Sunday, January 23, 2022

Vivo Y20 goes on sale for KES. 14,000

With 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, plus a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 processor...

Vivo Kenya has officially announced the availability of its latest Y20 in the market with sales going live today. The device is priced at KES. 13,999 and will be live through Jumia. We had set a higher expected price so this is really good pricing for the specifications you’re getting including a Snapdragon processor with 4GB RAM.

The company says its new mid-range device comes with advanced features for performance, a premium design, as well as combining a cutting edge AI triple camera to seamlessly capture moments with enough detail and perfection. This combination goes in line with the brand’s focus of offering stylish smartphones infused with trendsetting technologies at the most competitive price points.

vivo Smartphone Kenya Brand Manager Mr. James Irungu, said “We are strengthening our Y-series family with the latest addition of Y20 packed with loads of features in the camera, big battery, huge storage, eye-popping colors and ultra-game mode for a complete smartphone experience for users in the mid-range price segment.

Vivo Y20 Specifications and Price in Kenya

As an evolving youth-centric brand, we are continuously innovating to deliver stylish smartphones infused with trendsetting technologies at the most competitive price points locally. Keeping in mind user’s day-to-day lives, Y20 has been designed to be user-friendly, support various multimedia activities, gaming functions and it comes equipped with a large size battery capacity and a strong processor.’’

The device comes with an AI Triple macro camera setup featuring a 13MP primary camera with a 2MP macro and a 2MP bokeh cameras and an 8MP front camera having af/2.2 large aperture and PDAF technology (Phase Detection Autofocus) to seamlessly capture breath-taking photos with more clear details.

For the battery, Y20 comes with a 5000mAh cell to provide a long-lasting experience. Vivo claims that with AI power-saving technology, a single full charge can provide up to 16 hours of online HD movie streaming or 11 hours of resource-intensive gaming action. Along with the included 18W fast charger, the Y20 also supports reverse charging via OTG cable that covers other devices, a feature that the company says has been high on demand.

The Y20 features a 6.51-inch HD+ Display with technology Vivo calls “Eye Protection”. The phone also has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It runs Funtouch OS 10.5 out of the box, with 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 460 processor. In Kenya, you will have two colour options: Obsidian black, and Nebula blue.

The Vivo Y20 features a 6.51 inches IPS LCD with a 720px1600 resolution. There's a triple camera setup at the back, a single 8MP front camera, and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage.

Vivo Y20 Specifications:

PRICERRP. KES. 13,999
Display6.51 inches IPS LCD
720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio
Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Main CameraTriple:
13 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Selfie Camera8 MP, (wide)
ChipsetQualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
GPUAdreno 610
Memory4GB RAM,
64GB internal storage, eMMC 5.1
(expandable via microSD card)
Operating SystemAndroid 10, Funtouch 10.5
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh battery
18W Fast charging
Network and Connectivity2G, 3G, 4G/LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FM Radio, Headphone jack
Micro-USB On-The-Go
Colour optionsObsidian Black, Dawn White
SecurityFingerprint (side-mounted)
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