Vivo has launched three smartphones in China which are the Vivo X9, Vivo X9 Plus and Vivo Xplay6. The Vivo X9 and X9 Plus come with dual front cameras of 20MP and 8MP each, while the Vivo Xplay6 has a dual-rear camera and a dual-edge curved display with functions like the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge.
Vivo X9 will go on sale in China on November 24 and the pricing is 2,798 Yuan for the 64GB model and 2,998 for the 128GB model. Pricing for Vivo X9 Plus is not yet confirmed. The Xplay6 is a more premium model and priced at 4,498 Yuan. It will be up for pre-order in China from today. All three smartphones will come in Gold and Rose Gold colour options.
Vivo Xplay6 has all high-end specifications. It has a 5.46 Super AMOLED display with 2K (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution, and runs the Snapdragon 820 processor clocked at 2.15GHz along with Adreno 530 GPU. The RAM is 6GB LPDDR4 along with 128GB UFS2.0 and it comes with a dual-rear camera set-up with two 12MP sensors.
Vivo says it is using Sony’s new dual-core focus IMX362 for the 12MP cameras which feature a 1.4μm pixel sensor, f/1.7 aperture, 4-axis OIS, and 6P lens with Sapphire Glass as cover. The front camera is 5 MP on the smartphone. Vivo Xplay6 has 4080mAh battery, and runs the Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0.1.
Vivo has also a Live Photo sort of feature to its camera app where users can record 1.5 seconds of video before and after the shutter is pressed. Dimensions of the Vivo Xplay6 are 153.8 mm x 73.55 mm x 8.4 mm. Vivo says they’ve used a flexible screen material for the curved display and that users can add a contact, open an app, take calls, etc by sliding out the side panel on the edge.
Vivo X9 has a 5.5 FHD Super AMOLED display and comes in two versions: 4GB RAM+64GB ROM and 6GB RAM+128GB storage. It has a 16 megapixel rear camera and dual front cameras with 20 MP and 8MP. Battery on the Vivo X9 is 3050mAh and it runs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 2 Ghz.
It runs the Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0.1. Dimensions of the Vivo X9 are 152.6 mm x 74 mm x 6.99 mm and it weighs 154g. There’s also a fingerprint scanner on the home button.
Vivo X9 Plus has a 5.8 FHD IPS display and comes with 6GB RAM+128GB ROM. It has a 16MP rear camera and the same 20MP front camera + 8MP front camera. Both cameras have fixed focus and the battery is 4000 mAh.
Vivo X9 Pls runs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 (MSM8976 Pro) processor clocked at 1.4GHz (octa-core). Dimensions of this phone are 162 mm x 79 mm x 7.45 mm and it weighs 199 g.