Vivo officially announced a total of three devices today comprising the flagship Vivo XPlay 6, the Vivo X9 as well as the X9 Plus with a larger screen size. The Vivo X9 Plus features not just a larger display size than the X9, but also a larger RAM size, as well as a different Qualcomm SoC and bigger battery capacity. Besides these features, the X9 Plus seems not to be different from the X9.
Taking a look at the specifications, the Vivo X9 Plus features a mammoth 5.88-inch IPS display which places it in the category of a phablet. The display comes with Full HD resolution (aka 1080 pixels). The device features an aluminum body which limits the thickness to just 7.45mm despite the larger capacity battery crammed inside. the device also weighs 199g.
The Vivo X9 Plus is fired up by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 (MSM8976 Pro) processor comprising four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 1.95GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz. The X9 Plus packs a larger 6GB of RAM inside as well as 64GB of internal storage which is non-expandable. Vivo did retain the same front-facing dual camera set up on the X9 Plus packing same 20MP + 8MP sensors. There is also a 16MP rear camera with LED flash and the device also runs Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android Marshmallow 6.0.
Furthermore, the Vivo X9 packs a larger 4,000mAh battery under its hood and comes in Rose gold and gold color variants as well. The device also features HiFi audio system integrated with ES9018 + ES9603 chips. In case you’re wondering what price the X9 Plus comes in at, you’ll have to wait some more as Vivo will announce the retail price on December 26. However, the device would go on sale via online and offline channels as well.