Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: Features and Specifications Compared in Detail

Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: Features and Specifications Compared in Detail

Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: Features and Specifications Compared in Detail

by September 27, 2018

Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11Another mid-range smartphone from Chinese handset maker made is India debut yesterday. The China-based Vivo has launched a new smartphone dubbed as Vivo V9 Pro which is an upgraded version of Vivo V9 launched in the country back in March this year. This further adds to the confusion for potential buyers with budget around 15k as there have been several handsets launched in this price segment since the start of the year and especially in the recent past. There are two other handsets that were launched recently i.e. Vivo V11 and Oppo F9. Let us compare the Vivo V9 Pro with OPPO F9 and Vivo V11 to find out which one of the three is a value for money product. The comparison will be based on the below mentioned key parameters,

  • Design and Display
  • OS & Battery
  • Processor, RAM and Storage
  • Camera Configuration
  • Price and Availability in India
  • Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: Design and Display

Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: Design and Display

All three smartphones are slim and have a decently classy feel in hand. The Oppo F9 and Vivo V11 come with a unique notch at the top of the display which is in the shape of a water drop and it houses the front camera. The unique notch helps to achieve higher screen-to-body ratio as compared to the notch that is present in Vivo V9 Pro. Having said so, the Vivo V9 Pro also doesn’t have a typical wide notch that is found in most Android phones nowadays.

The Vivo V9 Pro sports a 6.3-inch fullHD+ Fullview Display with 1080×2280 pixel resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio which results into 90 per cent screen to body ratio and provides a good multimedia viewing experience.

The Oppo F9 flaunts a 6.3-inch full-HD+ display with 1080×2340 pixels screen resolution and aspect ratio of 19.5:9 which is slightly better as compared to Vivo V9 Pro.

The Vivo V11 features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixel resolution) Super AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio.

So, all three phones are almost at par in terms of display but the Oppo F9 has a slightly upper hand over the other two as it features a unique water drop shaped notch and slightly better screen-to-body ratio.

In terms of dimensions, the Vivo V9 Pro measures 154.81×75.03×7.89 mm and weighs in at 150 grams. The Oppo F9 measures 156.7x74x7.99 mm and weighs about 169 grams. While the Vivo V11 measures 155.9×75.6×8.1 mm and weighs about 163.7 grams. So, the Vivo V9 Pro is the slimmest and the lightest of the three phones.

Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: OS & Battery

The Vivo V9 Pro runs on Android 8.1 Oreo based on Funtouch OS 4.0 out of the box and is fueled by a 3,260mAh battery, but it lacks support for fast charging. The Oppo F9 is shipped with ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box and is backed by an impressive 3,500mAh battery.

However, there is no support for fast charging. While the Vivo V11 runs Funtouch OS 4.5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo with the company’s Jovi AI Engine. The battery capacity of the device is 3,315mAh battery and it comes with 18W quick-charging support.

So, it’s a tough call between Oppo F9 and Vivo V11 as the Oppo F9 packs a massive 3,500mAh battery but the Vivo V11 has support for fast charging.

Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: Processor, RAM and Storage

The Vivo V9 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 660 AIE SoC along with Adreno 512GPU and 6GB of RAM. The onboard storage capacity of the device is 64GB which can be increased up to 256GB using a microSD card.

The Oppo F9 draws power from the MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC paired with 4GB RAM. It bears 64GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSd card.

Under the hood, the Vivo V11 is powered by a Mediatek Helio P60 processor paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage with an option to increase up to 256GB by means of a microSD card.

The Vivo V9 Pro is a clear winner in this department as it features a powerful Snapdragon 660 SoC which as inbuilt Artificial Intelligence (AI) for enhances the performance and lowers the battery consumption.

Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: Camera Configuration

The Vivo V9 Pro features a dual camera set up on the back 13-megapixel primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash + 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The front hosts a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calls. The front camera comes with some AI backed features like AI selfie lighting and AI face beauty.

The Oppo F9 also comes with a dual rear camera set up which comprises of 16-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel sensor bearing an f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video calls, there’s a 16-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture and HDR capabilities.

While the Vivo V11 bears a 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual rear camera set up along with a 25-megapixel sensor for selfies. The selfie camera comes with AI backed features like AI face shaping technology and AI portrait-framing features.

On the basis of the on-paper configurations, the Vivo V11 is a clear winner in the camera department. However, as usual we advise our readers to refer to actual user reviews for better clarity in terms of camera output.

Vivo V9 Pro vs OPPO F9 vs Vivo V11: Price and Availability in India

The Vivo V9 Pro is priced in India at Rs. 19,990 and will go on sale during Amazon’s upcoming Great Indian Sale starting next month wherein it will be sold at a discounted price of Rs. 17,990. There is only single colour option available for the users i.e. Black.

The Oppo F9 comes with a price tag of Rs. 19,990 and there are two colour options available for the buyers- Mist Black and Stellar Purple. It is sold online exclusively via eCommerce giant Flipkart.com along with key offline partners across the country.

The Vivo V11 is priced on the higher side as compared to the other two at Rs. 22,990 and it will be sold exclusively via Vivo E-Store, Flipkart.com and select offline stores from today i.e. September 27. The available colour options are Nebula Purple and Starry Night Black.

CompareRaja’s Verdict:

Although the Vivo V11 is most expensive of the three phones, it still provides a good value for money due to its AMOLED display with unique water drop shaped notch, better camera configuration (especially 25-megapixel selfie camera) and 3315mAh battery with support for fast charging. If you are too tight on budget, then Vivo V9 Pro is a good option to consider as it features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and an impressive 3500mAh battery. The Oppo F9 is not a bad choice at all but it just lags behind in the race between the three phones.

Hope the above n-depth comparison helps you take an informed decision. Here’s a quick specs comparison between Vivo V9 Pro, OPPO F9 and Vivo V11 for your reference…

  Vivo V9 Pro Oppo F9 Vivo V11
Display Size 6.3-inch 6.3-inch 6.3-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 400 ppi 409 ppi 400 ppi
Aspect Ratio 19:9 19.5:9 19:9
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Screen Protection NA Corning Gorilla NA
Dimensions 154.81×75.03×7.89 mm 156.7x74x7.99 mm 155.9×75.6×8.1 mm
Weight 150 grams 169 grams 163.7 grams
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MediaTek Helio P60 MediaTek Helio P60
Graphics Adreno 512 Mali-G72 MP3 Mali-G72 MP3
RAM 6 GB 4 GB 6 GB
Inbuilt Storage 64 GB 64 GB 64 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 256 GB
Primary Camera 13 MP + 2 MP 16 MP + 2 MP 16 MP + 5 MP
Secondary Camera 16 MP 16 MP 25 MP
Flash Yes, LED Flash Yes, LED Flash Yes, LED Flash
OS Version Android v8.1 (Oreo) Android v8.1 (Oreo) Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Custom UI Funtouch OS 4.0 ColourOS 5.2 Funtouch OS 4.5
Battery Capacity 3260 mAh 3500 mAh 3315 mAh
Fingerprint Sensor Yes (rear mounted) Yes (rear mounted) Yes (rear mounted)
Fast Charge Support No No Yes
Wireless Charging No No No
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes Yes