On Wednesday, the iQOO Z9 series was launched in China. It includes the iQOO Z9, iQOO Z9x, and iQOO Z9 Turbo phones. According to industry sources, 91mobiles exclusively learned the Turbo variant will launch globally as the iQOO 12 Lite.

For global markets, iQOO Z9 Turbo will be rebranded as iQOO 12 Lite. Global markets may include India as well, but it’s unclear. iQOO 12 Lite will launch globally in Q3 2024, which is between July and September. It is likely that the global price of iQOO 12 Lite will be similar. We know the full specifications of the iQOO Z9 Turbo since it has already been launched.

iQOO 12 Lite:

The iQOO 12 Lite features a 6.78-inch AMOLED display. There is a 144Hz refresh rate, a Full HD+ resolution, and HDR10 support. There is a 16MP front-facing camera on both devices. iQOO 12 Lite comes with an OIS-enabled 50MP LYT-600 main sensor with an 8MP ultra-wide camera.
iQOO 12 Lite with the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC coupled with 8GB/12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage. The battery supports 80W charging and has a capacity of 6000mAh. It comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The connectivity option includes Dual SIM with Dual 4G LTE and VoLTE support, 5G Dual Mode (SA/NSA) support, Wifi 6, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth 5.4, 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, and  Z-axis linear motor for 4D Game Vibration, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio certification. iQOO 12 Lite features IP64 rated making it dust and water-resistant.