Getting to know the Vivo V9 smartphone.
JustInReviews would like to give you the detailed review of the IPL phone, the Vivo V9. The sole purpose of calling it the IPL phone is, VIVO being the title sponsors of this year’s tournament!
At the point when Vivo launched the V9, there wasn’t much discussion on its front camera, as is generally the case with majority Vivo smartphones. Rather, this time, everyone’s focus was on its Apple iPhone X-inspired design, plus the full-screen having the notch at the top. But what has actually materialized? Let’s check out.
One can definitely say that the Vivo V9 is to a large extent ‘inspired’ by the Apple’s most recent flagship.
The front end of the gadget appears totally gripped by the impressive screen which possesses about 90 % screen-to-body proportion. On the rear side, one discovers another iPhone X proximity – the vertical dual back camera framework. The Vivo logo and the fingerprint scanner are likewise stationed at the back of the handset. The back finish is glossy in nature.
The Vivo V9 mobile comes with an aluminum back and the thickness is 7.9mm. It is said to be an easy to handle device, taking into consideration its size.
The smartphone has got a 6.3-inch IPS panel with full HD+ resolution (2280×1080 pixels) plus a tall 19:9 aspect ratio.
The idea behind a full screen display would be to utilize the max possible space present on the phone without having to truly expand the form factor. This is the reason, regardless of a 6.3-inch display, the Vivo V9 doesn’t seem over-sized.
The screen appears bright with good view angles, colour reproduction, the text likewise looks sharp. The lone complaint could be that when outside, the display is all of a sudden not sufficiently bright, and looks quite dull.
The model offers two alternatives for users – Full Screen or Safe Area Display. All apps by default are made to open with the first option. In this mode, you need to adjust with black fringes on both the left and right sides. When you pick the second alternative, all applications open in a 19:9 aspect ratio.
16MP+5MP back camera and 24MP front camera. The camera happens to be the thing Vivo has showcased itself uniquely in contrast to competition. The camera ought to be its ‘pièce de rèsistance’. The selfie camera which happens to be a 24-megapixel sensor with a f/2.0 aperture. It is stuffed with features such as Face Beauty, Face Beauty video call, Gender Detection (somewhat strange) and HDR mode.
What Vivo is additionally promoting the gadget is for its AI-empowered camera. Over here, the AI-fueled camera is connected more with the Face Beauty – at the end of the day, it has an impact on the pictures. The utilization of AI here can be said to be more for an impact as opposed to diving deep and have a more significant effect.
There happens to be another ala iPhone-like feature here also. The Live photo feature that records what occurs 1.5 seconds prior and when a photo is clicked.
Hardware specifications and performance:
The smartphone is fueled with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 octa-core SoC with a speed of 2.2GHz, and supported by a 4GB RAM. The smartphone carries 64GB of internal storage, and one can make use of an external microSD card to expand it up to 256GB. There are allotted slots for two nano SIM cards, along with a microSD card. It comes with VoLTE support, however, only one SIM can access a 4G network , while the other remains limited to 3G.
While there are no issues as such reported with the smartphone’s performance, the Snapdragon 626 chipset happens to be a bit older compared to the recent technology updates. The device can deal with multitasking quite easily, and likewise the gesture navigations are reported to be very smooth. Graphic loaded games are known to run with ease.
The 3260mAh battery inside the Vivo V9 mobile reportedly functions to impress. One can toss a large number of tasks at the Vivo V9’s battery and it is known to handle without any difficulty. According to the handlers, the individuals who love to check Instagram or Facebook at regular intervals or watch a ton of videos, can use the smartphone for an entire day, without going for their charger. In case you happen to be an average user, then the Vivo V9 can without much of a stretch, last you one and a half day.
The motivation from Apple iPhone X goes past just the hardware design. Indeed, even the UI appears to a great degree inspired from iOS. The gadget runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box packed under Funtouch OS 4.0 UI.
One can swipe up from the base to access an iOS-like control center. One can likewise incapacitate the on-screen navigation buttons totally to enable gesture controls. Some of these gestures incorporate swiping up from the bottom to navigate to the home screen, and swipe up and hold to access the app switcher.
The phone carries a price tag of Rs 22,990.
– Selfie camera
– Resemblance to iPhone X
– Charging requires time
– Comparatively older chipset
– Display seems dull when outdoors
With this, we come to the end of Vivo V9 Mobile review, from JustInReviews.