Vivo V9 Full Specs Review

Vivo V9 design

Vivo V9 has been trending on shopping stores for a while now, the device was first announced a couple of months ago. It’s one of the smartphones Vivo released to celebrate the World Cup.

The V9 is a beast that focuses on selfies with its 24MP selfie camera. It houses the Snapdragon 626 chip as well with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage space. There’s also support for Face ID and AI-powered dual rear shooters.

Vivo V9 Key Specs and Features

・6.3-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2280 x 1080 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB RAM
・Octa-Core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953
・64GB built-in storage
・16MP + 5MP rear camera and 24MP front camera
・3260mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery

Vivo V9 Design

The Vivo V9 is an absolute beauty from the rear, it was conjoined from aluminium alloy and has a rear fingerprint scanner as well. At the top left corner, we can see the dual shooters in the trendy position.

Vivo V9 design

However, the LED flash is now under the cameras Instead of being in-between. When you turn over to the sides, it measures 7.89 mm in thickness and weighs 150g overall. It’s available in Black and Gold colours.

Vivo V9 Display

Vivo sure loves the notch, most of the smartphones released for the World Cup by the company comes with the notch screen. Impressively, the notch are super minimal with the bottom chin visible of course.

The tall 6.3-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is an absolute stunner boasting of 2280 x 1080 pixels in resolution and 400 pixels per inch density. It also stretches up to 85.5% screen-to-body ratio, which is really impressive.

Hardware and Software

As stated above, it’s powered by the Snapdragon 626 chip with its 14nm process technology. It has an octa-core processor which clocks at 2.2GHz, while the Qualcomm Adreno 506 graphics card stimulates graphics.

It has 4GB of RAM for multitasking, this reaches a memory speed of 933MHz for a smooth ride. In the storage department, you’ll get 64GB space and you can expand up to 128GB with a memory card. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS 4.0 skin on top.

Vivo V9 Camera

The V9 uses dual rear 16MP + 5MP shooters, this is supported by an AI Bokeh algorithm, it also shoots 4K videos as well. There’s a LED flash underneath the cameras to help out in dark environments. While the 24MP selfie camera transforms your selfies into a work of art.

Network and Connectivity

The V9 supports 4G LTE and accommodates dual Nano SIM, it also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB port, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS.

Battery

The Vivo V9 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3260mAh battery with fast charging technology. Vivo V9 is available on shopping stores, starting from $349 to $399, that’s about (N120,000 – N140,000).

Vivo V9 Full Specs

LAUNCH
・Announced: March 2018
・Status: Available. March 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
・4G Support: LTE
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano + Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Material Type: Aluminum Alloy
・Dimensions: 75.03 x 154.81 x 7.89 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold
・Weight: 150g

DISPLAY
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 6.3-inch
・Resolution: 2280 x 1080 Pixels
・Pixel Density: 400ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 85%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.2GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953
・Graphics Processing Unit: Qualcomm Adreno 506

STORAGE
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 64GB
・RAM: 4GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 16MP + 5MP
・Front Camera: 24MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No

FEATURES
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・USB: Yes
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3260mAh
・Type: Li-Po
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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