The Vivo S9 5G and Vivo S9e 5G were launched in China on Wednesday as the latest smartphones from the company. The phones are successors to the Vivo S7 series and support 5G. Vivo S9 5G works with MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, while Vivo S9e 5G works with MediaTek Dimensity 820 SoC. The Vivo S9 5G has a wide aperture that houses two selfie cameras, while the Vivo S9e 5G has a waterdrop-style notch that houses a selfie camera.
Vivo S9 5G, Vivo S9e 5G price
The new Vivo S9 5G is priced in China starting at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 33,700) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB base storage model and CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 37,100) for the 12GB RAM + 256GB model of storage. The phone is available in Aurora Blue, Midnight Blue and White color options. The Vivo S9 5G is available from March 12.
Vivo S9e 5G, on the other hand, is priced starting at CNY 2,399 (roughly Rs. 26,900) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option and CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 30,300) for the 8GB RAM + storage model. 256GB. This model is available in Crystal Diamond, Obsidian Black, and Starry Night Aurora color options. Vivo S9e 5G will be available to pre-order from March 22 and the sale is set to begin on March 27.
Vivo S9 5G, Vivo S9e 5G specifications
The Vivo S9 specs include Origin OS 1.0 based on Android 11 and Dual SIM (Nano) slots. The Vivo S9 5G features a 6.44-inch Full HD (1080 x 2400 pixels) AMOLED display with a 20: 9 aspect ratio and a 91.04 percent screen-to-body ratio. It supports HDR10 + and has a 90Hz screen refresh rate. The phone, as mentioned, is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage.
The triple rear camera setup of the Vivo S9 5G includes a 64MP main camera with f / 1.79 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle camera with f / 2.2 aperture, and a 2MP macro lens with f / 2.2 aperture. Aperture f / 2.4. Camera modes include night scene, portrait, panorama, dynamic portrait, slow motion, time lapse, smooth AR photography, dual screen video, and more. On the front, the Vivo S9 5G has two selfie cameras with a 44MP primary sensor with f / 2.0 aperture and an 8MP wide-angle camera with f / 2.28 aperture. Front camera features include night scene, portrait, panorama, dynamic portrait, slow motion, smooth AR photography, dual screen video, and more.
Vivo S9 5G has an in-display fingerprint sensor and a 4000 mAh battery with 33 W fast charging. Connectivity options include USB Type-C, Bluetooth v5.2, and more.
The company has not yet fully detailed the specifications of the Vivo S9e 5G. The phone has been confirmed to be powered by a Dimensity 820 SoC, has a 32MP selfie camera, a 90Hz display, and a triple rear camera with a 64MP main sensor. It has a 4100mAh battery with 33W fast charge support and runs on Origin OS.