Vivo V9 review (Full Specifications and Price)

vivo v9

Last month, the Vivo V9 ventured into the smartphone market. The Vivo V9 is an upper mid-range Android device from the manufacturers. Also, this device is a continuation of the V series from the manufacturers.

Vivo V9 has an OS borrowed mostly from Apple’s iOS interface with the default theme on the phone having icons closely identical to the iPhone. Meanwile, the phone’s settings is accessed by swiping up from below, unlike most Android smartphones where you swipe down from the top.

Let me go ahead and review this evice.

Design and Display

Vivo V9

Vivo V9 sports an aluminium design with a glass material on its front.

The Vivo V9 smartphone has dimensions of 1154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm (6.09 x 2.96 x 0.31 in). With a weight of 150g.

The device also has a 6.3-inch IPS Capacitive Touch-screen, with 16M colours. With a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, it has an 19:9 aspect ratio (~400 ppi density).

This smartphone has Multitouch features, with vivo’s Funtouch UI. In addition, there’s a Fingerprint sensor located at the back of the phone. Also, it comes in three colour variants: Gold, Black, and Sapphire Blue

Hardware and Software

Vivo V9

The Vivo V9 Android smartphone comes with Android 8.0 (oreo) operating system.

Vivo V9 is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626 chipset with a 64-bit processor. It also comes with a Quad-core processor configured at Octa-core 2.2 GHz.

Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 506 GPU for graphics handling.

This device offers 4Gb of RAM and 64Gb of inbuilt memory. Which can be expanded to 256Gb via a microSD card.

Other sensors on this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensors.

Camera and Battery

vivo v9

Vivo V9 features a Dual: 16 MP + 5 MP, f/2.0, camera. With phase detection autofocus, and LED flash.

Upfront, there’s a 24 MP, f/2.0, 1080p camera. This camera takes crisp selfies that’ll make you happy, even in lowlight.

As for battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.


The Vivo V9 Android smartphone sells for about 300 EUR. Which is equivalent to N126,240.

Full Specifications

Here are the full specifications of the Vivo V9.

LAUNCH Announced 2018, March
Status Available. Released 2018, April
BODY 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)
Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 99.1 cm2 (~85.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~400 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
– Funtouch OS 4.0
PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary Dual: 16 MP + 5 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Secondary 24 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio, recording
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery
MISC Colors Gold, Black, Sapphire Blue
Price About 300 EUR


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