Chinese smartphone giant Vivo had launched the Vivo V9 Pro in India last month exclusively via Amazon and Vivo E-Store. Now, the company has announced that the Vivo V9 Pro will be sold offline via retail stores. Starting from October 29, the phone will be available offline, though it will continue to be sold on Amazon and Vivo’s E-Store.
Commenting on the offline launch of the phone, Jerome Chen, CMO, Vivo India said, “Smartphones today form an indispensable part of consumer’s everyday lives and through the V9Pro, we aim to provide a well-rounded device which caters to their varied needs. By making V9Pro available across our offline channels, we are bringing one of our best offerings in the sub 20k category to a larger set of consumers across the country.”
Also, as per latest reports, apart from the 6GB RAM variant, Vivo will introduce a 4GB RAM variant of the Vivo V9 pro soon. The reports claim that the phone will be available from November 1, 2018, and will be sold exclusively on Flipkart. On the same day, as Flipkart’s Big Diwali Sale starts, the phone will be sold a discounted price of Rs. 15,990 as per the claims made by the latest reports.
The Vivo V9 Pro features a 6.3-inch full HD+ FullView™ with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by the Snapdragon 660 AIE processor coupled with 6GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. In terms of the camera on the phone, the V9 Pro has a dual camera setup on the back with a 13 MP and a 2 MP lens, with LED flash. And on the front, there is a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The camera on the Vivo V9 Pro has many features like Ultra HD recording capability, DOC, Professional, Slow, Time-Lapse photography, Camera Filter, Live, Bokeh, HDR，Face Beauty，Panorama, Palm capture, Gender detection, Flash and AR Stickers. The phone runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with Vivo’s own Funtouch OS 4.0 skin on top, which brings features like Game mode and Bike mode for uninterrupted and safe phone usage. The phone packs a 3260mAh non-removable battery. In terms of connectivity, the phone features USB2.0, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS.
With every purchase of the Vivo V9 Pro, customers will get benefits from Jio worth Rs. 4050, a big part of which i.e. Rs. 1950 is provided in the form of instant cashback along with discount coupons worth Rs. 2100. Also, customers will receive complimentary Jio Premium Mobile Security for 12 months. The detailed breakdown of offers and cashback are added below.
|Offer Call-Out||Partner||Customer Benefit||Applicable Transaction||Total Benefit|
|Order Food on discount While watching Matches||Swiggy||25% instant discount, max discount capped to Rs. 150/-||1||Rs. 150|
|Unlimited entertainment during off-air time also. (No Matches)||Paytm||Flat 15% cashback on Movie Tickets, max Rs. 150/- per transaction||3||Rs. 450|
|Show your spirit: Buy your favorite merchandise on Discount.||Myntra||Rs. 1000/- off on min spend of Rs. 3999/-||1||Rs. 1000|
|Myntra||Rs. 500/- off on min spend of Rs. 1999/-||1||Rs. 500|
|Complimentary Jio Premium Mobile Security for 12 months|
|39 Instant cashback vouchers of Rs.50 each for un-interrupted match viewing||Rs. 1950|
|Total Benefits of Worth||Rs. 4050|