Vivo V9 Review – An Awesome Looking Phone, First Impressions

Vivo smartphone stunned the market with astounding 2017 launches. The company is again set to burn the stage with the new launch in form of Vivo v9 series. The new top class device is quite similar to hit launches like iPhone x and Redmi Note 5 Pro.

Vivo v9 Smartphone -the star of 2018


  • Excellent design
  • Great display
  • Exciting selfie camera
  • Dedicated microSD card slot..


  • No fast charging
  • Price not competitive
  • Vivo V9 Price In India

The Vivo V9 costs 22,990 INR at the time of launch and will be available from April 2 onwards. You can avail several offers like one-time screen replacement, Bookmyshow voucher, Rs. 2000 exchage price, and no costs EMIs if you pre-book the phone on Amazon India.

What’s in the Vivo V9 Box?

  • Soft TPU Case
  • Charging Adapter (5V-2A)
  • micro USB (Type-A) cable
  • Earphones
  • Pre-installed screen protector

Vivo V9 Design and Build

  • 154.81 x 75.03 x 7.99mm; 150 grams
  • Glass-finish polycarbonate back.
  • 19:9 Full view Notch display

Vivo V9 Display

  • 6.3-inch FHD Incell IPS LCD, Gorilla Glass 3
  • Eye protection mode, Auto brightness

Vivo V9 Camera

  • Rear: 16MP, F/2.0 aperture + 5MP, F/2.4 Aperture
  • Front: 24MP, F/2.0 aperture
  • AR stickers, studio lighting, Live photos, Slo-motion videos, 4K Video recording
  • Display and Design

The front panel is dominated by a beautiful 6.3 inch display. Additionally, the phone is implemented with face recognition feature and quick unlocking system. However, it does take multiple attempts in case of low light.

The back end look of the camera is Shiny and picks fingerprint marks very easily. The light in weight smartphone has volume and power buttons on the right side. The SIM tray is embedded on the left hand side with dual Nano sim slots. A dedicated MicroSD card slot lets you enhance the internal memory as much as you want. Towards the end, the phone has primary microphone, micro usb port, 3.5 mm headphone jack and speaker grill.

  • Package

The phone comes with the basic handset, 10 W charger, wired headphone and a free screen protector

  • Processor

Powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 outstanding processor, the Vivo v9 smartphone runs on Octa Core processor clock at 2 gigahertz speed. The internal memory is quite consolidated with 64GB of internal storage and 4GB RAM capacity.

As yet, there are no variants available. The phone worked well while multitasking and the app could quickly load and get displayed on the screen. With 4 G volte support, you can enjoy high quality HD calling and video shooting that the perfect camera phone.

  • Battery

The phone has 3260 MaH battery power it gets quickly charged and gives up to 7 hours of continuous backup.

  • Camera

The camera of the new Vivo v9 smartphone comprises of 5 megapixel secondary sensor and 16 megapixel primary sensors. Also, the 24MP selfie camera is positioned at the top notch of the phone. The AR stickers are quite helpful stimulating the quality of the pictures and videos.

  • Operating system

Running on 8.1 Oreo, Vivo v9 entertains funtouch OS 4.0 on its top. The device has added gesture navigation feature which is absolutely resembling with iPhone x. With app switcher you can swipe your fingers towards the upper side for going back and stopping something in the middle.

  • Launch and availability

The phone would be available for the regular customers from 2nd of April 2018. Priced at 22990, the phone is absolutely budgeted and user friendly.

Final verdict

The phone is highly complimenting when clubbed with beautiful back cover. It is definitely giving a tough competition to Galaxy S9 and S9 plus series. The color variants available are called black, gold and Sapphire blue.

With the screen resolution of 2280 X 1080 pixel, the smart phone is much similar to Redmi note 5 Pro in terms of screen quality. The market has limited smartphones with 8.1 Oreo update. Therefore, Vivo v9 a good choice if you have love for latest technology.


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