The race is on to launch the first devices powered by Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. vivo sub-brand iQOO wants to play the game too, and so it’s working on the iQOO 11 Pro.
Our industry sources have revealed some exclusive information today regarding this device. First, it will indeed use Qualcomm’s next top of the line chipset, as hinted at by a prototype’s benchmark run a few days ago.
iQOO 10 Pro
Next up, the iQOO 11 Pro will come with vivo’s own V2 image processing chip, which was made official last week and promises better low lighting optimizations as well as overall faster processing.
The handset will have a 6.78-inch E6 AMOLED touchscreen, as well as a BMW M Motorsports inspired design, according to our sources. It will run Android 13 from the moment it launches.
Speaking of which, it might launch in January in India, although it seems like the exact date hasn’t been set in stone yet. Clearly then, this will be among the first devices to arrive on the market powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, and it sounds like it could be among the most exciting of the bunch too.
According to past leaks, the iQOO 11 Pro will have a 4,700 mAh battery with 200W charging support, 120 Hz refresh rate for the QHD+ screen, and up to 1440Hz PWM dimming for flicker avoidance.