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Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone could launch in India by June: Report

Vivo sub-brand iQOO is going to launch its gaming smartphone in India in June this year along with another gaming smartphone to compete with the upcoming OnePlus flagship.

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Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone comes with Multi-Turbo that consists of AI Turbo, Center Turbo, Net Turbo, Cooling Turbo, and Game Turbo

Earlier this month, Vivo sub-brand iQOO launched its gaming smartphone in China with a Snapdragon 855 processor. The device is now coming to the Indian market in late May or early June, as per a report by 91mobiles.

The report mentions that iQOO will launch one more handset in India later this year, which would also be a gaming smartphone. Both these devices will be put in Rs 30,000 to Rs 60,000 price bracket and compete against upcoming OnePlus flagship. As of now, the Vivo sub-brand is planning to launch a total of four variants of the two iQOO phones in India.

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Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone price

The gaming smartphone from iQOO that was launched in China is priced Yuan 2,998 or Rs 31,700 for 6GB RAM+128GB storage model, while the 8GB RAM+128GB storage model costs Yuan 3,298 or Rs 34,900, 8GBRAM+256GB storage variant costs Yuan 3,598 or Rs 38,100, and 12GB RAM+256GB storage model costs Yuan 4,298 or Rs 45,500.

Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone specifications

The gaming smartphone from iQOO sports a 4,000mAh battery with 45W fast charging (22.5W in the 6GB+128GB model) and comes with gaming features like Multi-Turbo (that consists of AI Turbo, Center Turbo, Net Turbo, Cooling Turbo, and Game Turbo), pressure-sensitive Monster Touch shoulder buttons on both left and ride side as well as vapour cooling system.

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The Snapdragon 855 powered smartphone is accompanied by Adreno 640GPU and features a 6.41-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 2340×1080 resolution, a waterdrop notch on top and an in-display fingerprint sensor.

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The iQOO smartphone has a triple camera setup at the back consisting of a primary 12MP Sony IMX363 camera sensor clubbed with a secondary 13MP ultra-wide Sony IMX263 lens and a third 2MP depth sensor. At the front, the iQOO device has a 12MP selfie camera.