tech2 News StaffAug 26, 2017 16:26:31 IST
Vivo on Friday added the "Y69" to its Y line-up of smartphones at Rs 14,990.
In terms of camera specifications, "Y69" features a 13 MP rear camera with "Live Photo" feature.
The 16 MP "moonlight" selfie camera comes with f/2.0 aperture and "group selfie" mode.
"We are pleased to introduce the "Y69" in the Y series and are confident that its premium design and superior camera features will offer great value to customers at an ideal price point," said Kenny Zeng, CMO, Vivo India, in a statement.
The device has 5.5-inch HD IPS (1280 x 720 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top.
It is powered by 1.5 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor, coupled with a 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage.
It has dual SIM card slots and a separate micro SD card slot to expand storage to up to 256 GB.
"Y69", powered by a 3,000mAh battery, runs Vivo's custom "Funtouch" OS 3.2, based on the Android 7.0 operating system.
The device will retail in "Champagne Gold" and "Matte Black" colours starting 1 September on e-commerce sites Amazon and Flipkart and will also be available in retail stores.
With the Vivo V7 Plus we expect Vivo to take things up a notch by adding a chipset that uses the new Qualcomm 660 (or 630) platform inside. Add to this the usual 4 GB RAM and an improved Full HD display and we could have something special if the company decides to add a dual camera at the back and the front.
Even if that does not happen, the Snapdragon 660 should be enough for Vivo to take the competition head on.
The front-facing dual cameras too could see an improvement and could cement Vivo's position in the selfie camera smartphone space.
With inputs from IANS
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