vivo Y20, the mid-range budget smartphone that made its debut in India in August, has now entered Nepal’s smartphone market exclusively via Daraz. Notably, vivo introduced two variants under its Y-series- vivo Y20, vivo Y20i. The company has brought a regular variant in Nepal.
The USP of the new vivo Y20 smartphone is its triple camera setup (13MP+2MP+2MP) and a massive 5000mAh battery. To accompany the powerhouse, it includes 18W fast charging support. Another highlight of the phone includes a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that is flanked on the right side.
On the launch of Y20, vivo Nepal, said, “We are strengthening our Y series family with the latest addition of Y20 packed with loads of features in the camera, big battery, eye-popping colors and ultra-game mode for a complete smartphone experience for users in the mid-range price segment. As an evolving youth-centric brand, we are continuously innovating to deliver stylish smartphones infused with trendsetting technologies at the most competitive price points. Keeping in mind user’s day-to-day lives, Y20 has been designed to be user-friendly, supports various multimedia activities with eye protection screen and gaming functions with large size battery and strong processor.”
Here’s an overview of the new vivo Y20 smartphone-
vivo Y20 Specifications and Features
The all-new vivo Y20 features a polished 2.5D plastic body with a plastic frame. On the rear side, the phone looks identical to Asus Zenfone 5Z, although the camera layout is a bit different.
Upfront, you will see a thin-bezel dew drop-notch style display. The tall elongated body accommodates a 6.51-inch Halo FullView display with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. It has an Eye Protection mode that reduces eye strain from blue light emission. The power button that wakes up & unlocks the device as a fingerprint reader is placed on the right side with the volume rockers sitting above it.
As mentioned, vivo launched two variants of the Y20 series. Although there isn’t much difference between the two handsets in terms of internal hardware, the vivo Y20i offers a more vibrant colored rear panel.
That said, Qualcomm’s entry-level Snapdragon 460 processor powers the phone. It comes in a single 4GB RAM+64GB native storage variant and has a dedicated microSD slot that supports up to 256GB storage. Vivo Y20 runs Android 10-based FunTouch OS 10.5.
For photography, you get a triple camera setup at the back housing a 13MP primary shooter with f/2.2 aperture and two 2MP sensors with f/2.4 aperture. Upfront, there is an 8MP camera with f/1.8 aperture for selfies. The camera software offers portrait, slo-mo, panorama, live photo, and professional mode.
vivo Y20 comes with a super capacity 5000mAh battery with AI power-saving technology. The company claims that 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 a 10W charger, the Y20 also supports reverse charging via OTG cable covering your other devices.
Besides a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, the phone includes Face wake Technology for quick unlock. The phone carries dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, USB OTG, FM Radio, and micro-USB port for charging in terms of connectivity.
Sensors on board include- accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, e-compass, and side-mounted fingerprint reader. The vivo Y20 weighs 192.3 grams and has a dimension of 164.4 x 76.3 x 8.4 mm.
Key Specs of vivo Y20
- Display: 6.5-inch HD+ FullView LCD display (720x1600pixels; 20:9 aspect ratio; 270ppi pixel density)
- Body: Glass front, 2.5D polished plastic rear, plastic frame
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 (11nm; GPU- Adreno 610)
- Operating System: Android 10, FunTouch 10.5 OS
- RAM: 4GB
- ROM: 64GB (dedicated microSD slot- 256GB)
- Rear camera: 13MP (wide) with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP (macro) & 2MP (depth) with f/2.4 aperture
- Front camera: 8MP (wide), 1080p video recording @30fps
- Sensors: Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, compass, side-mounted fingerprint reader
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0, micro-USB port, USB OTG, A-GPS, GLONASS, FM radio, 3.5mm audio jack
- Battery: 5000mAh (18W Fast Charging support)
- Color options: Obsidian Black and Dawn White
vivo Y20 Price in Nepal and Availability
The new vivo Y20 price in Nepal is Rs. 20,990 and will be available in the stylish colour schemes of Obsidian Black and Nebula Blue. The vivo Y20 will be available from25th September exclusively on Daraz.
|vivo Model||Price in Nepal||Availability|
|vivo Y20 (3GB+64GB)||NPR 20,990||Daraz: September 25
Retail Stores: October 2
The vivo Y20 smartphone will be made available in offline channels from the 2nd of October.