Vivo V19 has just been launched in India after its global debut early last month. The phone boasts of six cameras, four on the back and two on the front, along with other impressive specifications. It comes in two storage options, both of which have 8GB of RAM. On the other hand, the last generation Vivo V17 that was launched in India back in December of last year, also has four cameras on the back that have the same configuration. So, let's put the two phones head to head and see what all is different.
The Vivo V19 comes in two variants, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage as well as 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. The 128GB model is priced at Rs. 27,990 while the 256GB model is priced at Rs. 31,990. The Vivo V19 has two colour options namely, Mystic Silver and Piano Black. On the other hand, the Vivo V17 comes in a single 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant that is priced at Rs. 22,990. It is available in Glacier Ice (White) and Midnight Ocean (Black) colour options.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Vivo V19 runs Funtouch OS 10, based on Android 10, while the Vivo V17 runs Funtouch OS 9.2, based on Android 9 Pie. Both the Vivo V19 and the Vivo V17 feature a 6.44-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) Super AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor. Under the hood, the newer Vivo V19 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM while the older Vivo V17 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC with 8GB RAM.
In terms of optics, the Vivo V19 features a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens, an 8-megapixel sensor with a wide-angle f/2.2 lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens, and finally a 2-megapixel sensor with a macro f/2.4 lens. On the front, it has 32-megapixel sensor with f/2.08 lens as well as an 8-megapixel sensor f/2.28 lens. In contrast, the Vivo V17's quad rear camera setup includes the same setup as the Vivo V19 with the only difference being that the primary 48-megapixel camera is joined by an f/1.8 lens. On the front, the Vivo V17 has a single 32-megapixel camera with f/2.45 aperture.
For storage, the Vivo V19 comes with up to 256GB of onboard storage while the Vivo V17 comes with a maximum of 128GB. Connectivity options in Vivo V19 include dual band Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth v5.0, and a USB Type-C port for charging. The Vivo V17 on the other hand, comes with 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port.
Both phones include 4,500mAh battery but the Vivo V19 supports 33W fast charging with FlashCharge 2.0 technology while the Vivo V17 supports 18W fast charging. In terms of dimensions, the newer Vivo phone measures 159.64x75.04x8.5mm and weighs 186.5 grams while the older phone measures 159.01x74.17x8.54mm and weighs 176 grams.
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|Release date||April 6, 2020||November 23, 2019|
|Launched in India||Yes||-|
|Dimensions (mm)||159.64 x 75.04 x 8.50||159.01 x 74.17 x 8.54|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4500||4500|
|Colours||Piano Black, Mystic Silver||Midnight Ocean, Glacier Ice|
|Screen size (inches)||6.44||6.44|
|Resolution||1080x2400 pixels||1080x2400 pixels|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||-|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 712||Qualcomm Snapdragon 675|
|Expandable storage type||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||-||256|
|Rear camera||48-megapixel (f/1.79) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2. 4)||48-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|Front camera||32-megapixel (f/2.08) + 8-megapixel (f/2.28)||32-megapixel (f/2.45)|
|Operating system||Android 10||-|
|Skin||Funtouch OS 10||Funtouch OS 9.2|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||-|
|In-Display Fingerprint Sensor||Yes||-|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|