Take a look at the newly introduced Vivo Y70 that comes with one of the best cameras setup ever despite being in the budget phone category. This is proof that when it comes to smartphones, Vivo has maintained a large market share in Asia, and they are widely recognized in Africa as well.
All thanks to their affordable smartphones that many can grab without breaking their wallet. The Vivo Y70 is the standard version of Vivo Y70s that comes with 5G support. So in other words, this is the affordable version of the latter.
Vivo Y70 Key Specs & Features
- 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
- Android 10, Funtouch 11
- Octa-core Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB
- 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Cameras
- Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging 33W, 65% in 30 min
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4100 mAh Battery
Design and Display
Coming to the design. we cant help but admired the sleek body that offers only 7.83mm and 171g. This lightweight device is built to be snugly in any palm.
In its arsenal is 3D body curves which also add a nice complement to the high polymer material. So overall, we can proudly describe the Vivo Y70 as a smooth built device with a nice finish that will fit any hand.
On the back, the maker makes use of an element of high fashion that is well blended giving the panel a trend-setting look.
The smartphone packs a waterdrop notch that features a high and authentic AMOLED display. The screen size is 6.44-inch with 1080P resolution boasting of a screen-to-body ratio of 90.12%.
It promised more than 16 million composite color shades in its display, a 103% NTSC saturation, and 2,000,000:1 contrast. All of these will provide a clear and vivid color.
What’s more, the display comes with brightness auto adjusts which will make everything on the screen more magnificent.
The camera is one of the Vivo Y70 major highlights. It has a triple 48 MP AI triple camera. This is coupled with a 2 MP macro shooter and another 2 MP depth sensor.
For photography, potential buyers will get better shots both in the day time and night. The main camera has a large f/1.8 aperture for clear photos at night. This is also paired by the HDR+ Morpho algorithm.
As for the 2 MP macro camera, it can shoot an object as close as 4cm. The video shooting is capped at [email protected] Selfies and video calls are via the 16 MP front camera.
The camera comes with a built-in HDR+ Morpho algorithm to brighten dark spots and reduces overexposure. It also has Face Beauty effects to finetune your face.
Hardware and Software
On the hardware, the Vivo Y70 is designed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset which has an 11nm octa-core processor delivering its performance at a speed of 2.0 GHz.
It has a huge 8GB RAM for a smooth performance coupled with an internal memory of 128GB which can be expanded via SDcard. The Vivo Y70 is powered by Android 10 OS and has Funtouch 11 on top.
There is also the normal Vivo Multi-Turbo which is Vivo special way of optimizing hardware and software, hence delivering a speed gaming experience.
Battery and Network
Keeping the device going strong is a 4100mAh battery. The juicer comes with Vivo’s advanced 33W FlashCharge technology which is 50% faster and it also has safety protections.
Users can power their new phone from 1% to 62% in just 30 minutes. There is a dual SIM with a 4G network. Other features on the Vivo Y70 include the under-display fingerprint scanner, NFC, FM radio, and USB Type-C 2.0.
Vivo Y70 Price and Availability
The Vivo Y70 is now available in Europe to purchase at 270 EUR.
In Nigeria, this is around 125,000 Naira, about 1,900 Ghs in Ghana, and 37,000 Ksh in Kenya.
Vivo Y70 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y70:
- Platform: Android 10, Funtouch 11
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Gravity Black, Oxygen Blue
- Dimension: 161 x 74.1 x 7.8 mm
- Weight: 171 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (under display, optical)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4100 mAh, non-removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, 33W Fast Charging Capacity, 65% in 30 minutes