iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro have officially launched in China and are the latest gaming phones on the block. The iQOO 8 series follows the iQOO 7 lineup from earlier this year with souped-up hardware and upgraded cameras. Like the previous generation, the iQOO 8 series is also available in a BMW Motorsport colour version. The iQOO 7 and the iQOO 7 Legend were launched in April in India. There is currently no word on the launch of the iQOO 8 series in the country.
iQOO 8 specifications
The iQOO 8 features a 6.56-inch Full HD+ (2376x1080p) resolution AMOLED display that has a punch-hole notch cutout for the selfie camera. It supports up to 120Hz refresh rate and measures 8.72mm in thickness and weighs around 199 grams.
The iQOO 8 is powered by the Snapdragon 888 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 660 GPU. This is paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage options to choose from. It runs on Origin OS which is based on Android 11.
The iQOO 8 has triple cameras on the back that consists of a primary 50MP camera that uses a Sony IMX766 sensor, 13MP ultra-wide camera, and 13MP portrait camera. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera. The phone also packs a 4,350mAh battery that supports 120W fast charging out-of-the-box. The iQOO 8 is priced starting at CNY 3799 ( approximately Rs 43,556) for the 8GB+128GB option and CNY 4199 (approximately Rs 48,142) for the 12GB+256GB variant.
iQOO 8 Pro specifications
The iQOO 8 Pro features a 6.78-inch 2K (3200x1440p) resolution AMOLED display that offers up to a 120Hz refresh rate. The phone uses a 10-bit screen and is HDR certified. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ processor that is paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. At the back, there is a 50MP primary camera, 48MP ultra-wide camera, and 16MP portrait camera. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera as well. The iQOO 8 Pro is equipped with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 120W fast charging and 50W fast wireless charging. The phone is priced starting at CNY 4,999 (approximately Rs 57,314) for the 8GB+256GB variant, CNY 5,499 (approximately Rs 63,047) for the 12GB+256GB variant and CNY 5,999 (approximately Rs 68,780) for the 12GB+512GB option.