Vivo sub-brand iQOO has launched its latest smartphone iQOO 3 in India. iQOO 3 is a flagship smartphone available in both 4G and 5G connectivity variants.
The sale of smartphones with 5G connectivity in India is going to increase on a large scale with the launch of smartphones like Realme X50 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20 series and now the iQOO 3.
iQOO 3 runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and is based on the latest Android 10. The smartphone sports a quad rear camera set-up and a massive 4400 mAh battery.
As per the market trends, iQOO 3 and Realme X50 Pro are going to have a head to head competition in India as they lie in the same price range and offer near to similar specifications.
iQOO 3 vs Realme X50 Pro
|Specifications||Realme X50 Pro||iQOO 3|
|Display||6.64-inch FHD+ SUPER AMOLED display||6.64-inch FHD+ SUPER AMOLED display|
|Quick Charging||65W SuperDart Charge||Yes|
|OS||Realme UI 1.0||iQOO UI 1.0|
|Android||Android 10||Android 10|
|Rear Camera||64MP + 12MP + 8MP + 2MP||48MP + 13MP + 13MP + 2MP|
|Front Camera||32MP + 8MP||16MP|
|Camera features||Portrait mode, panoramic view, timelapse, HDR, face recognition, NightScape, Bokeh effect control||Super anti-shake, super night mode, super wide-angle|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 856 SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC|
|Graphics||Adreno 650||Adreno 650|
|Starting Price (Current)||Rs 44,999||Rs 44,990|
As you can see, both iQOO 3 and Realme X50 Pro have similar features, but in terms of battery, iQOO 3 outclasses X50 Pro. Realme X50 Pro has a better camera including a 64-megapixel primary camera and a quad rear camera set up. X50 Pro sports a dual front camera set up which makes it better than iQOO in terms of camera.
Given that there is no 5G network in India and at times even 4G network fails to provide good connectivity, there is a big question on the need for 5G smartphones in the country. It will take another year or more to provide 5G connectivity in India.