November 17, 2019
Vivo has launched a new mid-range smartphone in India called the V9 Pro. This is the successor to the V9 which was launched in India back in March this year. The V9 Pro has been launched in the country for an introductory price of Rs 17,990. With the V9 Pro, Vivo will be looking to take on some similar price segment phones from Xiaomi, Motorola, Nokia and Huawei. As far as the design is concerned, the V9 Pro looks a lot like the V9. Both the phones come with a notched display, dual rear camera setup, and a big 6.3-inch screen.Being the Pro version, the V9 Pro technically should have been expensive than the V9, but that’s not the case. The V9 Pro is much cheaper than the V9. To recollect, the V9 Pro was launched in the country with a price tag of Rs 22,990. The lower price is however justifiable considering Vivo has compromised on the camera department of the V9 Pro. On the rear panel, the V9 Pro consists of a 13MP primary camera and 2MP secondary sensor, while on the front the phone includes a 16MP selfie shooter. The V9, in comparison, comes with a 16MP +5MP camera setup on the rear and includes a 24MP sensor on the front. Let’s take a detailed look at the newly launched V9 Pro.Vivo V9 Pro specificationsScreen: The V9 Pro comes with the same screen size as the V9. The phone sports a 6.3-inch FullView Display 2.0 (FHD+) with 19:9 aspect ratio and 90 per cent screen to body ratio which Vivo claims will offer a great multimedia experience to the users.advertisementRAM: 6GB.Storage: The V9 Pro comes packed with a 64GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB.Processor: Interestingly, the V9 Pro is powered by the same hardware setup as its big brother, the V11 Pro. The smartphone packs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 AIE (artificial intelligence engine) chipset with Adreno 512 GPU and AI Engine inside it.Software: The V9 Pro runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based on Funtouch OS 4.0Rear camera: The V9 Pro comes with a 13MP primary sensor and 2MP secondary sensor paired with several camera modes like AI Bokeh and AI HDR.Front camera: On the front, the V9 Pro comes with a 16MP selfie shooter paired with several camera modes like AI selfie lightning and AI face beauty to enhance the picture quality.ALSO READ: Vivo V9 Pro with 6.3-inch display, Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset launched in India for Rs 17,990Battery: The smartphone comes with a 3260mAh battery. Vivo also claims that the V9 Pro is capable of delivering a long lasting battery life.Vivo V9 Pro special features–The V9 Pro is powered by AI based Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset which Vivo claims can handle multitasking very easily. The same hardware setup was found inside the V11 Pro and it was power house. The same is expected of the V9 Pro. Like the V11 Pro, the Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset will let V9 Pro to handle heavy GPU games smoothly, without any sign of stutters or lags. –The V9 Pro comes with game mode which is also found inside its predecessor, V9. With the game mode, users can overall have a seamless and uninterrupted gaming experience.–The smartphone comes with AI powered cameras on both from and back. The rear camera of the V9 Pro comes with AI based features like AI Bokeh, AI HDR, among others. V9 Pro also comes with the ability to adjust the background blur after the picture has been clicked. While the front camera of the V9 comes packed with several camera modes like AI selfie lightning and AI face beauty to enhance the picture quality and make the selfies blemish free.–The V9 Pro comes with a rear mounted fingerprint sensor which is secure and will be extremely quick at unlocking the phone, Vivo claims.Vivo V9 Pro price and availabilityFor now, the V9 Pro will be available for an introductory price of Rs 17,990 exclusively on Amazon India store. The V9 Pro is currently listed on Amazon India website with the “Notify me” option, on clicking which the online retailer will notify the customer when the phone comes in stock. Vivo is yet to reveal the availability details of the smartphone, but the company has confirmed to India Today Tech that it will go on sale only in October.