Immediately vivo sub-brand iQOO lastly made its newest flagship smartphone duo official, following many weeks of leaks, rumors, and hypothesis. Each the iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Professional might be had with BMW M stripes on the again in a particular model.
The ‘vanilla’ cellphone comes with a flat display screen – a 6.78″ 1080×2400 AMOLED panel with 120 Hz refresh fee and 1,500 nit peak brightness, extra particularly. On the rear it has Samsung’s ISOCELL GN5 1/1.57″ sensor for its most important 50 MP digicam with f/1.75 aperture and OIS, alongside a 13 MP 120-degree ultrawide, and a 12 MP 2x zoom lens. Selfies are taken care of by a 16 MP snapper with f/2.45 aperture.
Operating the present is Qualcomm’s newest and biggest, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, paired with 8/12GB of RAM and 256/512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The 4,700 mAh battery fees at 120W, with a promised time from zero to 100% of simply 19 minutes. The cellphone runs OriginOS Ocean primarily based on Android 12.
The iQOO 9 is obtainable within the three colorways you possibly can see above and begins at CNY 3,999 (roughly $629 or €556 on the present change charges) with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The subsequent step up retains the identical storage quantity however bumps up the RAM to 12GB, and this model might be yours for CNY 4,399 ($692 or €611), whereas the highest of the road iteration has 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage for CNY 4,799 ($755 or €667).
As you possibly can inform from the currencies used, this was a China-only launch. For now it is unclear when the iQOO 9 will make it to different international locations.
iQOO 9 Professional
The Professional mannequin retains the identical display screen dimension of its sibling however makes it curved and hikes the decision all the best way as much as 1440×3200. The refresh fee is similar at 120 Hz however that is an LTPO 2.0 panel, which implies it ought to be capable of fluctuate it from 1 Hz to 120 Hz dynamically.
iQOO 9 Professional
The SoC on the helm is unchanged too, as is the primary rear digicam. Nevertheless, the ultrawide here’s a 50 MP one with a 150-degree field-of-view (which might be record-breaking had the Realme GT 2 Professional not been introduced first). As for the tele, that is a 16 MP unit with 2.5x optical zoom. The selfie snapper stays the identical although.
Additionally unchanged is the 4,700 mAh battery with 120W wired charging, however the iQOO 9 Professional additionally will get 50W wi-fi charging and 10W reverse wi-fi charging assist. Like its sibling, it too runs OriginOS Ocean primarily based on Android 12. Weirdly sufficient, the Professional loses one coloration possibility and, as you possibly can see, settles for 2 as a substitute of three.
This mannequin might be yours for CNY 4,999 ($786 or €695) with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, CNY 5,499 ($865 or €763) with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and at last if you wish to go all in for the 12/512GB mannequin you may must pay CNY 5,999 ($943 or €834). Gross sales for each gadgets begin in China on January 12.