iQOO 9 Pro
first impressions

iQOO recently launched its flagship 9 Pro smartphone in India.

It comes as the first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 device in the country.

Here’s our first impressions of the phone.

iQOO 9 Pro price in India

8GB + 256GB - Rs 64,990
12GB + 256GB - Rs 69,990

iQOO 9 Pro availability in India

The iQOO 9 Pro is available for purchase through iQOO India’s website and Amazon India. It can be purchased in Legend (BMW colours) or Alpha colourways.


The iQOO 9 Pro comes with an advanced 6.78” E5 AMOLED LTPO 2.0 screen that offers a Quad HD+ resolution and a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. The display is brilliant for all intent and purposes.

Fingerprint Scanner

The iQOO 9 Pro has the fastest in-display fingerprint sensor. It has a massive 3D ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. It requires one touch and a second to register your fingerprint.


The handset is powered by Qualcomm’s most powerful chip, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The processor is backed by up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. You get a flagship performance from the device.


The iQOO 9 Pro comes with the latest Android 12 OS overlaid with iQOO UI. The near-stock interface comes with lots of customisation features as well as bloatware. 


The flagship features a 50MP GN5 Gimbal camera, a 50MP, 150-degrees Fish Eye ultrawide angle sensor, and a 16MP portrait lens. For selfies, there is a 16MP shooter upfront. 


The iQOO 9 Pro has a 4,700mAh battery, which charges rapidly at 120W (wired) and 50W (wireless), respectively. With the bundled charger, the phone charges completely in 25 minutes.


The iQOO 9 Pro starts at Rs 64,990 and for the price offers a stunning design, powerful performance, good camera, and a great display. There are not many drawbacks to be frank here.