Chinese smartphone manufacturer iQOO made waves with the launch of its iQOO 12 series in November, followed by the introduction of the iQOO 12 5G smartphone in the Indian market last month.
In an exciting development, the company has now officially introduced the iQOO 12 Year of the Dragon Special Edition in China. This unique variant boasts 12GB of RAM and a spacious 512GB internal storage, priced at 3,999 Yuan in the Chinese market. Scheduled for release on January 12, 2024, this special edition expands the storage options for the iQOO 12 series, which initially included 12GB/256GB, 16GB/512GB, and 16GB/1TB configurations. As a special offer, purchasers of this edition will benefit from 24 interest-free installments.
In addition to this special release, iQOO has also implemented a price reduction for the iQOO 12 12GB/256GB variant. Originally priced at 3,999 Yuan, the variant is now available at a discounted rate of 3,799 Yuan for a limited time.
iQOO 12 5G: Key Specifications
The iQOO 12 smartphone is equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset and features the brand’s in-house e-sports chip Q1. The device incorporates the Adreno 750 GPU and operates on the Android 14-based OriginOS 4 custom user interface. Its display comprises a flat AMOLED panel with a 6.78″ screen, boasting a resolution of 1260 x 2800 pixels and a high refresh rate of 144Hz.
On the rear, a triple camera setup takes center stage, featuring a 50MP main camera, a 64MP periscope telephoto camera, and a 50MP ultrawide camera. Selfie enthusiasts can make use of the 16MP front-facing camera. Powering the device is a robust 5,000 mAh battery, supporting rapid charging of up to 120W.