iQOO 9 series camera specifications tipped: 50MP sensor, 150-degree ultrawide lens, and more

iQOO also revealed that the in-box 120W charger of the iQOO 9 Pro will be relatively smaller than its predecessors.

Highlights
  • iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro flagship phones will launch on January 5th in China
  • Ahead of the launch, some key details of both smartphones have surfaced online through official posters.
  • One of the posters reveals iQOO 9 Pro will come with a 150-degree ultrawide camera.

iQOO will release its next flagship smartphones — i.e. iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro — on January 5th in China. Both the smartphones are expected to launch in India also, with rumours hinting at a launch date of next month. Now, some information about the premium smartphones has leaked online via official posters and banners posted on Weibo. The key iQOO 9 and 9 Pro camera specifications are shown in the poster, validating the camera arrangement of both devices, alongside confirming their charging speed and display specs. Let’s take a look at the iQOO 9 series camera specifications and other features.

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iQOO 9 series confirmed to feature 50MP GN5 sensor

The iQOO 9 series will include a 50MP primary camera with gimbal stabilisation, according to the teaser images shared by iQOO. Another teaser video posted on Weibo suggests that the iQOO 9 Pro would include an ultrawide lens with a 150-degree field of view, comparable to that of the upcoming Realme GT 2 Pro. Additionally, the Pro model will include a fisheye option that captures ultrawide photos with a greater depth of field effect.

The standard iQOO 9 variant, on the other hand, is expected to include a 50MP Samsung GN5 primary camera, a 13MP ultrawide camera with a 120-degree FOV, and a 12MP Sony IMX663 telephoto camera sensor.

iQOO also stated in a separate Weibo post that the 120W GaN charger bundled with the iQOO 9 Pro will be smaller and weighs 35 grams. A previous leak revealed that the iQOO 9 series would come with a 4700mAh battery inside. Other than that, the iQOO 9 Pro is also tipped to come with an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU is expected to power both the iQOO 9 and the iQOO 9 Pro. Up to 12GB of RAM is also expected in both these next devices. On the software front, the iQOO 9 range may come with Android 12 pre-installed. The Pro variant is expected to include a 6.78-inch AMOLED LTPO display with QHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate.

Key Specs

iQOO 9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus | 8 GBProcessor
6.56 inches Display
48 MP + 13 MP + 13 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4350 mAh Battery
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iQOO 9 Price
Rs. 42,990
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
★★★★★
★★★★★
Display
★★★★★
★★★★★
Software
★★★★★
★★★★★
Camera
★★★★★
★★★★★
Performance
★★★★★
★★★★★
Battery
★★★★★
★★★★★

Pros

  • Excellent performance
  • Nice display
  • Superfast 120W charging speeds

Cons

  • Cameras could use improvement
  • Some gaming-centric features are gimmicky
  • Poor battery life
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