I don’t know why smartphones gets rebranded or changes moniker whenever it arrives in China.
This is a mid-range phone and as it is, it is meant to deliver a very good performance.
Vivo has been around for years now and their products nowadays seems to be improving, that’s why i like to see competition, everyone is stepping up.
Where to buy Vivo Y5s
Vivo Y5s key Specs and Features
- 6.53-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels (395 ppi)
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6768 Helio P65
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB built-in storage and supports memory card up to 256GB
- Android 9.0 (Pie), Funtouch 9.2
- 16MP + 8MP +2MP Triple Rear Camera
- 16MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
- 5,000 mAh non-removable battery.
Design and Display
The Vivo Y5s is a premium looking phone, it has that gradient color finish which shines and brightens if a light is positioned at it. The triple camera is aligned vertically at the top left corner of the device.
Just below the camera is an LED flash for your awesome shots in low light conditions, there is also a Vivo branding at the bottom left corner of the phone.
Looking at the front, you can see a waterdrop notch cut-out which houses the 16MP front camera. The smartphone measures about 162.2 x 76.5 x 8.9mm which makes it easy to hold.
It weighs about 193 grams which is considered a little bit heavy and it had a single Sim or Dual SIM which is Nano.
It comes in two colors which are gradient colors of blue and green with black color.
On the front, it has a screen size of 6.53inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 Pixel. You don’t need anybody to tell you that the display is massive, media consumption users will so much enjoy this phone.
Colour representation will be average too because it has a 395 Pixel per inch (PPI) but it shouldn’t mean the display will be bad, at least for a mid range phone, it is very ok.
The bezels and chin too are low which makes it to have 84.4% screen to body ratio and 19:5:9 aspect ratio.
Hardware and Software
Like i always say about phones, before you get a smartphone, know what you want from it before buying to avoid stories, let me remind you again, this is a mid range phone.
The Vivo Y5s is powered by Mediatek Helio P65 which has an Octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz, paired with a 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM.
It runs on Android 9 pie with Vivo Funtouch OS 9.2 on top. There is an option to extend the storage up to 256GB via a micro SD card. With all this hardware and software specs, you can tell that this smartphone will perform well.
There is Multi Turbo technology onboard for smoother overall performance. For gaming, it comes with Game Magic Box feature. The power button of the phone when double tapped launches the Jovi AI assistant.
A long press on the screen can quickly identify and intelligently extract information for scheduling reminder, viewing more details, booking hotels, viewing flights and more
Camera and Battery
In terms of photography, the Vivo Y5s features a triple rear cameras which consists of 16MP main sensor with an aperture of f/1.8, 8MP ultra wide lens with an aperture of f/2.2 and a 2MP macro lens with an aperture of f/2.4.
For your video calling and selfie shooting, the Vivo Y5s has a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture.
There is a flash light at the rear to support the camera in low light but there isn’t any flash on the front, guess it must be using a screen flash.
The camera features of this phone includes a SuperHDR, panorama, portrait mode, professional mode, time-lapse photography and full HD video recording.
The rear camera and the front camera can shoot 1080p videos at 30 frames per second (FPS) which is normal for a budget devices.
What is giving the device energy is a huge 5000mAh battery and you no need to worry because you can still top it up fast since it supports 18W fast charging.
You can also make use of it to charge other phones that you might have because it supports reverse charging at 5W speed. This is why i told you in the first place that vivo is trying.
In terms of connectivity, the Vivo Y5s specs revealed that it came with a dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, microUSB and 3.5mm audio jack.
The smartphone supports band 28 which means it supports Glo 4G.
Vivo Y5s Price and Availability
The Vivo Y5s price in Nigeria is about 76,000 Naira and you can get in those places that i listed earlier on this post cheap. This phone is not available in Nigeria yet but it will in no time.
Vivo Y5s Specs
The full details and features of the Vivo Y5s is listed in a table below.
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A|
|Dimensions||162.2 x 76.5 x 8.9 mm (6.39 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||193 g (6.81 oz)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie); Funtouch 9.2|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6768 Helio P65 (12nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB|
|RAM/ROM||128GB 6GB RAM|
|Triple||16 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, macro camera
|Features||Led flash, HDR, Panorama|
|Single||16 MP, f/2.0|
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Size||Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast battery charging 18W
Power bank/Reverse charging 5W
|Colors||Magnetic Black, Spring White, Blue|
|Price||About 190 EUR|
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Vivo Y5s price in other countries
- Vivo Y5s price in United States is about 210 USD.
- Vivo Y5s price in Saudi Arabia is about 790 Riyals (SAR).
- Vivo Y5s price in Indonesia is about 3173713 Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).
- Vivo Y5s price in India is about 15312 Indian Rupees (INR).
- Vivo Y5s price in Bangladesh is about 17730 Taka (BDT).
- Vivo Y5s price in Pakistan is about 35460 Pakistani Rupees (PKR).
- Vivo Y5s price in South Africa is about 3546 Rands (ZAR).
- Vivo Y5s price in Egypt is about 3304 Egyptian Pounds (EGP).
- Vivo Y5s price in Kenya is about 22566 Kenyan Shillings (KSH).
- Vivo Y5s price in Ghana is about 1209 Cedis (GHS).