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Vivo announces Rs 4,000 crore investment for new UP plant. (IANS)

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday introduced its latest flagship Vivo V9 in a sapphire blue colour variant for Rs 22,990.

The variant will be available for purchase from retail stores from May 18, the company said in a statement.


“The new variant presents our consumers with a smartphone that not only matches-up to their daily usage demands, but also their style quotient,” said Kenny Zeng, Chief Marketing Officer, Vivo India.

Vivo V9 that comes with a 19:9 “Full View” display, 24MP selfie camera with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and “Game Mode” was launched in India in March.

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The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, fuelled by a 3,260 mAh battery.

The handset has earlier been available in champagne gold, and pearl black colours.

The sapphire blue variant will also be available online on Amazon and Vivo E-store from May 21. (IANS)


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