Vivo S9 launch date revealed; could come with MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC

Vivo S9 price remains a mystery at the moment

Highlights
  • Vivo S9 is set to launch on March 3rd in China
  • It’ll be the world’s first phone to rock MediaTek Dimensity 1100 6nm chipset
  • Vivo S9 specs are rumoured to include a 44MP dual selfie camera, a 6.4-inch AMOLED display, 12GB RAM, and more

Vivo S9 price, specifications, and availability details will be announced next month in China as the company has revealed the phone’s launch date. The Vivo S9 will be unveiled in the country on March 3rd. Famous singer Lisa, a member of the South Korean girl group Blackpink, will be the brand ambassador of the new Vivo mobile phone. The teaser video shared by the company comes with tag-lines like “Illuminating My Beauty” and “Very Night Soft Light Selfie”, which suggests that the upcoming Vivo S9 will focus on design and selfie camera. The phone is expected to feature dual selfie cameras, with a 44MP primary sensor, in a bathtub-like notch atop the display. The Vivo S9 is also rumoured to be the world’s first smartphone to rock the all-new MediaTek Dimensity 1100 chipset under the hood.

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Still from Vivo S9 teaser video

Vivo S9 specifications

Going into the specifications, Vivo S9 is likely to boot Android 11-based OriginOS out of the box. Thanks to MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, the handset will be 5G capable. The SoC is said to be coupled with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage; there could be other RAM and storage variants of the phone as well. The mobile phone is expected to sport a 6.5-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and 90Hz refresh rate. The Vivo S9 is likely to house a 4,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.

The rear cameras, stacked in a rectangular module, of the phone are rumoured to employ a 64MP primary sensor. That’s all we know so far!

There is no word on the Vivo S9 price at the moment. In related news, rumours of Vivo S9e have also been doing the rounds. The smartphone could launch with MediaTek Dimensity 820 SoC.

Key Specs

Vivo S9 5G
MediaTek Dimensity 1100 | 8 GBProcessor
6.44 inches Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
44 MP + 8 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
Vivo S9 5G Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 29,990
Release Date: 03-Mar-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Rumoured