When iQOO Neo 9 Pro launched in India it costs for ₹35000 with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2 SoC

iQOO has officially released its iQOO Neo 9 Pro smartphone in India, with a starting price of ₹35,999, after months of rumors and revelations. With its powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, the smartphone is expected to offer a serious competition to devices with comparable pricing indications, such as the newly released OnePlus 12R and the Nothing Phone (2).

Specifications for the iQOO Neo 9 Pro:

The 6.78-inch 1.5K AMOLED panel on the iQOO Neo 9 Pro has a refresh rate of 120Hz and can reach a maximum brightness of 3,000 nits. It’s interesting to consider that some games on the smartphone could have a refresh rate of 144Hz.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2 chipset, which was also present in several of the flagship phones from the previous year, such as the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and OnePlus 11, as well as the newly released OnePlus 12R, powers the newest iQOO phone. Additionally, an Adreno 740 GPU is available for graphics-intensive tasks and video games. Up to 256GB of UFS 4.0 storage and up to 12GB of RAM are included with the iQOO Neo 9 Pro.

With regards to optics, the rear of the device features a dual camera sensor that consists of an 8MP ultra wide angle lens and a 50MP Sony IMX 920 sensor that supports OIS. A 16MP front-facing camera is also included for recording videos and taking selfies.

A 5,160 mAh battery with 120W PD fast charging (faster included) powers the iQOO Neo 9 Pro. Based on Android 14, the smartphone is powered by Funtouch OS 14, and the manufacturer promises 4 years of security patches and 3 years of OS upgrades.

Cost of the iQOO Neo 9 Pro in India:

The 8GB RAM/128GB storage edition of the iQOO Neo 9 Pro costs ₹35,999, while the 8GB RAM/256GB storage variant costs ₹37,999. The 12GB RAM/256GB storage variant costs ₹39,999. The smartphone’s 256GB storage model will go on sale on Amazon on February 23. The 128GB storage model will go on sale on March 21.

In addition to a ₹4,000 exchange bonus on the purchase of this newest mid-range smartphone, iQOO is offering an instant ₹2,000 discount on the use of ICICI Bank HDFC Bank cards.