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All the vivo Smartphones Available in Kenya and their Prices

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Vivo is the latest smartphone manufacturer to start operations in Kenya. The company officially brought its smartphones to the country towards the end on 2019 and you can get them in retail stores across the country. In this post we will be looking at all the vivo smartphones available in Kenya and their prices.

Vivo has a wide range of devices but in Kenya, the company has a handful in different price segments. For a company Getting into a new market, this selection is quite good as it covers the different segments from the affordable ones to the mid-range options.

Here are some of the vivo smartphones in Kenya and their prices. The prices are accurate as of today (31/01/2020) but I will try and update this post if there are any changes. Most of these smartphones are not available through online platforms like Jumia and Masoko so I have not linked to any. Your best bet is to check offline retail stores.

The vivo Y90

The cheapest vivo smartphone in Kenya is available for Ksh 10,999. This is the vivo Y90 that you can get in Kenya for that price. This is not a cheap smartphone but it is cheap compared to the other products the company has.

Here are some of its key specifications.

Display: 6.22-inch IPS LCD display with 720 x 1520 pixels pixels resolution
Processor:  MediaTek Helio A22
GPU:  PowerVR GE8320
RAM: 2 GB
Storage: 16/32 GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card
Cameras: 8MP rear camera, 5 MP front-facing camera
SIM: dual SIM
Battery: 4,030mAh battery
Android: Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch 4.5

The vivo Y11

Following the Y90 closely is the vivo Y11 whose price is set at Ksh 13,499. This provides some slight upgrades to those who may see the Y90 as being too basic.

vivo y11 in kenya

Below are some key vivo Y11 specifications.

Display: 6.35-inch IPS LCD display with 720 x 1544 pixels pixels pixels resolution
Processor:  Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
GPU:  Adreno 505
RAM: 3 GB
Storage: 32 GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card
Cameras: Dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera, 8 MP front-facing camera
SIM: dual SIM
Battery: 5,000mAh battery
Android: Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch 9.1

The vivo Y12

The next device in the list is the vivo Y12 that you can get in Kenya for Ksh 14,999. With an AI triple camera and a few other features, this is a good deal for anyone looking for a device within this price range.

Below are some of the vivo Y12 Specifications.

Display: 6.35-inch IPS LCD display with 720 x 1544 pixels pixels pixels resolution
Processor:  MediaTek Helio P22
GPU:  PowerVR GE8320
RAM: 3/4 GB
Storage: 32/64 GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card
Cameras: Triple 13MP + 8MP + 2MP rear camera, 8 MP front-facing camera
SIM: dual SIM
Battery: 5,000mAh battery
Android: Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch 9.1

The vivo Y15

Add a few thousand shillings and you get the vivo Y15 that in Kenya is available for Ksh 19,999. Just at the ksh 20,000 edge, the Y15 adds a few extra features and gets into the very competitive market segment.

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Vivo y15 y17

Here are its key specifications         

Display: 6.35-inch IPS LCD display with 720 x 1544 pixels pixels pixels resolution
Processor:  MediaTek Helio P22
GPU:  PowerVR GE8320
RAM: 4 GB
Storage: 64 GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card
Cameras: Triple 13MP + 8MP + 2MP rear camera, 16 MP front-facing camera
SIM: dual SIM
Battery: 5,000mAh battery
Android: Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch 9.1      

The vivo Y17

At Ksh 24,999 is the vivo Y17. In Kenya it competes with the Huawei Y9 series devices among others. It does cater for those who want a little bit more from their smartphones but do not want to break the bank just to get one.

Below are some vivo Y17 specifications.

Display: 6.35-inch IPS LCD display with 720 x 1544 pixels pixels pixels resolution
Processor:  MediaTek Helio P35
GPU:  PowerVR GE8320
RAM: 4 GB
Storage: 128 GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card
Cameras: Triple 13MP + 8MP + 2MP rear camera, 20 MP front-facing camera
SIM: dual SIM
Battery: 5,000mAh battery
Android: Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch 9.1

The Vivo Y19

The vivo Y19 is the latest addition to the company’s portfolio to launch in Kenya. The phone was officially launched in the country earlier this month and is currently available in retail stores for Ksh 26,999.

Vivo Y19 KENYA

Here are some vivo Y19 specifications.

Display: 6.53-inch IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution
Processor:  MediaTek Helio P65
GPU:  Mali-G52 MC2
RAM: 8 GB
Storage: 128 GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256 GB
Cameras: Triple: 16MP + 8MP + 2MP rear cameras, 16 MP front-facing camera
SIM: dual SIM
Battery: 5,000mAh battery
Android: Android 9 Pie with Funtouch 9.2

Also Read: Vivo Y19 Specifications

The vivo V17 Pro

At the top of the list is the vivo V17 Pro that in Kenya is available for Ksh 40,999. This is the only smartphone from the company that I have reviewed and I loved it. It is well built and promises a lot and as expected, it does deliver. This is also the only device not in the Y-series line-up as you can tell from the name and the price.

Below are some of its specifications.

Display: 6.44-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels
Processor:  Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
GPU:  Adreno 612
RAM:  8 GB
Storage: 128GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card up to 182GB
Cameras: Quad: 48MP + 8MP + 16MP + 2MP + QVGA rear camera, 32 MP and 8MP motorised front-facing camera
SIM: dual SIM
Battery: 4100mAh battery
Android: Android 9 Pie; Funtouch OS 9.1

Also Read: The Vivo V17 Pro Review


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