Vivo S9 5G and Vivo S9e 5G have been launched in China as the latest smartphones from the company. The phones are successors to the Vivo S7 series and support 5G connectivity. The Vivo S9 5G smartphone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 chipset, whereas the Vivo S9e 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 820 SoC. The Vivo S9 5G has a wide notch display, while the Vivo S9e 5G has a waterdrop-style notch.
Vivo S9 5G, Vivo S9e 5G price
The Vivo S9 5G price in China starts at CNY 2,999 (around Rs 33,700) for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant and CNY 3,299 (around Rs 37,100) for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage option. The phone offers Aurora Blue, Midnight Blue, and White colour options. The Vivo S9 5G is listed to be available from 12th March.
Vivo S9e 5G price in China starts at CNY 2,399 (around Rs 26,900) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant and CNY 2,699 (around Rs 30,300) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option. This model offers Crystal Diamond, Obsidian Black, and Starry Night Aurora colour options. Vivo S9e 5G will be up for pre-order from March 22 and its sale is listed to begin on 27th March.
Vivo S9 5G specifications
The Vivo S9 comes with Origin OS 1.0 based on Android 11 and dual-SIM (Nano) slots. This model comes with a 6.44-inch FHD+ (1,080 × 2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with a 91.04% screen-to-body ratio and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
Its display also supports HDR10+ and has a 90Hz refresh rate. The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage.
The handser comes with a triple rear camera setup that includes a 64MP primary camera with an f/1.79 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with an f/2.2 aperture, and a 2MP macro lens with an f/2.4 aperture. Camera features include night scene, dynamic photo, dual-view video, slow motion, time-lapse, AR cute shooting and more.
On the front, the Vivo S9 handset has two selfie snappers with a 44MP primary sensor with an f/2.0 lens, and an 8MP wide-angle camera with an f/2.28 lens. Front camera modes include night scene, dynamic photo, dual-view video, slow motion, AR cute shooting, and more.
Vivo S9 5G packs a 4,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging and has an under-screen fingerprint scanner. Connectivity options on this mobile phone include a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.2, and more.
Vivo S9e 5G specifications
Specifications of Vivo S9e 5G have not been fully detailed by the Vivo yet. The phone is confirmed to be have MediaTek Dimensity 820 SoC, a 32MP selfie camera, a 90Hz eefresh rate display, and a triple rear camera setup with a 64MP main sensor. It packs a 4,100mAh battery which supports 33W fast charging and runs on Origin OS.