Vivo Y83, the company's latest budget smartphone, was launched in the Indian market on Friday. Notably, the Vivo Y83 was launched in China last week in a 64GB inbuilt storage model. The smartphone's highlight is its large 19:9 display, complete with an iPhone X-like notch. Commenting on the launch in India, Jerome Chen, CMO, Vivo India said, "We are pleased to introduce the Vivo Y83 in our Y series product portfolio with an outstanding performance and superior camera capabilities at an ideal price point."
The Vivo Y83 price in India has been set at Rs. 14,990, and it will be available in its 4GB RAM/ 32GB inbuilt storage variant. It will be available across offline stores in India, as well as Flipkart, Amazon, the the Vivo site, with exchange offers and no-cost EMIs.
The dual-SIM Vivo Y83 runs FunTouch OS 4.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. The handset sports a 6.22-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) FullView 2.0 IPS display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, courtesy the display notch, and a 88 percent screen-to-body ratio. The handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM.
In the camera department, the Vivo Y83 bears a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor with an LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. On the front, the phone sports an 8-megapixel selfie camera with Face Access, Vivo's moniker for face recognition. As for camera features, it comes with AI Face beauty, portrait mode, live photo, and group selfie. In terms of storage, the handset gets 32GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). It packs in a 3260mAh battery under the hood.
Other features of the Vivo Y83 include Face Access 2.0, Game Mode 2.0, Smart split 3.0, app clone, and eye protection mode. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and the phone weighs 151 grams.