vivo s9 5g and s9e 5g announced with familiar design and upgraded internals

Vivo has just announced the S9 5G and S9e 5G – direct successors to the vivo S7 with an identical design but with upgraded hardware inside. The hardware is now capable of 5G connectivity, hence the names. And as you’ve probably guessed, the S9e is a toned-down version of the standard S9.

Let’s start with the S9 5G. It employs a MediaTek Dimensity 1100 chipset based on the 6nm node and is paired with either 8GB/128GB memory or 12GB/256GB. The display is still AMOLED with a 6.44-inch diagonal and a notch for the front-facing camera. The panel supports HDR10+ and offers an FHD+ resolution…