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    Vivo S1

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    8-Aug-19
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    Vivo S1 Launch in India

    Vivo has successfully established itself as one of the top manufacturers when it comes to the mid-range and budget smartphone segment in the Indian smartphone market. Although Vivo is known for its selfie cameras, now they have evolved successfully and managed to serve the consumers with a whole package. After the launch of Vivo Z1 Pro last month, the company has launched the latest Vivo S1, which has turned many heady due to its design and style. For knowing all the details better, here is a brief review of this latest smartphone from Vivo.

    Viv0 S1 Price in India

    Vivo S1 price in India is Rs. 16,749. This is the latest Vivo S1 price according to Flipkart as of January 23, 2023. This is for the 4GB RAM plus 128GB storage variant.

    There is one more variant with 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage and the Vivo S1 price for this variant is Rs. 18,990.

    There are alternatives to this device as well that you can go with and come with multiple interesting features under the same price range. The alternatives include the Vivo S1 Pro, Vivo V20, Vivo Z1x and Samsung Galaxy M31 etc.

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    6.38 inches
    404 ppi, Super AMOLED
    Octa core
    MediaTek Helio P65
    4500 mAh
    Li-Polymer, Fast Charging
    16 MP
    Triple, 16MP + 8MP + 2MP
    4G
    Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    Fingerprint
    Optical, On-Screen

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    Vivo S1 Highlights

    The Vivo S1 features an FHD+ Super AMOLED display and a 4500 mAh battery that supports 18W dual-engine rapid charging. The Vivo S1 is equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor and is powered by the MediaTek Helio P65 processor.

    Vivo S1 Pros & Cons

    Pros

    • Super AMOLED Display 
    • Fast in-display sensor and face unlock
    • Superb battery
    • Upright performance
    • Slot for memory card

    Cons

    • Disappointing camera as compared to other Vivo phones
    • No Type-C port
    • Meagre camera setup
    • Android 9 Pie
    • Normal refresh rate 
    • Only 18w fast charging

    Vivo S1 Launch in India

    Vivo has successfully established itself as one of the top manufacturers when it comes to the mid-range and budget smartphone segment in the Indian smartphone market. Although Vivo is known for its selfie cameras, now they have evolved successfully and managed to serve the consumers with a whole package. After the launch of Vivo Z1 Pro last month, the company has launched the latest Vivo S1, which has turned many heady due to its design and style. For knowing all the details better, here is a brief review of this latest smartphone from Vivo.

    Viv0 S1 Price in India

    Vivo S1 price in India is Rs. 16,749. This is the latest Vivo S1 price according to Flipkart as of January 23, 2023. This is for the 4GB RAM plus 128GB storage variant.

    There is one more variant with 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage and the Vivo S1 price for this variant is Rs. 18,990.

    There are alternatives to this device as well that you can go with and come with multiple interesting features under the same price range. The alternatives include the Vivo S1 Pro, Vivo V20, Vivo Z1x and Samsung Galaxy M31 etc.

    Vivo S1 Design

    Vivo S1 is one of the most stylish smartphones by Vivo.  There is gradient back panel and the device is measuring 159.53 x 75.23 x 8.13mm and weighing just 179 grams. Vivo S1 is designed with a rounded plastic frame, which makes this smartphone secure and comfortable to hold.  On the front side, Vivo S1 is fully covered by the FHD+ display, featuring a U-shaped notch on the top.

    On the rear side, Vivo S1 is mounted with a triple camera setup, which is placed on the top left side and the fingerprint sensor has been placed under the display. So the rear panel appears neat and clean.

    Speaking of the power button and volume buttons, they are placed on the right side and the bottom side is featuring the USB 2.0 port, speaker grille and the audio jack.

    Vivo S1 Display

    Vivo S1 comes with a 6.38- inch Super AMOLED display, featuring a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. The FHD+ display comes with a thick chin along with slim bezels. With sharp colours, deep blacks, great viewing angles and good contrast levels, the display of Vivo S1 is a real treat. With a tiny notch, the vibrant display is enough to provide the best visual experience that you can expect from a mid-range device.

