Vivo introduced an all-new edge-to-edge display smartphone today in India. The Vivo V9 is the successor to the V7 lineup from last year, and brings onboard the famed notch design, dual-cameras, and AI enhancements. It is priced at Rs 22,990. Here are all the details about the smartphone’s availability, and launch day offers. Also Read - Phones launched this week: Realme GT Neo 2, Moto E40, more
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The Vivo V9 will be available in color choices of Pearl Black, Champagne Gold, and Sapphire Blue. It will be available online via Flipkart and Vivo’s official India store. Pre-bookings for the smartphone is set to commence at 3:00PM today, and sales will kick off on April 2. Also Read - Flipkart Big Diwali Sale begins today: Best deals on smartphones, smart TVs, home appliances
As part of the launch, there are a bunch of pre-book offers on the Vivo V9. If you pre-book from the Vivo website, you will be eligible for a one-time screen replacement, and priority delivery benefit. If you make prepaid payment for the device, you will be able to avail up to five percent cashback. When purchased using UPI, you will be able to avail 10 percent cashback. Other offers include BookMyShow couple movie vouchers and no-cost EMI offer.
Vivo V9 specifications, features
Vivo V9 is equipped with a 6.3-inch IPS LCD display with 19:9 aspect ratio. It comes with the iPhone X-like notch at the top that contains the earpiece, proximity sensor, and the front camera. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The storage is expandable using a microSD card.
For optics, there’s a dual-camera setup at the back that includes a combination of 16-megapixel+5-megapixel sensors. Up front, there’s a 24-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. Camera features include Slow Motion, AI Face Beauty, Time-Lapse Photography, Live Photo, Portrait Bokeh Mode, Shot Refocus, Ultra HD, AR Stickers, and more.
It is fueled by a 3,260mAh battery. On the software front, the Vivo V9 runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box with FunTouch OS 4.0 layered above. Connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB, OTG, GPS, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.