Vivo V9 Specs and Price

Vivo V9
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It is quite a common occurrence for smartphones to be modelled after an iPhone and it is certainly becoming one with the iPhone X. With smartphones from major smartphone makers like the Asus Zenfone 5 and the Oppo F7 already having the feature. The new Vivo V9 is another smartphone with a notch and certainly one that carries it quite well. Although unlike the Apple flagship, this is only a mid-range smartphone. However, it packs a number of features will we be taking a look at as we go on.

Vivo V9 Key Specs and Features

  • 6.3-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2280 X 1080 pixels (400 ppi)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 626 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 16MP + 5MP rear camera and a 24MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 260mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Vivo V9

Design and Display

There is no denying that the Vivo V9 looks nice even especially with the notch on the display which is however smaller than that of the iPhone X. It also manages to fit all the necessary sensors, camera, earpiece and even adds a notification indicator. The smartphone is made of plastic with a thick glossy finish. This might give a kind of metallic premium feel but it does attract smudges at the end of the day.

On the display front, the smartphone comes with quite an offering and the notch too. Also, the smartphone has a 19:9 aspect ratio with an impressive colour reproduction. Boasting of a 2280 X 1080 pixels display and 6.3-inch behemoth size. This quite a good display with a pixel density of 400 ppi and a nice impressive viewing angle.

Battery and Camera

When it comes to battery life, the smartphone come equipped with an ample capacity even for a mid-range category. The Vivo V9 comes with a 3, 260mAh battery capacity which has fast charge capability. On minimal usage you should be able to squeeze a day in, while intensive usage might just last till the evening.

Snapping pictures is quite enjoyable for a mid-range status and suitable for your various social media upload. It flaunts a dual rear camera which is gradually becoming the norm even down to some low budget smartphones. The smartphone sports a 16MP + 5MP rear camera combination and a 24MP front camera. Like some of its competitors, you’ve got AI beatification feature integrated to give you a better picture.

Hardware and Software

The smartphone continues the good run on the inside too with a capable mid-range SoC from Qualcomm. Taking charge of operations, you have an Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 626 CPU with an Adreno 506 GPU for gaming and other graphics related issues.

In segue, the Vivo V9 impresses with a 4GB internal memory paired with a 64GB built-in storage extendable to 256GB using a memory card. In addition, the smartphone ships with Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS 4.0 UI incorporated.

Pricing and Availability

The Vivo V9 is available for pre-order on Vivo’s online store and other stores too for about 130, 000 naira depending on your location and the deal.

Vivo V9 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Vivo V9:

General Features

  • Platform: Funtouch OS 4.0 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • Processor: Octa-core 4 x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 (Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660)
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Colours: Gold, Black
  • Dimension: 154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Dual sim


  • Display: 6.3-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2280 X 1080 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 16MP + 5MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 24MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yea
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 260mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Vivo V9 Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: June 15th, 2021
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