iQOO, the performance-focused smartphone brand from Vivo, has confirmed that the upcoming iQOO 12 5G will receive three years of Android OS updates and four years of security patches. This is a significant commitment from iQOO, as it means that the iQOO 12 5G will be supported for longer than most other smartphones on the market.
The iQOO 12 5G is expected to be launched in India on December 12. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC and has up to 24GB of RAM and up to 1TB of storage. It also has a 50-megapixel primary rear camera and a 5,000mAh battery with 100W fast charging support.
The iQOO 12 5G will run on the latest FunTouch OS 14 based on Android 14 in the global market. It will receive two major OS updates, up to Android 16, and four years of security patches.
|6.78-inch AMOLED, 1260 x 2800 pixels, 144Hz refresh rate
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
|50MP main (OIS) + 64MP telephoto (3x optical zoom) + 50MP ultrawide
|5000mAh with 100W fast charging
|Android 14 with FunTouch OS 14
|164.8 x 75.5 x 8.4 mm
|5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC
iQOO India CEO Nipun Marya said in a statement, “We are committed to providing our customers with the best possible software experience. That’s why we are offering three years of Android OS updates and four years of security patches for the iQOO 12 5G. This means that our customers can be sure that their phone will be up-to-date with the latest features and security patches for years to come.”
This is a great news for iQOO 12 5G customers, as it means that they will be able to use their phone for longer without having to worry about it becoming outdated. The iQOO 12 5G is a great phone with a lot to offer, and this long-term software support will make it an even more attractive option for buyers.