Vivo Y17 Review: Performance and Price

Vivo has release a new flagship smartphone with four rear camera. The Vivo Y17 camera are not that powerful but showcase it’s power at the display level. This device comes with good and moderate features.

The display feature a high screen to body ratio which is over 80%. One of the device stronghold is the battery which can last you for two days in a single charge. The Vivo Y17 release date is April 25, 2019.

This review will give you the details of the device and guide you on buying it.

Vivo Y17 Review

Design and Display

The Vivo Y17 body is designed with a plastic material which is quite attractive. The smartphone dimensions are 76.8 x 159.4 x 8.9 mm and the weight is 190 grams, together with the battery.

However, this smartphone is not built with body protection and has no waterproof protection. It will arrive in blue and gold colors.

The device display screen comes in IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen type. The display is 6.35 inches large, this will be awesome for gaming but the phone did not appear to be a gaming device.

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The resolution of the device is 1544 x 720 pixels. It display colors are 16 million and the pixel density is 268 pixels per inch. The device is  also fortified with 2.5D curved glass screen. The Vivo Y17 screen to body ratio is 81.68 percent.

Camera Features

As said earlier, this device comes with four camera, three primary rear camera and a single selfie camera. At the rear, the camera lenses are 13MP, 8MP and 2MP; the 13MP is the main camera in the device. The front has a selfie 16MP camera which comes with f/1.8 aparture and face unlock option. Both the rear and the front camera has LED flash.

Hardware and Software

This device runs on Android OS v9.0 Pie as the operating system and it has Funtouch OS user interface. It is powered by MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) that comes with 12nm process technology and 64 bit architecture. The CPU is Octa core, while the GPU in the device is PowerVR GE8320 680 MHz.

Storage Capacity and Sensors

The Vivo Y17 is a 4GB RAM device, it’s internal storage is in two variants; 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB. The internal storage can increase the up to 256GB with the use of a microSD card. There several sensors in the smartphone, they are proximity, light, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, and fingerprint.

Network and Connectivity

The Vivo Y17 is 4G and it can also use 3G and 2G for internet connectivity. It is a dual nano SIM device. The other connectivity in Vivo Y17 are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, micro USB 2.0. The device has no provision for NFC, infrared, and HDMI.

Battery Life

The device is powered by a Li-Po 5000 mAh battery that is non-removable. It comes without wireless charging; but has fast charging technology. The device standby time is up to 440 hours, and the talk time is 18 hours.

Price and Availability

The official price of Vivo Y17 is not available yet. As at now ( time of write-up), Vivo has not start shopping Vivo Y17 but we guess they will start in few days.

Updated: April 18, 2019 — 3:47 pm

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