Vivo launched the Vivo V9 in India for Rs 22,990 last month. Now the company has launched Vivo V9 Youth for Rs 18,999. The smartphone comes in Black and Gold colors and will be available at all offline stores from 20th April 2018. It will also be available online on the Vivo E-store, Flipkart, Amazon and PayTm Mall from 24th April 2018.
It should be noted that the Vivo V9 Youth smartphone retains the same design and almost all the specifications of the V9, but best of all it comes with a price even much lower than the V9. The Vivo V9 Youth comes loaded with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. The display comes with a pixel density of 403 ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz.
However, the main highlight of the device is as always the front camera. The front camera equipped with 16 megapixels of selfie camera and comes along with an AI integration. Also, the device sports a dual camera setup at the rear panel. The rear camera features are Bokeh mode, Shot Re-Focus, AI Face Beauty, AR sticker and 4K video. The smartphone features a fingerprint sensor as well that additionally lets you click photos and even check notifications. The dual camera setup comes with 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor.
The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with company’s own FunTouch OS 4.0, which is heavily skinned. The device sports 4GB of RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage under its hood. Even the memory can expand up to 256GB via a MicroSD card. The device also sports a battery of 3260mAh. On the connectivity front, the Vivo V9 Youth supports 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi, GPS, dual SIM and micro USB 2.0. It has sensors such as the accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, compass, and gyroscope.
Commenting on the launch, Kenny Zeng, CMO, Vivo India said, “At Vivo, we are continually pushing norms to make cutting-edge technology available to everyone at a competitive price. With the launch of the Vivo V9 Youth, we are bringing the best features of our flagship V9 in a new avatar for our young and modern consumers. Packed with a host of cutting-edge features, the Vivo V9 Youth is the perfect smartphone for consumers who want a holistic and powerful smartphone experience at a competitive price.”
Uninterrupted Gaming (Gamer’s Delight)
Gamers will be delighted with ‘Game Mode’ in the V9 Youth which prevents distractions such as messages, calls, and alerts; thereby providing an uninterrupted gaming experience. With the new Picture-in-Picture for games feature, just sliding down with three fingers will split the screen into two halves. There’s also the newly developed Gaming Keyboard which doesn’t take up your whole screen, so you can easily chat while gaming. The powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor coupled with a 3260mAh battery enables a smooth gaming experience for longer durations.
This phone is an excellent package if you are looking for a budget option of Vivo V9.