Vivo V9 has a large screen with narrow bezels on the sides. The notch features on the top at the center. Since the bezels are thin, the fingerprint sensor features on the rear of the device.
Vivo is gearing up to host an event in India on March 27, during which it is expected to launch its V9 smartphone. There have already been speculations around the Vivo V9 sporting an iPhone X-like notch design. Now, new images have been leaked giving a closer look at some of the other features.
An increasing number of Android device makers are launching models with the iPhone X-like notch. There have been rumors around the new LG G7 Neo, codenamed Judy, to be have this design. Moreover, Huawei P20 and OnePlus 6 are also expected to be launched with the iPhone X like notch.’
Vivo had previous launched its Vivo V7 in November last year. Images of the Vivo V9 have been leaked by Malaysia-based website Amanz.my as well as on Twitter and Instagram by various tipsters. These images offer a better look at the latest addition in the Chinese company’s V series.
The leaked images show a large screen with narrow bezels on the sides. The notch features on the top at the center. Since the bezels are thin, the fingerprint sensor features on the rear of the device. While the Vivo X20 Plus UD came with an in-screen fingerprint sensor, the Vivo V9 will sport a physical fingerprint sensor.
The images also show the handset to sport a dual rear camera setup that is aligned vertically, similar to the iPhone X design. The V9 would be the first handset by Vivo to sport this design. There is an LED flash below the camera housing. There are speculations that the front camera would be 24MP.
There are images indicating Vivo V9 will be a dual-SIM phone. Other features being highlighted by the images include a 3.5mm audio jack, a micro USB port and microSD card support.
The latest handset is expected to come with an all-metal design. Vivo V9 is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. According to a GSMArena report, the Vivo V9 may be priced around ₹25,000 in the Indian market.