iQOO Z7 5G Review

iQOO Z7 5G

iQOO sent off its Z7 5G cell phone in India a long time back as the replacement to last year’s Z6 Lite This has an AMOLED show, quicker SoC, better camera with OIS and quicker charging. Is this the best telephone in the market in the cost range? Allow us to plunge into the audit to find out.


As far as plan, there is nothing all that great about the iQOO Z7 5G. The cell phone gets a great deal from its ancestor, the iQOO Z6 5G. For instance, the level edged form. We get a level edged cell phone with a plastic back and casing, with the power button and volume rockers put on the right side.

At the back, we get a polycarbonate board, which has an inclination like completion and a matte-like feel to the touch. The rectangular camera module is put on the upper left corner of the back board. The camera module has a double tone finish, with the focal points put inside the dark glass module, and the Drove streak put in the edge of the gadget.

One thing to note here is that the iQOO Z7 5G is a very lightweight cell phone, gauging a simple 175 grams, as against the organization’s case of 173 grams. The cell phone is additionally simple to hold, and in any event, during delayed use, it never felt awkward in my grasp. Further, the nature of polycarbonate utilized is additionally really fair, so the close by feel is likewise great.

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The size of the iQOO Z7 5G is likewise normal – not excessively enormous or excessively little. The cell phone just has a 6.38-inch show, with thin bezels, yet a huge measured jaw. This makes the size very really great for solitary utilization, and the iQOO Z7 5G can without much of a stretch fit in any pocket.


The showcase of the iQOO Z7 5G is a 6.38-inch FHD+ AMOLED board with a 90Hz invigorate rate and a guaranteed top splendor of 1,300 nits. Regarding size, as referenced over, the iQOO Z7 5G is neither too large nor excessively little. The variety precision is additionally great. It’s an AMOLED show, so the blacks are profound, the reds are dynamic, and the subtleties are sharp. The iQOO Z7 5G additionally upholds HDR content on applications like YouTube and Netflix.

The showcase is 90Hz, so it is responsive, however there are cell phones in this reach that offer a 120Hz revive rate, so this isn’t the most responsive in this fragment. This show felt delayed in the wake of utilizing any semblance of Redmi Note 12 and the Realme 10 Expert. The two of which have 120Hz revive rate. When contrasted with rivalry, the iQOO Z7 5G’s presentation slacks concerning responsiveness or perfection.

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iQOO claims a pinnacle splendor of 1,300 nits on the Z7 5G. We tried the brilliance on the iQOO Z7 5G utilizing a Lux Meter, and the cell phone showed a most noteworthy of 750 nits of splendor on a clear white screen. The base brilliance on a white screen, as indicated by our test, emerged to be 6 nits on the iQOO Z7 5G.


Execution is’ areas of strength for iQOO. Here, the iQOO Z7 5G does equity to its DNA. The cell phone runs on a MediaTek Dimensity 920 SoC matched with up to 8GB of Smash. We get 128GB of UFS 2.2 capacity, with the choice to extend to up to 1TB through a microSD card space. In most benchmark tests, the cell phone showed improved results than most contenders, excepting the as of late sent off Motorola Moto G73.

On AnTuTu, the iQOO Z7 5G scored the most noteworthy among all the under Rs 20,000 cell phones sent off in 2023, with a score of 479,779. On other computer chip based benchmarks like Geekbench, PCMark and Versatile XPRT3, the iQOO Z7 5G showed awesome numbers, yet missed the mark when contrasted with certain adversaries, similar to the Moto G73, Redmi Note 12 5G, and the Realme 10 Star.

Away based benchmark tests, the iQOO Z7 5G beat every one of its adversaries, showing the most elevated read and compose speeds with the UFS 2.2 capacity. The cell phone, nonetheless, maximizes at 128GB of interior stockpiling, which could be less for certain clients.

Coming to gaming, something that the Vivo sub-brand professes to have as its USP, the gaming experience is additionally very great. I messed around like Vital mission at hand: Portable and Black-top 9 on the iQOO Z7 5G, and the experience was really fair. The games run on high designs, and I didn’t encounter a lot of slack or casing drops. However over longer meetings, I encountered slight casing drops in Extraordinary mission at hand: Versatile, yet by and large the experience was smooth. Coming to the casing rate while gaming, the iQOO Z7 5G didn’t dazzle me as far as the edge rate, however the cell phone showed preferred solidness over its adversaries. The cell phone maximized at 40FPS in Important mission at hand: Portable, with a soundness of 100 percent, as indicated by Gamebench testing.

The benchmark numbers as far as GPU-based tests, be that as it may, are much in front of the opposition. For instance in benchmarks like GFXBench and 3D Imprint Untamed life, the iQOO Z7 5G beat down all the under Rs 20,000 cell phones that we at Digit have tried in 2023.


Coming to item, phone runs on Android 13 with Funtouch working framework 13 on top. It has Android security fix for Walk 2023. The telephone gets two years of Android updates and three years of month to month security refreshes, like other mid-range telephones from iQOO.

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Funtouch working framework 13 brings new personalization decisions, security and wellbeing endeavors, and control capacities for a smoother, ceaseless experience.

