After the launch of what is currently the most affordable Snapdragon 865-powered phone in China, the iQOO Neo3, the brand doesn’t seem to be able to stop the song, as they’ve now announced the iQOO Z1 – the first smartphone powered by the new Dimensity 1000+ 5G SoC.

iQOO Z1 (3)The device sports a 6.57-inch FHD+ display with 144Hz refresh rate, along with 6GB/8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB/256GB of UFS 2.1 storage.

iQOO Z1 (2)iQOO Z1 packs three rear cameras – a 48MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide unit, and a 2MP macro shooter. Upfront is a 16MP snapper.


iQOO Z1 (1)Out of the box, You get iQOO UI based on Android 10 pre-installed. iQOO Z1 packs the same 4,500mAh battery on the Neo3, as well as the same 44W fast-charging speed. It comes in two colors – Galaxy Silver and Space Blue.


  • 6GB+128GB = CNY2,198
  • 8GB+128GB = CNY2,498
  • 8GB+256GB = CNY2,798


Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.