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iQOO 9 & iQOO 9 Pro Launched with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Processor, Up To 12GB RAM & 4700mAh Battery

iQOO has officially announced the iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro smartphones in China. The new smartphones feature a 6.78-inch FJD+ Samsung S5 AMOLED display and a 6.78-inch Quad HD+ Samsung E5 AMOLED curved display respectively. They are powered by the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and both pack up to 12GB RAM and 4700mAh battery.

iQOO 9

iQOO 9

The iQOO 9 smartphone features a 6.78-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 2400 × 1080 pixel resolution, 19.8:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, 1.07 billion colors, HDR10+, DCI-P3 color gamut, and up to 1500 nits brightness.

It is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and offers three storage options; 8GB RAM with 256GB storage, 12GB RAM with 256GB storage, and 12GB RAM with 512GB storage.

At its rear, it features a triple-camera set-up that includes a 50MP Samsung GN5 primary sensor with LED flash accompanied by a 13MP 120° ultra-wide Samsung ISOCELL 3L6 CMOS sensor, and a 13MP portrait camera with a Sony IMX663 sensor. At its front, it houses a 16MP selfie camera housed in a punch-hole notch.

In terms of connectivity, the smartphone offers 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C, and NFC.

The iQOO 9 smartphone runs on Android 12 with OriginOS Ocean and packs a 4700mAh battery with 120W ultra-fast flash charging support.

iQOO 9 Pro

iQOO 9 Pro

iQOO 9 smartphone features a 6.78-inch Quad HD+ curved E5 LTPO AMOLED display with 3200 x 1440 pixel resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, 1.07 billion colors, HDR10+, DCI-P3 color gamut, and up to 1500 nits brightness. It also features an ultrasonic 3D fingerprint sensor with a large 578mm² area which greatly improves its efficiency compared to optical fingerprint scanners.

iQOO 9 Pro ultrasonic 3D fingerprint sensor

Just like the vanilla version, the iQOO 9 Pro is also powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and offers three storage options; 8GB RAM with 256GB storage, 12GB RAM with 256GB storage, and 12GB RAM with 512GB storage.

At its rear, it features a triple-camera set-up that includes a 50MP Samsung GN5 primary sensor with LED flash accompanied by a 50MP 150° ultra-wide GN5 sensor, and a 16MP 60mm equivalent portrait camera. At its front, it houses a 16MP selfie camera housed in a punch-hole notch.

In terms of connectivity, the smartphone offers 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C, and NFC.

iQOO 9 Pro smartphone runs on Android 12 with OriginOS Ocean and packs a 4700mAh battery with 120W ultra-fast flash charging support, 50W wireless charging support, 10W reverse wireless charging.

iQOO 9 & iQOO 9 Pro Specifications

Specs 

iQOO 9

iQOO 9 Pro

Display6.78-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 19.8:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 1.07 billion colors, DCI-P3 color gamut, up to 1500 nits brightness6.78-inch (3200 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ curved E5 LTPO AMOLED 20:9aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 1-120Hz variable refresh rate, 1.07 billion colors, DCI-P3 color gamut, up to 1500 nits brightness
ProcessorOcta-Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPUOcta-Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
Storage8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage
Operating SystemAndroid 12 with OriginOS OceanAndroid 12 with OriginOS Ocean
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano)Dual SIM (nano + nano)
Rear Camera50MP camera with f/1.75 aperture, 1/1.57″ Samsung GN5 sensor, LED flash, 13MP 120° ultra-wide Samsung ISOCELL 3L6 CMOS sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 13MP portrait camera with Sony IMX663 sensor, f/1.98 aperture, 2x optical zoom, 20x digital zoom50MP camera with f/1.75 aperture, 1/1.57″ Samsung GN5 sensor, gimbal stabilization, LED flash, 50MP 150° ultra-wide Samsung GN5 sensor with f/2.27 aperture, 16MP 60mm equivalent portrait camera with f/2.23 aperture, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom
Front Camera16MP front-facing camera with f/2.45 aperture16MP front-facing camera with f/2.45 aperture
FingerprintIn-display fingerprint sensorIn-display fingerprint sensor
Dimensions164.55x 76.7x 8.37mm; Weight: 206.1g164.81×75.2x 8.83mm (Legend Edition) / 9.21mm (standard); Weight: 209.98g (Legend Edition) / 203.92g(standard)
Connectivity5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
AudioUSB Type-C audio, 0.53cc Stereo speakers, Hi-Fi audioUSB Type-C audio, 0.53cc Stereo speakers, Hi-Fi audio
Battery4700mAh (Typical) battery with 120W ultra-fast flash charging4700mAh (Typical) battery with 120W ultra-fast flash charging, 50W wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging

The iQOO 9 comes in Black, Orange, and Legendary colors at a retail price of 3999 yuan (US$ 629 / Rs. 46,675 approx.) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage version, while the 12GB RAM+256GB storage version costs 4399 yuan (US$ 692 / Rs. 51,415 approx.).

The high-end 12GB RAM + 512GB storage version retails for 4799 yuan (US$ 755 / Rs. 56,090 approx.).

iQOO 9 Pro comes in Orange and Legendary colors at a retail price of 4999 yuan (US$ 786 / Rs. 58,430 approx.) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage version, while the 12GB RAM +256GB storage version costs 5499 yuan (US$ 865 / Rs. 64,195 approx.).

The high-end 12GB RAM + 512GB storage version retails for 5999 yuan (US$ 943 / Rs. 70,030 approx.).

Both models are now available to order and will go on sale in China from January 12th.

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