The premium smartphone space in India has been completely dominated by Samsung and Apple till now, but over the recent years, things started to change in favor of Chinese smartphone manufacturers like OnePlus, Xiaomi's Mi 11 Ultra, and Vivo with X60 and Y73 series. We have already seen the Vivo X60 standard, Pro, and Pro plus in action and these smartphones turned out to be an impressive set of phones that can shoot a lot of videos.
Vivo has teased the launch of another budget-friendly smartphone - Vivo Y73 in India soon. The company has taken to Twitter to show off its first teaser of the smartphone after its launch was already tipped last week. The phone is expected to be around 20,000 INR. The phone is expected to have a triple rear camera system on the back panel.
The company tweeted the teaser on its Indian Twitter account, hinting at the imminent release of Vivo Y73 in the region. As per the teaser, the phone will be available in two colors - Blue and Black. The Blue has a diamond-patterned design and features a water drop-style notch at the front. The teaser suggests that the phone is coming soon but they haven't announced the date yet. The upcoming smartphone is rumored to feature an AMOLED display.
The phone has 8GB RAM and is expected to be powered by the MediaTek Helio G90 SoC and run on Android 11. The Google Play console listing suggests that Vivo Y73 will feature a full HD+ display with 1080x2400 pixels. The phone is tipped to carry model number V2059. The phone is said to have at least three camera sensors inside the module in a triangular formation, with a large camera sensor on the top and two small cameras being placed at the bottom. The phone has a sleek design with power and volume buttons on the phone's right side.
The Vivo X60 series has received much appreciation since it first launched a few months back in its home country - China. The series also made their way to the other part of the world - Europe with 5G network capability last month. The Chinese user got the same phone with a curved display. Now, the company is ready to release the next-generation series that will be reportedly launched as the Vivo X70.
According to the reports, the Vivo X70 series will be available in India in September. However, what makes the launch more interesting is the company's partnership with the Indian Premier League which Vivo has sponsored before. It has already been reported that the matches will be played after summer in UAE due to pandemic spread in India. However, we don't know the exact date of the launch yet.
Vivo X70 smartphone runs on the Android 11 operating system. The phone is powered by an octa-core processor and runs on the Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon SoC. The phone has an AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080x2400 pixels and 398 PPI pixel density. The phone has the quad-camera system on the rear side with a 48 MP primary wide camera sensor, 13 MP portrait camera sensor, 2x optical zoom, 8 MP ultrawide camera sensor, and a 5 MP macro camera sensor.
The phone's camera has features like digital zoom, auto flash, face detection, touch to focus. Regular Vivo X70 is backed by a 4,500 mAh battery. The connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, and more. Vivo X70 smartphone will be priced somewhere around Rs.25,400 for the Indian market. As far as the color options are concerned, the Vivo X70 smartphone might come in black, blue, and pink colors.
Vivo Y12s has been launched in Vietnam already as an upgrade to its previous year's Y12s model. The new phone has the same exterior with a water drop-style display notch and dual rear cameras with specialized effects. However, there is a major upgrade in terms of processing ability as the 2021's model comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC. the original Vivo Y12s were powered by MediaTek Helio P35 SoC, though its Indian variant had the same Snapdragon 439 processing chip.
The new Vivo Y12s 2021 version has been priced roughly at Rs. 10,500 for the single 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. You can purchase the phone through online websites in Vietnam. However, according to reports, the device will be available in other markets in a few weeks. The original Vivo Y12s was unveiled in November for the global market but debuted in India in January with the Snapdragon 439 processor.
The phone runs on Android 11 with Funtouch operating system 11 on the top and features a large 6.51-inch HD+ IPS display with 720 x 1,600 display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, along with 3GB of RAM. The phone features a dual-camera system on the rear side that houses a 13-megapixel primary camera sensor with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 camera sensor. It also includes an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor with an f/1.8 lens.
The Vivo Y12s comes with 32GB internal storage that can be further extended via microSD card through a dedicated slot. The phone has connectivity options including 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone also uses sensors onboard including an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. The phone is available in Glacier Blue and Phantom Black colors. The device also features the side fingerprint scanner along with a power button so you can power on and unlock your phone at the same time. The phone allows you to unlock from a bright screen in 0.23 seconds - almost too fast to see any difference at all.
There's a great deal to be said with regards to translating the plague that has become the framework behind Android programming refreshes. Apple keeps on destroying every other person, while Samsung has even upstaged Google by giving as long as four years of safety refreshes. Combined with three years of significant Android updates, and it appears to be that at any rate a couple of producers are getting progressing nicely.
Vivo is the furthest down the line organization to declared a freshly discovered obligation to giving convenient programming refreshes. In an official statement (by means of 9to5Google), Vivo affirmed that it will give three years of Android refreshes for select gadgets, specifically, its leader "Vivo X" arrangement of gadgets. Any "lead X arrangement" gadget delivered after July 2021 will get "three years of significant Android OS overhauls and security refreshes".
So what might be said about those with gadgets that have effectively been delivered, or dispatched before the July 2021 cutoff? Vivo affirmed that those may not see significant Android OS refreshes, however will "keep on accepting normal Android security refreshes". It's likewise imperative to take note of that Vivo focuses it this approach will just cover the European, Australian, and Indian business sectors.
It would likewise create the impression that Oppo is following after accordingly, however again for certain impediments. Addressing Android Planet, Oppo affirmed that it has changed its update rules and will give three years of safety refreshes for the Find X3 Neo, X3 Lite, and X3 Pro. Evidently, Oppo is likewise investigating expanding this considerably further, giving as long as four years of updates rather than only three.
For reference, Google as of now gives three years of updates to its gadgets, and Samsung has changed its practices to give as long as four years of updates. In the interim, OnePlus actually appears to be lost regarding what it ought to do, subsequent to being truly outstanding in the business for a couple of years.
Albeit the update changes are restricted to specific gadgets, it's as yet fabulous to see OEMs jumping aboard with giving a more drawn out life expectancy refreshes. Ideally, we can see this number pushed much further, however four years for a solitary phone is as of now beautiful noteworthy for what it's worth for Android gadgets.
Vivo has officially announced that it will be launching a new smartphone called the Vivo Y72 5G on March 22 starting release from Thailand. The official poster show off the design of the device. At the same time, it has appeared on the Google Play Console. Ahead of its launch, a Thailand blogger at MXPhones has unboxed the devices and uploaded a preview of the box contents along with the images of the device.
So far, Vivo Y72 5G will be the first phone by the company to have a 5G network capability. The device features a front-camera inside a teardrop notch. According to the Google Play console listing, it features a Full HD+ resolution of 1080x2408 pixels and a 440ppi pixel density. The rear side of the phone has a vertical camera housing featuring a 64MP primary camera.
As per MXPhones, the device box contains Vivo Y72 5G with blue-pink gradient, a charging adapter, USB-C cable, Earphones(3.5mm jack port), a soft case (TPU, Silicone material), and Slim Ejector Pin. The phone has power button/fingerprint scanners on the right side along with the volume buttons, a SIM card tray on the top side, and USB-C, a 3.5mm audio jack, a primary mic, and speakers to the bottom.
Vivo Y72 5G features a 64MP primary camera, and two ultra-wide sensors of 8MP, and a 2MP macro sensor. The front camera has a 16MP f/2.0 sensor. Other specs include 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, WI-FI 5GHz, and Bluetooth 5.1. The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 processing chip and a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The Vivo Y72 5G runs on Android 11 and Funtouch OS 11.1 out of the box. The phone will be releasing on March 22.