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Vivo Y17 Specifications and Price in Kenya

Vivo Y17

The Vivo Y17 smartphone is now available in retail stores in Kenya starting from Ksh 24,999. This is one of the three Y series devices that Vivo launched in the country recently, the other two are the Vivo Y12 and the Vivo 15. The Vivo Y17 is the top of the line model and is competing with the likes of the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 and the recently unveiled Tecno Phantom 9. So, is it any good? Let us look at some of its key specifications.

These are the first three smartphones that Vivo has officially launched in Kenya. If you are unfamiliar with Vivo, it is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer owned by BBK Electronics, the same company that own OPPO and OnePlus. The company has been operating in other markets and has just recently unveiled its products in Kenya. The company has just launched three smartphones for now but the portfolio will expand in the coming months.

Below are some of the key specifications of the Vivo Y17 to help you decide if it is a smartphone worth your money.

Vivo Y17 Specifications

SpecsVivo Y17 Specifications
BodyDimensions159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm 

Weight190.5  g

DisplaySize6.35 inches

TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Resolution720 x 1544 pixels
PlatformOperating SystemAndroid 9.0 Pie; Funtouch 9

ChipsetMediatek Helio P35

CPUOcta-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)

GPU PowerVR GE8320
StorageInternal space4 GB RAM, 128GB storage

MicroSD card SlotYes, up to 256 GB
CameraRear Facing CamerasTriple 13MP + 8MP + 2MP

FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama

Video RecordingYes, up to 1080p@30fps

Front facing camera20 MP
ConnectivityCellular Data2G, 3G, 4G
Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
5000 mAh non-removable battery
Available colors
Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple
Ksh 24,999

Also Read: Vivo Y15 Specifications and Price in Kenya

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