iQOO, a sub-brand of the Chinese phone maker Vivo, launched the iQOO 12 series phones in China on Tuesday, featuring the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and a self-developed gaming chip Q1. Powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip, the new device offers 16GB of LPDDR5x RAM along with the option for up to 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage. To enhance the immersive gaming experience, it boasts a self-developed Q1 chip that enables smooth gameplay at a refresh rate of up to 144Hz (at 1080P). This Q1 chip also incorporates advanced technologies such as low-latency frame insertion, superframe, and super-resolution. Additionally, the iQOO 12 Pro provides a 5,705mm² vapor chamber for efficient heat dissipation. The iQOO 12 is priced at RMB 3,999 ($550) for the 12GB+256GB model, while the iQOO 12 Pro starts at RMB 4,999 ($687). [IThome, in Chinese]