The iQOO 9T is finally up for sale in India. It is a rebranded iQOO 10 and packs the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. In this article, we will take a look at the key specs, features, expected price, and availability of the iQOO 9T in Nepal.
iQOO 9T Overview:
The iQOO 9T boasts a 6.78-inch E5 AMOLED flat screen with FHD+ resolution. It has a refresh rate of 120Hz but does not support LTPO backplane technology for auto-adaptiveness of frame rate based on content on the screen. Yet, you can watch HDR content since the display has HDR10+ certification and can reach brightness levels of up to 1500 nits.
Some other features include 100% DCI-P3 coverage, and 10-bit color depth. The 1200Hz instant touch sampling rate and a 360Hz touch sampling rate give the phone an edge in games.
It has a dual-tone finish on the back with a carbon fiber texture on the top. It is available in two color options: Alpha and Legend.
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This makes the 9T the most powerful smartphone in the iQOO 9 series. Memory-wise, it will be available with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.
Moreover, it comes equipped with a large vapor chamber of 3930mm2 that ensures efficient cooling of the device. You also get a Vivo V1+ chip which aids in image processing as well as display optimization. Remember that this is the same chip that was used in the Vivo X80 series.
The phone also offers enhanced LPDDR 5 and UFS 3.1 performance. It allows for up to 86% sequential write speed and the 6400Mbps RAM improves speed by 16.3%.
The iQOO 9T flaunts a triple camera setup on the back. Leading the camera system is a 50MP Samsung ISOCELL GN5 sensor with OIS. The 13MP ultra-wide camera is also capable of macro shots. And, the third camera is a 12MP Sony IMX663 lens with 2X zoom. A 16MP sensor housed in the front punch-hole is responsible for selfies and video calls.
Rest of the specs
The battery used on the iQOO 9T is a 4,700mAh cell that supports 120W FlashCharge. However, the charger will be sold separately. In terms of wireless connectivity, it has dual-SIM 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GNSS, and NFC.
iQOO 9T boots on Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12.1 out-of-the-box. For longevity, the company has promised 3 years of Android updates and 4 years of security updates.
The phone packs two X-Axis linear motors placed on either side of the phone which help improve the haptics while gaming.
iQOO 9T Specifications:
- Display: 6.78″ FHD+ E5 AMOLED panel, 120Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3, 10-bit color depth, HDR10+
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4nm)
- Memory: 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128/256/512GB UFS 3.1 storage (fixed)
- Software & UI: Android 12 with Funtouch OS 12.1 on top
- Rear Camera: 50MP Samsung GN5 (OIS) + 13MP ultrawide + 2x telephoto
- Front Camera: 16MP sensor (punch-hole cutout)
- Audio: Stereo speakers
- Security: In-display fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
- Battery: 4700mAh, 120W wired charging
iQOO 9T Price in Nepal and Availability
The iQOO 9T is on sale in India for INR 49,999 for the base 8/128GB variant and INR 54,999 for the 12/256GB variant. We expect the phone to start at around NPR 84,999 if it launches in Nepal.
iQOO offers no-cost EMI for up to 12 months and also a 6-month screen replacement in India. Besides, you also get an iQOO Gamepad for free.
|iQOO 9T Variant||Price in India (Official)||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|8/128GB||INR 49,999||NPR 84,999|
|12/256GB||INR 54,999||NPR 92,999|
- Meanwhile, check out our review of the iQOO 9 SE.