Vivo V9 launched in India; Check price, specifications, features and more

24 March 2018, 12:17 AM
Vivo V9 launched in India; to be exclusively available on Amazon (File Photo)
Vivo V9 launched in India; to be exclusively available on Amazon (File Photo)

After teasing fans with a series of mouth-watering teasers and posters of Vivo V9 for days, the Chinese technology company on Friday unveiled the much-anticipated device in India. A day before its India launch, Vivo 9 was officially unveiled in Thailand.

"The day you've been waiting for is finally here! Introducing the all new Vivo V9, with Dual Rear Camera and FullView™ Display 2.0#VivoV9 #MadeForMore #PerfectShotPerfectView," Vivo India tweeted.

Vivo V9, which has a striking resemblance to Apple's iPhone X, is priced at Rs 22,990 in India. The new Vivo smartphone will be available in a variety of colour options like Pearl Black, Champagne Gold and Sapphire Blue.

Successor to Vivo V7, the V9 is set to go on sale from April 2, 2018 and will be exclusively available on e-commerce platform Amazon. Customers, who are waiting eagerly to grab the device, can pre-book the Vivo V9 from March 23, today itself.

While customers can avail a 5 per cent cashback on Amazon Pay Balance for prepaid orders on Vivo V9, Vivo India is offering an off Rs 2,000 on exchange of another smartphone for the purchase of Vivo V9.

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Besides that, you are free to enjoy no Cost EMI up to 12 months on all credit cards. Users, who pre-book the device will also get a Rs 500 BookMyShow voucher along with a free screen replacement offer, valid for 6 months.

On the design front, Vivo V9 sports a vertically aligned dual rear camera unit as expected. The iPhone X like notch and a 6.3-inch bezel less display (2280 x 1080 pixels) are among the flagship features of the device. The smartphone, featuring a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, measures 7.99 mm in thickness and weighs 150 g including battery.

Talking about the storage, it has 4GB of RAM, 64GB of expandable storage along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 chipset.

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In terms of photography, Vivo V9 features dual rear camera along with 16-megapixel+5-megapixel image sensors. Up front is a rear-facing fingerprint sensor along with a 24-megapixel camera sensor. Vivo V9 runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based Fun touch OS 4.0 out of the box. 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and microUSB 2.0. are some of the standard connectivity options. The handset is powered with a 3260mAh battery.

First Published: Friday, March 23, 2018 06:20 PM
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