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iQOO’s 120W FlashCharge fast charging solution can fully charge a 4000mAh battery within 15 mins

In the past few years, the focus for smartphones has slowly shifted towards sufficiently large batteries and faster-than-ever charging. And it makes sense -- as we push for power-hungry technologies like 5G and high refresh rate high-resolution displays, we need to ensure that our phones last in our hands for a few hours at least....

Download: iQOO 3 5G, iQOO 3 4G, Vivo Nex 3S 5G receive Android 11 Beta builds

It's raining Android 11 Beta builds! First, the main announcement for Android 11 Beta 1 dropped builds for the supported Google Pixels, namely within the Pixel 2, 3, 3a, and 4 series. Next, OnePlus followed up with builds for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Other OEMs have also promised builds in the near...

Realme X3 SuperZoom, Redmi 10X, Realme 6i/6s, and iQOO Z1 forums are open

As countries around the globe ease lockdown restrictions and begin their slow march towards normalcy, smartphone companies are also pressing forward with new product launches. This month has been chock-full of announcements with the likes of Realme, Redmi, iQOO, and LG taking the wraps off their latest smartphone offerings.  To make it easier for device owners and...

Vivo announces the flagship iQOO Z1 smartphone with the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus

Earlier this month, MediaTek announced its new Dimensity 1000 Plus flagship chipset, featuring support for 144Hz displays. At the time, Vivo's sub-brand iQOO had revealed that it was already working on a new phone based on MediaTek's latest chipset but we had no further information about the upcoming device. Just a few weeks since MediaTek's...

Energy Ring battery indicator now supports many new devices from Realme, Xiaomi, Honor, Motorola, and iQOO

From "Edgeless Displays" without physical buttons to wrap-around panels boasting a whopping 180.6% screen-to-body ratio, smartphone manufacturers have tried to push the limits in the war on bezels. Putting aside those futuristic concept phones, notches and pop-up cameras are indeed useful to present a near bezel-less experience. The hole-punch design is another viable alternative to...

Snapdragon 865-powered iQOO 3 price slashed by up to ₹4,000 in India

Vivo's sub-brand made its debut in the Indian market in February with the launch of the iQOO 3. We recently concluded our review of the device, crowning it one of the fastest phones out there. The iQOO 3 is a gaming-oriented smartphone and offers a very powerful hardware package for its price, ranging from top...

Vivo’s spin-off brand iQOO launches Neo3 5G with Snapdragon 865, 144Hz display, 44W fast charging

iQOO, previously a Vivo sub-brand, is well-known in China for dispensing affordable gaming-oriented devices like the iQOO 3 5G (review). Today, iQOO is adding another flagship killer to its product portfolio in China and the phone is abundant with compelling features including a display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 44W fast charging, Snapdragon 865 mobile...

[Update: Design revealed] iQOO Neo3 launches next week with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and 144Hz display

iQOO, formerly a Vivo sub-brand, recently made its international debut with the launch of the iQOO 3 5G in India. Kishan from our team concluded his iQOO 3 5G review commending it as one of the fastest phones out there, thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform, 12GB of RAM, and UFS 3.1 storage...

iQOO 3 5G Review – One of the Fastest but not Smoothest Smartphones

Last month, Vivo's new sub-brand, iQOO, made its first foray into the Indian market with the launch of a brand new flagship smartphone called the iQOO 3 5G. This flagship smartphone boasts some of the most cutting edge hardware on the Indian market with the central theme revolving around delivering a superior gaming-focused experience in...

OEMs are raising prices of smartphones in India following a tax increase

India is one of the most competitive markets for smartphone brands. Before the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on commercial activities, India was the only positively growing smartphone market in the world. The sheer number of smartphone users (about 400 million) and the huge potential to onboard a larger number of new users has drawn...

iQOO 3 First Impressions: A Fast Gaming Phone That Doesn’t Need 5G

Gaming phones have quickly emerged as a new smartphone category in recent years and there’s a profound interest surrounding them. Smartphone makers are going to great length to ride on this new wave and have come up with their own interpretation of a gaming-focused smartphone. It was all started back in 2017 with the launch...

iQOO 3 launches in India with Snapdragon 865 in both 4G and 5G variants

If you aren't familiar with iQOO, we wouldn't blame you. About a year ago, Vivo started selling premium gaming smartphones in China under the iQOO sub-brand. iQOO-branded smartphones spent most of 2019 staying within the Chinese market, but Vivo decided to expand the iQOO brand into India, where it will operate as a separate brand...