Chinese handset manufacturer Vivo on Wednesday unveiled three new Android smartphones, the X9, X9 Plus, and Xplay6 in its homeland.
The Vivo X9 has been priced at CNY 2,798 (approximately Rs. 28,000) for the 64GB model and the 128GB model is priced at CNY 2,998 (approximately Rs. 30,000) – both variants are available to buy. Unfortunately, the Chinese company has not revealed pricing for the Vivo X9 Plus as of now. Vivo Xplay6, on the other hand, has been priced at CNY 4,498 (approximately Rs. 44,500) and is now available to pre-order in China. The Vivo X9, X9 Plus, and Xplay6 will be available in Gold and Rose Gold colours.
The highlight of the Vivo X9 and X9 Plus smartphones is that they sport dual front-facing cameras. Both the handsets feature a 20-megapixel camera with Sony IMX376 sensor and f/2.0 aperture at the front alongside an 8-megapixel camera. Both the phones also pack a 16-megapixel rear camera with PDAF (phase detection autofocus).
For specifications, the Vivo X9 features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Super AMOLED display and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (MSM8953) clocked at 2GHz coupled with 4GB of RAM. It will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage models. The dual-SIM Vivo X9 runs FuntouchOS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It sports a fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button. It supports 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. The handset is backed by a 3050mAh battery which comes with fast charging support. It measures 152.6x74x6.9mm and weighs 154 grams.
The Vivo X9 Plus is the larger smartphone among the two (other being Vivo X9) and features a bigger 5.88-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 (MSM8976 Pro) processor clocked at 1.4GHz coupled with 6GB of RAM. The Vivo X9 Plus will be available in just 128GB storage model.
The dual-SIM smartphone runs FuntouchOS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and features fingerprint sensor embedded on the home button. It packs a large 4000mAh battery with fast charging support. It measures 162x79x7.4mm and weighs 199 grams.
Lastly, the Vivo Xplay6 smartphone launched on Wednesday sports a dual curved display. It features a 5.46-inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) Super AMOLED display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. It will be available in just 128GB storage model. It runs on FuntouchOS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and supports dual-SIM.
The biggest highlight of the Vivo Xplay6 is its dual rear camera which comes with a 12-megapixel camera with Sony IMX362 sensor, PDAF, f/1.7 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash. It also comes with a 5-megapixel secondary rear camera. The handset also sports a 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture. It sports a fingerprint scanner embedded on the home button. It measures 153.8×73.5×8.4mm and weighs 178 grams. The handset supports 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, and Micro-USB. It packs a 4080mAh battery with fast charging support.