Vivo is on a launch spree. After launching the S1 Pro and U20 in the Philippines and India respectively, the company has launched yet another smartphone– Vivo V17– in Russia. The phone is essentially a rebranded version of Vivo S1 Pro that launched in the Philippines last week and is set to reach other markets soon.
The specs of the new Vivo V17 reveal that the phone comes with the same Snapdragon 665 chipset as inside the Vivo S1 Pro. It has 8GB RAM and 128gb of storage. The device sports a 6.38-inch AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. It is fuelled by a 4500mAh battery and an in-screen fingerprint scanner.
The camera is the highlight of the Vivo V17 smartphone. The smartphone comes with a quad-camera set up at the back. Similar to the S1 Pro, a diamond-shaped camera module sits at the back of the phone and houses four camera sensors- 48MP main sensor, 8MP sensor for ultrawide shots, 2MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. It comes with a 32MP selfie camera with gesture control feature. The smartphone is available in two color variants – Cloudy Blue and Blue Fog.
Vivo V17 specifications
The Vivo V17 sports a 6.38-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) Super AMOLED FullView Display. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent and has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The Vivo V17 sports an in-display fingerprint scanner. Just like the Vivo S1 Pro launched in the Philipines, the V17 sports an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, bundled with 8GB of RAM.
At the back, the Vivo V17 has a diamond-shaped quad rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a 108-degree field of view (FoV). It also houses a 2-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, the Vivo V17 smartphone houses a 32-megapixel selfie camera sensor.
There is 128GB of storage onboard which is further expandable using a microSD card slot up to 256GB. The V17 also has NFC for contactless payments and has support for dual fast charge. The smartphone has support for Bluetooth 5.0, dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi among others. It has a USB Type-C port and packs in a 4,500mAh battery. The Vivo V17 runs FuntouchOS 9.2 based on Android 9 Pie.
Vivo V17’s expected price
The smartphone has been launched in Russia for 22,990 Rubles. This comes to around Rs 25,800 in India. It remains to be seen if Vivo can get aggressive with the pricing. The phone is expected to launch in India in the second week of December.