iQOO 9 series launching in India soon with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 120Hz display, 120W fast charging

iQOO 9 series India launch date is yet to be announced by the company.

Highlights
  • iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro will be launching in India soon.
  • The flagships originally debuted in China earlier this week with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset.
  • Key specs include 120Hz AMOLED display, Android 12 OS, 50MP triple cameras, and 120W fast charging support

iQOO 9 series was unveiled by the company at an event in China earlier this week. At the time, iQOO did not mention anything about its India launch. That changes today. While announcing the iQOO 7 Legend as the official smartphone for the finals of the ongoing Battlegrounds Mobile India series on January 13th, the company also confirmed the iQOO 9 series will launch in India soon. The company is yet to announce the exact launch for the series but 91mobiles had exclusively revealed that they would arrive by early February.

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The iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and 120W fast charging support. Even if the phones launch in India, they may not be priced as affordably as the iQOO 7 series considering they cost a premium in China as well.

iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro specifications

iQOO 9: iQOO 9 sports a 6.78-inch LTPO 2.0 E5 AMOLED display but with 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 8 Gen1 chipset coupled with Adreno GPU. It packs up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. The phone boots Android 12 OS with OriginOS custom skin out of the box

The phone is equipped with VC liquid cooling to keep the temperature low while gaming and an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. There is a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast charging support and a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies. It measures 164.55×76.7×8.37mm 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. It sports stereo speakers and Hi-Res audio as well.

The iQOO 9 has a triple camera layout comprising a 50MP (f/1.45 aperture) primary Samsung GN5 sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 120-degree FOV, and a 12MP depth sensor.

iQOO 9

iQOO 9 Pro: iQOO 9 Pro 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. The handset boots Android 12 OS with OriginOS custom skin out of the box. 

It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 chipset coupled with Adreno GPU. The phone packs up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. 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.

iQOO 9 Pro

The iQOO 9 Pro has a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies. The rear-camera setup includes a triple camera array, with a 50MP (f/1.45 aperture) primary Samsung GN5 sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 150-degree FoV and a 16MP portrait snapper.
The phone is equipped with VC liquid cooling to keep the temperature in check while gaming, an in-display fingerprint sensor for security and stereo speakers.

Key Specs

iQOO 9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 | 8 GBProcessor
6.78 inches Display
50 MP + 13 MP + 12 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4700 mAh Battery
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iQOO 9 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price:Rs. 47,190
Release Date:05-May-2022 (Expected)
Variant:8 GB RAM / 256 GB internal storage
Phone Status:Upcoming Phone

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