iQOO Pad Air launched at ~$249, offers 144 Hz display, Snapdragon 870

iQOO Pad Air launched at ~$249, offers 144 Hz display, Snapdragon 870

The iQOO Pad Air was announced as the second iQOO tablet for the Chinese market earlier this week. The device, which was available for pre-orders in the domestic market, is now available on the official website with its specifications and price. Here’s a look at what the tablet has to offer.

Specifications and features of iQOO Pad Air

The iQOO Pad Air features an 11.5-inch LCD screen with a 3:2 aspect ratio, 2800×1840 resolution, refresh rate of up to 144 Hz, brightness of up to 500 nits, and HDR10. Under the hood, the tablet is equipped with a Snapdragon 870 chipset, 8 GB/12 GB of RAM, and 128 GB, 256 GB, or 512 GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

iQOO Pad Air is equipped with an 8500 mAh battery with 44W charging support via USB-C interface. On the front of the tablet is a 5-megapixel camera, and on the back is an 8-megapixel camera that can work in various shooting modes and record video at 1080p.

The iPad Air features a super-linear four-speaker system and offers connectivity options such as dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC and USB 3.2 Gen 1. The tablet runs on Pad-based OriginOS 3 for Android 13 and comes with support for accessories such as iQOO Pencil and iQOO Keyboard Air. Finally, the tablet measures 259.743 x 176 x 6.67 mm and weighs 530 grams.

Price of iQOO Pad Air in China

The iQOO Pad Air is priced at 1,799 yuan (~249 USD) for the 8GB+128GB version, 1,999 yuan (~277 USD) for the 8GB+256GB model, 2,299 yuan (~319 USD) for the 12GB+256GB version, and 2,599 yuan (~361 USD) for the 12GB+512GB version. It’s available in shades such as Gray Crystal and Lan Ting (blue).

For those who don’t know, iQOO Pad Air is nothing more than a rebranded version of the Vivo Pad Air tablet that was announced last year in China.


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