The Vivo V9 Youth which was launched in India sometime in April has just gotten its second price drop in two consecutive months. The device which is actually the budget model of the Vivo V9 was announced with a starting price of 18,990 (~$276). The device then received its first Rs. 1000 price cut in June, a month after its launch in India. The device as of today just got another Rs. 1,000 price cut, bringing the final price down to Rs. 16,990 (~$247).
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For those not fully acquainted with the device, the Vivo V9 Youth features a 6.3-inch notched display that supports Full HD+ resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. The Full View 2.0 display offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 450 SoC that includes a 1.8 GHz octa-core processor. The company had used the same SoC to power the discontinued Vivo V7+ smartphone from last year. The chipset is paired with 4 GB of RAM and it comes with a native storage of 32 GB. For additional storage, users can make use of a microSD card on this phone. Keeping the lights on is a modest 3,260mAh battery. The phone gets its interface from the Android 8.1 Oreo-based FunTouch OS 4.0.
Furthermore, the Vivo V9 Youth features a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front side whereas the backside is fitted with a 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual camera setup. The camera lacks support for 4K video shooting but comes with features like AI Beauty, Bokeh mode and AR stickers. In addition, the V9 Youth packs a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.