Vivo V9 is a new and interesting smartphone from company. The 2018 is year of great camera and apparently notch. So Vivo V9 is also having the notch at top of screen. Company is tagging this phones as “Perfect Shot, Perfect View”. The company is also promoting this phone for the AI camera integration. Official price of Vivo V9 in Nepal is Rs 37,790 at launch. The company has upgraded many things like screen resolution and design this time.
At first glance, we can see that it has a tall aspect ratio screen and notch at top. The Vivo V9 boasts a big 6.3” IPS LCD. Its resolution is now 1080×2280 which is FHD+. There are very less bezels which makes the phone smaller and good looking. It has a good looking body but it is made of plastic instead of metal.
On the inside, V9 runs with 2.2 GHz octacore processor on Snapdragon 626 SOC. Memory section includes 4 GB RAM and storage consists 64 GB internal space. It has dual SIM support and SD card support simultaneously. This means there are three slots for all those hardware. V9 can also only take maximum of 256 GB SD card.
Now about the main attraction which is camera. Vivo V9 holds dual camera at back. One is 16 MP and another is 5 MP f/2.0. There is dual LED Flash , HDR, Bokeh, selective focus, pro mode, focus change after shot feature, 4K at 30 fps and much more. On the front the V9 has giant 24 MP f/2.0 camera. This means the front camera can take very high resolution pictures with tremendous details.
Vivo has integrated AI with its camera. It simply means there are lots of software improvements which gives better results. The photos from Vivo V9 do look very nice with great focus, exposure, color and saturation. Front camera can only record at 1920×1080 resolution at maximum. The company has a huge focus on camera and display.
For power, there is a 3260 mAh battery at back. The phone is running on Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS on top. The new V9 has almost all the sensors including gyrosensor, compass, rear mounted fingerprint sensor and lot more. It is a new phone with very god camera and features but there are some things to take account as well. It still doesn’t use USB Type C and has plastic body even though being an expensive phone.
Many people like this phone for the display and camera. Well that is what it is being pushed as or marketed as. The specs of the phones are also good by the way. It is a very good phone at the price range but the above mentioned small compromise can be deal breaker as well. Overall Vivo V9 is a nice package giving taste of the new bezel-less future and nice cameras.