tech2 News Staff Dec 11, 2018 16:39:24 IST
Last month, Vivo launched the Y93 and now, the company has refreshed its Y series in China with a new device called the Y93s. It is essentially the same as y93, except that the chipset has changed from Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 to MediaTek Helio P22, and the internal storage has been doubled from 64 GB to 128 GB
The smartphone is priced at CNY 1,698, which is about Rs 17,700 for 4 GB of RAM along with 128 GB of internal storage. The device comes in only one colour variant, Aurora Red.
The device sports a 6.2-inch HD Plus LCD display with a resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels and a waterdrop or a teardrop notch that houses the selfie camera.
Powering the device is MediaTek's Helio P22 chipset. The 4 GB RAM + 128 GB storage can be further expanded up to 256 GB using a microSD card.
In terms of optics, Vivo Y93s features a dual camera set up at the back, with a 13 MP primary sensor with phase-detection autofocus and AI-powered portrait mode. The secondary unit is a 2 MP sensor which also features depth sensing.
The front-facing camera is an 8 MP sensor which comes along with features like Face Wake, AI beautification and AR stickers.
It further features 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and OTG support in the connectivity department. The options or unlocking the device include facial recognition but there is no support for a fingerprint sensor.
Running the device is the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system coupled with Vivo’s custom FunTouch interface. A big 4,030 mAh battery powers the Vivo Y93s.
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