iQOO 12 with 6.78-inch AMOLED display launched in India starting at Rs. 52,999

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iQOO has recently introduced the iQOO 12, marking its latest flagship smartphone release in India as previously indicated. This cutting-edge device boasts a sleek 6.78-inch 1.5K 144Hz LTPO AMOLED display, featuring 2160Hz PWM dimming, an impressive peak brightness reaching 3000 nits, and the distinction of being the inaugural phone in India to be fueled by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC.

Crafted with an aviation-grade aluminum middle frame, the iQOO 12 incorporates the largest 6010 mm² ultra-large VC vapor chamber in iQOO’s history. Moreover, it integrates 11 temperature sensors for real-time monitoring of temperature changes across the entire device. The inclusion of the Q1 Self-developed chip enhances performance with frame sensing technology, load monitoring in real-time, precise scheduling and distribution, and the adept matching of large, medium, and small cores for game threads with varying load requirements.

Running on Android 14 with Funtouch OS 14 overlay, the iQOO 12 is set to receive continuous support with a commitment from the company for 3 years of Android OS updates and 4 years of security updates, aligning with the standards set by its predecessors.

In the realm of photography, the iQOO 12 boasts an impressive camera setup featuring a 50MP 1/1.3-inch main camera, a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 64-megapixel 3x periscope telephoto camera. Equipped with second-generation OIS, the device employs a multi-frame fusion algorithm and a bionic night sky algorithm for capturing stunning sky shots in mere seconds.

The device comes in an Alpha edition, drawing inspiration from the profound darkness, resembling a swift racing car that effortlessly outpaces its competitors, leaving a trail of dust glistening under the sunlight. The Legend edition showcases tricolor patterns, symbolizing the relentless pursuit of performance and control. Powering these editions is a robust 5000mAh battery, complemented by 120W fast charging support, ensuring rapid and efficient charging capabilities.

iQOO 12 specifications


The phone sports a 6.78-inch (2800 × 1260 pixels) 1.5K flat LTPO AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 144Hz variable refresh rate, up to 1400 nits brightness in HBM mode, up to 3000 nits peak brightness, 2160Hz PWM dimming.


This phone is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 750 GPU and runs Android 14 with Funtouch OS 14.


The phone comes with 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB / 512GB (UFS 4.0) storage.


The IQOO 12 features 50MP camera with Omnivision OV50H sensor, f/1.68 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 50MP 150° ultra-wide-angle camera with Samsung JN1 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 64MP 3x telephoto camera with f/2.57 aperture, Omnivision OV64B sensor, OIS, up to 100x digital zoom, up to 8K video recording.

On the front side, it has a 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.45 aperture and 1080p video recording.

Connectivity & Sensors

The phone supports 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 7 802.11 be, Bluetooth 5.4, GPS: L1+L5, B1C+B1I+B2a, GLONASS: G1 Galileo: E1+E5a, QZSS: L1+L5, USB Type-C, NFC. It also has Dual SIM (nano + nano), USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Hi-Fi audio, Dust and splash resistance (IP64), and also features an In-display fingerprint sensor along with an infrared sensor.

Battery and Dimensions

The phone packs a 5000mAh battery with 120W ultra-fast flash charging and its dimension is 163.22× 75.88×8.1mm and weight is 203.9g.

Price and Availability

The iQOO 12 is priced at Rs. 52,999 for the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version. While it costs Rs. 57,999 for the 16GB RAM with 512GB storage version.

The phone will be available from and starting from December 14th and priority pass users can get it from December 13th.

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