Vivo is expected to launch its next-in-line V9 smartphone in India on March 27. However, ahead of the launch, live images of the smartphone have surfaced on the internet. The images confirm the presence of dual-camera setup at the back and the famed notch up front. Also Read - Vivo X70 series launch date in India revealedAlso Read - Best 8GB RAM phones under Rs 20,000 to buy in India in September 2021
The Vivo V9 has been previously spotted on billboards in Indonesia. The latest images, leaked on a website called amanz, show off the Vivo V9 in entirety. In line with rumors, the smartphone features a narrow bezel display. The notch or cutout is placed in the top center, while the dual cameras at the back are positioned vertically, similar to the iPhone X setup. Also Read - Best smartphone deals on Amazon, Flipkart today: Xiaomi Mi 11X, Poco X3 Pro, Moto G40 Fusion, more
Given the narrow bezels, the fingerprint sensor is positioned at the back. Unlike the Vivo X20 Plus UD which comes with an in-screen fingerprint sensor, the V9 will include a physical sensor. One of the images reveal the dual-SIM capabilities of the smartphone. It appears to come with a hybrid slot that will allow for either storage expansion or the second SIM. Other features confirmed from the photos include a 3.5mm headphone jack, microUSB port, and the all-metal design.
Based on past rumors, the Vivo V9 is likely to be equipped with a 24-megapixel front sensor. The smartphone is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. As a report on GSMArena notes, the Vivo V9 is likely to be priced somewhere around Rs 25,000 in India.
In comparison, its predecessor, Vivo V7 features a 5.7-inch HD+ IPS FullView display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.8GHz paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. For photography, there is a 16-megapixel camera at the rear and 24-megapixel selfie camera. It runs Android 7.1 Nougat with Funtouch OS 3.2 layered on top. Connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It carries a price tag of Rs 16,990.