20 July 2022
iQOO has launched the iQOO 9T 5G as its newest Android flagship in the Indian market. It is part of the iQOO 9 series that models like iQOO 9, iQOO 9 Pro, iQOO 9 SE, and iQOO 9 Phoenix. The latest model comes with Qualcomm's best and greatest processor for Android smartphones. It has a bunch of other upgrades under the hood as well.
The iQOO 9T 5G sports a 6.78-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) Samsung E5 AMOLED display with a punch-hole. It offers a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ compatibility, and 1500 nits of peak brightness. Under the hood, it has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor coupled with 8GB and 12GB of RAM. These are further paired with 128GB and 256GB onboard storage options.
The flagship also has a dedicated V1+ chip for users interested in mobile gaming and photography. It is an image chip claimed to reduce noise and offer an improved nighttime photography experience. As for gamers, it will increase frame rates and optimize colors for better color reproduction.
The phone has triple rear cameras featuring a 50-megapixel Samsung GN5 sensor with f/1.88 aperture, a 13-megapixel wide-angle/macro sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a 12-megapixel portrait/telescopic sensor with f/1.98 aperture. The phone has a 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.45 aperture with selfie portrait support.
The whole package is powered by a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast charging speeds. The phone has a USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Bluetooth 5.2, and will boot Funtouch OS 12 based on Android 12. The iQOO 9T 5G is priced at INR 49,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant and at INR 59,999 for the 12GB/256GB variant. The color options are Alpha and Legend which users can choose to buy.