Vivo V9

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo today launched its latest smartphone, dubbed as the Vivo V9 in India at an event in Mumbai. Like most of the Vivo phones, it is a selfie centric phone, and it sports a 24MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture and a selfie soft light. However, this time another highlight of the Vivo’s flagship is its 19:9 notch display. The Vivo V9 is the successor to last year’s V7.

The Vivo V9 is priced at Rs. 22,990 in India. Pre-booking for the phone is open from today, March 23, while the smartphone will go on sale in India from April 2, which the company calls Super Day. The V9 will be available in Gold and Matte Black colour options. Here we answer some user queries and also tell you about the pros and cons of Vivo V9.

Vivo V9 Specifications

Key Specifications Vivo V9
Display 6.3-inch IPS LCD
Screen Resolution FHD+, 1080 x 2280 pixels
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz
Chipset Snapdragon 626
GPU Adreno 506
RAM 4GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 256 GB
Primary Camera Dual: 16 MP + 5 MP, f/2.0, phase detection auto focus, dual-LED flash
Secondary Camera 24 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Battery 3,260mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Sim Card Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dimensions 154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm
Weight 150 grams
Price Rs. 22,990

Vivo V9 Pros

  • FHD+ 19:9 display with notch
  • Front Camera

Vivo V9 Cons

  • Lacks USB Type C port and fast charging
  • Price

Vivo V9 FAQ

Question: How is the display of the Vivo V9?

Vivo V9

Answer: The device sports a 6.3-inch 2.5D curved glass IPS LCD display. The display comes with FHD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. Further, it features 19:9 aspect ratio and 90% screen to body ratio which means it has a full view display with minimum bezels and a notch at the top.

Question: Does Vivo V9 support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM cards.

Question: Does the Vivo V9 support 4G VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, the phone supports 4G VoLTE.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage come with the Vivo V9?

Answer: The smartphone comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

Question: Can the internal storage in the Vivo V9 be expanded?

Answer: Yes, the internal storage on the device is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.

Question: Which Android version runs on the Vivo V9?

Answer: The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Vivo’s Funtouch OS 4.0 skinned on top.

Question: What are the camera features of the Vivo V9?

Vivo V9

Answer:  Coming to the optics, the device comes with dual rear cameras. It sports a 16MP primary camera accompanied by a 5MP secondary camera at rear. The rear cameras also come with PDAF and LED flash for improved focusing and low-light performance. The rear camera also has features like HDR, panorama. The camera can record videos at 2160p@30fps.

Vivo V9

On the front, there is a 24 MP camera with features like AI beauty, and Soft LED flash for improved low light selfies. The front camera comes with a portrait mode as well.

Question: What is the battery size on Vivo V9?

Answer: The device is powered by a 3,260mAh non-removable battery which is claimed to offer 2 days backup.

Question: Which mobile processor is used in Vivo V9?

Answer: The device comes in India with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU.

Question: Does the Vivo V9 features a fingerprint sensor?

Vivo V9

Answer: Yes, the phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Question: Is the Vivo V9 water resistant?

Answer: No, the device is not water resistant.

Question: Does the Vivo V9 support NFC connectivity?

Answer: No, it does not support NFC connectivity.

Question: Does the device support USB OTG?

Vivo V9

Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB OTG connectivity.

Question: Does the device support HDR mode?

Answer: Yes, the phone supports HDR mode.

Question: Can 4K videos be played on Vivo V9?

Answer: No, you can play videos up to 2280 x 1080 pixels on the device.

Question: How is the audio experience of Vivo V9?

Answer: As per our initial testing, the device is found to be loud and clear in terms of audio. It features active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic.

Question: Does the device sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?

Vivo V9

Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Question: Can the device be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is mobile internet sharing via hotspot supported?

Answer: Yes, you can use a mobile hotspot to share internet with others.

Question: What sensors are there on the Vivo V9?

Answer: The device comes with fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass.

Question: What is the price of Vivo V9 in India?

Answer: The device has been priced at Rs. 22,990 in India.

Question: Will the device be available from offline stores?

Answer: The device will be available to buy via offline stores from April 02, and you can pre-order it from today, March 23.

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