iQOO Neo 9 and Neo 9 Pro Launch with 16GB RAM, Starting at Rs. 26,999

iQOO Neo 9 and Neo 9 Pro
iQOO has officially launched the Neo 9 and Neo 9 Pro smartphones in China, building on the success of the Neo 8 series. With a starting price of CNY 2,299 (Rs. 26,999 approx.) for the iQOO Neo 9 and CNY 2,999 (Rs. 35,270) for the Neo 9 Pro, these devices offer an impressive array of features that cater to diverse user preferences.

Neo 9 Series Pricing and Configurations:

Model Variant Price (Rs. approx.)
iQOO Neo 9 12GB + 256GB 26,999
iQOO Neo 9 16GB + 1TB 37,622
iQOO Neo 9 Pro 12GB + 256GB 35,270
iQOO Neo 9 Pro 12GB + 512GB 38,798
iQOO Neo 9 Pro 16GB + 512GB 42,326
iQOO Neo 9 Pro 16GB + 1TB 47,031

The iQOO Neo 9 base model, equipped with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage, is available at a competitive price of CNY 2,299 (Rs. 26,999). For users requiring additional storage or RAM, configurations go up to 16GB RAM and 1TB storage, with the top-tier option priced at CNY 3,199 (Rs. 37,622).

The iQOO Neo 9 Pro starts at CNY 2,999 (Rs. 35,270) for the 12GB + 256GB variant. Power users have the option to choose the 12GB + 512GB model at CNY 3,299 (Rs. 38,798) or the higher-end 16GB RAM configurations with 512GB or 1TB storage, priced at CNY 3,599 (Rs. 42,326) and CNY 3,999 (Rs. 47,031) respectively. Both devices are available in four striking color options: Red, White Soul, Nautical Blue, and Fighting Black.

iQOO Neo 9 Series Specifications and Features:

Feature iQOO Neo 9 iQOO Neo 9 Pro
Display 6.78-inch 1.5K OLED, 144Hz 6.78-inch 1.5K OLED, 144Hz
Processor Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Dimensity 9300
RAM Up to 16GB Up to 16GB
Storage 256GB / 1TB 256GB / 512GB / 1TB
Cooling System 6K VC Cooling 6K VC Cooling
Battery 5,160mAh 5,160mAh
Fast Charging 120W 120W
Main Camera 50MP Sony IMX920 with OIS 50MP Sony IMX920 with OIS
Ultra-Wide Camera 8MP 50MP
Selfie Camera 8MP 8MP

The iQOO Neo 9 and Neo 9 Pro boast an expansive 6.78-inch 1.5K OLED display with a seamless 144Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support, ensuring a visually immersive experience. 

Under the hood, the Neo 9 is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, while the Neo 9 Pro features the Dimensity 9300, both capable of handling demanding tasks with ease. 
iQOO Neo 9 Series Specifications and Features
With configurations reaching up to 16GB RAM and 1TB storage, these smartphones provide ample power and storage for multitasking and storage-intensive applications.

To address the needs of gaming enthusiasts, both devices feature a robust 6K VC cooling system, ensuring optimal performance during intense gaming sessions. The substantial 5,160mAh battery, coupled with 120W fast charging, guarantees extended usage without long downtimes.

Camera Capabilities:

On the camera front, the iQOO Neo 9 series excels with a 50MP Sony IMX920 main camera equipped with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). The Neo 9 incorporates an 8MP ultra-wide lens, while the Pro version features a 50MP ultra-wide lens. Both devices include an 8MP lens for the selfie camera, capturing stunning photos and facilitating high-quality video calls.

High Demand and Stylish Colors:

Following a successful pre-order period, the demand for the Neo 9 series exceeded first-day sales of the Neo 8 series by an impressive 200%. This surge in interest reflects the anticipation and excitement surrounding iQOO's latest offerings.

Users can choose from four distinct color options to match their style: Red, White Soul, Nautical Blue, and Fighting Black, adding a touch of personalization to their smartphone experience.


In summary, the iQOO Neo 9 and Neo 9 Pro smartphones stand out as formidable contenders in the competitive market. With powerful processors, stunning displays, advanced camera capabilities, and thoughtful features for gamers, these devices cater to a wide range of user preferences. 

The successful pre-order phase and the overwhelming demand signal a strong reception for iQOO's latest offerings, solidifying their position as innovators in the smartphone industry. Whether you are a tech enthusiast or a casual user, the iQOO Neo 9 series is worth considering for its impressive blend of performance, design, and functionality.