iQOO 9 Price In India, Key Specifications Tipped Before Launch

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The iQOO 9 series smartphones’ price in India and key specifications have been tipped before the phone goes official in the country. If rumors making the rounds online prove to be true, iQOO will be launching iQOO 9 series smartphones in India soon. Despite the lack of an official confirmation, the rumor mill continues to churn out speculations around the iQOO 9 India launch. Now, a fresh piece of information sheds more light on the vanilla iQOO 9 price in India.

iQOO 9 Price In India Tipped

According to a report by 91mobiles, the iQOO 9 India variant will carry the same price tag as the recently launched OnePlus 9RT Indian model. Furthermore, the publication suggests that the iQOO 9 India variant will not pack the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC under the hood. Instead, it will be powered by the Snapdragon 888+ SoC, which was launched last year. Industry sources have confirmed to 91mobiles that the iQOO 9 will retail for the same price as the OnePlus 9RT. In other words, the iQOO 9 could set you back INR 42,000 – INR 45,000 in India.

Specifications (Expected)

The iQOO 9, iQOO 9 Pro teaser made an appearance at the BGMI India Series Semi-Finals, showcasing the smartphones’ awe-inspiring design. Aside from sporting an appealing outward appearance, the iQOO 9 Indian variant will offer power-packed performance, if past leaks are anything to go by. The source further told the publication that the iQOO 9 India variant will come with a Snapdragon 888+ processor. It is worth mentioning here that the Chinese model packs a relatively powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset.

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The chipset in the two models is coupled with UFS 3.1 storage, LPDDR5 RAM, and Intelligent Display Chip. Aside from that, the processor is paired with up to 4GB extended/ virtual RAM. This piece of information also coincides with new details shared by tipster Utsav Techie (via Gadgets 360). The iQOO 9 will be running Android 12 OS with a layer of FunTouch OS 12 skin on top. Upfront, the iQOO 9 Indian variant features a 6.5-inch 10-bit AMOLED panel that delivers a touch sampling rate of 1,000Hz and a 120Hz refresh rate.


Other Speculated Details

To compare, the Chinese variant sports a slightly larger 6.78-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel with a refresh rate of 120Hz. However, both versions have their display fingerprint scanner embedded under the AMOLED screen. Also, the rear panel houses a 48MP IMX598 primary shooter with Gimbal Stabilization support. The rear camera setup also features a 13MP professional portrait lens, along with a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera. The Chinese variant comes with a 50MP + 13MP + 13MP triple camera set up at the back.

The iQOO 9 Indian variant will draw its juices from a 4,350mAh battery with 120W fast charging support over a USB Type-C charging port. Both the iQOO 9 Indian variant and the iQOO 9 Chinese variant deliver the same fast charging speeds. However, the Chinese model ships with a larger 4,700mAh battery. The Indian variant is 8.63mm thick and weighs 200 grams. The Chinese model weighs 206.1 grams and is 8.37mm thick.

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