A brand new phone below Rs. 15,000 has been launched with a 16-megapixel front camera with a Samsung S5K3P3ST sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and Moonlight Glow light. It is the Vivo Y69 priced in India at Rs. 14,990.
The phone will go on sale from September 1 via Amazon, Flipkart, and offline stores in the country. It will be available in Champagne Gold and Matte Black colour variants.
“We are pleased to introduce the Y69 in the Y series product portfolio and are confident that its premium design and superior camera features will offer great value to customers at an ideal price point. With the festive season around the corner, we are committed to fulfilling our brand promise and adding a surprise element for our valued customers with innovative devices. The forthcoming quarter shows real promise, and we are confident that our latest offering will gather positive responses from the customers,” Kenny Zhang, CMO of Vivo India, said during the launch.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Vivo Y69 runs Funtouch OS 3.2 based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6570 SoC coupled with 3GB RAM. The phone has a 13-megapixel camera with a Samsung S5K3L8 sensor, dual-LED flash, and an f/2.2 aperture. It has a fingerprint scanner on its home button. It features 32GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity sensor. The smartphone weighs 162.8 grams and measures 154.6×75.7×7.7mm.
Vivo is launching another selfie focused camera under Rs. 15,000.
The launch is set for September 7 in Mumbai where price, specifications, and availability details will be unveiled.
“Redefine the selfie experience with the revolutionary selfie camera,” the tagline of the invite reads.
Vivo recently launched the selfie-focused Vivo V5s smartphone priced it at Rs. 18,990. The front camera has a 20-megapixel front camera with a ‘Moonlight Glow’ front light and an f/2.0 aperture, apart from the Face Beauty 6.0 app. On the rear, it has a 13-megapixel camera with PDAF and dual-LED flash.
The phone runs Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It features a fingerprint sensor on its home button. It bears a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D Curved Glass, Gorilla Glass protection, and a pixel density of 267ppi. It is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC coupled with 4GB RAM, 64GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card up to 256GB.