iQOO, unveiled India’s most advanced flagship series—iQOO 9 series. The iQOO 9 Pro, iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 SE are the latest performance flagship smartphones by iQOO in India. These category-defining devices are infused with best-in-class hardware specifications and software capabilities and promise to bring extreme performance with ultra-mobile gaming, superior camera, and multi-media entertainment experiences to consumers in India. The iQOO 9 Pro is priced at INR 64,990 (8GB+256GB) and INR 69,990 (12GB+256GB) variant in two color options- Legend and Dark Cruise. The iQOO 9 is priced at INR 42,990 (8GB+128 GB) and INR 46,990 (12GB+256GB) available in two color options- Legend and Alpha. The iQOO 9 SE is priced at INR 33,990 (8GB+128 GB) and INR 37,990 (12GB+256GB) available in two color options- Sunset Sierra and Space Fusion. Pre-Order starts from 23rd Feb 2022 for iQOO 9 Pro & iQOO 9 and 2nd Mar 2022 for iQOO 9 SE on Amazon.in & iQOO.com
Commenting on the launch, Nipun Marya, CEO– iQOO India said, “At iQOO, we have always focussed on introducing products that offer exceptional and unmatched performance. Since iQOO’s entry in India, we have grown our market share positively in the premium segment on the back of the powerful devices that cater to Indian consumer needs. With the iQOO 9 series, we have taken a step further towards meeting future needs and created India’s most advanced flagship for our consumers. Running on industry leading Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile processor, 120W FlashCharge technology and 50MP GN5 Gimbal camera, the iQOO 9 series is a true flagship. We are confident that the iQOO 9 series will add a new chapter in our legacy offering premium flagship experience.”
Unmatched Monster Performance
Striking a perfect balance of power and design, the iQOO 9 series offers an array of bar raising performance technologies. iQOO is the first brand to launch the latest flagship Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Processor* that uses 4nm process technology in India with this series. This is combined with an enhanced LPDDR5 and Enhanced UFS 3.1(V6). Meanwhile, the iQOO 9 is equipped with Snapdragon® 888+ 5G and iQOO 9 SE is equipped with the Snapdragon® 888 5G with a 5nm process technology; both the smartphones feature Enhanced LPDDR5 along with Enhanced UFS 3.1. The iQOO 9 series is also equipped with a dedicated graphic chip – Intelligent Display Chip providing powerful GPU performance for more smooth visual effects while playing high graphics games and vivid colors. iQOO has also incorporated the Extended RAM 2.0 function within the iQOO 9 series, as 4GB of ROM have been re-allocated to be added upon 8GB/12GB of RAM, allowing apps to run simultaneously with minimal lag and sufficient storage space.
Supported by 120W FlashCharge technology, the iQOO 9 Pro and iQOO 9 allows for greatly reduced charging times to satisfy the fast-paced lifestyles of modern-day smartphone users. It can charge iQOO 9 Pro 50% in 8min and 100% in just 20mins, where as iQOO 9 can charge 50% in 6min and 100% in just 18mins. iQOO 9’s 120W Flash Charge has passed nine types of TÜV Rheinland lab tests and achieved 41 safe fast charging certifications. The iQOO 9 SE supports 66W FlashCharge technology helping in reducing the overall charging time. On the battery front, the iQOO 9 Pro is decked out with a 4700mAh battery, while the iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 SE sports a 4350mAh and 4500mAh battery, resulting in unrestrained device power and longevity.
The iQOO 9 Pro comes with the powerful 50W wireless charging that can charge up to 100% in 46 minutes and is equipped with an efficient air-cooling system that doesn’t heat up the phone while charging. The iQOO Wireless Charger is priced at INR 4,499 and will be available for purchase on iQOO E-store and Amazon.in
The iQOO 9 Pro is equipped with 3D Ultrasonic Large Fingerprint Sensor which is powered by Qualcomm® 3D Sonic Max. It is fast, convenient and safe. The unlocks speed is much faster compared to the last generation which is just 0.2s. Fingerprint Area has also increased up to 578 mm² (11.1 times larger than iQOO 7). The sensor allows seamless unlocking with high security wherein the 3D information is recognized by ultrasonic fingerprint scanning.
