Vivo V9 hands-on review

Vivo India has Launched Vivo V9 in India which features an iPhone x like notch with 90% screen to body ratio at a price of INR 22,990. Yet again Vivo has changed the standards for camera in its price segment bringing the AR stickers, HDR, Portrait mode in its own Camera app.

Vivo V9 Design

The device features a 6.3 inch Fullview display with a notch at the top that not only makes your video viewing experience better but also add a premium look to the device.

While on the back there’s dual camera setup at the left side placed Horizontally and flash just below the camera setup. Then there’s a fingerprint scanner in the centre slightly below the camera and flash. The fingerprint scanner has curved edges with chrome plating around the edges making the device look premium and classy.

Vivo V9 comes in three colors pearl black, champagne gold and sapphire blue

Vivo V9 Specifications

Vivo V9 comes with a 6.3 inch FHD 19:9 FullView™ Display 2.0 with a iPhone x like notch but smaller. Vivo V9 comes with 4GB of RAM with 64GB of onboard storage expandable upto 64GB powered by a Snapdragon 626 processor with a 3260 mAh battery that can easily last for a day with moderate usage.

Vivo V9 Camera

Vivo V9 Rear Camera

Vivo V9 features a dual rear camera setup with 16MP primary sensor with F2.0 aperture to campure High resolution pictures and a 5MP secondary sensor with F2.4 aperture to capture in-depth effects.

Vivo V9

Vivo V9 Rear camera features

Other features of rear camera include Ultra HD, PPT, Professional, Slo-mo, Time Lapse, Photography, Camera Filter, Live Photo Bokeh Mode, Shot Refocus, HDR, Face Beauty, PANORAMA, 4K video, Palm capture, Gender detection, LED Flash, AR Sticker, Face beauty video call and Automatic scene detect capture.

Vivo V9 Front camera

That’s not all about the camera yet, Vivo V9 also comes with a 24MP front camera with F2.0 aperture to meet all your selfie needs. I can say this is one of the best front camera I’ve used till date from my personal experience.

Vivo V9 front camera features

Other features of front camera include Face Beauty, Gender detection, AR Sticker,Face beauty video call, Camera Filter, HDR and Portrait lighting effect.

Other specifications and features

Vivo V9 comes with a Hybrid Dual SIM card slot that means you can use two SIM Cards or a Single SIM card with a Micro SD card in Vivo V9.


Vivo V9 comes with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with Vivo’s own custom skin FunTouch OS 4.0 on the top that offers a seamless software experience to the user.

Other features of Vivo V9

Vivo V9 comes with a game mode that enables you to block all possible interruptions while you’re gaming on Vivo V9. It also comes with Face access 2.0 that allows you to unlock your device just by looking at it.

Pricing and availability

Vivo V9 is available for Pre order and can be booked across all offline stores, leading e-commerce websites including Amazon, Flipkart and Paytm and Vivo’s own E-store priced at INR 22,990.


Vivo V9 is a great device for its price and looks premium like any other high end flagship smartphone. The device is the best choice for people who want to stand out with their smartphones.



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