iQOO 8 Series Launch Date Confirmed; Here is everything we know so far
August 5, 2021
iQOO 8 series has been warming up the market for the past few weeks. The news has been circulating highlighting its screen type and fast charging capabilities. And now the iQOO 8 series finally confirms its official launch date for August 17th- Mark the date! The information is dug out from iQOO 8’s official Weibo handle, so we can count on it this time. The rumors suggest that the iQOO8 series ship with the latest Snapdragon 888+ processor. The series consists of two devices – the iQOO 8 and the 8 Pro.
Design and Display
Both upcoming smartphones are said to feature Samsung’s E5 AMOLED LTPO display. To note, iQOO 8 is the world’s first smartphone to flex Samsung’s E5 display. The display brigs imposing 120Hz refresh rate and 2K+ resolution. It features a curved edge screen and a centrally aligned punch-hole to house its selfie camera. There is no information regarding the rear camera’s design but we expect it to pack a rectangular camera module.
If the rumors go right, the handset will feature the latest Snapdragon 888+ processor with unbeatable power. The device can’t get any powerful! Just to clear out, the clock speed of Cortex-X1 in the Snapdragon 888+ runs at 2.995GHz contrary to the 2.84GHz in the standard 888 variant. In terms of memory, the handset is likely to pack 12GB of RAM with 256GB of onboard storage. In addition to this, the device is also speculated to bring 4GB of extended RAM.
Other Rumored Features
iQOO 8 series will ship on Android 11 with OriginOS 1.0 on the top. In terms of battery, the handset is likely to back by a 4000mAh battery. It is said that the iQOO 8 supports 160W fast charging. If that is not the case, it will definitely come with 120W fast charging.
iQOO 8 Series Launch Date
iQOO has officially set the launch date for its two upcoming smartphones. They will be launched on August 17th at 7:30 PM (5:15 PM NPT) local time, exclusively in China. You can watch the launch event via Weibo, BiliBili, and other Chinese social media apps.