Recently Vivo has Launched their two new devices namely Vivo V9 and Vivo v9 Youth for the under 25,000 and 20,000 INR segment . Both these devices have great cameras and specifications as compared to the pricing offered .
We are thank full to Vivo India for providing us with the Review unit of Vivo V9 for Review and Hands-on .
In this post we will be sharing the whole Review on Vivo V9 . If it’s worth to buy , How’s the camera , How long the Battery last , How’s the performance , Which Android version it have , How’s the User interface ? . All these questions will be answered here in this post .
Vivo V9 – Review
What’s inside the Box ?
The inbox elements of Vivo V9 are –
The Device itself
A screen protector
A silicone Case
Pair of Earphones
Sim ejector Tool
A Data syncing and charging cable
The fact we like about Vivo is that they are offering so much inside the box Content for Which the user have to pay a little extra from his pocket namely – a Screen protector and a silicone case which would cost a few bucks extra .
Physical Overview of Vivo V9 –
At the Left we have sim card slot which is a dual sim and a SD card slot which means the user can use three for his things namely 2 sims and a micro SD card at the same time and at the Right we have the volume rockers and the power button .
At the bottom we have the Speaker grills coupled with Charging port and a 3.5 mm audio jack .
At the front we have the 6.3 inches FHD+ display with the 24 Mega pixels front camera and some basic sensors and a speaker grill .
At the back we have the Dual rear cameras 16 Mega pixels main camera and the 5 Mega pixels secondary Camera with LED flash ( not dual tone ) and beneath that there is a Finger Print Scanner under which there is a Vivo Branding and also there are antenna bands which run along the back of the device which would remind you of one premium device . Remember..?? .
How’s the Performance ?
Vivo V9 is a Sub 30,000 INR segment device in which the most highlighting part is the Cameras in this case both the front as well as the back cameras .
As Vivo V9 Boast 24 Mega pixels front camera and Dual rear cameras 16 Mega pixels main camera and the 5 Mega pixels secondary Camera which support AI Bokeh algorithm . Along with that the V9 also has 64 GB of internal storage from which the user gets around 52 GB ( approx ) and it supports OTG too.
The Vivo V9 is Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 SoC which is a 64 bit processor and is clocked at 2.2 GHz which is coupled 4GB of RAM which does it’s work very well . The best thing about Vivo V9 is the dual Sim and SD card support which is a miss in other smartphones out there in the market in this Price segment .
Well we tried quite few games and it worked quite well . We did tried heavy games and it worked like a charm without a lag .
Asphalt Nitro , Modern Combat 5 , Hitman Sniper , Mekorama are few games which we tried on Vivo V9 .
What’s Powering it up ?
The Vivo V9 has a massive 3260 mAh non-removable battery which is another key highlight of this device and which also makes it fall in the category of a good device under 25,000 INR . At first use we charged the device to 100 percent then we checked the standby time it lasted for 5 days ( no kidding ) with WiFi on , no background application running ( recent applications ) , auto brightness and sometimes Data services enabled .
The Vivo V9 also lasted for 2 days of battery with minimal usage like – 4G data services on , normal web surfing with switching from one social media application to another , WiFi on , auto brightness on and yes with normal gaming too. It still had 20 percent of battery left after 2 days of usage .
How’s the camera ?
The cameras on Vivo V9 is the main highlight of the device . Whether we talk about the front or the back camera . It has a 24 Mega pixels camera front Camera and which is capable to record videos upto 4K I mean really has in this price segment no other smartphone manufacturers aren’t providing this feature . As talking about the cameras how we can forget the back cameras .
The Vivo V9 has Dual rear cameras 16 Mega pixels main camera and the 5 Mega pixels secondary Camera which support AI Bokeh algorithm and which various modes to play with and even the Pro mode works like a charm .
Here I am sharing few shots taken from the Vivo V9 in various Lighting conditions . Do have a look –
The camera does it’s best in the day light and the colors comes out to be great with both the front and the back cameras .
Is it Latest ?
The Vivo V9 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Vivo’s own new User interface – Funtouch OS 4.0 . Well that’s something really cool to find as other manufacturers in this price segment don’t give importance to the User interface but Vivo has done a great job in the UI segment .The UI is honestly speaking has got some really cool features and gestures are the thing which I liked the most and it also includes tones of customization including better RAM management .
Is it worth to Buy ?
The Vivo V9 is worth to money if you are a photography lover or always like to shoot record your special memories and also love to play in the manual mode in the camera and if you are a moderate user then Vivo V9 is the prefect companion for you . Also it’s providing bundle of things in one pack namely the inbox elements including the silicone case , screen protector and a Earphones too for which a individual would have to spend few extra bucks from there pocket .
It’s a great device to get as having a great Specifications sheet which have 64 GB of internal storage , 16+5 Mega pixels cameras and the best thing it has Dual Sim and Micro SD card slot which you can’t get in other smartphones out there .
Vivo V9 is a great device for 22,990 INR ( as mentioned on the box ) and is available on various Online Stores .