iQoo Z9 5G With MediaTek Dimensity 7200 5G SoC Goes Official in India

iQoo Z9 5G was launched in India on Tuesday (March 12). The latest Z series smartphone by the Vivo sub-brand comes in two colour options and is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7200 5G SoC. The iQoo Z9 5G boasts a 120Hz refresh rate display and flaunts a 50-megapixel dual rear camera unit. It has a 5,000mAh battery with support for 44W fast charging. The 5G phone has IP54 water and dust resistance rating as well.

iQoo Z9 5G price in India

Price of iQoo Z9 5G starts at Rs. 19,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model. The 8GB RAM + 256GB storage version is priced at Rs. 21,999. It is offered in Brushed Green and Graphene Blue colour options. It will be available for an early sale on March 13 at 12:00pm IST. The handset will be available for purchase for all users from March 14 at 12:00pm IST through Amazon India, iQoo India store and retail outlets.

iQoo is offering Rs. 2,000 discount for purchases made using ICICI and HDFC bank cards. This would bring the effective price of 128GB and 256GB storage versions to Rs. 17,999 and Rs. 19,999, respectively.

iQoo Z9 5G specifications

The dual-SIM (Nano) iQoo Z9 5G runs on Funtouch OS 14 based on Android 14 and features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 394ppi pixel density. The display offers 91.90 percent screen-to-body ratio, 1800 nits peak brightness, 300Hz touch sampling rate. and DT-Star 2 Plus glass protection. The new iQoo smartphone is powered by an octa-core 4nm MediaTek Dimensity 7200 5G SoC coupled with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and Arm Mali-G610 GPU. With the Extended RAM feature, the onboard memory can be expanded up to 16GB.

The iQoo Z9 5G sports a dual rear camera setup comprising a 50-megapixel Sony IMX88 primary sensor with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and f/1.79 aperture, and a 2-megapixel Bokeh shooter with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, it features a 16-megapixel selfie sensor.

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iQoo Z9 5G
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Further, the iQoo Z9 5G offers up to 256GB of UFS3.0 inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 1TB through a microSD card. Connectivity options include 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.3, Beidou, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. The phone packs an in-display fingerprint sensor. Further, it has an IP54 water and dust resistance rating. It includes dual stereo speakers as well.

iQoo has provided a 5,000mAh battery on the iQoo Z9 5G with 44W fast charging support. The battery unit is claimed to deliver up to 67.78 hours of music playback time and up to 17 hours of YouTube video playback time on a single charge. The flash charging technology is said to fill the battery from zero to 50 percent in just 31 minutes. The handset has a Polycarbonate body and it measures 163.17×75.81×7.83mm and weighs around 188 grams.

Is the iQoo Neo 7 Pro the best smartphone you can buy under Rs. 40,000 in India? We discuss the company’s recently launched handset and what it has to offer on the latest episode of Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Orbital is available on Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music and wherever you get your podcasts.
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