Thursday, January 27, 2022

Vivo V20 Launching in Kenya with 44MP Selfie Camera

Vivo Kenya has announced it is ready to unveil its latest device under the V-series in the market soon. The company says the device which will be branded under the slogan ‘’Be the Focus’’. It will seek to offer extraordinary photography and videography solutions and bring the best moment of truth to users by capturing creative portraits and imaginative videos.

The Vivo V20 will feature a signature 44MP Eye Autofocus selfie which can shoot up to 4K selfie video with additional unique features such as the – Slo-Mo Selfie video, steadiface selfie video, Dual-view video for back and front viewing at the same time and the Super Night Selfie—that enhance selfie quality and empower users to record life’s special moments.

Vivo V20 Launching in Kenya with 44MP Selfie Camera

At the back, the V20 has a triple camera set up that brings a 64MP+8MP+2MP back camera featuring Super Night Mode on the main lens, which supports tripod shooting, wide-angle night scenes, and a stylish night filter, enabling users to capture stunning photos in low-light scenarios. The device will also feature Dual-View Video, which allows the user to combine footage captured by the front and rear cameras.   

 “With the vivo V20, we have ensured that the device can meet the ever-changing requirements of the young trendsetting generation and also keep them up-to-date with the latest trends in smartphone technology. The device shall revolutionize smartphone technology in the country,” said vivo Smartphone Kenya Brand Manager James Irungu. 

Vivo V20 Launching in Kenya with 44MP Selfie Camera

On the design, the V20 will sport an ultra-sleek and light design, measuring 7.38mm thin and weighing only 170g with AG Matte Glass adding a soft and delicate touch, as well as Dual Tone Step, V20 complements the styles of trendy young consumers. Running on Android 11-based Funtouch OS 11 on top, the handset will bestow a 6.44-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display (2400×1080 pixels) with a water-drop notch and the screen is also home to a fingerprint reader.

Vivo says the V20 shall be launched before Christmas and will be available in two colours, that is the Midnight jazz and the Sunset melody where the price and availability shall be announced. 

Vivo V20 Specifications:

PRICEExpected KES. 40,000
Display6.44 inches Super AMOLED 
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio 
Rear CameraTriple:
64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP,
f/2.2, 120˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm, AF
2 MP,
f/2.4, (depth)
Front CameraSelfie:
44 MP, f/2.0, (wide), AF
ChipsetQualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
GPUAdreno 618
Storage128GB or 256GB Storage
Operating SystemAndroid 11, Funtouch 11
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Fast charging 33W 
Vivo Flash Charge 2.0
Network2G, 3G, 4G
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
SecurityOptical Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner
Colour optionsSunset Melody, Midnight Jazz, Moonlight Sonata

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