If you are looking for a phone that can charge instantly, then your search is about to end soon. Smartphone company iQOO is preparing to launch a phone with strong fast charging support in the Indian market. Actually, the company is working on the successor of iQOO 8 lineup i.e. iQOO 9 series. While the China launch of the iQOO 9 lineup remains a mystery, we do have information about the upcoming iQOO 9 India launch courtesy of 91mobiles.
Let us know that iQOO launched the iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro smartphones in China in August. Both these devices flaunt an AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and a triple camera setup at the back. These phones are yet to be introduced in the Indian market and it looks like the company has no plans to launch these devices in the near future.
iQOO 9 to launch in India by February 2022
As per information provided by industry source to 91mobiles, the iQOO 9 series smartphone will launch in India in late January or early February 2022. According to industry sources, at least one handset from the iQOO 9 lineup will support 120W fast charging. We can expect the brand to launch two devices in the iQOO 9 series, i.e. iQOO 9 vanilla model and iQOO 9 Pro/Legend.
Next phone will be equipped with Snapdragon 8 Generation 1 processor
iQOO has also confirmed that its next flagship smartphone will be powered by the Snapdragon 8th Generation 1 processor, which could possibly be the iQOO 9 or iQOO 9 Pro. According to previous leaks, the iQOO 9 smartphone had appeared on the IMEI database. The IMEI database listing had revealed the model number of the device as V2171A. The specifications of both the iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro are currently unknown. However, one can expect AMOLED displays with 120Hz refresh rate, triple-camera setup and 4500mAh battery in these upcoming smartphones. Coming to the software, we can also expect these phones to run Android 12 out-of-the-box.
What’s special about iQOO 8
To recall, the iQOO 8 sports a 6.56-inch AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution. Display Panel The display has a 120Hz refresh rate, 92.76 screen-to-body ratio, pixel density of 398 PPI and 19:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the iQOO 8 vanilla model is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. Other specs of the device include 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1, an in-display fingerprint sensor, face unlock, 120W fast charging support, 5G network connectivity and 48MP triple-camera setup.
What’s special about iQOO 8 Pro
On the other hand, the iQOO 8 Pro comes with a 6.78-inch AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and HDR10+ support. The device is powered by Snapdragon 888+ processor. It packs up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. The device packs a 50MP triple-camera setup and packs a 16MP front-facing selfie camera. Other specifications include 5G, 4G VoLTE, USB Type-C port, 4500mAh battery, 120W fast charging support, and 50W Qi wireless charging.