Vivo Launches an Affordable Midranger With In-Display Fingerprint Reader

Earlier this month, reports and leaks regarding an alleged Vivo S1 started making rounds on the internet.

Turns out, the smartphone was Vivo’s new mid-ranger Y7s that just launched in China. Vivo Y7s is the first smartphone to feature the new MediaTek Helio P65 SoC that brings upgraded CPUs to the package.

Design and Display

 

Y7s comes with gradient colors and glossy finish on the back. The triple sensor camera and the flash are vertically aligned on the left. The smartphone is available in two colors: Sea Wind Blue and Wave Blue. Sea wind blue has a pink gradient paint job while the Wave Blue has a blackish gradient.

Display-wise, the smartphone features a 6.38-inch Super AMOLED display with an under-display fingerprint scanner. The display boasts 1080p resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

Internal and Storage

Under the hood, Vivo Y7s is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio P65 featuring two Cortex-A75 cores and six Cortex-A55 cores, all clocked at 2.0 GHz, topped with ARM Mali-G52 which is faster as compared to the GPU in Helio P60.

The smartphone features 6 GB RAM and 128 gigs of built-in storage which is expandable up to 256 GB with a memory card.

Software-wise, Vivo Y7s runs on Android 9.0 Pie topped with Funtouch OS.

Cameras

The smartphone features a triple sensor rear camera with an 8 MP ultra-wide lens on the top, 16 MP main sensor in the middle followed by a 2 MP depth sensor and the LED flash.

On the front, it has a single 16 MP shooter featuring an AI beauty mode.

Battery and Pricing

Vivo Y7s comes with an impressive 4500 mAh battery backed by 18W of fast charging, unfortunately, over the dated MicroUSB.

The smartphone will be available for purchase by 20th of July at $260 price tag.

Vivo Y7s Specifications

  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G52 GPU
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P65 (MT6768)
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); Funtouch OS
  • Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE;
  • Display:
    • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 6.38 inches, 1080p resolution, 404 ppi
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 6 GB
    • Internal: 128 GB
    • Card slot: 128 GB
  • Camera:
    • Primary: 16 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
    • Secondary: 16 MP
  • Connectivity: LTE, MicroUSB 2.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack
  • Fingerprint scanner: Yes (under display)
  • Battery: 4500 mAh
  • Price: $260



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