The Vivo Y17 officially launches in India. Key highlights of the smartphone include its triple rear cameras and a 5000mAH battery. Priced at INR 17,990, the Vivo Y17 is offered in Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple colour options. The smartphone is available for purchase via major online retailers in India. These include the likes of Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, as well as the official Vivo e-store. Besides, it’ll also be available for purchase through authorized retail stores across the country.
Buyers who purchase the handset from online stores can avail an additional discount of INR 1000 as well as no-cost EMI for up to 9 months. Meanwhile, customers who purchase the handset offline get 5 percent cashback on SBI debit and credit cards, 5 percent cashback on HDB paper finance by credit down-payment, lowest EMIs starting at INR 1499 and no-cost EMI plans for up to 12 months. Not to mention, Jio subscribers are eligible for benefits worth INR 4000 along with no-cost EMI for up to 9 months.
Vivo Y17 specifications
The Vivo Y17 packs a 6.35-inch HD+ (1544×720 pixels) Halo FullView display having a 19:3:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone also sports a waterdrop notch at the top. Under the hood, the Vivo Y17 is powered by Mediatek’s Helio P35 processor clocked at 2.3GHz paired with 4G of RAM and 128GB built-in storage. The smartphone also comes with Ultra Gaming Mode to offer improved gaming performance by allocating system resources efficiently. Besides, it also features a Dual Turbo mode in order to reduce frame drops.
The dual-SIM handset runs on Android Pie-based Funtouch OS. Juicing up the handset is a 5000mAH battery with 18W dual-engine fast charging support.
In the photography department, the Vivo Y17 boasts vertically-stacked tripe rear cameras. It features a 13MP main sensor with f/2.2 aperture, paired by an 8MP Super Wide Angle camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP deprth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera supports PDAF, voice control, time-lapse, slow motion, HDR mode and Live photos.
For selfies, the handset gets a 20MP front-facing shooter with f/2.2 aperture. The selfie can supports features such as portrait mode, palm capture, as well as AI beauty.
Connectivity features on the handset inlcude 4G, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, FM Radio, and a microUSB 2.0 port. The Vivo Y17 also features a rear mounted fingerprint sensor.