iQOO 9T launched in India at Rs. 50,000: Check features
The iQOO 9T is now official in India. It is a rebranded version of the Chinese iQOO 10, and comes equipped with an AMOLED display, triple rear cameras, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, and a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast-charging. The device starts at Rs. 49,999. It is available from the brand's official website with discounts worth Rs. 4,000 for ICICI Bank cardholders.
Why does this story matter?
iQOO 9T is a flagship contender which aims to take on offerings from Samsung and Xiaomi in the sub-Rs. 60,000 price segment. The smartphone has achieved over 1.1 million points score on AnTuTu Benchmark v9.4.1 for its 12GB/256GB configuration. With top-of-the-line processor, cutting-edge features, powerful camera hardware, and efficient thermal performance, the handset should establish iQOO's name in India's premium smartphone market.
The device offers 1,500-nits of peak brightness
The iQOO 9T sports a top-centered punch-hole cut-out with symmetrical bezels and an under-display optical fingerprint scanner. The device boasts a 6.78-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) E5 AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, 1,200Hz instant touch sampling rate, HDR10+ support, and 1,500-nits of peak brightness. It is offered in 'Alpha' and BMW Motorsport M-themed "Legend" variants.
It has a 50MP primary camera
In the rear camera department, the iQOO 9T gets a 50MP (f/1.88, OIS) GN5 ultra-sensing main snapper, a 13MP (f/2.2) 120-degree ultra-wide sensor, and a 12MP (f/1.98) portrait lens. On the front, the device features a 16MP (f/2.45) selfie camera.
A Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC powers the phone
The iQOO 9T draws power from a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, which comes paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage. The device ships with Funtouch OS 12 based on Android 12. It packs a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast-charging support. Connectivity options include 5G, dual-SIMs, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and a Type-C port.
It has a dedicated V1+ chip
The iQOO 9T has a dedicated V1+ chipset to improve the user's photography experience. The handset also features MEMC technology and has a 3,930 sq. mm. Vapor Chamber Liquid Cooling area for heat dissipation.
iQOO 9T: Pricing and availability
The iQOO 9T is priced at Rs. 49,999 and Rs. 54,999 for its 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB models, respectively. It is now up for grabs via the official website. It will also be available via Amazon starting August 4 from 12pm onward.