vivo V9 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Good Smartphone, but costly for its features

vivo V9 mid-range smartphone launched into the market. So, check out vivo V9 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. vivo V9 price in India is around Rs.22,999 and $399 in the USA. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Vivo V9

Best Price: Rs.22,999(India), $399(USA)

vivo V9 Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • 6.3 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • Dual 16 MP + 5 MP rear camera, 24 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 626 chipset.
  • 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3260 mAh Battery

vivo V9 Advantages (Pros):

  • vivo V9 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • Presents 6.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a notch like iPhone X and Multitouch in it.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • vivo V9 display has good pixel density for its full HD + resolution (~400 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • vivo V9 has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot) – dual SIM model only.
  • It offers Dual 16 MP + 5 MP rear camera with additional features like f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • It offers 24 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.0, 1080p.
  • Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3260 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers great and loud speakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Gold, Black colors to choose.
  • vivo V9 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

vivo V9 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • The chipset is underpowered for its price, they should have used Snapdragon 660 or at least 636.
  • No wireless charging support.
  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • No water or dust resistance.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No NFC connectivity support.
  • No fast charging support.
  • Some people may don’t like display with a notch as it is annoying.

Check out vivo V9 Specifications:

General Features
Brand vivo
Model Name V9
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Colors Gold, Black
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 99.1 cm2 (~85.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels (~400 ppi density)
Dimensions 154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm (6.09 x 2.96 x 0.31 in)
Weight 150 g (5.29 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 16 MP + 5 MP
Secondary Camera 24 MP
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
RAM and Storage
RAM 4 GB
Internal Memory 64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot) – dual SIM model only
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

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Check out Nokia 7 Plus features which is a competitor to V9

7.5 Total Score
Good Smartphone, but costly for its features !!

vivo V9 smartphone comes with superb features & performance, but it is over priced. There are many cons in this mobile as they are mentioned above, we suggest to check other mobiles in this range which offers better value like Nokia 7 Plus.

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