Vivo V9

Apple iPhone X like display for half the price!

Vivo, India’s leading Android smartphone brand has launched its newest flagship at an event in Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. This handset is running Android 8.1 out of the box and features a 6.3-inch screen with 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution. The smartphone can be pre-booked from offline official stores of Vivo and flipkart.com.

Vivo V9 is the successor of Vivo V7 which was unveiled around 6 months back in November 2017. You may think where is V8? It is a matter of faith as ancient cultures like Indian or Chinese believe in omen. The number 4 and its multiples in Cantonese is considered as unlucky as the word is homophonous to death.

Vivo V9
Vivo V9 first look

The Vivo V9 with its 19:9 FullView™ display 2.0 and an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio represents a sleek and futuristic style. The bezels on the smartphone are kept at a bare minimum of just 1.75 mm that makes V9 compact in design as a traditional 5.5-inch phone but offers an incredible 6.3-inch display. The phone is made up of high-quality plastic which makes it look sleek and it weighs lighter than my iPhone 6. This is a dual SIM handset packed with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. This handset also comes with dedicated micro SD card slot that supports up to 256GB micro SD card.

Vivo V9 is different than the competition

According to Vivo, the Vivo V9’s AI Smart Engine ensures the best mobile performance by learning users’ habits and preferences. The AI Smart Engine prioritizes processing and storage resources to provide a fluid and optimized experience. In addition to ensuring smooth operation and save power, the AI Smart Engine can accurately predict user’s next task and launch favorite apps 20% faster. The V9’s AI Attention Sensing also keeps disruption to a minimum by automatically reducing the volume of message alerts, incoming call, and alarms. The V9 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor, which combined with a 3260mAh battery, provides a powerful multi-tasking and gaming experience for a longer duration.

Two is better than One! The dual cameras setup on the back using 16MP + 5MP camera setup with dual LED flash. Front facing camera is 24MP with selfie flash. The front camera also comes with Gender detection, AR Stickers, Face beauty video call, Camera Filter, HDR and Portrait lighting effect providing enough options for users to experiment with selfies.

Vivo has retained its claim of providing competitive feature-rich smartphone in Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000 category. The Vivo V9 has been launched in India at Rs 22,990.

Competitors –

Oppo F7 – Rs 21,990 | Samsung C7 Pro – Rs 23,999.

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