Last week, we reported the leaked Vivo Y17 key specs and image. The pre-order also started a few days ago through various offline stores in India. Today, the company has confirmed officially that the latest Vivo Y17 is now available for purchases in India for an affordable price of INR17, 990, which is about $260.
The Android smartphone arrives with 6.35-inch waterdrop-style notch display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1544 pixels. The phone has an AI-powered triple camera setup on the rear which includes a 13MP main camera with f/2.2, 8MP ultra-wide secondary shooter, and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4. On the front is a 20MP for selfies. The camera has some interesting features such as Digital Zoom, Auto-Focus, Auto-Flash, Face detention, and Touch to Focus.
The budget smartphone looks pretty much like the trendy Vivo V15 in design with a fingerprint scanner on the back panel. The Vivo Y17 is operating on Android 9 Pie and is equipped with Octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 SoC. The smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM which may be the only model available now. The RAM is paired with 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via MicroSD card. The connectivity options include VoLTE support, Hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual nano-SIM, Wifi Direct, etc. The device is powered by a monster 5,000mAh Li-ion battery with 18W fast charging technology.
As we mentioned earlier, this Android smartphone can now be purchased in India at a price tag of INR17,990 ( about $260). The color options include Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple.