Speculations have been circulating in the Philippine tech scene about the Vivo V9 which features an iPhone X-like notch in its display. Vivo V9 is one of the many current smartphone models that are joining the display notch trend.
First impression, the Vivo V9 is a handsome handset. It looks stunning with its large and crisp 6.3-inch Full HD+ IPS screen that features a 19:9 aspect ratio. This is much larger than the 18:9 displays in most handsets today, possible achieved because of the notch design at the top of the screen.
The Vivo V9 is a selfie-centric phone, as such, its primary selling point is its powerful camera. Its front shooter is a robust 24 megapixels while the dual camera at the back is 16 megapixels and five megapixels.
The Vivo V9’s camera carries nifty features and settings: Ultra HD, PPT, Professional, Slow, Time-Lapse Photography, Camera Filter, Live, AI Bokeh, AI HDR, AI Face Beauty, Panorama, 4K video, Palm capture, Gender detection, Retina Flash, and AR Stickers. These are adequate enough for those who love taking selfies or for those who are looking for a lightweight camera to documents their adventures.
The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM. The Vivo V9 comes with 64 GB of memory and expandable up to 256 GB with microSD support. It also comes with a 3260mAh battery, decent enough for daily activities. The smartphone also runs on Funtouch OS 4.0 which is based on Android 8.1. The Vivo V9 is available in Pearl Black and Gold colors.
In the box, what buyers will get are the unit, earphone, USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, SIM Ejector, Protective Case, and Protective Film that is already applied on the device.
The Vivo V9 has a retail price of Php17,990. Pre-order period started last March 26, 2018 and will run until April 5, 2018.
Here are the official specifications of the Vivo V9 smartphone:
• Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Octa-core
• RAM: 4GB RAM
• Storage: 64GB ROM (Supports microSD Card up to 256GB)
• Battery: 3260mAh
• Color: Pearl Black , Gold
• Operating System: Funtouch OS 4.0 ( Based on Android 8.1)
• Dimensions: 154.81×75.03×7.89mm
• Weight: 150g
• Size: 6.3”
• Resolution: 1080*2280
• Type: IPS Capacitive Touch Screen /incell
• Camera: Front 24MP / Rear 16MP +5MP
• Aperture: f2.0 (Front)/f2.0(Rear)
• Flash: Rear Flash
• Scene Modes: Ultra HD, PPT, Professional, Slow, Time-Lapse Photography, Camera Filter, Live, AI Bokeh, AI HDR, AI Face Beauty, Panorama, 4K video, Palm capture, Gender detection, Retina Flash, AR Stickers
• Wi-Fi: Supported 2.4GHz/5GHz
• Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2
• USB: USB 2.0
• GPS: Supported
• OTG: Supported
• FM: Supported
• Accelerometer: Supported
• Ambient Light Sensor: Supported
• Proximity Sensor: Supported
• E-compass: Supported
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