iQoo Z5 5G SmartPhone launched with Snapdragon 778G SoC, 120Hz Refresh Rate and 5,000mAh battery: Other Specifications and Price

 iQOO Z5 5G has been officially launched in India. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 778G octa-core processor, has a hole-punch 6.67-inch FHD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate and packs a 5,000mAh battery. It has a triple rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel main camera. iQOO Z5 price in India starts from Rs 23,990 for the 8GB+128GB variant.

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iQoo Z5 Specifications

iQoo Z5 was launched on 27th September 2021 in the Indian market, just days after it was unveiled in China. The Indian variant retains similar hardware and design as the China model. It is the company’s latest 5G smartphone in the mid-range price category and comes as a successor of iQoo Z3 5G which launched in early 2021 in India. The most significant upgrade is in the performance of the device which is now powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 778G octa-core processor and is faster than the Snapdragon 768G SoC found on the iQoo Z3 5G. iQoo Z5 will go on sale at the beginning of the Amazon Great Indian Festival 2021. Complete specifications of iQoo Z5 5G are mentioned below.

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iQoo Z5 with Mystic Space Colour | Image credit: iQoo

Display: The iQoo Z5 features a 6.67-inch (16.93cm) Full HD+ IPS LCD capacitive multi touch display with a 1080x2400 resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio and a centre-positioned punch-hole cutout. It supports a 120Hz refresh rate. By default, the screen refresh rate is set to Smart Switch mode where the refresh rate changes automatically according to different user scenarios. This mode helps to reduce the battery consumption. You can choose between Smart Switch, 60Hz, 90Hz or 120Hz modes in the system settings. It has a 240Hz touch sampling rate. The 240Hz touch sampling rate means that 240 frames of finger touch information are collected per second or, to say the other way, touch signals are collected every 4.17ms. This ensures faster touch response which is the basic necessity for an ideal gaming experience. The screen has up to 650 nits brightness. It also has DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut, HDR 10 support and is TUV Rheinland certified as well.

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iQoo Z5 with Arctic Down Colour | Image credit: iQoo

Processor: It features a 6nm Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 778G 5G octa-core processor with clock speed Up to 2.4 GHz. It has a Qualcomm® Adreno™ 642L GPU. iQoo claims that 778G has an AnTuTu Score of 568,448. This processor has the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X53 5G Modem-RF System which supports Peak Download Speed of 3.7 Gbps and Peak Upload Speed of 2.9 Gbps. Wi-Fi Peak Speed is up to 2.9 Gbps.

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Liquid-Cooling vapor chamber | Image credit: iQoo

iQoo Z5 also has 28,837mm² Liquid Cooling System for better heat management. iQoo claims "The liquid-cooling vapor chamber can reduce the surface temperature of the mobile phone by about 3°C and the CPU junction temperature by about 12°C for CPU-intensive games".

Camera: On the back, the phone has a triple-camera setup with LED flash.

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It comes with a 64MP autofocus main camera supported by GW3 sensor with f1.79 aperture, coupled with an 8MP 120° wide angle camera with f2.2 aperture for 120° wider view and a 2MP macro camera with f2.4 aperture to capture up to 4cm closeup shots. Additional rear camera features include Night Mode, Portrait Photography, Slow-motion and AR Stickers. On the front, there’s a 16MP camera with an f/2.45 aperture lens. Additional front camera features include Night Mode, Portrait, Photo, Video, Dynamic photo, AR Stickers, Double exposure and dual-view video.

Ram and Storage: iQoo Z5 comes with 8GB Ram + 128GB Storage and 12GB Ram + 256GB Storage variants. The device comes with an extended RAM feature as well. As claimed by iQoo "Extended RAM 2.0 can use part of the idle memory as extra RAM. The performance of an 8GB RAM is equivalent to that of a 12GB RAM." Storage of iQoo Z5 can not be expanded further. Ram and Rom features include Enhanced LPDDR5 6400Mbps and Enhanced UFS 3.1.

Battery and OS: The device is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 44watt FlashCharge support. It runs on Funtouch OS 12 based on Android 11.

Connectivity: In terms of connectivity, it supports 5G, 4G, 2g, dual-band WiFI (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth v5.20, USB OTG, a 3.5mm headphone jack and USB Type-C. Sim slot type is Dual Nano.

Sensors: Sensors on the phone include ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, e-compass or magnetometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor. The iQoo Z5 also features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

iQoo Z5 Price in India

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iQoo Z5 5G has two variants. The base model that packs 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at Rs 23,990. For more ram and storage requirements there is 12GB RAM and 256GB storage that carries a price tag of Rs 26,990. It comes in two colours called Mystic Space and Arctic Dawn. The phone will be on sale via Amazon India starting from October 3rd during the Great Indian Festival sale 2021. Launch offers include flat Rs 1,500 off on HDFC Bank credit and debit cards and EMI, flat Rs 1,500 off with Amazon coupon, 6 months free screen replacement, and No Cost EMI up to 9 months. It will also be available on iQoo website.