iQOO 9 in for overview
We reviewed the iQOO 9 Pro unveiled in January and concluded it’s miles a smartphone that is rate pondering while you are within the market for an Android flagship. Presently, now we salvage the vanilla iQOO 9 at our office for a stout overview. However discontinue heed that here’s the Snapdragon 888 Plus-powered mannequin launched in India final month and now not the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 variant, which is uncommon to China.
Our unit has 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage onboard, but there might perchance be one other mannequin with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Both speed Android 12-primarily based fully FuntouchOS 12 out of the field, in incompatibility to the Chinese iQOO 9 which boots OriginOS Ocean.
The iQOO 9 is built spherical a 6.56″ 120Hz 10Bit FullHD+ AMOLED show mask with a 300Hz touch sampling rate and 1,000Hz immediate touch sampling rate. Or now not it’s HDR10+ licensed and advertised to salvage a height brightness of 1,200 nits. The existing is rating by Panda Glass and has a punch hole within the guts for the 16MP selfie camera. There might perchance be moreover a fingerprint reader beneath, which we chanced on to be snappily and lawful within the time we spent with the cell phone.
iQOO 9 packs a 120Hz AMOLED show mask with a fingerprint scanner beneath
All the design in which through the abet, now we salvage three cameras and a flash module sitting internal a rectangular island. We’re a 48MP major camera (with gimbal OIS) joined by 13MP ultrawide and 13MP 50mm telephoto devices.
iQOO 9 comes with a total of four cameras
We have got bought the Legend model, flaunting the BMW Motorsport-inspired racetrack salvage, but there might perchance be moreover a dim-coloured Alpha model with a textured salvage. Both salvage the amount rocker and energy button on their upright-facet frames. On the other hand, the power key on the Legend is painted blue, while the one on Alpha has an orange accent.
These buttons salvage nice feedback and the cell phone’s built successfully. The iQOO 9 is moreover quite more compact than the Pro model, making it gratified to withhold for longer intervals. On the other hand, while you are a upright-hander, your index finger will seemingly rest on the silver section of the camera island, which moreover causes the iQOO 9 to hurry on flat surfaces.
The the rest of the iQOO 9’s highlights consist of NFC, USB-C, stereo audio system, 5G connectivity, IP52 rating, vapor chamber liquid cooling system, and an Clever Exhibit Chip, advertised to produce a shuffle-free gaming skills. Or now not it’s tasked with SDR-to-HDR conversion and uses MEMC to enact the next frame rate when gaming. For now, it goes to push Name of Accountability Mobile and Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) from 60 FPS to 90 FPS, but iQOO told us more games might perchance perchance be supported at final.
Speaking of gaming, the iQOO 9 comes with In-Exhibit Dual Moster Touch controls we seen on the iQOO 7 Legend final one year. These divide the show mask into stress-sensitive left and upright areas in horizontal orientation, allowing faster response occasions when gaming. We had been very impressed with these on the iQOO 7 Legend, and we quiz an identical – if now not better – skills on the iQOO 9.
The iQOO 9 moreover comes with a twin X-Axis Linear Motor, which gives nice haptic feedback. And fueling the total bundle is a 4,350 mAh battery, which goes from 1% to 50% in six minutes and 100% in 18 minutes when charged with the bundled 120W adapter. We’ll obviously test that claim ourselves within the stout overview on the side of different iQOO 9 parts, so stick spherical to search out out if the vanilla iQOO 9 is rate buying.