iQOO 12 key specs teased ahead of upcoming India launch

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • iQOO 12 has already been confirmed to be India’s first phone with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.
  • The phone will also feature Vivo’s self-developed SuperComputing Q1 chip.
  • iQOO 12 and iQOO 12 Pro debuted in China earlier this month.

iQOO 12 is confirmed to launch in India on December 12th and the Amazon availability has been confirmed already as there’s a dedicated microsite. While we wait for the announcement, the iQOO India division has been teasing details about the phone. The latest teaser reiterates that the iQOO 12 will be India’s first phone with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.

iQOO 12 teasers confirm key specifications

  • The iQOO 12 India launch date is December 12th.
  • The teaser image confirms the phone will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset paired with LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 4.0 storage.
  • In addition to the Qualcomm chip, the iQOO flagship will also feature Vivo’s self-developed SuperComputing Q1 chip.
  • The chip is claimed to optimise the performance during gaming and ensure smoother gameplay at 144Hz.
  • That’s pretty much it for now but more details like the battery size, fast charging and camera setup details will be confirmed closer to the launch date.

iQOO 12 specifications

  • Processor: The iQOO twelve flagship is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC paired with Adreno GPU. We also get a dedicated Q1 chip that will enhance the gaming experience and improve frame rates, as per the brand.
  • iQOO 12 Cameras: The iQOO twelve has a 50MP 1/1.3-inch main camera with OIS, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 64MP periscope telephoto camera with 3x zoom and 100x digital zoom. We get a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.
  • Display: The iQOO twelve flaunts a 6.78-inch 1.5K LTPO OLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 2160Hz PWM Dimming, punch-hole cutout for the selfie shooter, and 3000 nits peak brightness.
  • OS: The iQOO twelve runs on Android 14 with OriginOS 4.0 custom skin on top.
  • iQOO 12 Battery: We get a large 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.
  • RAM/Storage: The chipset will be paired with up to 16GB RAM and up to 1TB storage. We need to see which variants will make their way to India.
  • Others: There is an in-screen fingerprint sensor, stereo speakers, Hi-Res audio, and aptX HD.

Key Specs

iQOO 12 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 | 12 GBProcessor
6.78 inches (17.22 cm)Display
50 MP + 50 MP + 64 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAhBattery
  • iQOO twelve 5g will be sold via Amazon and there is a dedicated microsite.
  • The handset will be the first in the country to ship with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset and BMW Motorsport design.
  • iQOO  twelve series originally debuted in China earlier this month.

iQOO twelve series debuted in China earlier this month and included two models: the vanilla iQOO twelve and iQOO twelve Pro. The company already confirmed the iQOO twelve will arrive in the country on December 12th. Now, a month ahead of the launch, a dedicated microsite has gone live on Amazon. This confirms the online availability of the flagship. The listing confirms some key details about the phone.

iQOO 12 will be available in India via Amazon

  • The Amazon micrositereveals the back panel of the phone, which has a BMW Motorsport-inspired design.
  • The volume rocker and power buttons are on the right edge.
  • There is also a large square camera module right in the middle of the back panel. There is also an LED flash.
  • The iQOO twelve has a boxy design with rounded edges for better grip on hands.
  • The microsite confirms the phone would arrive with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, which makes this a first in India
  • The company says it will reveal more hardware details about the phone in the days to come.
  • iQOO twelve comes as a successor to the iQOO 11.

iQOO 12 specifications

  • Display: The iQOO  twelve 5g sports a 6.78-inch 1.5K LTPO OLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 2160Hz PWM Dimming, and 3000 nits peak brightness.
  • Processor: The flagship is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC paired with Adreno GPU. There is also a dedicated Q1 chip as well.
  • OS: The iQOO 12 runs on Android 14 with OriginOS 4.0 custom skin on top.
  • RAM/Storage: Up to 16GB RAM and up to 1TB storage.
  • iQOO 12 Cameras: The iQOO 12 has a 50MP 1/1.3-inch main camera with OIS, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 64MP periscope telephoto camera with 3x zoom and 100x digital zoom. There is a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.
  • iQOO 12 Battery: There is a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.
  • Others: In-screen fingerprint sensor, stereo speakers, Hi-Res audio, and aptX HD.

 

iQOO 12 and iQOO 12 Pro prices

  • iQOO 12 12GB/256GB model is priced at RMB 3,999 (approx Rs 45,800) for the 12GB+256GB model, RMB 4,299 (around Rs 49,900) for the 16GB+512GB variant, and RMB 4,699 (around Rs 53,700) for the 16GB+1TB variant.
  • The iQOO 12 Pro is priced at RMB 4999 (around Rs 57,150) for the 16GB+256GB model, RMB 5499 (around Rs 62,900) for the 16GB+512GB variant and RMB 5999 (approx Rs 68,600) for the 16GB+1TB model.
  • The phones come in Black, White, and Red colours.
  • iQOO 12 is confirmed to launch in India on December 12th as India’s first phone with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.

iQOO twelve, iQOO twelve Pro with Snapdragon prices and specifications have been revealed in China. The latest flagships from the brand come as successors to the iQOO 11 and feature the all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. iQOO has once again partnered with BMW Motorsport and the phones feature a brand new design, where we see a bigger rear camera module. iQOO 12 is confirmed to launch in India next month.

 

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