Singapore has quietly introduced the latest addition to Vivo’s Y-series, the Vivo Y17s. This entry-level smartphone combines an elegant teardrop notch display with a powerful 50-megapixel dual-camera setup in the rear. Let’s dive into the Y17s’ specifications, features, and pricing.
The Vivo Y17s features a 6.56-inch IPS LCD screen with HD+ resolution (720 x 1612 pixels). It offers a 60Hz refresh rate, 83 percent NTSC color gamut, 840 nits of brightness, and a pixel density of 269 ppi, ensuring a sharp and vibrant visual experience. The front houses an 8-megapixel selfie camera, while the rear boasts a 50-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel bokeh snapper.
Under the hood, the Vivo Y17s is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, paired with 6 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128 GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. If you need more storage space, the device offers a dedicated microSD card slot. Running on Android 13 with FunTouch OS 13, it ensures a seamless user experience.
The Y17s excels in the battery department, featuring a massive 5,000mAh battery with support for 15W charging. It provides up to 19.67 hours of YouTube video playback on a single charge. The device also includes dual SIM support, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a USB-C port, a 3.5mm audio jack, and an IP54-rated chassis for added durability.
In Singapore, the Vivo Y17s is available at an attractive price of SGD 199 (~$146). It comes in two stunning colors, Glitter Purple and Forest Green. The device is expected to make its debut in other Asian markets in the coming days. Vivo’s Y17s is making a significant impact with its impressive features and budget-friendly price, offering consumers a compelling choice in the entry-level smartphone category.