iQOO 9 series has been announced in China. The company has announced two new flagship smartphones under the flagship series – iQOO 9 and a Pro model. The devices come as a successor of the iQOO 8 series, which was launched last year in China. While the company did not bring the iQOO 8 series, it is expected to refresh its flagship offering in India later this year. The iQOO flagship smartphones pack the latest hardware available on a smartphone in 2022. Both devices come with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. Let’s take a look at the iQOO 9 series price, specifications, features and other details.
iQOO 9 series price
iQOO has launched the iQOO 9 series in China. The standard model comes in three different configurations with up to 12GB of RAM. The base 8GB RAM with 256GB is priced at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs 46,860). There is also a 12GB + 256GB model that sits below the 12GB + 512GB model. These two variants are priced at CNY 4,399 (roughly Rs 51,550) and CNY 4,799 (roughly Rs 56,240), respectively.
The iQOO 9 Pro also comes in the three mentioned storage options. The base model is priced at CNY 4,999 (roughly Rs 58,580), whereas the two 12GB RAM models are priced at CNY 5,499 (roughly Rs 64,440) and CNY 5,999 (roughly Rs 70,310), respectively.
The phones come in shades of Black, Orange and a special BMW Motorsport Edition.
Specifications and features
Both iQOO flagships come with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and a 4700 mAh battery. The vanilla model supports 120W fast charging. The Pro model, on the other hand, supports 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging along with 120W wired fast charging.
Both devices come with a triple-camera setup on the back. The Pro model has a 50MP, 150-degree ultrawide camera, a 50MP Samsung GN5 camera and a 16MP f/2.2 portrait camera. The vanilla model has a 50MP main camera, a 13MP ultrawide camera and a 12MP portrait camera sensor. Both phones come with a 16MP front camera.
The two devices sport a 6.78-inch AMOLED display. However, the Pro model has a 2K curved AMOLED display, whereas the vanilla model has a Full HD+ flat display. They run Android 12-based Origin OS Ocean out of the box.