Update (10/14/21) – JB
The next week should be super busy in the technology market, as we will have an Apple, Google and Samsung event. However, this did not scare the Chinese alive, who confirmed that the release of the iQOO Z5x should happen on october 20th.
The presentation must be held in China, and everything will be broadcast to the local audience. Taking advantage of fan anxiety, the company also shared renderings that confirm the smartphone’s final design.
As with other brand options, the iQOO Z5x comes out of the box with a good finish, rectangular camera module, 50 MP main lens and digital reader integrated with the power button.
It should be noted that Geekbench has already confirmed the presence of MediaTek Dimension 900 processor and 8GB of RAM in the most basic variant of the iQOO Z5x. The smartphone must also have a 5,000 mAh battery and support for fast charging up to 44W.
The only detail that remains unclear is the possible launch price.
Update (10/11/2021) – FM
Little to go! iQOO Z5x appears in Geekbench with Dimensity 900 and has design revealed by TENAA
vivo is working on a new Intermediate cell phone to be signed by iQOO, a brand that may soon become independent from the manufacturer, according to rumors. The iQOO Z5x, as it is called, will be an alternative chipset variant and possibly more affordable than the iQOO Z5.
After speculation of several details over the last month, the appearance of the model under the technical name “V2131A” at Geekbench, this Monday (11), is capable of confirm your MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset, an option equivalent to the iQOO Z5’s Snapdragon 778G.
The tested device boasted 6GB of RAM and ran Android 11, but it is possible that there is an 8GB version. His score was 3,456 on single-core testing and 9,174 on multi-core. Parallel to this, the model emerged from the TENAA certification in China. O database displays iQOO Z5x images that reveal a different look than the iQOO Z5.
As noted, the camera module is kept in its rectangular shape, but appears to be narrower. It is revealed that its dimensions will be 163.95 x 75.30 x 8.5 millimeters and will have a weight of 169 grams, meaning it will be more compact than the original version.
Speculated technical data for the iQOO Z5x includes a 6.58-inch screen with FHD+ resolution; 50MP main camera and auxiliary lens with 2MP sensor; 8 MP front camera; and 44 watt fast charge. The official announcement of this model is expected to take place soon.
Update (10/04/2021) – FM
Little to go! iQOO Z5x to be released soon with Dimensity 900, 44W charging and more
O iQOO Z5x will be a variant of the iQOO Z5, newly launched in India with competitive price and good hardware specifications. With the possibility of walking alone in the Chinese technological market, the brand should sign this model more before starting its next works, although it has few differences compared to the original.
Treated under the technical name “V2131A” in multiple certifications, the smartphone has already had part of its specifications confirmed in listings on China’s 3C, which revealed support for the 44W fast charging; and Google Play Console, which had displayed various technical data, including its MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset.
Remember that this octa-core platform operates at up to 2.4 GHz and offers superior performance to the Snapdragon 765G. According to MediaTek, this chipset supports 4K video recording at 30 FPS and 120 Hz refresh rate displays, so this model won’t be at a disadvantage compared to the iQOO Z5 with Snapdragon 778G.
Google’s listing is also capable of revealing the 6.67-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution (1,080 x 2,408 pixels) identical to the original model. It’s possible that you keep your protection with Panda Glass glass.
Last week, the device was found on JD.com, a popular retailer in China. Although the listing does not confirm its design or launch price, the model may be an alternative with little difference in value to the iQOO Z5, which sells for 1,799 yuan, that is, about R$1,511 in direct conversion.
The iQOO Z5 was launched on September 23 in its homeland, so it is possible that the iQOO Z5x variant will be launched in the Chinese market by the end of October.
Update (10/01/21) – JB
After coming up in some rumors and leaks, the new iQOO Z5x is apparently getting closer and closer to its official release. That’s because the smartphone was listed by retailer JD.com this Friday (1).
However, as expected, the company did not provide the complete technical file of the device. The site only shows the silhouette of the smartphone, and its numbering is V2131A.
Anyway, according to more recent rumors, the new iQOO Z5x should come out of the box with specs very close to the Z5 variant. So we should expect a 6.67-inch screen, Snapdragon 778G processor, 64 MP main camera and 5,000 mAh battery with 44W fast charging.
However, what is still unclear is what the official price of this device will be in Chinese lands, something that could change over the next few days.
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Original text (09/24/21)
Assumed iQOO Z5x has 44W fast charging confirmed in 3C certification
vivo has been expanding the iQOO brand portfolio — the last release was the iQOO Z5, last Thursday (23). The advanced mid-range sports a 120 Hz screen and Snapdragon 778G chipset, but it should receive a variant that can curb its price and contribute to an even more cost-effective.
This Friday (24), a model under the technical name “V2131A” passed through the compulsory certification body in China, popularly referred to as 3C, where some details were revealed. It is possible that this device is the iQOO Z5x, a variant with few changes compared to iQOO Z5.
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The listing is able to confirm that the model battery will support 44 watt fast charging, in addition to also having powers of 10 and 18 watts. Furthermore, it can be said that the cell phone will offer 5G connectivity.
It is worth noting that, in parallel, a model called “V2131A” has emerged on other global platforms that would confirm some of its specifications. In August, the manufacturer certified this device on the Google Play Console, which revealed the MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset, a rival equivalent to the iQOO Z5’s Snapdragon 778G.
This information would corroborate the rumors that a hypothetical iQOO Z5x would be more affordable, but it had few changes compared to the original model. For now, the manufacturer has not confirmed any details on the matter, but multiple certifications indicate that a release should not take long to occur.