The iQoo Z8 and iQoo Z8x were launched in China on Thursday. The new Z-series smartphones are powered by Android 13-based OriginOS 3.0 and succeed the iQoo Z7 and iQoo Z7x respectively. The iQoo Z8 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 8200 SoC, while the iQoo Z8x is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chipset. The phones feature dual rear cameras and support fast charging. They have similar display specs.
iQoo Z8, iQoo Z8x Price, Availability
The iQoo Z8 and iQoo Z8x are available in three color options of Moon Porcelain White, Hoshino Green (blue) and Yaoye Black (translated from Chinese to Chinese) and come with three storage options. The iQoo Z8 is priced at CNY 1,699 (approximately Rs. 19,300) for the 8GB + 256GB variant, while the 12GB + 256GB and 12GB + 512GB variants are priced at list They are priced at CNY 1,799 (approximately Rs. 20,500) and CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs. 22,800).
The iQoo Z8x, on the other hand, is priced at CNY 1,299 (roughly Rs. 14,800) for the 8GB + 128GB variant, while the 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB variants are priced at CNY 1,399 (roughly Rs. 16,000) and CNY 1,499. . (Approximately Rs 17,100). The phone is currently up for pre-order in China and will go on sale on September 7.
iQoo Z8, iQoo Z8x Specifications, Features
The iQoo Z8 and iQoo Z8x feature a 6.64-inch IPS full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) LCD display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and an aspect ratio of 19:9. They run Android 13-based OriginOS 3.0 out of the box. The iQoo Z8 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 8200 SoC while the iQoo Z8x is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chipset.
The dual rear camera unit of the iQoo Z8 includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The iQoo Z8x, on the other hand, features a 50-megapixel primary sensor with OIS support and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, the iQoo Z8 has a 16-megapixel camera while the iQoo Z8x has an 8-megapixel sensor.
The iQoo Z8 is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 120W wired flash charging, while the iQoo Z8x is equipped with a larger 6,000mAh battery that supports 44W wired flash charging. For security, the phones come with side-mounted fingerprint sensors and face unlock. They also support 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.3, GPS, and USB Type-C connectivity. These earpieces also have a 3.5mm audio jack.
The iQoo Z8 weighs 200 grams and measures 164.58mm x 75.80mm x 8.79mm, while the iQoo Z8x weighs 199.6 grams and measures 164.63mm x 75.80mm x 9.10mm.