iQOO is planning to launch its next flagship, the iQOO 12, in India on December 12, following the series’ launch in China in November. Ahead of this, the phone was spotted on a Bluetooth SIG certification that reveals the model number and marketing name. This comes after the device has already appeared on a Malaysian SIRIM certificate, which also hints at an imminent global launch.
iQOO 12 Bluetooth SIG certification
- The Bluetooth SIG certification list shows an iQOO phone with the model number I2220.The model number is iQOO 12 and it is also stated that the phone will be shipped with Bluetooth 5.4.
- No other information about the phone has been revealed, but we already know its specs, as it has already been released in China and the company has been teasing it for some time.
Technical characteristics of iQOO 12
- Display: The iQOO 12 will feature a 6.78-inch 1.5K LTPO OLED display with 144Hz refresh rate, 2160Hz PWM, 3000 nits peak brightness and a notch for perforation.
- OS: The smartphone will be the first non-pixel phone in India to ship with Android 14 out of the box. It will come with Funtouch’s own OS 14 skin. The company has confirmed that it will have three years of OS support and will not contain any malware.
- Processor: The flagship iQOO 12 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC paired with the Adreno GPU. A special Q1 chip can also be installed.
- Cameras: iQOO 12 will be equipped with a 50MP 1/1.3-inch main camera with OIS, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 64MP periscope telephoto camera with 3x zoom.
- Front camera: Phones may have a 16-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video chats.
- RAM/memory: 12GB/16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB/512GB/1TB UFS 4.0 storage.
- Battery: The iQOO 12 is expected to feature a 5,000mAh battery and 120W fast charging support. While the Pro version may have a larger 5,100 mAh battery and 50W wireless charging.
iQOO 12 has been launched in China in three colors – Burning Way, Legend Edition, and Track Version (translated). The price of iQOO 12 starts at 3,999 yuan (about 45,000 rupees) for the 12GB + 256GB version. Currently, information about the price of iQOO 12 in India and storage conditions is not known.