At an event in Mumbai, Chinese brand Vivo has launched today Vivo V9 which is the successor of Vivo 7 and Vivo V7 +. The V9 comes in Pearl Black,Sapphire Blue and Gold colors and is priced Rs. 22,990. This phone will go on sale in India from 2nd April and the pre-booking begins from today at physical retail stores and e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall & Vivo’s official e-store – shop.vivo.com/in.
On the specifications front, this phone sports a 6.3-inch (2280 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by 2.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 626 processsor with Adreno 506 GPU. This phone has 4GB RAM DDR3 and 64GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 256GB with microSD card.. This phone supports two Nano SIM cards and has dedicated slot for microSD card. It is packed with 3260mAh battery.
For optics, this phone comes mounted with 24MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash, f/2.0 aperture with A.I face beauty feature and AR (augmented reality ) Stickers. It has Dual Primary cameras comprising of 16MP with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture + 5MP camera with f/2.4 aperture. The rear cameras come with various modes such as Bokeh, Gender Detection, Face Beauty, Panorama to name a few and 4k video capability. The camera produces very bright and sharp images. Few shots captured with Dual Rear Camera set-up are reproduced below:
And a perfect selfie with AR sticker:
Running on Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo), this phone offers connectivity options of 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, GPS, USB 2.0 with OTG, and FM Radio. This phone has fingerprint sensor on the back and also boasts of Face Access feature. It also incorporates other sensors such as accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, compass, and gyroscope. This phone has dimensions of 154.8x75x7.9mm and weighs 150 grams.
Vivo is also offering following offers for pre-booking the V9 from 23rd to 2nd April:
- One Time Screen Replacement in case of any accidental damage to the display
- Exchange rebate of Rs. 2,000 if the smartphone is bought under an exchange policy
- No cost EMI for up to 12 months