“Vivo Y9s is a new mid-range offering from the brand that touts a Snapdragon 665 SoC and 48MP quad camera setup”
Vivo Y9s has been launched in China. The new Y-series smartphone is a rebranded version of the Vivo S1 Pro, which was recently launched in the Philippines. The Vivo Y9s highlights a diamond-shaped camera module on the back, a 48-megapixel camera sensor, a large battery, and an in-display fingerprint scanner, among other things. The rear panel of the phone is covered with glass and there are colour options that come with gradient finish as well.
Vivo Y9s price, availability
The Vivo Y9s price has been set in China at RMB 1,998, which roughly translates at Rs 18,000 in India. The handset is already available on sale in China in Blue, Black and Pink colour options, and there is no word yet on its release in other markets including India.
Vivo Y9s specifications
Specifications of the Vivo Y9s include a 6.38-inch FHD+ (1080×2340) Super AMOLED display and an in-display fingerprint scanner. The display gets a waterdrop notch, which the company likes to call Halo notch. The notch houses a 32MP f/2.0 selfie camera. Vivo Y9s rear camera gets four sensors that comprise of a 48MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP lens for macro photography.
Vivo Y9s runs Android 9 Pie-based FunTouch OS 9 out of the box. The phone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 665 chipset with Adreno 610 GPU and 8GB of RAM. The handset is also equipped with 128GB storage onboard. It houses a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. In terms of connectivity, you get Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C. The phone measures 159.25×75.19×8.68mm and weighs 186.7 grams.