Vivo V9 with iPhone X-like notch leaked in images, launch in India rescheduled to March 23

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 14 Mar 2018
Vivo V9 with iPhone X-like notch leaked in images, launch in India rescheduled to March 23

Vivo will now launch its V9 smartphone on March 23. It has also been sighted on an e-commerce platform in Indonesia where its pricing and specifications have been revealed.


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Vivo will now launch its V9 smartphone on March 23. The comapny had initally planned tro launch the device on March 27. The phone will feature an iPhone X-like notch on the top of its display. The company has not revealed any details of the smartphone, except for teasing it in pictures on social media. Ahead of its unveiling, the specifications of the device along with its prices have been leaked online. In a separate leak, new images of the smartphone have been posted online, along with its retail box which reveals its design.

The first leak comes from @bang_gogo_ via Twitter, who has posted screenshots of the device from an e-commerce website in Indonesia. It is listed at IDR 4,999,000 (Rs 23,600 approx) on the website and a previous report tipped that the Vivo V9 could be priced at Rs 25,000 in India and come with a dual-rear camera setup, along with a 24MP front-facing camera. As per the images, it features a 6.0-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. It is tipped to be equipped with a Snapdragon 660 SoC with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. The smartphone could sport a 12MP + 8MP dual-rear camera and as per the listing, it's running on FunTouch OS 4.0, which is base on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Another Twitter user has posted alleged images of the smartphone, along with its retail box. The notch on the smartphone’s display is clearly visible and it looks slightly smaller than the one seen on the iPhone X. The device is almost bezel-less, except for the chin at the bottom and the volume rockers and the power key sits on the right edge of the device. Its retail box comes with the 'FIFA World Cup 2018' branding and the tagline “Perfect Shot, Perfect View”, hinting at the camera capabilities of the mobile phone.

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