Vivo V9 to launch in India with AI camera and a notch design

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Mar 23, 2018 IST

  • 13:09 (IST)

    That's it from the Vivo V9 launch. Thank you for joining us. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get updates on the latest technology related news.

  • 13:00 (IST)

    Book your Vivo V9 from today. Sales to begin from 2 April

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    Here's a quick recap of the Vivo V9

  • 12:53 (IST)

    The price of the Vivo V9 is Rs 22,990. 

  • 12:52 (IST)

    Kent Cheng, CEO of Vivo India is on stage to unveil the Vivo V9, the first flagship of Vivo in 2018.

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    Aamir Khan is the new brand ambassador for Vivo

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    Vivo has introduced a 24 MP camera sensor for selfies with 'AI' smarts for better photos and 'AR Stickers'.

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    AI Face Access

    The device will also come with ‘AI Face Access’ with improved accuracy of face unlock and ‘AI Attention Sensing’ where the device will detect if you are looking at the screen of the device and then reduce the volume of any new incoming notifications 

  • 12:43 (IST)

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 626

    The Vivo V9 will have the Snapdragon 626 SoC powering the device with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Vivo will also give users an option to add a microSD card to the device for expandable storage.

  • 12:41 (IST)

    Raise To Wake

    Put your Vivo V9 to your ear will automatically pick up your calls. The Face unlock feature on the V9 will be enabled as soon as you pick up the phone. You can use it to unlock apps as well.

  • 12:39 (IST)

    The Vivo V9 will help you take some great selfies

    The phone has an ‘AI Face Beauty’ feature to ‘truly represent' the beauty of its user.

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    Vivo V9 with FullView 2.0

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    The 5 MP helps with 'Real Bokeh' mode.

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    V9 will also come with ‘AI Smart Engine’,

    According to the company, it will boost the performance of the device by taking care of storage management and app launching by keeping track of the usage of the user.The device will also come with ‘AI Face Access’ with improved accuracy of face unlock and ‘AI Attention Sensing’.

  • 12:35 (IST)

    Vivo V9 will have a dual-camera system with a 16 MP camera sensor with an f/2 aperture and a 5 MP camera sensor for sensing the depth.

  • 12:32 (IST)

    Vivo V9 will have FullView 2 technology with 19:9 aspect ratio display and 90 percent screen-to-body ratio.

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    Paigham Danish, Vivo's Product Manager takes the stage.

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    Vivo claims to have a 98 percent customer satisfaction in after-sales service.

  • 12:26 (IST)

    Vivo had introduced the first smartphone with an under-the-display fingerprint sensor.

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    Vivo explains about its APEX concept smartphone with the world's highest screen-to-body ratio

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    We have begun

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    We are about to begin.....

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    Who all are excited for the new AI-powered camera in the Vivo V9?

  • 12:04 (IST)

    Here's where to watch the Vivo V9 launch 

    If you want to catch all the action of the launch event then you can check out the YouTube video embedded below of the live stream that is likely to start around 12 noon. The other option to catch the event is to visit Vivo India’s website, Vivo India's Facebook live stream, or the landing pages of the launch event on Flipkart and Amazon.

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    Welcome, everyone to the LIVE BLOG for the launch Vivo V9 Plus smartphone in India.

    The launch event shall begin shortly by 12:00 PM. 

Vivo V9 is all set to launch in India in a short while at an event in Mumbai which will see Aamir Khan making his first outing as the brand ambassador for Vivo phones.

Image: Vivo India

Image: Vivo India

The company has already announced the specifications of the device so we know what the device will pack. Vivo V9 will come with a 6.3-inch LCD screen with 19:9 aspect ratio and 2280 x 1080 FHD+ resolution boasting 90 percent screen-to-body percentage with that iPhone X-like notch on the top.

The device will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 SoC with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Vivo will also give users an option to add a microSD card to the device for expandable storage.

Vivo has focused on its dual camera setup in its promotional material prior to the launch event. In the camera department, the device will come with a 16 MP camera sensor with an f/2 aperture and a 5 MP camera sensor for sensing the depth on the back of the device.

The company has not announced the pricing of the device which is likely to be the main reason of the event since we already know everything about the hardware of the device.


Updated Date: Mar 23, 2018 13:14 PM