The iQoo Neo 9 Professional is coming to India quickly, and the corporate is already teasing the smartphone’s key specs forward of its debut. This telephone boasts a number of notable specs, together with a twin rear digicam setup that includes a 50-megapixel major digicam and an 8-megapixel secondary digicam. It is usually powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, which was launched in late 2022. When the smartphone is launched within the nation subsequent week, it’s anticipated to compete with telephones just like the OnePlus 12R and the Nothing Cellphone 2.
I’ve had some hands-on time with the iQoo Neo 9 Professional, and I have been testing the handset’s cameras for a number of days now. Let’s take a fast have a look at the upcoming smartphone’s digicam specs. Not like the extra highly effective iQoo 12 that the corporate launched in December 2023, this telephone solely incorporates a twin rear digicam setup. It has a 50-megapixel major digicam with a Sony IMX920 sensor and optical picture stabilisation (OIS), paired with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle digicam.
You get three image-capturing modes on the iQoo Neo 9 Professional — Pure, Textured, and Vivid. Because the names counsel, the primary mode offers you essentially the most colour-accurate photographs, whereas the Textured mode produces extra detailed and sharpened photographs with hotter colors. The Vivid mode permits you to seize images with increased color saturation.
Whereas testing the cameras on the iQoo Neo 9 Professional, I discovered myself clicking images utilizing the first digicam with the Pure or Vivid mode for outside surroundings, whereas the Textured mode is kind of helpful whereas clicking photographs of buildings or topics the place you want the digicam to seize extra element. It additionally labored nicely when capturing indoor topics.
The first digicam permits you to take detailed photographs at 1x and 2x zoom. Colors are correct when capturing photographs utilizing the pure color mode, however the Textured mode permits you to get many particulars when you do not thoughts the change in color temperature. There’s additionally a high-resolution mode that takes 50-megapixel pictures as a substitute of the default pixel-binned photographs, which I am going to cowl in my full smartphone overview.
However, the ultra-wide-angle digicam on the iQoo Neo 9 Professional permits you to seize photographs with first rate element, however there’s some warping on the edges. This digicam will not provide the identical stage of element as the first digicam, and there is a distinction within the color temperature in comparison with the first shooter.
Portrait photographs captured with the iQoo Neo 9 Professional are fairly sharp, with ample element. The digicam interface for portrait pictures reveals that the pores and skin enhancement options are disabled by default. The bokeh impact is not too aggressive by default and can be adjusted earlier than and after capturing the picture.
The handset additionally incorporates a devoted night time mode, and it captures first rate photographs utilizing the first digicam. In a restaurant with dim overhead lights, the telephone managed to seize a certain quantity of element, though there is a little bit of softening, blurring and noise when you zoom in — particularly round mild sources. I am going to additionally check the iQoo Neo 9 Professional’s digicam in more difficult low mild eventualities within the coming days.
It is price noting that these are my preliminary impressions of the handset’s digicam, which is about to launch in India subsequent week. The telephone may additionally obtain software program updates within the days main as much as its debut. Keep tuned to Devices 360 for a extra conclusive verdict on the iQoo Neo 9 Professional’s digicam’s efficiency, in addition to its design, efficiency, and battery effectivity — these will all be a part of the complete overview of the smartphone.