New Delhi: Chinese smartphone brand, iQoo Z6 5G was launched in India on Wednesday, March 16, as the brand’s latest smartphone in the iQoo Z series. The new iQoo phone comes with a 120Hz display and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC. The iQoo Z6 5G also comes with up to 8GB of RAM and carries triple rear cameras. The smartphone comes preloaded with a list of camera modes, including a Super Night Mode and Bokeh mode. It also comes equipped with a five-layer liquid cooling system for thermal management. The iQoo Z6 5G will compete against the likes of the Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G, Vivo T1 5G, and the Samsung Galaxy A52.
Nipun Marya, Chief Executive Officer – iQOO, said, “We are delighted to expand our #FullyLoaded Z Series with the launch of iQOO Z6 5G in India. We always strive for a high-performance offering for every smartphone, and with the launch of Z6 5G, we continue the quest by offering the fastest 5G smartphone in the 15K segment. Furthermore, to deliver the best performance under 15K, we have aggressively priced our 6+128GB offering at an effective price of INR 14,999, and this will set a new benchmark in the industry. We are confident that our Gen Z consumers will have a delightful experience using this power-packed device.”
iQoo Z6 5G price in India, launch offers
iQOO Z6 price in India is ₹15,499 (effective price – ₹13,999) for the 4GB/128GB model, ₹16,999 (effective price – ₹14,999) for the 6GB/128GB variant and ₹17,999 (effective price – ₹15,999) for the 6GB/128GB version. These prices include up to Rs 2,000 instant discount with HDFC Cards and EMI transactions. The company is also offering no-cost EMI, exchange bonus, and free screen replacement. The phone comes in Black and Blue colour options. iQOO Z6 5G will be on sale via Amazon online from March 22nd.
iQOO Z6 5G specifications
iQOO Z6 5G sports a 6.58-inch FHD+ display with a DCI-P3 colour gamut, a 120Hz refresh rate, a 90.61 percent screen to body ratio, 2408×1080 pixels resolution, 240Hz touch sampling rate, and Panda Glass protection layer. Powering the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset paired with Adreno 619 GPU for graphics. It runs on Android 12 based Funtouch 12 custom skin out of the box. The phone packs up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage that is further expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card.
The handset comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security and a five-layer 1445mm-square vapour chamber system that is claimed to reduce the surface temperature by about 3-degree centigrade and for about 10-degree centigrade during intensive gaming. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 5.1, and a USB Type-C port. The device is backed by a 5,000mAh battery.
As for the cameras, the iQOO Z6 comes with triple cameras on the back, with a 50MP primary sensor with Eye AF, f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP macro sensor and a 2MP portrait lens. Camera features include Night Mode, Portrait mode (both of which are not available in the 4GB RAM model), Aura screen light, and others. There is a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. The phone measures 75.84 X 164 X 8.25mm and weighs 187 grams.