In our previous article, we already mentioned that, in the press conference of the Mediatek Dimensity 1000 Plus. It was confirmed by Mediatek that the first phone with this new processor would be launched by iQOO. And recently, iQOO has officially announced (on Weibo.com) that the first phone which will be equipped with this new processor will be iQOO Z1. Also, the phone is the first in iQOO Z Series lineup and will be officially launched on May 19.
On May 12, a digital blogger (on weibo.com) has also leaked the price of this upcoming phone. According to the leaks, the new iQOO Z1 will be launched at the cost of ￥2498 ($352) for a 6GB + 128GB variant. It can also be seen in the photo that the new phone only not have Dimensity 1000 Plus, but it also supports 44W fast charging. If this is true, then there is no doubt that the new iQOO Z1 may become another best flagship phone after its predecessor iQOO Neo3.
Talk about the specification of Dimensity 1000+; the chipset supports 5G network connectivity. It also uses 5G UltraSave Power-Saving technology, which will provide better battery timing. Moreover, it also has HyperEngine gaming technology (which provides a better gaming environment). The chipset also strengthens the display technology and also supports the 144Hz high refresh rate.
The processor can be directly compared to Snapdragon 865, which is the best by Qualcomm Soc right now. The predecessor of phone “iQOO Neo3” (equipped with Snapdragon 865 and supports 144 Hz screen refresh rate) has a price of ￥2600 ($366), which is the cheapest Snapdragon 865 powered flagship phone. This is the reason that the iQOO Z1 will be a great deal with having a price of 2498 yuan.