCELL GW3 primary sensor with LED flash and EIS, an 8MP (f/2.2 aperture) ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4 aperture) depth sensor. It has a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies and video chats. Connectivity features include 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C. The phone measures 163.95×75.30×8.50mm and weighs 185.5 grams.

iQOO Z3 price in India (expected)

The iQOO Z3 5G price is set at RMB 1,699 (approx Rs 18,800) for 6GB+128GB model, RMB 1,799 (around Rs 20,000) for 8GB+128GB variant and RMB 1,999 (around Rs 22,200) for the 8GB+256GB option. We can expect the iQOO Z3 price in India to fall under Rs 20,000 as well.