Vivo sub-brand iQOO released its latest flagship smartphone in the form of the iQOO 9T 5G, recently. High-end specifications on the gadget will make any tech lover salivate. In fact, the device’s starting price of Rs 45,999 takes on its rivals, including the OnePlus 10 Pro. Can the device compete with what is probably one of the greatest phones in its class in terms of value for money? The iQOO 9T 5G and OnePlus 10 Pro are being compared in-depth here for you.
iQOO 9T 5G: 6.78-inch E5 AMOLED screen
OnePlus 10 Pro: 6.7-inch QHD+ curved LTPO display
iQOO 9T 5G: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC
OnePlus 10 Pro: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC
iQOO 9T 5G: A triple rear camera setup includes a 50-megapixel GN5 primary sensor with OIS, a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens, and a 12-megapixel portrait sensor
OnePlus 10 Pro: Triple rear camera array for photos and videos, which includes a 48-megapixel Sony IMX789 main sensor with f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilisation (OIS). The camera configuration also includes a 50-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL JN1 ultra-wide sensor with an f/2.2 aperture and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with OIS.
iQOO 9T 5G: 16-megapixel camera for selfies
OnePlus 10 Pro: 32-megapixel Sony IMX615 camera sensor
RAM and storage
iQOO 9T 5G: 8GB of RAM with 128GB of storage and 12GB RAM with 256GB storage
OnePlus 10 Pro: 8GB RAM with 128GB storage and 12GB RAM with 256GB storage
iQOO 9T 5G: 4,700mAh battery
OnePlus 10 Pro: 5,000mAh dual-cell battery
iQOO 9T 5G: Funtouch OS 12.1
OnePlus 10 Pro: ColorOS 12.1 runs on top of Android 12
iQOO 9T 5G: Rs 45,999
OnePlus 10 Pro: Rs 66,999
Both the devices have attractive design, but as the aesthetic appeal is a matter of personal preference, it is difficult to say which is superior. However, both gadgets have a metal frame and a glass back, and none of the two has any ingress protection.
In terms of display, the OnePlus phone boasts an LTPO screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, whilst the iQOO 9T 5G has an E5 AMOLED display. There is an optical fingerprint scanner on both the phones.
The OnePlus 10 Pro comes with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, while the iQOO 9T uses the most recent Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. A 5,000mAh battery with 80W fast wired powers the OnePlus 10 Pro. While the iQOO 9T has a battery capacity of 4,700mAh, it also supports 120W rapid charging.
The front cameras on both phones have features that are relatively similar, with the exception of the OnePlus 10 Pro’s high-resolution 32-megapixel selfie camera and the iQOO phone’s 16-megapixel sensor.
The configurations of both phones are identical, but the iQOO 9T 5G is more economical than the OnePlus 10 Pro for the same RAM and storage choice. As a result, the iQOO 9T is unquestionably the champion because it offers the most modern features and chipset at a lesser price.
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