iQOO’s latest flagship smartphone lineup recently went official in the global market, after making its debut in China last month. The iQOO 9 Pro global model has now started picking up its software update that brings the February 2022 security patch, several fixes, and optimizations.
iQOO 9 Pro came with Android 12 out of the box with Funtouch OS 12 skin for the global market, whereas the Chinese version comes with OriginOS custom skin. The first update has the firmware version PD2172BF_EX_184.108.40.206.W30.V000L1 and has a download size of 428MB.
The February update for iQOO 9 Pro brings the February security patch to improve system security and privacy by fixing numerous vulnerabilities. According to a GSMArena report, the update also fixes a number of issues, including the system restarting issue, fingerprint issue, the problem with SIM card contact editing, and speaker issue with third-party apps. The update optimizes compatibility with Bluetooth devices and network adaptability in certain regions for a more stable network connection.
The software update is rolling out to iQOO 9 Pro in India. The device is set to go on sale in the country starting March 2nd. So, buyers are likely to receive an update as soon as they get the phone in their hands. To check for the latest software update, go to the System update section under the Settings app.
iQOO 9 Pro is the most powerful from the Vivo-backed brand and India’s first phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. It features a 6.78-inch LTPO2 AMOLED display, 50MP triple rear cameras, 16MP selfie snapper, and a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast wired charging support.