iQOO Neo 9S Pro & Neo 9S Pro+ launched in China

Powered by Dimensity 9300+ & Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, respectively!

Release Date
July 11, 2024
Neo 9S Pro Starting Price
¥2799 (~$385)
Neo 9S Pro+ Starting Price
¥2999 (~$413)

iQOO launched two new high-end smartphones in China today – iQOO Neo 9S Pro & iQOO Neo 9S Pro+. iQOO went with the same design language as the Neo 9 series, so it’s the internals that are upgraded. Since these are “Neo” series smartphones, the main focus is on the price-to-performance ratio. The Neo 9S Pro starts at ¥2799, or around $385, and the Neo 9S Pro+ at ¥2999, or around $410. So, there is not a huge difference in the pricing of the two phones.



The iQOO Neo 9S Pro has the same design as the iQOO Neo 9 series. In fact two out of the three color options, are the same as well. The phone has a dual camera setup on the back, a flat display with a hole punch cutout on the front, and a flat frame.

Under the hood, the phone has the MediaTek Dimensity 9300+ chipset, compared to a Dimensity 9300 inside the iQOO Neo 9 Pro. The phone also has the Q1 chip that is used for visual enhancements. There is LPDDR5X RAM with UFS 4.0 storage. The phone packs a 5,160mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.

For better thermals, the phone has the largest vapor chamber among all the iQOO smartphones at 6043mm².

On the front, the Neo 9S Pro has a 6.78-inch 144Hz 1.5K 8T LTPO OLED display with HDR10+ support. The panel supports 2160Hz PWM dimming.

As for the cameras, the phone has two sensors on the rear. The primary camera has a 1/1.49″ 50MP Sony IMX920 sensor with OIS, and the secondary ultrawide camera has a 50MP Samsung JN1 sensor. For selfies, the phone uses a 16MP sensor.

In a nutshell, the iQOO Neo 9S Pro gets an upgraded chipset, and that’s the only upgrade over the iQOO Neo 9 Pro. Still, it is a good thing that the phone starts at a lower price than the launch price of the Neo 9 Pro.

Here is the pricing for China –

  • 12GB + 256GB – ¥2799 (~$385)
  • 12GB + 512GB – ¥2999 (~$413)
  • 16GB + 512GB – ¥3299 (~$455)
  • 16GB + 1TB – ¥3699 (~$510)



Coming to the iQOO Neo 9S Pro+, it has the same design as the Neo 9S Pro. The only design change is a different two-tone color option.

Speaking of similarities, the Neo 9S Pro+ has the same 6.78-inch 144Hz 1.5K 8T LTPO OLED display, Q1 chip, 120W fast charging support, a 50MP Samsung JN1 sensor for the ultrawide camera, and a 16MP selfie camera.

As for the upgrades, the phone has a larger 5,500mAh battery. The primary rear camera uses a Sony IMX921 sensor, which has CIPA 4.5-grade camera stabilization. The chipset is the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. Finally, the phone has an ultrasonic under-display fingerprint sensor.

Here is the pricing for the Chinese market –

  • 12GB + 256GB – ¥2999 (~$413)
  • 12GB + 512GB – ¥3299 (~$455)
  • 16GB + 256GB – ¥3399 (~$469)
  • 16GB + 512GB – ¥3699 (~$510)
  • 16GB + 1TB – ¥4099 (~$565)
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