VIVO V9: Top Notch Features in Affordable Price


VIVO V9 is a new mid-range flagship device that comes with sleek and stylish design, and it does impress on many fronts. Most importantly it is significantly cheaper than the Apple iPhone X. Will the Vivo V9 be your next purchase? Let’s find out in our detailed review of the VIVO V9whether the hype is justified or not.

VIVO V9 Specifications

Screen Size:6.3-inch IPS LCD screen (2280 x 1080 pixels) and 2.5D glass

Display: Full View TM Display and 90% screen-to-body ratio

Dimensions: 154.81×75.03×7.89mm

Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor

RAM: 4GB RAM

Internal Memory:64GB storage

Additional Memory: MicroSD support up to 256GB

Back Camera: 16MP+5MP dual rear cameras, f2.0 aperture

Front Camera: 24MP front camera

Supports AI Selfie Lighting and Rear Flash

Battery: 3260mAh battery

Operating System: Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android Oreo 8.1

Weight: 150 grams

Connectivity: 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, OTG, FM Radio

SIM Slots: 2 Nano SIM Card Slots

Additional Features: AI Bokeh, AR Stickers, AI HDR, AI Face Beauty, Slow-Motion video, 4K video and Gender Detection.

VIVO V9 Design & Display
 


 

As per the media reports, Vivo V9 is a clone of iPhone X in terms of design. But the buzz ends once the device is in your hands. It has a notch bezel-less screen and features a vertically stacked dual camera set up at the back. Vivo V9 is made out of a plastic shell with a metallic finish not of a glass body like that of iPhone X.

90% Screen to Body Ratio
 


 

Sleek and innovative VIVO V9 features the new 19:9 Full View Display with smaller bezel, and a massive 90% screen-to-body ratio. The display of VIVO V9 dominates the front and allows the users to enjoy bigger and bolder ground breaking visuals display when you watch movies, or display an image.

Back & Front Display
 


The power and the volume buttons are placed on the right, whereas the SIM tray is placed on the left. Micro USB port is at the bottom of Vivo V9. There is a bottom firing single speaker with loudest sound placed on the audio front. Unlike iPhone X, VIVO V9 comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone also features a fingerprint scanner on the back.
Larger Than Life Screen

VIVO V9 sports a 6.3-inches IPS screen with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 panel on top. With high-end resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels, the VIVO V9 displays everything in immense clarity. The display is perfect to be used indoors for capturing selfies, images, and videos. It might irritate the users under the sunlight.

AI Enhanced User Experience

The best thing about VIVO V9 is the availability of AI Smart Engine which ensures the effective performance by optimizing and supporting the phone’s operations. It prioritizes system resources according to user preferences.

Facial Unlocking technology with AI Face Access is improved in VIVO V9; it can easily detect the reflection of skin and subtle face movements that reduces the chances of unlocking the screen while displaying images or videos instead of face.

VIVO V9’s AI Attention sensor also recognizes when you’re looking at the screen, as it minimizes the disruptions by automatically reducing the volume of message alerts, incoming calls and alarms.

Vivo V9 Performance

Powered by a Snapdragon 626 processor and massive 4GB RAM, Vivo V9 is perfect mid range device that runs like a flagship. Vivo V9 can handle all your multi tasking, and top notch applications can run smoothly without any glitch or issues of device slowing down. You can instantly open popular apps like Face Book and Twitter instantly on Vivo V9. Massive gaming can also be handled with ease. The Vivo V9 comes with 64GB built in storage, along with a micro SD card support that can extend the space up to 256GB.

VIVO V9 Operating System

Running on Android 8.1 Oreo, Vivo V9 features company’s own FunTouch 4.1 UI on top. Unfortunately, icons and setting features looks similar to iOS, and it is loaded with bunch of irrelevant apps. Gesture based navigation is enabled, as VIVO takes the advantage of taller screen. This swipe-based gesture navigation works without any delay or lag.

VIVO V9 Cameras
 


VIVO V9 is equipped with 16MP and 5MP back snappers placed vertically, along with a single LED flash. The camera results are immensely impressive, as VIVO V9 captures its subject outdoors in perfect clarity and brightness. On the front, there is a 24MP camera for taking selfie and making video calls on Skype or Whats App. It has also got an AI-powered beautify mode.

AI Beauty

VIVO V9 features advanced machine that provide a unique AI-powered mobile experience that enhances multiple features such as AI Face Beauty, AI Smart Engine and AI Selfie Lighting.
 


The AI Face Beauty utilizes the extensive data of one million facial images that easily detects the gender, age, skin tone & texture with respect to the brightness in the environment. Other AI photography features include the new AI Selfie Lighting, which uses a new algorithm to transform the original 2D photo into a 3D model. Users can create their own masterpieces using this feature.

Verdict

Do not expect VIVO V9 to give you performance like iPhone X, or compete with the likes of high end Samsung Galaxy S9. The price of Rs 37,999Vivo V9 targets the masses providing them efficiency and awesome photography experience.

 

 

VIVO V9 Specifications

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