The iQOO Z3 5G has made its way to India as the first Snapdragon 768G powered phone. It is the brand first Z-series handset to hit the Indian market. The handset boasts features like a 120hz display,55W fast charging, five-layer liquid cooling system in an excellent price tag. Lets’ find out the specs, features and expected price of iQOO Z3 5G in Nepal along with its availability.
iQOO Z3 5G Overview
Display and Design
Starting with the display, the iQOO Z3 5G packs a 6.58-inches panel with Full HD+ resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. It is an IPS LCD panel with support for up to 120Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. Likewise, the teardrop notch screen boasts 1500:1 contrast ratio, DCI-P3 color gamut and support for HDR10+ content. resolution long with support for HDR10+.
The rear panel comes in Ace Black, Cyber Blue and Silver. with a rectangular camera bump. Except for the IQOO branding the pane is clean. The physical fingerprint scanner is on the right edge of the device. For security is also carries face unlock
Further, the handset measures 163.95 x 75.30 x 8.5mm and weighs 185.5 grams.
Performance and Memory
As I have already mentioned, it is India’s first phone to be powered by the Snapdragon 768G SoC. This octa-core chipset built on a 7nm process is an overclock version of the Snapdragon 765G. It features a faster CPU (up to 2.8GHz) and faster graphics (15% handled by Adreno 620). The chip comes integrated with the Snapdragon X52 modem to deliver a fifth generation network.
Moving on, it comes with a five-layered cooling mechanism to lower the temperature. It also packs six temperature sensors alongside to keep the phone’s temperature moderated. The company claims that the cooling mechanism reduces core temperature up to 10-degree Celsius.
Father, the chipset pairs with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 256GB UFS 2.2 storage onboard. Apart from that, the phone also supports 3GB virtual RAM. If the available storage capacity is not enough then it can be expanded via microSD card. Unfortunately, you’ll have to sacrifice single Sim slot to use it.
Software and UI are handled by Android 11 with Funtouch 11.1 on the top. Additionally, the phone features gamer centric Multi-Turbo 5.0, Hawk-Eye Display Enhancement 2.0, and 4D game vibrations
Coming to the optics, the handset features a single 16MP lens for capturing selfies. Moreover, there is a triple camera setup on its rear. Here, the primary camera is a 64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW3 sensor with EFB autofocus support. The secondary camera is an 8MP lens with 120-degree field-of-view. Lastly the auxiliary camera is a 2MP lens for macro photography.
The camera app comes with different photography features like night scene mode, time lapse, slow-motion video. Meanwhile, its rear camera can shoot up to 4K videos at 60fps.
Battery and Miscellaneous
The Z3 5G houses a 4,400mAh battery with support for 55W rapid charging. The company states that the phone gets 50% charged in just 19 minutes.
The other features available on the handset are dual SIM with 5G support, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
iQOO Z3 5G Specificaions
|Display||6.58-inches IPS LCD panel|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 Pixels, 20:9|
|Touch Sampling Rate||180Hz|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G 5G (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.8 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Gold 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)|
|GPU||Adreno 620 @ 750 MHz|
|Storage||128/256GB UFS 2.2|
|OS & UI||Android 11 with Funtouch 11.1|
|Rear Camera||Triple Cameras |
Primary: 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.97″, 0.7µm, PDAF,
Ultra-wide: 8MP with f/2.2, 1180 FOV
Macro: 2MP with f/2.4
|Front Camera||16MP with f/2.0|
|Video Resolutions||Rear: [email protected]/60fps |
Front: [email protected]
|Security||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor & Software based face-unlock|
|Charging||55W Rapid Charging|
|Color||Ace Black, Cyber Blue, Silver|
iQOO Z3 5G price in Nepal and Availability
The iQOO Z3 5G comes in three different storage configurations. The base 6/128GB option costs INR 19,990, whereas the 8/128GB and 8/256GB option will retail for INR 20,990 and INR 22,990 respectively. The handset will hit the shelves in India starting from June 16.
As for the iQOO Z3 5G price in Nepal, it is expected for around NPR 36,000.
|iQOO Z3 5G||Price in India||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|6/128GB||INR 19,990||NPR 36,000|
|8/128GB||INR 20,990||NPR 38,000|
|8/256GB||INR 22,990||NPR 41,000|