Vivo Y15 to challenge Redmi Note 7 Pro with triple cameras, India launch soon

Vivo Y17
Vivo Y17 Image used for representation

The Chinese giant Vivo will soon be launching a new mid-range smartphone in India. Dubbed as Vivo Y15, the phone will offer triple rear cameras, just like the recently launched Vivo Y17.

According to the report by 91Mobiles, the Vivo Y15 will be priced between Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 and will be launching very soon in the country. At this price, the phone will be competing with smartphones like Redmi Note 7 Pro and Realme 3 Pro. However, the exact launch date is yet to be revealed. The report didn’t reveal specifications either, except for the fact that the device will bear three cameras at the back.

Given that Y15 will be a younger sibling to the Y17, we can expect it to be a toned-down version of the same. Previously, a report claimed that Vivo India would soon release a smartphone named as Vivo Y3. However, now it seems that the rumoured handset is Y15 and not Y3.

Vivo Y17 Specifications

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As for the specs, Y17 comes with a 6.35-inch full view display with an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1544 pixels and a 19.3:9. Aspect ratio. The same could be expected for the Y15.

Under the hood, the phone gets powered by MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core SoC, clubbed with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Also, there’s a dedicated slot for microSD card on the device.

For photography, the Vivo Y17 gets a triple camera set up at the back. It includes a 13-megapixel main sensor with PDAF and f/2.2 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, it bears a 20MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture and features like face beauty and portrait bokeh.

On the software, it runs Android 9 Pie OS that is customized with FunTouch OS 9 UI. All of this is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging through microUSB 2.0. Lastly, connectivity features on the handset include 4G, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, FM Radio, and a microUSB 2.0 port. The Vivo Y17 also features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

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