iQOO 9, iQOO 9 Pro, iQOO 9 SE with flagship Snapdragon SoCs, 120Hz display, up to 120W charging launched in India

iQOO 9, iQOO 9 Pro, iQOO 9 SE phones have been launched in India. Check prices, specs, and sale dates.

Highlights
  • iQOO 9, iQOO 9 Pro, and iQOO 9 SE phones have been launched in India.
  • Key features include Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets, a 120Hz AMOLED display, up to 120W fast charging support, and Android 12 based Funtouch OS.
  • iQOO 9 series price in India starts at Rs 33,990.

iQOO 9, iQOO 9 Pro and iQOO 9 SE phones have been launched in India, as expected. These arrive as successors to the iQOO 7 lineup (the company skipped the iQOO 8 series in the country). The iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro originally launched in China earlier this year and retain the same specifications. The iQOO 9 SE seems to be a rebrand of the iQOO Neo 5s that debuted in China back in December 2021. The phones come with flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets, a 120Hz AMOLED display, up to 120W fast charging support, Android 12, and a 16MP selfie camera. Check out the iQOO 9 series prices in India and specifications in India.

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iQOO 9 Pro, iQOO 9, iQOO 9 SE prices in India, sale date

MODELVARIANTPRICE
iQOO 98GB/128GBRs 42,990
12GB/256GBRs 46,990
iQOO 9 Pro8GB/256GBRs 64,990
12GB/256GBRs 69,990
iQOO 9 SE8GB/128GBRs 33,990
12GB/256GBRs 37,990

iQOO 9 Pro price in India is Rs 64,990 for the 8GB/256GB model and Rs 69,990 for the 12GB/256GB version. It comes in Legend and Dark Cruise colour options. Pre-orders of the phone will begin on February 23rd via Amazon and the brand is offering a Rs 6,000 instant discount through the ICICI Bank credit card EMI transaction, Rs 4,000 exchange bonus and no-cost EMI. This brings the effective price down to Rs 58,990.

iQOO 9 costs Rs 42,990 for the 8GB/128GB model and Rs Rs 46,990 for the 12GB/256GB model. It will be available in Legend and Alpha colour options. Pre-orders of the phone will begin on February 23rd via Amazon and the brand is offering a Rs 4,000 instant discount through the ICICI Bank credit card EMI transaction, Rs 3,000 exchange bonus and no-cost EMI. This brings the effective price down to Rs 38,990.

Lastly, the iQOO 9 SE price in India is Rs 33,990 for 8GB + 128GB model and Rs 37,990 for the top-end 12GB + 256GB model. It comes in Sunset Sierra and Space Fusion colours. The pre-orders of the phone will begin on March 2nd via Amazon and the brand is offering a Rs 3,000 instant discount through the ICICI Bank credit card EMI transaction, Rs 3,000 exchange bonus and no-cost EMI. This brings the effective price down to Rs 30,990.

iQOO 9 Pro specifications

iQOO 9 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 chipset coupled with Adreno GPU. It packs up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage, which is slowly becoming the norm among 2022 flagships. There is a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast charging, 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse charging support. Connectivity options include 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port for charging and data sync.

The handset boots Android 12 OS with Funtouch OS 12 custom skin out of the box. It comes with a 3926mm² stacked waterfall VC three-dimensional heat dissipation system, an ultrasonic 3D in-display fingerprint sensor for security and stereo speakers. It sports a 6.78-inch 2K E5 AMOLED LTPO 2.0 display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, 360Hz touch sampling rate, 3200 x 1400 pixels resolution, 1500nits brightness, punch-hole cutout, 10bit, and a 100 percent P3 colour gamut.

iQOO 9 Pro specs

  • 6.78-inch QHD+ AMOLED 120Hz display
  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset
  • Up to 12GB RAM, 512GB storage
  • Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12
  • 50MP primary + 50MP ultrawide angle (150-degree FOV) + 16MP depth lens
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • 4,700mAhbattery with 120W charging

Moving to optics, the iQOO 9 Pro has a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies. While the rear camera setup includes a triple camera array, with a 50MP (f/1.75 aperture) primary Samsung GN5 sensor with gimbal stabilisation and an LED flash, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 150-degree FoV and a 16MP portrait snapper with f/2.23 aperture, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom.

iQOO 9 specifications

iQOO 9 sports a 6.56-inch LTPO 2.0 E5 AMOLED display but has an FHD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, 19.8:9 aspect ratio, HDR, 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, and punch-hole cutout. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ chipset coupled with Adreno GPU. It packs up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The phone is equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor for security and a 4,350mAh battery with 120W fast charging support

iQOO 9

The phone comes with VC liquid cooling to keep the temperature low while gaming and boots Android 12 OS with Funtouch OS 12 custom skin out of the box. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor for security and a 16MP snapper for selfies and video chats. It measures 164.55x 76.7x 8.37mm and weighs 206.1 grams.  Connectivity options include 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port for charging and data sync.

iQOO 9 Specs

  • 6.56-inch FHD+ AMOLED 120Hz display
  • Snapdragon 888+ chipset
  • Up to 12GB RAM, 256GB storage
  • Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12 skin
  • 48MP primary + 13MP ultrawide angle + 13MP depth lens
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • 4,350mAh battery with 120W charging

Moving to optics, the iQOO 9 has a triple camera layout comprising a 48MP (f/1.79 aperture) primary with an LED flash, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 120-degree FOV and f/2.2 aperture, and a 13MP depth camera with a Sony IMX663 sensor, f/2.46 aperture and 2x optical zoom.

iQOO 9 SE Specifications

iQOO 9 SE flaunts a 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 2,400×1,080 pixels resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 105 percent NTSC colour gamut, up to 1,300 nits brightness, and MEMC. The handset features a triple camera setup, consisting of a 48MP primary Sony IMX598 sensor with f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, and OIS, a 13MP ultra-wide/macro sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 120-degree FoV, and a 2MP mono sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

iQOO 9 SE Specs

  • 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED 120Hz display
  • Snapdragon 888 chipset
  • Up to 12GB RAM, 256GB storage
  • Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12 skin
  • 48MP primary + 13MP ultrawide angle + 2MP mono lens
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • 4,500mAh battery with 66W charging

The phone is powered by 2020’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with Adreno 660 GPU for graphics. It runs on Android 11 with Funtouch OS 12 custom skin out of the box and packs a 4,500mAh battery with 66W fast charging support. It has a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.

Connectivity features include 5G SA/NSA, dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, and USB Type-C for charging and data sync. It measures 163.22×76.4x 8.39mm and weighs 197 grams. The phone packs up to 12GB Enhanced LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1. 

Key Specs

iQOO 9 Pro 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 | 8 GBProcessor
6.78 inches Display
50 MP + 50 MP + 16 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4700 mAh Battery
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iQOO 9 Pro 5G Price
Rs. 64,990
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Stunning design
  • Captivating display
  • Excellent performance
  • Charges stupendously fast

Cons

  • No IP rating
  • Cannot relay HDR media via Netflix
  • Lots of bloatware
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