iQOO 9 SE goes on sale in India today
iQOO's recently-launched handset, the 9 SE, has gone on sale in India on Tuesday via Amazon. To recall, it was introduced last month. It starts at Rs. 33,990 for the 8GB/128GB model. A discount of Rs. 3,000 is available with ICICI Bank credit cards along with extra Rs. 3,000 bump-up exchange value. Existing iQOO customers can avail up to Rs. 10,000 bump-up exchange bonus.
Why does this story matter?
The iQOO 9 SE was introduced in India alongside the vanilla 9 and 9 Pro. It is the cheapest handset in the trio and is also the last of the lot to go on sale here. The 9 SE is an India-specific phone that is intended for those who want to experience the company's flagship features at a comparatively affordable price.
The handset features a 120Hz AMOLED display
The iQOO 9 SE sports a centrally-aligned punch-hole cut-out, slim bezels, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. On the rear, it has a vertical camera unit. The smartphone bears a 6.62-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 1,300-nits of peak brightness, and HDR10+ certification. It is offered in Space Fusion and Sunset Sierra color options.
It has a 48MP main camera
The iQOO 9 SE flaunts a triple rear camera setup, comprising a 48MP (f/1.8) primary shooter, a 13MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) mono sensor. Up front, it sports a 16MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper.
A Snapdragon 888 chip powers the device
The iQOO 9 SE is fueled by a Snapdragon 888 chipset, coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. At the heart, it boots Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12 and houses a 4,500mAh battery with 66W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the handset offers support for Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, and a Type-C port.
iQOO 9 SE: Pricing and offers
The iQOO 9 SE is priced at Rs. 33,990 for the 8GB/128GB model and Rs. 36,990 for the 12GB/256GB variant. Buyers can avail Rs. 3,000 off with ICICI Bank credit cards and an extra Rs. 3,000 smartphone exchange value. Also, existing iQOO customers can get up to Rs. 10,000 bump-up exchange bonus. Buyers will also be eligible for the iQOO premium service program.Share this timeline