KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 — The vivo V11 series is launching in Malaysia this coming Thursday and for those who can’t wait, you can book your unit with a RM100 booking fee. Similar to the OPPO F9 that was introduced in Malaysia recently, it has a tiny notch and the V11 comes with a gradient paint job. This is also the most affordable smartphone you can buy in Malaysia that comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The vivo V11 is officially priced at RM1,699 while the more affordable vivo V11i is listed at RM1,299. Both features a FullView display and they come with a large 128GB of internal storage.
If you’re interested, retailer DirectD is accepting pre-orders at only RM100 at their online store and retail outlets. Alternatively, you can also pre-order both the vivo V11 and V11i by paying the full price on Lazada Malaysia. According to Lazada, stocks are expected to arrive on 15 September 2018.
As a pre-order promo, V11 and V11i pre-order customers can get a V11 Giftbox plus additional goodies. On DirectD, they are offering extra 6 months extended warranty and a hotel voucher, while Lazada is providing a Digi Redemption Card with 60GB of data.
Among the two, the V11 has the better hardware. It gets a 6.41″ Full HD+ Super AMOLED display in a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and it runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE processor. The V11 also comes with 6GB of RAM and there’s 128GB of internal storage.
For imaging, it gets a 25MP f/2.0 selfie camera housed on a tiny notch, while the rear get a 12MP f/1.8 + 5MP f/2.4 camera combo with AI photography features. To unlock the device, it comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor, which is the first for vivo’s V-series lineup. Powering the device is a 3,400mAh battery which still charges via microUSB and it supports vivo’s “dual-engine” fast charge. The V11 is available in two colours – Starry Night and Nebula.
The vivo V11i on the other hand is the more affordable alternative in the V11 series. Priced at RM1,299, it gets a slightly smaller 6.3″ Full HD+ display and it is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 processor with 4GB of RAM. Internal storage is still 128GB like the V11 and it also comes with a 25MP selfie camera.
Over at the rear, there’s a 16MP + 5MP dual camera combo and there’s also a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, since the in-display unit is only available on the more expensive V11. Powering the device is a slightly smaller 3,315mAh battery. The V11i is also available in Starry Night and Nebula.