Vivo has unveiled the V9, an all-new smartphone with a 90% screen-to-body ratio that packs AI-powered features in a sleek and stylish design. From photography to enhanced mobile performance, the V9 adapts to specific users’ needs to create the perfect shot. And it does all this while providing a fun and optimized mobile performance!
FullView Display For Unlimited Fun
The V9 is as compact in design as a traditional 5.5-inch phone, but it offers an incredible 6.3-inch display while still feeling comfortable in your hand. It adopts a 19:9 aspect ratio to increase screen size by 5.2%, compared to the previous generation’s V7+. the side bezels have been reduced by 19% to a mere 1.75mm.
Taking phone design to the extraordinary, every arc and curve on the ergonomically optimized 3D curved cover is carefully polished. This ensures absolute comfort in the palm of your hand.
Creating The Perfect Shot With AI Photography
New AI-powered camera functions continue Vivo’s ambitions to provide smart mobile photography. It comes with the V9’s crystal-clear 24MP front camera, and 16MP+5MP dual rear camera. Based on in-depth research, powerful software, and machine learning, Vivo uses AI to help consumers pursue a great photo that truly represents their beauty.
AI Face Beauty identifies users’ age, sex, skin tone, and texture, as well as the surrounding lighting environment. A comprehensive database of almost 1 million facial images from around the world forms the basis of the AI algorithm’s training. This allows AI Face Beauty to adapt and apply the ideal algorithm for optimized photos. The more you use it, the more it will learn your customized setting preferences. This lets it automatically create the ideal photo every time, exactly the way you want.
The new AI Selfie Lighting feature also allows you to create artistic photo masterpieces anytime, anywhere, even without an elaborate equipment setup. The V9’s AI algorithm transforms the facial profile in the original 2D photo into a 3D model to process the light accents authentically. You can choose from a range of effects like Natural Light, Studio Light, Stereo Light, and Monochrome Background.
Coupled with AR Stickers that provide numerous effects that you can use to decorate your selfies, you can now be assured of the perfect selfie, every time.
The rear facing 16MP+5MP dual camera of the V9 creates amazing bokeh shots that can even rival those taken on a DSLR camera. It uses its AI Bokeh algorithm, which has been optimized based on machine learning. This lets it achieve high-level precision in identifying the key subject, to ensure optimal focus in the photo.
AI-Optimised Mobile Experience
The V9’s AI also ensures the best mobile performance and endurance, with Vivo’s AI Smart Engine. By learning your usage habits and preferences, the AI Smart Engine prioritizes processing and storage resources for an optimized experience. Not only does this ensure smooth operation, it also helps you save on precious battery power. Smart Engine’s AI picks up on your usage habits, and can accurately predict your next move. This lets it launch your favourite apps 20% faster!
With its updated AI Face Access technology, the V9 can detect the reflection of natural skin and the subtle movements of the face. This further reduces the possibility of your phone accidentally unlocking when shown photos or videos. The AI Face Access for App-Lock even helps secure your data and privacy for individual applications.
The V9’s AI Attention Sensing also recognizes when you’re looking at the phone. This keeps disruptions to a minimum, as it automatically reduces the volume of message alerts, incoming calls, and alarms, since you’re already looking at the screen.
Entertainment And Power
The updated Game Mode delivers the hyper-focused environment required for the most dedicated gamers. It blocks all messages, calls, and alerts when you’re in game. Alternatively, you can set it to display phone calls from designated contacts only. The new picture-in-puicture for games feature also means you won’t even have to exit the game to reply to critical messages.
Official Smartphone Of The FIFA World Cup
Vivo recently launched a new global campaign titled “My Time, My FIFA World Cup”. This campaign includes the Vivo Super Fan Photographer programme, and the Vivo Super Time project.
Local celebrities Kimberly Chia, Aloysius Pang, and Aylna Neo will be going to Russia for the FIFA World Cup. They will be there as part of the Vivo Super Fan Photographer programme. Ahead of the match, they will be provided with Vivo smartphones. They will also be granted special pitch-side and stadium access to capture exclusive content such as the pre-match warm-ups, and share them with the world.
As part of the Vivo Super Time project, there will be a series of unique music-themed activities throughout the tournament. This includes the Vivo Super DJ show at all 64 matches. Vivo Singapore music ambassador Nathan Hartono will also be involved in this project to engage with fans in Singapore.
Everything culminates at the FIFA World Cup Final Match on 15 July. Vivo will create a special Vivo Super Time moment during the Official Song performance. This is the first time that FIFA has invited a sponsor to participate in presenting the Official Song Performance during the FIFA World Cup Final Match show.
Pricing And Availability
The V9 is now available in Pearl Black and Gold at a recommended retail price of $369 (before contract). You can get it at authorised dealers, including Challenger, and Newstead Technologies islandwide.