After rolling out the Android 12 stable update for the iQOO Z3 and iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO has now started rolling out the Android 12 Stable update for the iQOO Z5 in India. The handset was launched back in September 2021 in India. The iQOO Z5 Android 12 Stable update comes with Vivo’s proprietary FunTouchOS 12 skin. It carries firmware version PD2148BF_EX_36.9.2 and the OTA has an update size of about 5.08GBs. Let us take a closer look at the features and changes that the update brings to iQOO Z5.
iQOO Z5 Android 12 Update Changelogs and Features
Several iQOO Z5 users from India took to social media channels to share the news and screenshots. Android 12-based FunTouchOS 12 brings a host of new features to the iQOO Z5. These features include Stickers, Nano Music Player, Small Window, Multi-Turbo 5.0, and more. To check out the FunTouchOS 12 features in detail, you can head over to this article. Check out the iQOO Z5 FunTouchOS 12 official changelogs below:
With this update, your device will be updated to Funtouch OS 12 Global, which brings you a brand-new experience with various features, as well as improved system security and performance. Get ready for an all-new experience.
Added the Safety & emergency feature to better handle unexpected situations.
Added Extra dim mode to provide a more comfortable visual experience in extremely dark environments.
Added the feature in which connected Wi-Fi networks can be shared through “Nearby Sharing”
Small but powerful widgets. We have reinterpreted and reorganized the information on different platforms, condensing core information into each widget. Now you can view important information and complete core actions on the home screen.
Nano Music Player
With just one tap on the home screen, you can enter a new world of music. Your listening experience will not be interrupted by repeatedly switching the sound source, making it incredibly simple and easy to enjoy music.
We provide stickers with different features which allows you to change the text and image background and choose from a variety of colors so that you can match and express yourself as you wish. Make stickers as colorful as you like.
Small windows are simple to open. You can drag to resize them and change where they float, making multitasking easier.
Added the Unlock to power off feature. You need to unlock the phone to power it off.
Added the feature in which an “approximate location” is given to apps. Apps will only get an approximate location instead of a precise one.
Added the app hibernation feature. If you haven’t used an app for months, it will be denied access to all permissions by the system.
iQOO is yet to confirm the rollout officially. However, this might be a phased rollout, so the update may not be available on your unit yet. The company may take up to a couple of weeks to roll out the update for all the iQOO Z5 users in the country.
iQOO Z5 Specifications and Features
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The iQOO Z5 features a 6.67-inch IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution, 650nits peak brightness, and 120Hz refresh rate. The handset packs an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
The iQOO Z5 offers a triple-rear camera setup including a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. For selfies, it features a 16MP shooter inside a punch-hole notch. It is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery unit and 44W fast charging.