Vivo V11i Price is PHP 15,999, Has 128GB Storage, Helio P60 Processor, AI Camera

Aside from unveiling the all-new Vivo V11 Android handset, Vivo Mobile Philippines shocked bloggers, members of the media, dealers, and fans who attended the phone's launch held at the Grand Ballroom of Shangri-La at The Fort in BGC Taguig City last night - September 11, 2018 - by also announcing an even more affordable variant of their hero midrange model for the second half of this year.

Despite lacking the In-Display Fingerprint Scanner, SuperAMOLED display, and 6GB RAM of the regular Vivo V11, the Vivo V11i still has enough compelling features to give competing devices in the mid-level bracket a big run for their money.

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In terms of design and build, the Vivo V11i is more or less identical to the Vivo V11 with some differences here and there.

Vivo V11i's 6.3-inch FullHD+ LTPS display is 0.1 inch smaller than Vivo V11's SuperAMOLED panel. However, both phones' screens have comparable pixel density as well as extremely thin bezels -- also, they even have a small half-circle Halo Notch on top, housing the front-cam.

Not having an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, Vivo V11i's squircle finger scanner at the back is perhaps its identifying physical characteristic when placed vis-a-vis the more expensive Vivo V11. Nevertheless, both models' back panel features 3.5 Curved Glass in two colors, namely, Starry Night and Nebula.

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According to our friends from Vivo Mobile PH, the Vivo V11i has the following stand-out features or key selling points:

25 MegaPixel f/2.0 Front Cam with AI Beauty Software - Super high resolution front-facing snapper which delivers clear selfies that still look like you even after beautification effect.

Dual Rear Camera Module - The 16MP + 5MP Combo enables virtual Bokeh Effect, wherein the subject's background is lusciously blurred. You may also apply this effect after you take the shot.

AI Low Light Mode and AI Backlight HDR - Vivo V11i's imaging software is intelligent enough to adjust highlights and shadows on the spot to give you the best looking photos various lighting conditions -- even in low light or if the subject's background is really bright.

AI Scene Recognition - The cameras automatically figure out the subject that's in front of the lenses and instantly tweaks settings to deliver desirable images.

Vivo Funmoji - The company's version of AR Emoji, letting you add fun characters or stickers to your selfie videos and photos. Also, this feature eve lets you create your own personalized emojis!

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Good Set of Internal Hardware, Including Expansive Storage - Expect more than decent mobile performance from this midrange handset -- thanks to its 12nm powerful yet energy-efficient MediaTek Helio Processor, 4GB of RAM, and a whopping 128GB of internal storage that you can even beef up using the dedicated microSD card slot; Talk about not having to delete or transfer large files every now and then just to get more space in your handset.

AI Game Mode - Vivo V11i is smart enough to keep your game running in the background should you need to attend to urgent things like receiving calls or sending text messages in the middle of gameplay. A great feature for avid mobile gamers who hate losing their progress due to external factors they can't control.

Jovi - This is Vivo's version of a Virtual Assistant -- similar to Apple's Siri or Samsung's Bixby. Incorporating Google Lens and Google Assistant, Jovi can perform searches, give directions, mark calendars, and even suggest vacation spots, among many others.

Vivo V11i, Vivo V11i Philippines

Interested? The stylish and classy Vivo V11i dons an official suggested retail price of just PHP 15,999 here in the Philippines, which is very competitive given the handset's technical specifications. This model should be up for purchase at all Vivo Concept Stores nationwide as well as all of the brand's authorized retail stores online and in malls across the country within the next few days.

Vivo V11i Specs
155.9 x 75.6 x 8.1 mm
163 grams
6.3 inches, FullHD+ 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 Aspect Ratio, LTPS Halo FullView Display, 400 ppi
84.1% Screen to Body Ratio
Halo Notch
Dual Rear Camera: 16 MegaPixels, PDAF, LED Flash, AI + 5MP Depth Sensor
Front Camera: 25 MegaPixels, f/2.0, AI Beauty 2.1
1080p FullHD 30fps Front and Back Video Recorder
FunTouch OS 4.5 Interface
Android 8.1 Oreo Operating System
Octa-Core (4 x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 + 4 x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53), MediaTek Helio P60 Processor
Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
4GB RAM
128GB ROM
Dedicated microSD Slot
microUSB 2.0, USB OTG
9V 2A Fast Charging
Non-Removable 3,150 mAh Li-Po
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2
4G LTE Cat7
FM Radio
Dual nanoSIM, Dual Standby
Fingerprint Scanner at the Back
Facial Recognition
3.5mm Audio Jack
3D Curved Glass Back Panel
Starry Night, Nebula (Blue-Purple Gradient)

Vivo V11i Price
Official Price in the Philippines - PHP 15,999
Official Launch Date in the Philippines: September 11, 2018

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