Unmatched Ultra Gaming and Entertainment Experience
The iQOO 9 series is designed for on-the-go gamers and revolutionizes the smartphone user experience to match professional esports standards. For starters, an intelligent display chip has been embedded within the iQOO 9 Series to boost the gaming performance and provide a fully immersed gaming and entertainment experience to the consumers. All the three smartphones utilize a full sensing screen with 120Hz refresh rate, which can be revved-up to a ground-breaking 1000Hz Instant touch and 300Hz touch sampling rate along with touch latency optimization by using the Super Touch Acceleration function, allowing a faster response time. The In-Display Dual Monster Touch in iQOO 9 enables faster and more ergonomic gaming, allowing two fingers to accomplish what four fingers previously could in games such as BGMI.
The iQOO 9 series houses Full Coverage Liquid Cooling System, designed with cutting-edge materials that efficiently dissipate heat generated by the CPU through the evaporation and condensation of thermal fluids within the internal vapor chamber; this helps in a longer gameplay without heating issues. The Dual X-Axis Linear Motors are present on the left and right sides of the iQOO 9 device to achieve dynamic vibration, thus giving users a whole new experience in terms of touch. The 4D vibration can simulate more complex vibrations across multiple gaming and entertainment scenarios. The iQOO 9 series is equipped with Dual Stereo Speakers that provides a surround sound with Hi-Res audio certification. In addition to having fuller bass, high fidelity, loudness, and wide sound field, the speakers provide 3D sound effects for better experience. This crisp directional audio of multimedia sound effects can even help users to obtain auditory information during gaming, in competitive games or interactive films.
Premium Build, Superior Cameras and Sleek Design
Both the iQOO 9 Pro and iQOO 9 are designed with the legendary track design along with the microfilm condensing AG technology, comes engraved with the iQOO logo in a sleek look. iQOO 9 Pro and iQOO 9 are also available in two other color options namely Dark Cruise and Alpha respectively. iQOO 9 Pro Dark Cruise has used Bullet Proof Aramid Fiber Material. The woven pattern is highly related to performance. This material features low density and high strength. Which makes iQOO 9 Pro more durable and light weight without compromising on Premiumness. Meanwhile, the iQOO 9 SE comes in Sunset Sierra and Space Fusion colorway, projecting a colorful appearance with premium matte finish.
The iQOO 9 Pro boasts a 50MP GN5 Gimbal main camera, GN5 is a new sensor with high light sensitivity and quick focus. Also, Gimbal increases the exposure time to capture breathtaking Motion and Night pictures. 50MP 1500 Fisheye Wide Angle gives new perspective to your wide angle shots with Asteroid, Crystal Ball and Rabbit Hole mode 16MP 60mm professional Portrait/Tele Camera for some amazing portraits.
The iQOO 9 is equipped with a 48MP Gimbal Camera system with Sony IMX598 sensor along with additional hardware advantage with a 13MP 50MM Professional Portrait camera that allows users to take artistic portrait photos and another 13MP super wide-angle camera allows users to take wide-angle shots at 120°. On the other hand, iQOO 9 SE boasts 48MP OIS main camera to improve images in Extreme Night Vision, and Pro-sport Mode.
Long Lasting Gameplay with iQOO Gamepad
iQOO 9 series has taken consumer’s gaming experience to the next level with an all-new iQOO gamepad that provides professional console-like gaming experience. Priced at INR 2,999, the iQOO gamepad is an easy-to-connect Bluetooth gaming accessory that connects with every phone in one easy click giving access to the extended buttons that one can find on a regular gaming controller. Designed to be intuitive, the gaming pad’s buttons can be customized according to the matching demands of different games to pro vide hassle-free gaming experience.