Update: iQOO has also confirmed that the iQOO Z1 is packed with a 4,500mAh battery along with 44W fast charging support.
Earlier this month, MediaTek announced the Dimensity 1000+ which is an enhanced version of the Dimensity 1000 SoC that went official in November 2019. At the launch event of the SoC, it was confirmed that the upcoming iQOO will be the first Dimensity 1000+ chipset powered handset.
Soon, iQOO started releasing the teasers of the iQOO Z1 smartphone. It was quite evident that it will be arriving with Dimensity 1000+ 5G. Today’s poster is an official confirmation that the Dimensity 1000+ will drive the iQOO Z1.
The poster reveals that the Dimensity 1000+ is a 7mm chipset with Cortex A77 + G77 architecture and it features APU 3.0. The bottom view of the smartphone shows the presence of a 3.5mm audio jack, a microphone, a USB-C port, and an external speaker. The poster also reveals that the iQOO Z1 has a punch-hole screen.
So far, it is known that the iQOO Z1’s appearance will not be very different from the recently announced iQOO Neo3 smartphone. It will be arriving in two color editions. The handset is equipped with triple rear cameras. Its display supports a 144Hz refresh rate and it could be coming with a 44W fast charger. The handset is expected to arrive with a starting price of 2,498 Yuan and is currently up for reservations in China.
The base model of the iQOO Z1 is expected to arrive with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of native storage. The handset is expected to arrive with a starting price of 2,498 Yuan and is currently up for reservations in China. The handset will be unveiled on May 19.