iQOO launched the iQOO 8 series earlier this year in China. The company launched two premium smartphones, one of which features a Snapdragon 888+ SoC. The rumour mill claims that iQOO might not launch the iQOO 8 series in India. Instead, the company could skip the series and launch the iQOO 9 series in Q1 2022 in India. While we wait for the official confirmation, some key details of the upcoming iQOO flagship have leaked online. As expected, the iQOO 9 series will include a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC under the hood. Let’s take a look at the iQOO 9 specifications, features and other details.
iQOO 9 specifications
iQOO 9 series could debut in China and other markets in January or February 2022. Ahead of the launch, the device’s key specs have leaked. As per a Chinese tipster’s leak (via GizmoChina), the upcoming iQOO flagship smartphone will draw power from a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. According to the tipster’s leaked information, both devices, the iQOO 9 and the Pro model are likely to feature the flagship chip from Qualcomm.
The device will also feature a second-generation independent display chip and come with dual speakers, dual X-axis linear motor. iQOO is also said to launch the device with dual pressure-sensitive shoulder buttons.
The phones will come with support for a 120Hz refresh rate. They are likely to feature an AMOLED panel and an in-display fingerprint scanner. There is no word on the display size at the moment. The leaked specs further reveal that the phones will support 120W fast charging. They will come with an enhanced heat dissipation system. For the cameras, the iQOO 9 series will come with micro-gimbal PTZ. It is unknown if both models will feature the gimbal mechanism as only the iQOO 8 Pro has it and not the vanilla model.
Details about the camera sensors remain unknown at the moment. We will share more details as and when available. What are your thoughts on the upcoming iQOO smartphones? Do let us know in the comments below.
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