Vivo has launched a gaming smartphone under the sub-brand iQOO dubbed as iQOO 3 5G. This is the gaming beast which offers great gaming features like Ultra gaming mode and extra gaming buttons. Apart from this, iQOO 3 5G features and Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G modem. This is one of the first smartphones to feature LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 speedy storage. So without further delay let’s get more information.
iQOO 3 5G Specifications and Features
The iQOO 3 5G comes with a 6.44 inches Super AMOLED display and a punch hole for the front camera. The device is blessed with a fingerprint sensor under the display. The punch hole features a 16MP selfie camera. The handset weighs 214.5 grams and measures 158.51 x 74.88 x 9.16mm. Talking about resolution the phone has an FHD+ panel with 20:9 aspect ratio. In addition, the smartphone flaunts an HDR10+ complaint and 800nits brightness with 100% P3 colour gamut. It also supports the 180Hz touch sampling rate for speedy touch response. But, unfortunately, it lacks a high refresh rate and sticks on 60Hz.
Under the hood, the smartphone is packed with high power Snapdragon 865 chipset with 5G. The smartphone is also carrying up to 12GB LPDDR5 extremely fast RAM. UFS 3.1 is also listed first time in the world in any smartphone which is enabled in 128GB and 256GB ROM systems. The smartphone is specially produced for gamers and offers so many gaming features like never before. It is blessed with two shoulder touch buttons called “Monster Touch Buttons” which will be used as triggers for games like PUBG and Call of Duty. In addition, if you hold these two keys you will be entered in Monster Mode that runs chipset at 100% for smoothing some heavy games. But will be harmful to battery draining.
Talking about the power provider, a 4,440 mAh battery is under the helm and supports 55W Flash charge. The company promised that the 50% battery will be charged from 0% in only 15 minutes. Charging cable is also not normal and provide benefits for gamers. The “L” shaped cable is given out of the box for charging the phone while gaming. iQOO 3 5G used its own custom iQOO UI 1 based on Android 10. The custom UI also bring some gaming features as well as some others.
Around the back, a rectangular camera bump is present at the top left corner of the device. This camera bump holds Quad-camera setup and a LED Flash. Quad-camera setup is completed with f/1.79 aperture 48MP main shooter, an f/2.2 aperture 13MP ultrawide lens, an f/2.46 aperture 13MP telephoto sensor with 20x digital zoom and an f/2.4 aperture 2MP portrait lens. These cameras are capable to shoot up to 4K at 30fps and come with features like Super Night Mode, Super Anti-Shake and Super Macro Mode. iQOO 3 5G is offered in three colours – Volcano Orange, Quantum Silver and Tornado Black. The base model (8GB/128GB) is priced at $515.