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
|Specs||Vivo Y17 Specifications|
|Body||Dimensions||159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 x 1544 pixels|
|Platform||Operating System||Android 9.0 Pie; Funtouch 9|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio P35|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Storage||Internal space||4 GB RAM, 128GB storage|
|MicroSD card Slot||Yes, up to 256 GB|
|Camera||Rear Facing Cameras||Triple 13MP + 8MP + 2MP|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video Recording||Yes, up to 1080p@30fps|
|Front facing camera||20 MP|
|Connectivity||Cellular Data||2G, 3G, 4G|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Battery||5000 mAh non-removable battery|
|Available colors||Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple|
Also Read: Vivo Y15 Specifications and Price in Kenya