Today, the company has finally announced its successor known as the Vivo S9 during an online launch event held in China. Although there isn’t any official confirmation, but earlier reports suggest that this device could hit the global market under the new V21 smartphone series.
Starting with the front, the Vivo S9 flaunts a 6.44-inches AMOLED display which offers a FHD+ screen resolution and HDR10+ support. On top of that, it also carries support for 90Hz refresh rate and has a 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio that promises an immersive graphical experience for its users.
In the camera department, the new Vivo S9 features a triple-camera system lead by a 64 megapixels primary shooter alongside an 8 megapixels ultra-wide lens and a 2 megapixels macro camera. Upfront, there’s also a dual-selfie cameras consisting of a 44 megapixels primary shooter as well as an 8 megapixels ultra-wide lens.
Under the hood, the Vivo S9 is powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 1100 chipset fabricated under a 6nm process. In fact, the device is the first smartphone in the world to feature this chipset. This will be paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage in the memory department.
At the helm, the device is backed by a 4,000mAh batter which carries 33W flash charging support. On the software-side, it’ll be shipped with the latest OriginOS 1.0 based on Android 11. Aside from that, other notable features also include its support for NFC connectivity as well as the presence on an in-display fingerprint scanner.
In the Chinese market, the Vivo S9 is priced at 2,999 Yuan (US$464) and 3,299 Yuan (US$510) respectively for its 8GB+128GB and 12GB+256GB variants.