iQoo 5 Series With 120W Fast Charging Support Set to Launch on August 17

The iQoo 5-series phones could use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC

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iQoo 5 Series With 120W Fast Charging Support Set to Launch on August 17

Photo Credit: Weibo/ iQoo

The iQoo 5 will be the company’s new flagship series

Highlights
  • The iQoo 5 will launch on August 17, at 12pm (noon) IST
  • Considering it’s a new series, we might see multiple models
  • The iQoo 5 series is also confirmed to support 120W fast charging

iQoo 5 series will officially launch on August 17 in China, according to an post by the Vivo sub-brand on Weibo. iQoo has begun teasing that its 5 series will offer “flagship performance” and also hinted at 120W fast charging support. It's not clear how many models will be released as a part of the lineup, so we'll have to wait and see. The launch is set to take place at 2:30pm local time (12pm IST), on August 17 in China. We've not heard anything from iQoo India yet, so it's still unclear if/when these phones will launch in India.

iQoo has put up a couple of posts from its official handle (@iQoo mobile phone) on Weibo. The most recent post is of an image, with the date and time of the launch. If you look closer at the image, there's a mention of “120W” and “15mins.” This all but confirms that the iQoo 5 series will support 120W fast charging that should be able to charge its battery in just 15 minutes. This also corresponds to the tip we reported about yesterday that claimed the same thing. The 120W fast charging is the latest charging technology that iQoo unveiled in July.

iQoo hasn't teased or confirmed any other specifications of the phone yet, except that it would be its new “performance flagship.” Considering the iQoo 3 (Review) had the Snapdragon 865 SoC, it only makes sense for iQoo to go with the same or the Snapdragon 865+ SoC. Its India launch is still uncertain, considering the company's other models such as the iQoo U1 and iQoo Z1x, haven't launched here yet.


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Roydon Cerejo Roydon Cerejo writes about smartphones and laptops for Gadgets 360, out of Mumbai. He is the Deputy Editor (Reviews) at Gadgets 360. He has frequently written about the smartphone and PC industry and also has an interest in photography. With over a decade of experience covering the consumer technology space, he is also an avid sci-fi movie and TV show geek and is always up for good horror flick. Roydon is available at roydon@gadgets360.com, so please send in your leads and tips. More
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