The much-awaited iQOO 7 smartphone has been launched in India today with a price starting at Rs 31,990 for the base 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model. With the new iQOO 7, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer aims to take on the likes of the OnePlus 9R, which was launched alongside the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro earlier this year. Also Read - Smartphones expected to launch in the coming weeks: Redmi Note 11, JioPhone Next, OnePlus 9RT and more
The iQOO 7 and the OnePlus 9R pack some common features such as 5G support, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, among others. While the iQOO 7 starts at a lower price of Rs 31,999, the OnePlus 9R settles for a slightly higher price at Rs 39,999. Let’s take a detailed look at what the two new 5G smartphones offer and which should you go for? Take a look. Also Read - Best gaming phones under Rs 25,000 to buy in India in October 2021
iQOO 7 vs OnePlus 9R: Price in India
The all new iQOO 7 comes in three variants including 8GB RAM + 128GB storage at Rs 31,990, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage at Rs 33,990 and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage at Rs 35,990. It comes in two colours: Storm Black and Solid Ice Blue. Also Read - Are Chinese brands making the Indian government jittery?
The OnePlus 9R, on the other hand, comes in two options including 8GB RAM + 128GB storage at Rs 39,999 and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage at Rs 43,999. The phone also comes in two colours: Carbon Black and Lake Blue.
iQOO 7 vs OnePlus 9R: Screen
iQOO 7 comes packed with a 6.62-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with screen resolution of 1,080×2,400 pixels with 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, and 300Hz touch sampling rate. The OnePlus 9R, on the other hand, includes a 6.55-inch display with screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120 Hz Fluid Display Support.
iQOO 7 vs OnePlus 9R: Processor
Interestingly, both iQOO 7 and the OnePlus 9R are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The iQOO 7 comes in three variants including 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage. The OnePlus 9R comes in two options: 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage.
iQOO 7 vs OnePlus 9R: Cameras
The iQoo 7 comes with the triple rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary Sony IMX598 sensor paired with 13-megapixel secondary sensor, with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor. On the front, the phone includes a 16-megapixel selfie camera sensor.
In comparison, the OnePlus 9R comes with a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor paired with 16-megapixe ultra-wide lens, 5-megapixel macro lens, and 2-megapixel monochrome lens with dual led flash. For selfies, the phone offers 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 camera on the front.
iQOO 7 vs OnePlus 9R: Battery
The iQOO 7 comes packed with a 4,400mAh battery with support for 66W FlashCharge fast charging technology. The OnePlus 9R, on the other hand, includes a 4,500mAh battery with support for (2S1P 2,250 mAh, non-removable) Warp Charge 65 (10V/6.5A).