Smartphones have been launching back to back globally. With each passing day we are introduced to a set of new smartphones. Following that trend, we recently saw the launch of the Vivo V9 and Oppo F7 smartphones. Speculations have already started about Vivo V9 Vs Oppo F7 as competitors. This is because both the smartphones fall in the same price category, host similar features and are equally selfie-centric.
Vivo V9 was the first smartphone out of the two to launch globally. And if similar specifications and features weren’t enough, both the smartphones even share identical looks. If you are confused between these two smartphones, then take a look at our detailed comparison of the price, features and specifications to help you make that choice.
Vivo V9 Vs Oppo F7: Price & Availability
Vivo V9 smartphone is priced at Rs. 22, 990 and is available only in a single 4GB variant in the country. The smartphone will go on sale on April 2, though it is available for pre-order. On the other hand, Oppo F7 smartphone is comparatively priced less at Rs. 21,990 for the 4GB variant and Rs. 26,990 for the 6GB variant. Oppo’s latest smartphone will go on sale on April 9. However, Oppo F7 will go on its first flash sale on April 2.
Additionally, the 4GB variant of Oppo F7 will be available in Solar Red, Moonlight Silver and Diamond Black colour variants. Users will be able to choose from the Solar Red and Moonlight Black colour variants for the 6GB variant. Both the smartphones will be available across various online and offline stores in the country once they go on sale.
Vivo V9 Vs Oppo F7: Display
The Vivo V9 smartphone features a 6.3-inch IPS LCD display with 19:9 aspect ratio and a screen resolution of 1080×2280 pixels. Similarly, Oppo F7 sports a slightly smaller 6.23-inch full HD+ LTPS IPS TFT display with 19:9 aspect ratio and a screen resolution of 1080×2280 pixels.
Interestingly, the attractive highlight of both the smartphones is the display as they sport a top-notch design. Apart from the slightly thinner bottom bezel in Vivo V9, both the smartphones have an identical display.
Vivo V9 Vs Oppo F7: Camera
Vivo V9 features a dual camera design on the rear panel. The smartphone houses a 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensor on the rear panel with AI functions for DSLR-like output. The camera also supports phase-detection autofocus and dual-tone dual-LED flash. It can also record videos in 4K resolution. On the front panel, the smartphone features a 24-megapixel selfie camera with AI capabilities for portrait mode.
Coming to Oppo F7, the smartphone comes with a 16-megapixel camera on the back with AI support for portrait mode, vivid mode and AI scene detection. The front camera features a 25-megapixel sensor. Also, Oppo F7 is the first smartphone to come with a Sony IMX 576 sensor along with AI Beauty Technology 2.0.
It is obvious from the specifications that both the smartphones are selfie-centric. So, if you are more of a selfie person, then the Oppo F7 is apt for you as it offers a better front camera. However, if you enjoy photography in general, then Vivo V9 offers the benefit of a rich dual-camera. In all, it also depends on the features you require on your next smartphone.
Vivo V9 Vs Oppo F7: OS & Performance
Vivo V9 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. On the performance end, Vivo V9 is fuelled by a Qualcomm 626 octa-core SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone features an internal storage of 64GB, which can be expanded up to 256GB with a MicroSD card. It is further powered by a 3,260mAh battery.
Similarly, Oppo F7 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.0. In comparison, Oppo F7 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC. It comes in two variants- 4GB and 6GB of RAM. The 4GB variant will be paired with 64GB of internal storage. And, the 6GB variant will be paired with 128GB of internal storage. The internal storage on both variants can be expanded up to 256GB with a MicroSD card. Oppo F7 runs on a 3,400mAh battery.
Vivo V9 Vs Oppo F7: Conclusion
Like we mentioned at the beginning, both smartphones are almost identical in looks, performance and specifications. If you are looking for the perfect selfie-centric smartphone, then Oppo F7 is the perfect option. But, Vivo V9 takes away the prize with an amazing dual rear camera with support for 4K recording. Additionally, the price for the 4GB variant of Oppo F7 is comparatively less compared to the similar variant of Vivo V9. So, in our honest opinion, while both the smartphones have amazing pros, it depends on what you are looking for in your next smartphone.
Vivo V9 Vs Oppo F7: Comparison
|Vivo V9||Oppo F7|
|Price||Rs. 22,990||Rs. 21,990 (4GB variant) & Rs. 26,990 (6GB variant)|
|Display||6.3-inch IPS LCD display with 19:9 aspect ratio||6.23-inch full HD+ LTPS IPS TFT display with 19:9 aspect ratio|
|Processor||Qualcomm 626 octa-core SoC||MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC|
|Storage||64GB (expandable up to 256GB)||64GB/128GB (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Rear Camera||16-megapixel+5-megapixel dual camera||16-megapixel|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.0|
|Connectivity||Fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G VoLTE and Dual-SIM||Fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G VoLTE and Dual-SIM|