iQOO 12: The ultimate gaming smartphone overview

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India’s first-ever gaming smartphone featuring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8Gen 3 is now live with the latest iQOO 12. The device was rumoured to be launched during Diwali 2023, but is finally available on the cusp of Christmas. And trust us, iQOO is about to take the smartphone gaming market by storm.

So, we all know, smartphone and mobile gaming is the most popular form of entertainment in India. It’s affordable, it’s quick, and it provides much more accessibility. However, graphical advancements each year are pushing the tech to its limit for older devices. And iQOO, here, has done a terrific job with latest tech offerings with its SKUs.

India’s first ever gaming device featuring a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, iQOO 12 is now released and is setting new benchmarks records and is taking over the premium gaming smartphone market at a rapid rate.

With the latest SND processor, running games on iQOO 12 is like a walk in the park. The device reaches AnTuTu benchmark of over 20,00,000, which is super crazy. On top of that, there is an average of 80+ FPS on GFXBench on highest settings, so yeah, that’s pretty good.

The price of this device is also pretty competitive given the features it sports. With that said, let’s dig deep into the technical specifications and features of the latest iQOO 12.

iQOO 12: Technical Specifications and Features

So, the iQOO 12 comes with the latest Android 14 out-of-the-box. As mentioned earlier, the latest Qualcomm processor is packed alongside a 4 nm with impressive clock speed of 3.2GHz.

The display, on the other hand, is a 144Hz AMOLED display and the pictures are super crisp. No doubt, the display quality is amazing, but there’s a lot more to the iQOO 12 than just the screen.

Background processing on the iQOO 12 has been made extremely smooth with up to 16 GB of DDR5X RAM. On the storage front, there’s an option of 256 GB of ROM, which can be externally updated to 1 TB.

iQOO also did not cheap out on the camera. A triple-camera setup on the back, featuring dual 50MP and 64MP cameras that can record videos in 8K. The camera setup also comes with OIS, ultrawide and other picture modes. The front camera however is a bit of average given the price, but isn’t a bad package at all.

All in all, iQOO 12 is the best gaming smartphone ever, period. The features, the looks, the design, the battery—everything is right on point. And thus, this is among the best smartphones available for true smartphone gaming enthusiasts.

The iQOO 12 is available on Amazon and can be bought here