Vivo Y89 with 6.26-inch display, Snapdragon 626 launched in China at CNY 1,598

The Vivo Y89 has a 16 MP + 2 MP dual rear camera and a 2 MP selfie camera housed in a notch.


Vivo, on 22 January, in a silent launch, unveiled the Vivo Y98 in China. The device has been priced at CNY 1,598 which is about Rs 16,800, for the lone 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage variant.

The device is already up for sale in the country.

Vivo Y89 with 6.26-inch display, Snapdragon 626 launched in China at CNY 1,598

Vivo Y89. Image: Vivo China

Vivo Y89: Specifications and Features

The new Vivo device features a 6.26-inch Full HD Plus LCD multi-touch display, and the weight of the device is 149 grams. The display has a notch, which houses the front camera.

The Y89 is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 626 chipset, coupled with 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB internal storage. There is no other storage variant. The internal storage can be expanded up to 256 GB using a microSD card.

In terms of optics, the device has a dual camera set up at the back with a 16 MP primary sensor with an aperture of f/2.0 and a 2 MP secondary sensor with an aperture of f/2.4. The front facing camera is a 2 MP snapper with an aperture of f/2.0.

The camera has the following shooting modes: professional mode, panorama, beauty, AR shoot, backlight photo, blur photo and slow motion.

Android 8.1 Oreo runs the device, and it is powered by a 3,260 mAh battery.

To unlock the device, you can use both facial recognition and a fingerprint sensor on the back.

Finally, it is available in two colours: Aurora and Black Gold.