Vivo Y55s Launched at Rs. 12,490: Release Date, Specifications, and More

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Vivo Y55s Launched at Rs. 12,490: Release Date, Specifications, and More
Highlights
  • Vivo Y55s to go on sale from Sunday
  • The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 425 processor
  • It is an upgraded version of the Vivo Y55L launched last year

Chinese handset manufacturer Vivo has unveiled its second smartphone this year, the Y55s, priced at Rs. 12,490. The new Vivo Y55s will be available in Crown Gold and Space Grey colours across the country from Sunday. The company says that the new Vivo Y55s is an upgraded version of the Vivo Y55L launched last year. The new Y55s comes with a more RAM and a bigger battery.

The Vivo Y55s features a 5.2-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display and comes with a 2.5D curved edge screen. It is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor clocked at 1.4GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. The Vivo Y55L, on the other hand, was powered by Snapdragon 430 processor and came with 2GB of RAM. It runs the company's Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The handset packs 16GB inbuilt storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 256GB). It sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and also comes with a 5-megapixel front camera. The 4G-enabled Y55s is backed by a 2730mAh battery. The Vivo Y55L came with a smaller 2650mAh battery.

One of the highlight features of the Vivo Y55s is its Smart Screen-Split feature which will allow users to multi-task as well as use two apps simultaneously.

Commenting on the launch, Kent Cheng, CEO of Vivo India said, "After the success of Vivo V5 Plus, we hereby strengthen our Y series portfolio with the launch of this power packed device, the Y55s. We at Vivo are motivated by our endeavour to consistently set industry benchmarks by offering best in class features at affordable prices. Focused on our commitment in servicing customer satisfaction through quality products, we are hopeful that our latest innovation will be as successful as our previous offerings. We are confident that Vivo will have a great run in the year 2017."

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good battery life
  • Slim and light
  • Dedicated microSD card slot
  • Bad
  • No fingerprint sensor
  • Forgettable design
  • Average cameras
  • Weak SoC for the price
  • Lacks reinforced glass
Display5.20-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 425
Front Camera5-megapixel
Rear Camera13-megapixel
RAM3GB
Storage16GB
Battery Capacity2730mAh
OSAndroid 6.0
Resolution1280x720 pixels
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