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Vivo V9 Mobile Review

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Vivo V9 Mobile Review

The Vivo V9, launched last year in April 2018 was the first Android phone in India that came with a notch on the top. The Vivo V9 price is affordable, and this smartphone is stylish in its appearance and certainly looks good in your hand. The specifications are decent by the smartphone industry standards, and it has some added cool features as well such as the face unlock, smart call and a gesture-based navigation which is inspired by the iPhone X. In this Vivo V9 review, let us explore all the Vivo V9 specs and features in detail:

Here are the key specifications & features for Vivo V9 review:

  1. Overview

This is a good performance phone by the big brand Vivo. Some specifications are inspired by the Apple iPhone, and the Vivo V9 features are decent to show for in an affordable price range. It is available in colours such as Gold, Black, and Sapphire Blue.

  1. Design

The Vivo V9 features a tall and slender display, and it comes with a stylish top notch with a selfie camera, earpiece and light sensors. It has a plastic, lightweight build but has a glossy finish that looks appealing to the eye. The power and volume buttons are situated on the right side, while the left side houses the SIM tray. Vivo V9 specs include a micro USD port that is placed with a loudspeaker, microphone and a 3.5mm earphone jack on the bottom.

  1. Display

The Vivo V9 features a screen, including the notch that is 6.3 inches in size. The IPS LCD touchscreen has a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels and a high 400 PPI pixel density, giving a crisp visual experience.

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  1. Camera

Vivo V9 mobile has a dual front camera setup of 16 MP and 5 MP, with features such as depth sensor, Dual-LED flash, HDR, and panorama. It also contains a brilliant 24 MP selfie camera, that will beautify your selfies automatically; but there is still the manual mode to regulate your level of beautification. The videos can be recorded in 1080p and 720p resolutions. However, Vivo V9 does not contain Optical Image Stabilization and Electronic Image Stabilization, and that can make the videos appear shaky.

  1. Performance

This phone has runs without any lags, thanks to the agile 4GB RAM and its Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626 processor that allows smooth functioning.

  1. Operating System

The Vivo V9 specs comes with the Android v8.1 OS, along with the Funtouch OS 4.0 UI. The plus side of the Funtouch OS is that is looks just like the iOS, making it fun to operate. Moreover, the Android Oreo works smoothly, and is good considering the phone was launched in 2018.

  1. Storage

Vivo V9 features an internal storage capacity of 64GB, with a dedicated expandable Micro SD slot of 256GB. The internal storage could have been better, as some recent phones are offering 128GB internal storage in the same price range.

  1. Battery

Vivo V9 is supported by a good 3260-mAh battery; however the battery life is quite average and one needs to charge the phone after a half-day heavy usage. The video playback hours are less than the average.

  1. Connectivity

Vivo V9 specs comes with the standard smartphone connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Radio and USB.

  1. Sensors & Features

The unique feature that Vivo V9 contains is the iPhone X-inspired gesture-based navigation system. Other than that, it has the Face Unlock and the Fingerprint Sensors that work efficiently.

  1. Vivo V9 Price

The Vivo V9 mobile price in India is different depending on the storage on the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store.

  • The 64 GB Vivo V9 price on the EMI Store is ₹18,990.

Vivo V9 Pros and Cons

  • Pros:

Great Selfie camera, great design & display

  • Cons:

No Fast Charging

Vivo V9 Specs and Features

Here we have listed down for you all the important Vivo V9 features and specifications in a table. Take a good look at all the Vivo V9 specs & features for Vivo V9 review for yourself to purchase this smartphone:

Vivo V9
Date April, 2018
Price Rs. 18,990
Display 6.3”
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo; Funtouch 4
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
Storage 64 GB (256GB expandable)
Camera 16 MP + 5 MP rear | 24 MP front
Battery 3260 mAh


Vivo V9 was the first smartphone launched in India with the top-notch. It has a good performance and runs smoothly without lags. It also has some cool features such as the iPhone-inspired gesture-based navigation system. The face unlock feature is also good; however it is not as smooth as the rest of the user interface in the phone. Moreover, it comes at a good affordable price of INR 17,499. However, the Vivo V9 lacks the USB Type-C port, which is now quite popular. Plus, there are other phones that offer a better internal storage at similar price range. The battery life is also weak, and it runs for a half-day with heavy usage. The camera performance is good, but falls short in low-light conditions. These are the Vivo V9 mobile reviews.

After looking at all the Vivo V9 phone reviews, if you want a similar phone in the same price range, a better alternative is Oppo F7, which is available in only a slightly higher price and packs better features.

If you are looking for the best Vivo V Series mobile phone, the Bajaj Finserv EMI store is definitely the right choice. All these latest smartphones are available on the EMI store at the best prices, and at no-cost EMIs with zero down payments and no extra processing fee using the Bajaj Finserv EMI Card. If the product is somehow found damaged, the store immediately changes it or the customer gets a full cashback.

Check out all the latest Vivo Smartphone models on the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store along with their features and prices in India. So there you go. Now what are you waiting for? Go buy your favourite Smartphone today!

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