Chinese smartphone vendor, Vivo who has been concentrating heavily of the selfie camera department now came out with yet another offering and the company’ second phone for the year 2017, namely, the Vivo Y55s. The device is in line with Vivo’s brand philosophy ‘Camera and Music’ and is priced at Rs.12,490. The Vivo Y55s will be available in Crown Gold and Space Grey colors across the country from 26th February 2017.
The Vivo Y55s is the successor to last year’s Y55L, which was launched in October 2016 and brings in some upgraded specs to the table when compared to its predecessor. ‘Armed with a 13MP rear camera, the device has been exclusively designed to complement the preferences of tech-savvy customers and camera lovers’, claims Vivo
In terms of camera, the Vivo Y55s boasts of a 13MP rear camera with support for a LED flashlight. Up front, there is a 5MP front-facing camera with smart screen flash technology same as the one seen on Apple iPhone 7 and 6s. The Vivo Y55s boots Android Marshmallow based FunTouch OS 3.0 and is armed with a 2730 mAh battery.
Expressing his excitement on the launch, Mr. 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 endeavor 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.”
The Vivo Y55s has support for 4G LTE and VoLTE. It features a 5.2-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixel and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. The storage can be further expandable up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot.
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