Last week, iQOO announced the iQOO 9 and 9 Pro performance-driven smartphones in China. As scheduled, both devices were made available for purchase through multiple e-commerce platforms such as the company’s official website, Jingdong Mall, Tmall, and Suning among others. Around an hour after making the iQOO 9 lineup available for purchase, the company confirmed that it achieved over 100 million Yuan sales in 10 seconds.
To recollect, the iQOO 9 was made available in variants such as 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage, 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage, and 12 GB RAM + 512 GB storage. These models are priced at 3,999 Yuan (~$628), 4,399 Yuan (~$691), and 4,799 Yuan (~$754), respectively.
On the other hand, the iQOO 9 Pro comes in the same variants as the vanilla model. Its variants are priced at 4,999 Yuan (~$785), 5,499 Yuan (~$863), and 5,999 Yuan (~$942), respectively. It appears that the company may have sold 16,670 to 25,000 units of the iQOO 9 series during the first 10 seconds of it’s debut sale.
iQOO 9, 9 Pro Specifications
The iQOO 9 has a 6.78-inch AMOLED FHD+ 120Hz display with a flat design, whereas the iQOO 9 Pro has a 6.78-inch AMOLED LPTO QHD+ 120hz display with curved edge design. Both models have an in-screen fingerprint scanner, and they are equipped with OriginOS Ocean flavored Android 12. These devices are equipped with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip powers the iQOO 9 and 9 Pro. Both models have a 4,700mAh battery that supports 120W fast charging. The Pro model carries support for 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging. The iQOO 9’s camera setup has a 50-megapixel main camera with OIS support, a 13-megapixel ultrawide camera, and a 12-megapixel telephoto snapper, whereas the iQOO 9 Pro has a gimbal OIS assisted 50-megapixel main camera, a 50-megapixel ultrawide camera with a 150-degree FOV, and a 16-megapixel telephoto snapper with OIS support.