iQoo 9 Pro Indian Variant With Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Surfaces on Geekbench, Hinting Imminent Launch

Let’s take a look at the iQoo 9 Pro India variant’s specifications, features and other details.


iQoo has confirmed the launch of the iQoo 9 series in India. The flagship smartphones were launched a few days ago in China. iQoo launched the vanilla 9 alongside a Pro model in China. The company has confirmed that it will launch two smartphones under the series. However, the Indian variant of the iQoo 9 Pro will be different from the Chinese variant.

Ahead of the launch, the India variant of the Pro model has visited the Geekbench website. It has revealed the performance unit details of the upcoming iQoo flagship smartphone. Let’s take a look at the iQoo 9 Pro India variant’s specifications, features, and other details.

iQoo 9 Pro India variant Geekbench

iQoo 9 Pro is expected to launch in India sometime in February. The device’s exact launch date is unknown at the moment. iQoo is expected to announce the iQoo 9 series launch date very soon. While we wait for that, the India variant’s Geekbench listing has revealed some key specs. As per the listing, the 9 Pro has the model number I2022. It comes with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The chipset has a peak clock speed of 3GHz with three performance cores clocking at 2.5GHz. There are four efficacy cores clocked at 1.79GHz.

The variant listed on Geekbench has 12GB of RAM. It is expected to come with 256GB of internal memory. The phone could also arrive in an 8GB RAM option in India. It runs Android 12 out of the box and will have a layer of Funtouch OS 12 on top of Android. The device scored 1240 and 3590 in Geekbench’s single-core and multi-core tests.

According to reports, the iQoo 9 Pro India variant will come with different specs from the variant found in China. The device is confirmed to feature a 4,700mAh battery with 20W fast charging. The China variant has a 6.78-inch Quad HD+ LTPO 2.0 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate support. 

On the back, the 9 Pro has a triple-camera setup with a 50MP Samsung GN5 sensor and a 50MP ultra-wide camera. The camera on the back also includes a 16MP portrait camera. For selfies, the phone has a 16MP front camera. It would be interesting to see if the India variant has the same specs or will come with a rebranded version of the vanilla iQoo 9.