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. The phones have made their way to the Indian market. 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 50,000 for the 9 model and 8/128GB memory variant. The phone will begin sale in the Indian market soon at the starting price of INR 43,000.

ModeliQOO 9, 9 Pro price in IndiaiQOO 9, 9 Pro price in Nepal (expected)
iQOO 9 (8/128GB) INR 43,000NPR 50,000
iQOO 9 (12/256GB) INR 47,000NPR 54,000
iQOO 9 Pro (8/128GB)INR 65,000NPR 70,000
iQOO 9 Pro (12/256GB)INR 70,000NPR 75,000

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