All budget smartphones look the same from the outside. Especially in India, phones priced below Rs 15,000 don’t have very good design and features. However, iQOO Z6 Lite was launched recently to change that perception. This Chinese brand has become especially popular for giving gaming phones to customers at low prices. This phone also uses the all-new Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 chipset. Which has never been seen in a smartphone before. How does this premium design phone perform for less than Rs 15,000?
The design of the iQOO Z6 Lite does not differ much from the iQOO Z6. There are two huge camera bumps on the back of the phone. The color of this phone changes slightly in daylight. There are few phones under Rs 15,000 with such a premium design. Although the plastic finish can be seen on the back of the phone. The weight of this phone is 194 grams. This phone is only 8.25mm thick and can be easily used with one hand.
The iQOO Z6 Lite only has a perforation screen in the budget segment. iQoo has given this phone a 6.58 inch HD+ LCD display. There will be a refresh rate of 120 Hz. Along with 240 Hz touch sampling rate. Although some phones in this price range have AMOLED screens. However, viewing this screen in daylight is no problem. High refresh rate gives a great experience in animation and gaming.
This phone has a Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 chipset. This is the first phone to use this chipset. In daily work there is no lag in this phone. Fast performance can be found even in small games. High graphics games like COD: Mobile, Apex Legends and Asphalt 9 will not be a problem to play on this phone. But all games should be played on low or medium graphics.
As a sub-brand of Vivo, the iQOO Z6 Lite will run the company’s FunTouch OS 12 skin on top of the Android 12 operating system. Several apps including Josh, Moj are pre-installed on this phone. A loudspeaker is used in this phone. There is, however, a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Get 5G support.
Don’t be fooled by the camera. This phone does not have a triple camera, but a dual camera. 50 MP primary camera along with 2 MP macro camera. There is no wide-angle camera. This phone takes good photos in daylight. However, the problems of the camera come to the fore when the lights go out. Like other budget phones, the low-light photos of the iQOO Z6 Lite will disappoint you. A 2MP macro camera won’t be much use without a 50MP primary camera. There is an 8 MP camera for selfies. Bright selfies in daylight. However, the selfie camera will struggle to focus in low light. The low-light photography of the front and rear cameras could have been better.
The iQOO Z6 Lite has a 5,000 mAh battery. This phone easily runs all day on a single charge. It also has support for 18W fast charging. The battery of this phone charges from 0-100 percent in 2 hours. However, iQoo could have provided 33W charging support with the phone.