Vivo V9 launched has now in India, with the company continuing to build hype for the smartphone over the past few weeks. The Chinese brand VIVO has been teasing the Vivo V9 India launch via its social media accounts in the country. The Vivo V9 has made an appearance in the nation, via listings on Amazon and Flipkart that mention pre-orders for the smartphone will begin at 3 pm on Friday, March 23. The VIVO V9 was officially launched on Thursday. It has a large 6.3-inch full-HD+ display, 24-megapixel selfie camera, bezel-less display, AI-based features, and dual camera setup on the back with groove design.
As for the Vivo V9 price in India, the handset will cost around Rs. 25,000. It will be totally a premium over the Rs. 18,990 pricing of the Vivo V7. At this price point, the upcoming smartphone will compete against the likes of Moto X4 and Honor 8 Pro, among others.
Now Coming to the Vivo V9 specifications, the Thailand version launched on Thursday features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) in-cell IPS Full-View Display panel with 19:9 aspect ratio, and sports a notch design. The Android 8.1 Oreo-based smartphone has Funtouch OS 4.0 skin on top and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM.
The smartphone has a vertically-positioned dual rear camera setup with 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel image sensors. The rear camera is touted to use AI techniques to uplift images. Also, there is an HDR mode to give vivid results. The front of the smartphone, on the other hand, has a 24-megapixel camera sensor that supports a Portrait mode alongside offering AR Stickers and Face Beauty – specifically for selfies.
On the storage front capacity, the Vivo V9 has 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card up to 256GB. The smartphone has FM radio, Micro-USB, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and dual-band Wi-Fi with USB OTG support. There is 3260mAh battery, and the handset includes a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. Besides, it measures 154.81×75.03×7.89mm and weighs 150 grams.