Vivo has launched a new budget segment smartphone in China, called – Vivo Y9s. This smartphone is said to be the rebranded version of the Vivo V17. The Vivo Y9s comes with a waterdrop-style display notch, diamond-shaped quad rear camera setup, and a gradient back.
Vivo Y9s specifications, features
The dual-SIM (Nano) Vivo Y9s runs Android 9 Pie with Funtouch OS 9 on top. The Vivo Y9s sports a 6.38-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, waterdrop-style notch design. This smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with 8GB of RAM, under the box.
For image department, the Vivo Y9s carries the quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, paired with an 8-megapixel secondary sensor that has an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens. The rear camera setup also includes a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor for macro shots both with f/2.4 lenses on top. Further, the Vivo Y9s houses a 32-megapixel selfie camera at the front, along with an f/2.0 lens.
The Vivo Y9s has 128GB of onboard storage that is expandable via a microSD card. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor. This smartphone houses a 4,500mAh battery on the Y9s that supports 18W Dual Engine fast charging technology.
The Vivo Y9s price is set at CNY 1,998 (roughly Rs. 20,400) for the lone 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The smartphone will be available for purchase in China starting December 6. Details about its availability and availability in global markets are not revealed, though. Moreover, it is already on pre-orders in Glazed Black, Nebula Blue, and Symphony of Light colour variants.