Earlier this year, in March, Vivo launched its Vivo V9 smartphone in the Indian market. Now, the company has launched the Sapphire Blue color variant of the Vivo V9 in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 22,990 same as the other color variants.
The Vivo V9 Sapphire Blue will be available across online and offline retail stores. It will be available from offline stores from 18th May, i.e. today and if you prefer to purchase it online, you can order it from Amazon India as Vivo E-Store from 21st May. The smartphone was already available in Champagne Gold and Pearl Black color.
The Vivo V9 Sapphire Blue edition features a 6.3-inch Full-HD+ IPS LCD FullView Display 2.0. The screen has a notch above the display and support screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and comes with an aspect ratio of 19:9.
The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 626 processor along with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There’s a microSD card slot, allowing users to further expand phone’s storage capacity up to 128GB.
It sports a dual rear camera setup, with the primary 16-megapixel sensor and a secondary 5-megapixel sensor coupled with f/2.0 and f2/.4 apertures, respectively. On the front side, there sits a 24-megapixel camera sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. Vivo is touting AI-based Face Beautify app for taking selfies and video call beautification, and also ‘AR Stickers’, apart from a ‘Portrait’ lighting effect and Bokeh depth-of-field effect.
Even though the phone comes with Face Unlock feature, there’s a fingerprint sensor placed on the back panel. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB port.
The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box, with the company’s own custom interface on top. The phone is supported by a 3,260mAh battery. Unfortunately, there’s no fast charging support.