iQOO 9T 5G goes on sale in India for the first time today. The premium smartphone from iQOO was launched earlier this month in India. The 9T 5G comes with the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC under the hood. It is among the most affordable smartphones to pack the flagship Qualcomm SoC.
The 9T 5G comes with two storage options. Its base model is priced at Rs 49,999. However, select customers can buy the phone at a lower price. Let’s take a look at the iQOO 9T 5G sale details, price in India and specifications.
iQOO 9T First Sale Details and Launch Offers
The iQOO 9T 5G will be available for purchase starting today at 12:00PM. Those interested can buy the 9T 5G via Amazon India and iQOO India e-Store. As part of the launch offers, ICICI Bank cardholders can claim a Rs 4,000 discount on the purchase of the 9T 5G. The company will also provide a Free GamePad to users in India.
Users who own an iQOO device can exchange it for the 9T 5G and get a Rs 7,000 exchange bonus. Non-iQOO users, on the other hand, can exchange their old smartphone and get Rs 5,000 as an exchange bonus. The company is also providing no-cost EMI options for up to 12 months.
iQOO 9T 5G Price in India
iQOO 9T comes with two storage options. The base model with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 49,999, whereas the 12GB RAM option is priced at Rs 54,999. The phone has been launched in two colours – Alpha and Legend. As part of the launch offers,
iQOO 9T 5G Specifications and Features
The 9T 5G sports a tall 6.78-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate support. The screen has a hole-punch cutout at the top centre. It has a peak brightness of 1500 nits. The 9T 5G also comes with an HDR10+ certification.
On the back, there is a triple-camera setup. The phone has a 50MP Samsung GN5 main camera sensor, a 13MP ultrawide camera and a 12MP telephoto camera with up to 20x digital zoom. For selfies, there is a 16MP front camera. The 9T 5G also comes with Vivo’s V1+ chip for improving the camera performance.
Under the hood, there is a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The phone comes with a 4,700mAh battery and supports 120W fast charging. The 9T 5G runs Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12 out of the box. It is promised to get three major Android updates and four years of security support.
iQOO 9T 5G Top Alternatives
The closest competitor to the 9T 5G is the OnePlus 10T 5G. The phone offers the same Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC under the hood. The 10T 5G has a slight edge over the 9T 5G with its 4800 mAh battery and 150W fast charging support. The device also comes with a 50MP triple-camera setup on the back and a 6.7-inch 120Hz AMOLED display. It runs Android 12-based Oxygen OS 12 out of the box.
Another smartphone that gets close to the 9T in terms of price is the Realme GT 2 Pro. The phone is priced at Rs 49,999 and comes with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, a 6.7-inch AMOLED 120Hz display and a 50MP triple-camera setup. The phone also has a 5000 mAh battery with 65W fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE was launched in India for Rs 54,999 but the phone is now available on various platforms for under Rs 50,000. It comes with a 6.4-inch AMOLED 120Hz display, a 12MP triple-camera setup, a 4500 mAh battery and an Exynos 2100 SoC under the hood. The Galaxy S21 FE also comes with an IP68 rating.
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