iQOO 9 & 9 Pro goes official with 120W FlashCharge Technology

iqoo 9 & 9 pro price in nepal

 As we know, iQOO is a sub-brand of Vivo and it has finally unveiled its flagship phones. There are iQOO 9, 9 Pro, and the Legend Editions of these models. Here, we will look at the specs, features, availability, and the expected price of the iQOO 9 & 9 Pro in Nepal.

iQOO 9, 9 Pro Overview

Display and Design

The new iQOO 9 & 9 Pro flaunts a 6.78-inch E5 AMOLED screen with curved edges around the display. Because of the LTPO panel, you can have a flexible refresh rate of 1Hz to 120Hz. The 9 Pro also has a 10-bit color depth panel alongside a 2K panel. The amazing feature of the phone is that it has a 3D ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor that takes only 0.2 seconds for the phone to unlock.

iqoo 9 pro display and design

There is a big camera bump at the back of the iQOO 9 & 9 Pro. It will be easy to say that the bump is referenced from Vivo X70 Pro Plus’s Ceramic Camera Window. Further, the phone has a textured finished back in two different color variations – Orange and Legend Edition. The latter has a tri-color racing stripe that represents the company’s collaboration with BMW motors.

Performance and Memory

Powering the device is Qualcomm’s latest flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 based on a 4nm fabrication process. There is an integrated octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510) CPU coupled with Adreno 730 graphics processor. Likewise, the phone runs on Android 12 on top of Origin OS Ocean.

iqoo 9 & 9 pro price

As per memory, there are three different configurations in the 9 Pro – 8/256GB, 12/256GB, and 12/512GB of UFS 3.1. In 9, the 12/512GB is replaced by 8/128GB. Unfortunately, there is no microSD card slot to extend the internal storage. Moreover, there is a waterfall VC (Vapor Chamber) heat conduction system that keeps the temperature of the phone in check.

Camera and Audio

Under the hood, there is a triple camera setup with a 50MP primary lens which uses Samsung’s GN5 with a 1/1.57-inch sensor size. The lens supports PDAF and gimbals OIS. It also has a 50MP ultrawide sensor with a 150-degree field of view. This means it is in together with Realme GT 2 Pro in camera perspective. Completing the setup is a 16MP telephoto portrait lens that has 2.5x optical zoom and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). Further, there is a micro-head gimbal system by Vivo for stabilization.

iqoo 9 pro camera

Upfront, there is a 16MP selfie shooter with an f/2.5 aperture. While the back camera can record up to 8K videos at 30 frames per second, the front camera limits up to 1080p. Similarly, there are dual-speakers for audio that emits 32-bit/384kHz audio. Unfortunately, there is no 3.5mm headphone jack for music and calls.

Rest of the specs

Fueling the device is a medium 4,700mAh dual-cell battery with 120W FlashCharge technology. According to the brand, it only takes 13 minutes to charge fully from 0 to 100%. Moreover, there is a 50W wireless charging support and 10W reverse wireless as well. The phone comes with a 120W GaN (Gallium Nitride) charger with PowerDelivery 3.0 and Programmable Power Supply (PPS) charging.

iqoo 9 & 9 pro battery and charging

iQOO 9 Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.78″ E5 AMOLED panel, 10-bit colors, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, 1000Hz instant touch sampling rate
  • Resolution: QHD+ (3200 x 1440 pixels)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4nm Mobile Platform)
  • Memory: 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256/512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Software & UI: Android 12 with OriginOS 2.0 on top
  • Rear Camera: Triple (with LED flash);
    – 50MP Samsung GN5 primary, micro-head gimbal
    – 50MP ultrawide lens, 150º FOV
    – 16MP telephoto portrait lens, 2.5x optical zoom
  • Front Camera: 16MP sensor, f/2.45 (punch-hole cutout)
  • Security: In-display fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
  • Battery: 4,700mAh
  • Charging: 120W wired (0-100% in 13 minutes), 50W wireless, 10W reverse wireless
iqoo 9 pro color options

iQOO 9 Specifications

  • Display: 6.78″ E5 AMOLED panel, 10-bit colors, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, 1000Hz instant touch sampling rate
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4nm Mobile Platform)
  • Memory: 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256/512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Software & UI: Android 12 with OriginOS 2.0 on top
  • Rear Camera: Triple (with LED flash);
    – 50MP primary, micro-head gimbal
    – 13MP ultrawide lens, 150º FOV
    – 13MP portrait lens
  • Front Camera: 16MP sensor, f/2.45 (punch-hole cutout)
  • Security: In-display fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
  • Battery: 4700mAh
  • Charging: 120W wired (0-100% in 13 minutes), 50W wireless, 10W reverse wireless

iQOO 9, 9 Pro Price in Nepal

We estimate the price of iQOO 9, 9 Pro in Nepal to start from NPR 86,000 for the 9 model and 8/256GB memory variant. The phone will begin sale in China from January 12 at the starting price of CNY 3,999.

ModeliQOO 9, 9 Pro price in ChinaiQOO 9, 9 Pro price in Nepal (expected)
iQOO 9 (8/128GB)CNY 3,999NPR 86,000
iQOO 9 (8/256GB)CNY 4,399NPR 94,500
iQOO 9 (12/256GB)CNY 4,799NPR 1,03,000
iQOO 9 Pro (8/256GB)CNY 4,999NPR 1,07,000
iQOO 9 Pro (12/256GB)CNY 5,499NPR 1,18,000
iQOO 9 Pro (12/512GB)CNY 5,999NPR 1,30,000

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