iQOO Z3 5G Software Update | PD2073F_EX_A_6.72.27 (January 2023)

iQOO Z3 5G was launched in the year 2021 with Android 11 out of the box. It is promised to get a regular software update and security patch. However, it’s not a new case when some of the users haven’t received the latest firmware OTA update notification. Meanwhile, some of the iQOO Z3 5G owners also look for the stock ROM to install mostly. On this page, we will share all the latest iQOO Z3 5G software update details track.

As mentioned, the firmware OTA updates always rollout in batches region-wise which also depends on the server and carriers. So, it’s one of the common issues to not receive any OTA update notification. Therefore, some of the keen users may also miss out on the important or much-awaited updates in some cases. Now, if you also feel the same and have a doubt in mind that you’ve missed out on any important update or you want to manually install the stock firmware on your iQOO Z3 5G model, then the update tracker list with the software update guide will help you a lot.

iQOO Z3 5G Software Update

iQOO Z3 Device Overview:

The iQOO Z3 features a 6.58-inch panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. It is an IPS LCD panel with a refresh rate of 120Hz. It also supports HDR10 content. Coming to the processor, we get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G 5G built on a 7nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with one Kryo 475 Prime core clocked at 2.8 GHz, one Kryo 475 Gold core clocked at 2.4 GHz, and six Kryo 475 Silver cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Adreno 620.

Coming to the optics, we get a triple camera setup at the rear and a single camera at the front. The triple camera consists of a 64MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, an 8MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, and a 2MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. In addition, there is a single 16MP sensor at the front paired with an f/2.0 lens. The rear camera can record 4K videos, while the front is limited to 1080p video recording.

The smartphone comes with four storage options: 128GB internal storage + 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM, 256GB internal storage + 8GB RAM, and 256GB internal storage + 12GB RAM. There is a hybrid slot for storage expansion. It comes with Android 11 out of the box with Funtouch 11.1 skin running on top.

For communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and USB Type-C. And for sensors, we have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. There is a 4400 mAh battery that powers the device. It supports 55W fast charging. The smartphone is available in three color options: Ace Black, Cyber Blue, and Silver.

Software Update Tracker

Whenever a new official firmware update will be available for the iQOO Z3 5G model, we will keep updating the update tracker list here with the changelog and download links below.

Software Version Changelog


Android 12 (Funtouch OS 12.0)


Android 12 (Funtouch OS 12.0)


October 2021 Security Patch


August 2021 Security Patch
June 2021 Security Patch

How to Check Software Update on iQOO Z3 5G

Before going to the manual firmware upgrade process, if you feel that your device isn’t receiving the OTA update notification for a while, then you can check for the software update manually. In order to do this:

Go to the device Settings > System updates. It will search for the software update and you will get notified if a new update is available on your device. Simply grab the firmware version by downloading and installing it.

Additionally, it’s recommended to maintain the phone charge at least up to 50%-60% and connect your device to Wi-Fi for a faster and stable download.

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Now, let’s assume that you’ve successfully upgraded your iQOO Z3 5G device to the latest software version. Facing any issue with the software update guide? Comment below.


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