Out of 8GB of LPDDR4X Smash around 7.5GB is usable, out of which 4GB is free when the default applications are running behind the scenes. There is extra 8GB Slam development highlight. Out of 256GB of UFS 2.2 capacity, 105GB is free out of the crate. We got around, 1008MBps consecutive read speed.

Aside from the typical arrangement of utility and Google applications, it comes preloaded with a great deal of applications like Facebook, Spotify, Byjus, Amazon, Netflix, LinkedIn, Snapchat and that’s just the beginning. These applications can be uninstalled, yet they return after reset.

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The telephone has an in-show unique mark sensor which promptly opens the telephone by simply keeping your finger on the sensor. There are different activity styles that show when you open, which you can incapacitate. The telephone likewise has face open that can open the telephone in a flash, however it isn’t so secure as finger impression.

The default Music Player likewise has adjuster and DeepField audio effects. It doesn’t have FM Radio help. Deficiently, the phone only has one bottom-ported speaker. I wish stereo speakers had been added by the company. Sound through the earphones is great.

This has Widevine L1 with the goal that you can play HD content on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and other web based applications. It also maintains HDR content on Netflix and YouTube.

It has the standard arrangement of availability elements, for example, 5G (SA: n1/n3/n8/n28A/n77/n78 | NSA: n77/n78). Airtel 5G and Jio work right out of the box. It likewise has double 4G VoLTE, 4G transporter total or 4G+, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 and GPS + GLONASS, however doesn’t have NFC support. It additionally has USB OTG support.

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We confronted no call drops and the earpiece volume is great, despite the fact that it is available on the top edge.

The iQOO Z7 5G’s body SAR is 0.84 W/Kg and head SAR is at 1.15/Kg which is somewhat high contrasted with some mid-range telephones, yet it well under the breaking point in India which is 1.6 W/kg.


Presently cameras regularly represent the moment of truth a purchaser’s choice to go towards an item. The iQOO Z7 5G here offers a double back camera arrangement that incorporates an essential 64-megapixel shooter with Optical Picture Adjustment (OIS) and a 2-megapixel representation sensor. Aside from this, there are some other camera highlights like twofold openness, Video blog Films, and that’s just the beginning.

Good pictures are taken by the primary camera. Wide pictures of a road or a nursery catch tones precisely and the subtleties are likewise sharp. The primary camera on the iQOO Z7 5G gives individual subjects a little bit of depth effect on its own, making the subject stand out. The OIS makes it simpler to zero in regarding a matter, and the photographs out of the iQOO Z7 5G’s camera are very pleasant for your essential web-based entertainment posting.

The low-light images are also pretty good. The iQOO Z7 5G’s pictures don’t lose sharpness or subtleties in low light. In any case, in specific circumstances, where the camera might not source at any point a lot of light from any source in a scene, the pictures in low light are grainy and need sharpness.

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In representation mode additionally, this camera performs well. The background blur is also pretty good and the edge detection is good. At times, nonetheless, the edge cell phone gets confounded and the edges aren’t as smooth. The iQOO Z7 5G’s portrait mode also made me unhappy because it made the subject’s skin look smoother. While many individuals favor this as it eliminates all flaws, I normally like in the event that the subtleties of the skin and beard growth are held.

This camera also blows up the light in weird lighting situations, causing a lot of burn. Like in this representation of my partner Yetnesh, where the light is excessively near his face, bringing about a consume. In any case, the picture doesn’t lose a lot of detail, as you can find in his facial hair and hair.

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The front camera on the iQOO Z7 5G is splendid. Pictures from this 16-megapixel selfie snapper are sharp and well point by point. I clicked a couple of pictures from the front camera and without fail, I was shocked at the subtleties that this cell phone could catch. Even when I compared the selfies to those taken by some of the most recent flagship smartphones, the iQOO Z7 5G’s photos consistently came out to be superior. Wonderful stuff.


The battery on the iQOO Z7 5G is likewise really good. The cell phone accompanies a 4,500mAh battery with help for 44W quick charging. The battery reinforcement is very great. The 4,500mAh board is sufficient to last an entire day or more, at times without any problem. During my concise utilization of the gadget, I had the option to get over 5 hours of on-screen time without any problem.

The battery enhancement during specific assignments like gaming, utilizing GPS, watching content, or it is generally excellent to utilize the camera. During our tests, the cell phone lost just 3% of the battery while playing Extraordinary mission at hand: Portable for 15 minutes. 1 hour of GPS route depleted 6% of the cell phone’s battery, and 30 minutes of watching recordings on YouTube at the most elevated goal depleted 4% of the iQOO Z7 5G’s battery.

Charging on the iQOO Z7 5G is additionally quick. The cell phone has 44W quick charging assuming you utilize the charger inside the cell phone’s crate. We charged the iQOO Z7 5G from 0 to 100 involving the cell phone’s in-box charger, and it required a little more than an hour for the cell phone’s battery to top off. Very great.


At a beginning cost of Rs 18,999, the iQOO Z7 5G is a power-stuffed telephone principally centered around gaming. The AMOLED screen with help for HDR, principal camera with OIS and quicker charging and great updates, yet it actually misses the mark on super wide camera, and the battery has become marginally more modest contrasted with the Z6 5G.

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