iQoo 9, iQoo 9 Pro should come onto the market in India with different specifications

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iQoo 9 and iQoo 9 Pro were launched in China on January 5th, and the company has already confirmed that both smartphones will find their way to India. Both iQoo 9 and iQoo 9 Pro are equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, but a tipster claims that the smartphones with changed specifications will be launched in India. Both iQoo 9 and iQoo 9 Pro are supplied with optimized specifications in order to keep the costs of smartphones in India low, according to the tipster.

According to tipster Yogesh Brar on Twitter, the upcoming iQoo 9 will include a Snapdragon 888 SoC, just like the iQoo 8 series that launched last August. Meanwhile, iQoo 9 Pro is slated to hit the market with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The company launched iQoo 9 and iQoo 9 Pro in China last week, with both smartphones sporting Qualcomm’s latest chip. According to Brar, both smartphones will come with different specifications in India. The company recently confirmed that both smartphones would launch in India, but has yet to give an official launch date.

The iQOO 9 series for India gets a mix of iQOO 8 and 9.

SD888 on the vanilla model
SD8 Gen 1 on the Pro model

These will not be exactly the same as those introduced in China, some features / hardware will be removed to keep costs down.

– Yogesh Brar (@heyitsyogesh) January 10, 2022

While iQoo has yet to announce the official specs of either smartphone in India, the company recently created a microsite for the iQoo 9 and iQoo 9 Pro that announced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC and a 4,700 mAh battery in the iQoo9 Pro. According to the company’s microsite, both iQoo 9 and iQoo 9 Pro support charging with 120 W.

iQoo 9 specifications (China)

The dual SIM (Nano) iQoo 9, which launched in China on January 5, is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC under the hood, paired with up to 12 GB of RAM and up to 512 GB of storage. The smartphone is equipped with iQoo’s VC liquid cooling technology for improved temperature control, the company said. The smartphone is also equipped with a 6.78-inch Full HD + (1,080 x 2,400 pixels) Samsung E5 OLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a fingerprint sensor under the display.

iQoo 9 comes with a triple rear camera setup that includes a 50-megapixel Samsung GN5 main camera with optical image stabilization (OIS), a 13-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 120-degree field of view, and a 12-megapixel camera for portraits . The smartphone is powered by a 4,700 mAh battery and the Chinese version supports 120 W flash charging.

iQoo 9 Pro Specifications (China)

The Dual-SIM (Nano) iQoo 9 Pro has a curved 6.78 inch Quad-HD + (3,200 x 1,440 pixels) Samsung E5 10-bit LTPO 2.0 display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a touch sampling rate of 360 Hz equipped. iQoo 9 Pro is powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, paired with up to 12 GB of RAM and up to 512 GB of storage. The smartphone is also equipped with the company’s VC liquid cooling technology, which iQoo says offers better thermal management.

iQoo 9 Pro has a triple rear camera with a 50-megapixel main camera, a 50-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 10-degree field of view and a 16-megapixel portrait camera. The handset has a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front. The recently launched iQoo 9 Pro is powered by a 4,700 mAh battery with support for 120 W flash charging, the company said.

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