Vivo launched their latest Smartphone in ‘V’ series of offerings Vivo V9 on 23rd March 2018. V9 is its first flagship phone from the company with dual rear camera in India. It houses a 16MP + 5MP dual rear camera and boasts a 19:9 FullView display v2.0 with industry’s highest screen to body ratio of 90%. Vivo V9 is priced at Rs. 22990/- and would be available for purchase at across all offline stores starting 2nd April and the devices could be pre-booked at various retail stores and online platforms like Vivo E-Store, Amazon, Flipkart and Paytm Mall starting March 23rd itself. The device would be available in two colors Champagne Gold and Pearl Black at the moment. Use can expect Sapphire Blue device also in near future.
Commenting on the launch, Kent Cheng, CEO, Vivo India said, “With the class-leading design and camera capabilities of Vivo V9, we have once again delivered a product that is high on innovation and quality. We are confident that our latest flagship will set new benchmarks in the smartphone industry and further solidify our leadership position in the market.”
Vivo V9 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Octa Core processor backed with 4 GB / 64 GB ROM. The memory could be expanded upto 256 GB using a micro-SD card. The device comprises a 24MP AI Selfie camera and the V9 houses a 3260 mAH battery inside that. The V9 comes with Android Oreo 8.1 out of the box and its topped with Vivo’s latest Funtouch OS v4.0.
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 V9’s dual rear cameras support Bokeh mode and some other important features like Ultra HD, Slo-mo, Live Photos, Retina Flash, AR sticker. The front camera uses AI Face beauty feature to deliver some of the excellent selfies and also comes with Gender detection, AR Stickers, Face beauty video call, Filters, HDR and Portrait lighting effect which gives enough options for users to play around with their Selfie’s. Few other notable features ia AI-Optimized Mobile experience and Always Game On mode makes this device an unique offering at this price point.
There are few pre-booking offers in store for customers. Those who book the phone online through any of the Online portals mentioned earlier from 23rd March to 2nd April 2018 are eligible for One time screen replacement in case of any accidental damage to the display and also customers can avail discount of Rs. 2000/- under exchange policy. The e-Commerce platforms also offer no cost EMI for upto 12 months.