Vivo S1 Pro likely to debut in India in mid-January 2020 for under Rs 20,000

Vivo S1 Pro is expected to sport a diamond-shaped triple-rear camera setup – just like we saw in Vivo S5.


Vivo S1 Pro debuted in China back in May this year. Now, rumour has it that the smartphone might launch in India in mid-January next year. As per the China specifications, the highlight of this smartphone is its triple camera setup at the back and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset.

As per a report by 91Mobiles, the Vivo S1 Pro is likely to launch in mid-January 2020 in India. Another report claims that the smartphone might sport a 6.38-inch Full-HD+ hole-punch display. The report further reveals that the Vivo S1 Pro is expected to sport a diamond-shaped rear camera setup – just like we saw in the Vivo S5.

Although, the Chinese variant of Vivo S1 Pro does not come with a diamond-shaped camera module.

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 Vivo S1 Pro likely to debut in India in mid-January 2020 for under Rs 20,000

Vivo S1 Pro. Image: Vivo

In terms of pricing, the report reveals that the Vivo S1 Pro is expected to be priced under Rs 20,000. It might pack 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, and is likely to come in blue, white, and purple options.

In China, two configurations — 6 GB + 256 GB and 8 GB + 128 GB — started at a price of CNY 2,698 (approximately Rs 27,782).

Vivo S1 Pro China variant specifications

The Vivo S1 Pro features a 6.39-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and comes equipped with an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset. The phone features an in-display fingerprint scanner and one also gets the option to expand storage up to 256 GB via a microSD card.

Vivo S5. Image: Gizmochina

Vivo S5. Image: Gizmochina

The highlight of the Vivo S1 Pro, however, is its camera system. Starting with the front, there is a 32 MP selfie shooter and it features a pop-up selfie mechanism that Vivo claims to lift up in just 0.68 seconds. Vivo also claims that the pop-up selfie camera can withstand strong pulling and twisting.

On the back, the Vivo S1 Pro features a triple camera setup, much like the Vivo S1 launched earlier this year. This comprises of a 48 MP f/1.78 primary sensor, an 8 MP f/2.2 secondary sensor, followed by a 5 MP f/2.4 depth sensor.

There's also a dedicated button for Vivo's Jovi personal assistant on the left side of the S1 Pro.

The phone runs on Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9 Pie and it is backed up by a 3,700 mAh battery. Connectivity options include Dual SIM with dual standby, WiFi, VoLTE, GPS, A-GPS with GLONASS, and a MicroUSB port2.0.

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