Grab Vivo NEX, Vivo V9 at Just Rs 1,947 During Vivo Freedom Carnival Sale Starting August 7

Offers include a coupon redeemable at Vivo e-Store only and worth Rs 3,000 on the purchase of Vivo V7+ and a coupon worth Rs 2,000 on buying Vivo V7.

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With the country gearing up to celebrate its 72nd Independence Day in a couple of weeks, Vivo has stepped in to add to the gala. With three flash sales lined up on three consecutive days, the August month will certainly be memorable for the Vivo fans in the country. Come August 7 and you can get your hands on the new Vivo flagship for a mere Rs 1,947. Here’s how.

Vivo NEX, V9: Just for Rs 1,947

Vivo has officially announced today that it will hold a ‘Freedom Carnival’ sale on August 7, 8 and 9 from 12 pm until stocks last, where all Vivo smartphones will be sold with great offers. The sale is exclusive to the Vivo online store, and comes as a celebration of India’s Independence on August 15 from the British Raj. Among other offers, the Freedom Carnival sale will see the Vivo NEX and Vivo V9 smartphones going for a flat Rs 1,947 offer price, while Vivo accessories such as earphones and USB cables will sell for just Rs 72 each.

Speaking about the special sale, Vivo India executive Jerome Chen said, “Vivo wanted to make the 72nd Independence Day special for all its customers. Our Freedom Carnival brings exclusive offers on our latest products and provides the freedom for everybody to celebrate and express themselves through Vivo smartphones and accessories.”

Other lucrative offers include a coupon redeemable at Vivo e-Store only and worth Rs 3,000 on the purchase of Vivo V7+ and a coupon worth Rs 2,000 on buying Vivo V7.

Some Vivo smartphones will sell with an additional cashback offer of up to Rs 4,000 cashback for using any major debit or credit card, while all Vivo smartphones sold in the Freedom Carnival sale will have 12-month No Cost EMIs as a common offer. If you buy the Vivo NEX, Vivo V9 or the Vivo X21, you will get Bluetooth earphones worth Rs 1,200 free.

Vivo NEX: Price in India, Specifications

The Vivo NEX released in June and is selling for Rs 44,990 at The device comes with an all-screen 6.59-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display that churns out a pixel resolution of 2316×1080. The device features a much-talked-about sliding selfie camera that elevates from within the body, and is equipped with an 8MP Sony sensor. There is no notch here and the fingerprint sensor as well as the earpiece both go inside the display, with the phone using a screen sound-casting technology to make the earpiece work without it being visible. Powering the handset is the flagship Snapdragon 845 with Kyro 385 architecture, Adreno 630 GPU, and a new cooling system. The phone comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal memory, and a dual-engine fast-charging 4,000 mAh battery.

Vivo V9: Features, Price

The Vivo V9 is a more mid-range offering, with a Rs 20,990 price tag at presently. It has a 6.3-inch FullView Full HD+ display that has a small notch, slim bezels and a tiny chin, with the notch housing a 24MP selfie camera that is equipped with Face Unlock and Face Beautification features based on artificial intelligence. The rear dual camera is a 16MP+5MP unit that gets 4K video recording, AI Bokeh, AI HDR, time-lapse, AR stickers, gender detection, face beautification in video mode, panorama, and ultra-fast autofocus.

The Vivo V9 comes with a Funtouch OS 4.0 skin based on Android 8.1 Oreo, and has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 octa-core SoC powering it. The phone gets a 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, with a third and dedicated SD card slot for stretching the storage to 256GB. The Vivo V9 supports dual 4G SIM cards in nano size.

The artificial intelligence aiding the front camera on the Vivo V9 also makes the phone tone down the volume of notifications when you are looking at the phone, a feature Vivo calls AI Attention Sensing.

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