iQOO 9T Short Review: Performs like no other but spoilt by ONE issue

    The iQOO 9T has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 49,999. The phone debuts the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset and brings a robust specs sheet. Is it worth buying though?
    By: AMRITANSHU MUKHERJEE
    | Updated on: Aug 03 2022, 09:25 IST
    iQOO 9T
    The iQOO 9T uses the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip and that results is fast performance that is sustained for longer periods. The phone runs cool for longer periods as well. You get LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    1/6 The iQOO 9T uses the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip and that results is fast performance that is sustained for longer periods. The phone runs cool for longer periods as well. You get LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    iQOO 9T offers a 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and HDR10+ support. This is a good display by all means but it lacks the variable refresh rate and support for Dolby Vision.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    2/6 iQOO 9T offers a 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and HDR10+ support. This is a good display by all means but it lacks the variable refresh rate and support for Dolby Vision.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    The iQOO 9T gets IP52 rating for water and dust resistance. You get a dual-tone glass back finish with curved edges. The display is flat. It is heavy but comfortable to hold nonetheless. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    3/6 The iQOO 9T gets IP52 rating for water and dust resistance. You get a dual-tone glass back finish with curved edges. The display is flat. It is heavy but comfortable to hold nonetheless. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    iQOO 9T gets a 50MP + 13MP + 12MP triple camera setup. This is a capable camera setup under all lighting conditions, giving bright and saturated photos. However, it overdoes the enhancements and many photographers won't like that. The selfie camera is an average performer too, it struggles to deal with light. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    4/6 iQOO 9T gets a 50MP + 13MP + 12MP triple camera setup. This is a capable camera setup under all lighting conditions, giving bright and saturated photos. However, it overdoes the enhancements and many photographers won't like that. The selfie camera is an average performer too, it struggles to deal with light. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    iQOO 9T gets a 4700mAh battery that makes the phone easily last an entire day and then have some. You get iQOO's 120W charging solution that takes just over 20 minutes to do a 0-100 percent charge. No wireless charging here. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    5/6 iQOO 9T gets a 4700mAh battery that makes the phone easily last an entire day and then have some. You get iQOO's 120W charging solution that takes just over 20 minutes to do a 0-100 percent charge. No wireless charging here. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    iQOO 9T still uses Vivo's rough-around-the-edges FunTouch OS 12 based on Android 12. It's clunky, riddled with adware, and lacks the sophistication you expect from a flagship Android phone.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    iQOO 9T
    6/6 iQOO 9T still uses Vivo's rough-around-the-edges FunTouch OS 12 based on Android 12. It's clunky, riddled with adware, and lacks the sophistication you expect from a flagship Android phone.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    First Published Date: 03 Aug, 09:25 IST
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