Vivo V11, the follow-up to the successful V9, has been officially unveiled in India.
The Vivo V11 is a combination of elements found on the OPPO F9 and Vivo X21. While its sister company calls it waterdrop notch, Vivo’s screen with tiny notch is dubbed as “Halo FullView Display.” They look similar to each other, but Vivo’s notch is actually a little bit slimmer — probably the smallest one we’ve seen yet.
In addition, the in-display fingerprint scanner which was only previously exclusive in the X-series has finally made its way in their midrange Vivo V11. It’s not as fast as traditional fingerprint sensors as of the moment, but it’s more convenient to use than the home button and rear-mounted scanners. During our time with the X21, we have to say that it’s fairly accurate in identifying our fingerprint.
The in-display fingerprint sensor is limited to OLED screens, so it will clearly not work if they used the same panel as its predecessor on the V-series. Vivo V11’s 6.41-inch Super AMOLED screen is of superior quality, with a coverage of 99.5% P3 color gamut, deep blacks, and good viewing angles. Bezels are extremely thin, aside from the bottom chin which probably houses some important components inside.
Vivo V11 Specs
- Android 8.1 Oreo, FunTouch OS 4.5
- Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- 6.41-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED 19.5:9 display, 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution, ~402ppi
- 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor
- Adreno 512 GPU
- 6GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage torage, microSD support up to 256GB
- 12-megapixel (f/1.8) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4) dual rear cameras, LED flash
- 25-megapixel front-facing camera, f/2.0
- Wi-Fi 802.11ac dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
- HSPA+, 4G LTE
- FM Radio
- Bluetooth v5.0
- microUSB port, OTG support
- GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
- Colors: Nebula Fusion, Starry Night
- Dimensions: 157.9 x 75 x 7.9 mm
- Weight:156 g
- 3,400 mAh battery, Dual-engine fast charging
Another interesting fact about the Vivo V11 is the upgrade in the hardware under the hood. It’s powered by a fairly powerful Snapdragon 660 octa-core chipset, a significant jump from the V9’s Snapdragon 626. There’s also 50% more RAM, now with 6GB while onboard storage stays at 64GB.
To keep up with OPPO’s VOOC charging, Vivo is also bringing their proprietary dual-engine fast charging technology to the V11.
Design is becoming really important this year, so manufacturers are improving their craft by experimenting with different color options. Nebula Fusion and Starry Night are the new choices, with both having a blend of two colors and a glitter effect.
Vivo V11 is coming to India with a price of INR25,990 (~Php19,500) and Thailand for a start, but other regions will follow soon. It will be launched in the Philippines on the 11th of September.