The iQOO Z7i smartphone debuted today as the first device with an entry-level Dimensity 6020 chipset.
Mediatek Dimensity 6020 is built on the 7nm process and aims to power the next generation 5G entry-level smartphones. The platform has an octa-core CPU - two big Cortex-A76 cores at 2.2 GHz and six Cortex-A55 units clocked at 2 GHz, while the GPU is Mali-G57.
The new chip supports LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.2 storage, and its ISP can support up to 64MP cameras. It can work with FullHD+ displays of up to 120Hz refresh rate.
The iQOO Z7i in particular comes with a 6.51” LCD of 720p resolution. Storage is 128GB, expandable through microSD cards, while RAM comes in 4GB, 6GB and 8GB tiers. There are two cameras on the back - a 13MP f/2.2 main shooter and a 2MP f/2.4 macro camera, while the selfie shooter inside the waterdrop notch has a 5MP sensor.
The phone runs OriginOS Ocean on top of Android 13. The battery has a 5,000 mAh capacity and conservative 15W charging speeds.
The iQOO Z7i comes in two colors - Moon Shadow Black and Ice Lake Blue. The 4/128 GB variant is priced at CNY949 ($137/€128), the 6/128 GB is CNY999 ($145/€135), and the 8/128 GB costs CNY 1,099 ($160/€150). Sales are set to begin on March 20, when the rest of the Z7 lineup will be officially introduced.
Redmi 12C is a downgrade from Redmi 10C ... shocks! Imma stick with 10C very fluid device for its specs.