Vivo U20 has been launched in India as a successor to the Vivo V10. The latest Vivo phone sports a triple rear camera setup that includes a main 16-megapixel snapper, and it offers a 16-megapixel camera at the front as well for selfies. The Vivo U20 is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC, which is claimed to bring a 25 percent boost over the Snapdragon 665 SoC at the heart of its predecessor. It also features a large 5,000mAh battery that supports the proprietary 18W Dual-Engine fast charging technology.
The Vivo U20 (First Impressions) has been priced at Rs. 10,990 for the base 4GB + 64GB variant, while the 6GB + 64GB model carries a price tag of Rs. 11,990 in India. Vivo's latest phone comes in Racing Black and Blaze Blue colour options. The phone will go on sale in India starting 12pm (noon) on November 28. It will be available via Amazon.in and the official Vivo e-shop. Launch offers on the Vivo U20 include Rs. 1,000 off on prepaid purchase and no-cost EMI for up to 6 months.
The dual-SIM Vivo U20 runs Android Pie with Funtouch OS 9 custom skin on top. The phone features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) display with 90.3 percent screen-to-body ratio and peak brightness of 480 nits.
Vivo claims it has obtained the Widevine L1 certification for the phone, which means users can enjoy high-resolution content from streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Vivo U20 draws power from the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM.
Talking about the phone's triple rear camera setup, it is highlighted by a 16-megapixel main camera with the Sony IMX499 sensor and an f/1.8 aperture. It is accompanied by an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor with an f/2.2 aperture and 120-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture that can capture stills at a distance of up to 4cm. On the front is a 16-megapixel camera for selfies with an f/2.0 aperture.
Vivo U20 packs 64GB of UFS 2.1 storage and it can further be expanded via a microSD card slot (up to 256GB). Connectivity options on the Vivo U20 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, and Galileo. Sensors packed inside the Vivo U20 are an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, magnetometer, gyroscope, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication.
The Vivo U10 successor packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports the proprietary Dual-Engine fast charging technology. Vivo bundles the 18W charger in the Vivo U20's retail package. Vivo U20's dimensions are 162.15 x 76.47 x 8.89mm and it tips the scales at 193 grams. The Vivo U20 has a plastic build and its main rear camera can record 1080p videos at up to 60fps, while 4K video capture maxes out at 30fps.