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iQoo 7 in India could be a rebranded iQoo Neo 5

The top-end model in the new lineup, iQoo 7 Legend, is already confirmed to feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 processor. 

iQoo 7 is coming soon
iQoo 7 is coming soon (iQoo China)

iQoo is gearing up to launch a new handset series in India. The company, part of the BBK Group that owns brands like Vivo, Oppo and Realme, has already announced it will launch the iQoo 7 series in partnership with Amazon India. Ahead of the official launch, a new report says the iQoo 7 will be a different model from its China counterpart.

According to Gizmochina, iQoo 7 in India will be a rebranded iQoo Neo 5. The report also pointed out that the Neo 5 was recently spotted on India’s BIS certification website. An official teaser also confirms the iQoo 7 will run Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 processor. Earlier, it had said that the other model in the new lineup, iQoo 7 Legend, would run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 SoC.

That said, iQoo Neo 5 had launched in China last month. The handset comes with a 6.62-inch OLED panel with Full HD+ resolution and HDR 10+ support. It also has a 120Hz refresh rate.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chip is coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of built-in UFS 3.1 storage. It packs a 4,400mAh battery with 66W fast charging support. On the software front, it runs on OriginOS.

In the camera department, iQoo Neo 5 has a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 13-megapixel ultrawide sensor, and two 2-megapixel sensors on the back. It comes with a 16-megapixel selfie camera.

It remains to be seen if the iQoo Neo 5 in India will have the same specs as its China counterpart. So far, iQoo has confirmed features such as a vapour chamber, 300Hz touch sampling rate, and 48MP OIS Camera with Sony IMX598 Sensor on the upcoming iQoo 7-series.

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