Vivo S9 launched with 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED 90Hz display, Dimensity 1100 SoC, 44MP dual front cameras alongside Vivo S9e

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Vivo S9 launch and Vivo S9e

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.

Vivo S9 1

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.

Vivo S9 camera

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 all colors

Vivo S9 Specifications -

Display6.44-inch (1080 x 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, 98% NTSC color gamut, up to 1300 nits brightness
ProcessorOcta-Core (4 x 2.6GHz A78+ 4 x 2GHz A75 ) Dimensity 1100 6nm processor with Mali-G77 MC9 GPU
RAM/Storage8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
OS/UIAndroid 11 with OriginOS 1.0
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano)
Rear Cameras64MP 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 Camera44MP autofocus front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture, secondary 8MP 105° ultra-wide camera with f/2.28 aperture, 4k video recording
FeaturesIn-display fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C audio, Superlinear speaker
Dimensions158.39 × 73.87 × 7.35 mm
Weight173 gram
ConnectivityDual 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/Charger4000mAh 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 -

Vivo S9e all colors

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.)