Vivo just launched its latest smartphone Vivo S9 in the S series in China, as they promised. It has a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, up to 1300 nits brightness, and 91.04% screen-to-body ratio with a narrow border design. This is the first smartphone powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 1100 6nm processor with 5G SA/NSA support, up to 12GB of RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage, and works on OriginOS 1.0 based on Android 11.
It has a triple rear camera setup where a 64MP primary camera along with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP mono camera. On the front side has a 44MP autofocus front-facing camera along with 8MP ultra-105° wide camera with VLOG mode. The front camera also supports up to 4K 60fps video recording and has EIS stabilization.
The phones come with VC cooling which is 30% bigger and the heat dissipation area is increased by 136% as compared with the previous generation. It has an AG glass back panel with a metal frame and has an in-display fingerprint sensor. It is powered by a 4000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging in the box, and it comes in Midnight Blue, Gradient Blue, and White colors.
Vivo S9 Specifications -
|Display||6.44-inch (1080 x 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, 98% NTSC color gamut, up to 1300 nits brightness|
|Processor||Octa-Core (4 x 2.6GHz A78+ 4 x 2GHz A75 ) Dimensity 1100 6nm processor with Mali-G77 MC9 GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage|
|OS/UI||Android 11 with OriginOS 1.0|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Cameras||64MP rear camera with 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, 8MP 119° ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture|
|Front Camera||44MP autofocus front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture, secondary 8MP 105° ultra-wide camera with f/2.28 aperture, 4k video recording|
|Features||In-display fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C audio, Superlinear speaker|
|Dimensions||158.39 × 73.87 × 7.35 mm|
|Connectivity||Dual 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C|
|Battery/Charger||4000mAh battery with 33W fast charging|
It will be available from March 12th only in China and the Pre-order has started from today.
Vivo S9 Prices are -
- 8GB RAM/128GB storage version - 2999 yuan (US$ 463 / Rs. 33,787 approx.)
- 12GB RAM/256GB storage version - 3299 yuan (US$ 510 / Rs. 37,165 approx.)
Vivo S9e -
The Company also announced Vivo S9e that has a similar screen, but this will comes with MediaTek Dimensity 820 SoC, 32MP front-facing camera, gradient back panel with speckles in some colors, and has a slightly bigger 4100mAh battery. It comes in Diamond Crystal, Aurora Blue, and Obsidian Black colors. It will be available from March 27th only in China and the Pre-order has started from today.
Vivo S9e Prices are -
- 8GB RAM/128GB storage version - 2399 yuan (US$ 371 / Rs. 27,025 approx.)
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version - 2699 yuan (US$ 417 / Rs. 30,405 approx.)