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Vivo Y17

Vivo Y17
$178
Brand: Vivo
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.35-inch 720 x 1548 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Main/ 8 MP front
  • Storage 128 GB
  • RAM 4 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.3 GHz, Mediatek Helio P35
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Overview

The Vivo Y17 is a mid-range smartphone, targeted at budget minded folks. Despite being targeted at budget minded users. The device offers specs and features enough to stand you out among the crowd. It comes with a 6.35-inch IPS HD+ display with 720 x 1548 pixels resolution. The Y17 uses a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and protect by Asahi Glass. Under the hood, there is an Octa-core MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 CPU, clocked at 2.3GHz, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, a 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card.

Interestingly, the device packs a triple rear camera setup of 13-megapixel main sensor, 8-megapixel Wide-angle lense, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor, couple with a single LED flash. Upfront, Vivo made use of a larger 20-megapixel sensor to cater for selfie and video chats. 

What’s more? The device also comes with a rear placed fingerprint scanner and AI FaceID. There’s dual nano-SIMs with support for 4G LTE network on both SIMs. As mentioned above, the Y17 is powered by a 5000mAh battery, and runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Other key specifications of the Vivo Y17 are detailed in the table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm (6.28 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)
Weight 190.5 g (6.74 oz)
Build Glass front/plastic body
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.35 inches, 99.6 cm2 (~81.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1544 pixels (~268 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie)
- Funtouch 9
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Flash type - Quad LED
5-element lens
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-
wide angle)
Wide-angle lens - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP
Video Resolution 1080@30fps, 720p@30fps,

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 20-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture
Camera Features FaceID,
HDR,
6-level AI face Beauty
Punch hole
Video Resolution 720p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 480 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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