iQOO Neo 9 Pro roundup: launch date, expected India price, specs, and everything else we know so far

Highlights
  • iQOO Neo 9 Pro is launching in India on February 22nd, pre-booking has already started.
  • The phone will take on the OnePlus 12R.
  • iQOO Neo 9 Pro’s price in India is rumoured to start from Rs 37,999.

iQOO Neo 9 Pro is set to launch this month in India and several details of the phone have been officially revealed. It will be different from its Chinese counterpart in some respects. And it is not only the key specs but, iQOO has divulged the pre-booking offers too. Let’s check out when you can start pre-ordering the device and when it will hit the stores among other details.

iQOO Neo 9 Pro release and expected price 

  • iQOO will launch the Neo 9 Pro in India on February 22nd. The same day its sale starts via Amazon India and iQOO India website.
  • You can however pre-book it already. The pre-booking offers include a Rs 1,000 discount, a 2-year warranty and other exclusive launch day deals. Here’s how to pre-book it
  • iQOO Neo 9 Pro’s price in India is tipped to start at Rs 37,999, a few notches cheaper than the OnePlus 12R. 

iQOO Neo 9 Pro design (expected)

  • Colours: We will get it in a dual-tone red and white colour and a black colour.
  • Appearance: As mentioned already, one of the models will have a dual-tone look. The iQOO and Neo branding is present on the grey-ish white band. Even its dual squircle camera cutouts reside in this band or should I say on the top left corner. 
  • Weight and dimensions: Based on the Chinese variant, we suppose the Neo 9 Pro could weigh 190 grams and be 8 or 8.33mm in thickness.

iQOO Neo 9 Pro specifications (expected)

  • Display: iQOO Neo 9 Pro sports a 6.78-inch LTPO AMOLED screen with 3,000 nits of peak brightness and a 144Hz refresh rate. The Chinese edition has a 1260 x 2800 pixel resolution and HDR10+ support.
  • Processor: It will be harnessing power from the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip coupled with a Q1 Supercomputing chip. The phone boasts an AnTuTu score of above 1.7 million. It vaunts “immersive gaming” thanks to a dedicated Q1 Supercomputing chip. The phone is said to hit 144FPS with Game Frame Interpolation and 900 pixels with Game Super Resolution.
  • Memory: Besides the 12+256GB variant, the phone could come in an 8+256GB model.
  • Battery: The phone will bring a 5,160mAh battery with 120W PD fast charging. This charger can be used to top up other devices that support Power Delivery charging at up to 65W speed.

  • Cameras: The main camera on the back is a 50MP Sony IMX920 sensor with OIS. This is accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide shooter. For selfies, you are getting a 16MP snapper. You can find our brief hands-on experience with Neo 9 Pro’s cameras here.
  • Software: We suppose the device will boot FuntouchOS 14 based on Android 14.