Vivo V9 with 6.3-inch FHD+ 19:9 FullView display, 24MP front camera, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1 announced


Vivo just announced V9, the company’s latest smartphone in the ‘V series’ and the successor of last year’s V7 at an event in Thailand. It has a 6.3-inch FHD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display with a notch, 90% screen-to-body ratio and 1.75mm slim bezels. It is powered by Snapdragon 626 with 4GB RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Funtouch OS 4.0, has 16-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera to capture the depth information for portrait shots.

It has a 24-megapixel front camera with A.I face beauty for a perfect image event in low-light or glare and has face unlock. It also lets you add stickers to images, which it calls AR Stickers. It has a metal and glass design, comes with dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots and packs a 3260mAh battery.

Vivo V9 specifications

  • 6.3-inch (2280 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 IPS display
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 626 Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 5MP camera
  • 24MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 154.81 x 75.03 x 7.89mm ; Weight: 150g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3260mAh battery

The Vivo V9 comes in Black and Gold colors, is priced at 10,999 Thai Baht (US$ 350 / Rs. 22,900 approx.), available for pre-order in Thailand from today till 29th March and goes on sale from March 30th. It is priced in Philippines at 17,990 Philippine Piso (US$ 343 / Rs.22,380 approx.). It will launch in India tomorrow.

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