    Vivo S1 Processor

    Vivo S1 is one of its first kinds in the Indian smartphone market to be featuring the MediaTek Helio P65 processor. The smartphone is available in three variants 4GB/128GB, 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB RAM which enough to handle your tasks in this price. For multitasking and smooth functioning, the processor is a decent one, but when it comes to the heavy gaming, you may encounter the slow frame rates and your smartphone may heat up.

    The software on which Vivo S1 is running is the Funtouch OS, which is based on the Android 9 Pie. Although the software from Vivo is not that stunning, the full-screen navigation gestures and quick access settings like switches for Wi-Fi, Aeroplane mode, brightness control and multiple other features make this OS worthwhile.

    Vivo S1 Camera

    Vivo S1 is mounted with a triple camera setup on the rear side, featuring a 16MP Sony IMX499 lens with an aperture of f/1.78, an ultra-wide-angle lens with an aperture of f/2.2 and 2MP depth sensor, featuring an aperture of f/2.4. The rear camera setup is similar as in Vivo Z1, which was disclosed recently in India.

    There is a 32MP selfie shooter on the front side of Vivo S1 with an aperture of f/2.0. Some of the photography features that you will be getting include PDAF, Portrait mode, AR stickers, panorama, AI face beauty, Timelapse and Slow-motion video etc.

    Vivo S1 Battery

    The battery department of Vivo S1 is offering a massive 4,500 mAh battery, which is enough to provide a battery backup for the whole day. Vivo S1 also supports 18W Dual-engine fast charging. For charging the device, there is a USB 2.0 port included and it will take at least two hours to charge fully.

    Vivo S1 First Impressions

    Vivo S1 is a decent smartphone with a good battery backup and stunning display. If it’s ok for you to ignore the camera department and you are not a heavy gamer, Vivo S1 is not a bad deal at the given price. You can also opt for the Vivo S1 Pro if you wish to upgrade your device.

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    Announced On8-Aug-19
    Market StatusAvailable
    BrandVivo
    Price StatusConfirmed
    PriceRs. 16,990
    Screen Size6.38 inches
    Screen TypeSuper AMOLED
    Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
    Pixel Density404 ppi
    Aspect Ratio19.5:9
    Screen to Body Ratio90%
    Screen DesignWaterdrop notch
    Screen QualityFHD
    Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
    Rear Video Recording3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    Rear Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Rear Camera SetupTriple, 16MP + 8MP + 2MP
    Rear Camera 1 Resolution16 MP
    Rear Camera 1 Typef/1.78, Wide Angle Primary Camera
    Rear Camera 1 Lens2.8" sensor size, 1.12 micrometre pixel size
    Rear Camera 2 Resolution8 MP
    Rear Camera 2 Typef/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
    Rear Camera 2 Lens13 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12 micrometre pixel size
    Rear Camera 3 Resolution2 MP
    Rear Camera 3 Typef/2.4, Depth Camera
    Rear SensorExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
    Rear Aperturef/1.78
    Front Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    Front Camera FeaturesHDR
    Front Camera SetupSingle, 32MP
    Front Camera 1 Resolution32 MP
    Front Camera 1 Typef/2.0 Primary Camera
    Front Camera 1 Lens26 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 0.8 micrometre pixel size
    Front Aperturef/2.0
    Front FlashYes, Screen flash
    Phone Variants6GB 64GB, 6GB 128GB, 4GB 128GB
    Expandable StorageYes
    RAM TypeLPDDR4X
    Storage TypeeMMC 5.1
    Expandable Storage CapacityYes, 256 GB
    OTG SupportYes
    GPUMali-G52
    Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
    ChipsetMediaTek Helio P65
    CPUOcta core (2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 2 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)
    Custom User InterfaceFuntouch OS
    Clock Speed2 GHz
    Architecture64 bit
    Process Technology12 nm
    Weight179 grams
    ColorsDiamond Black, Skyline Blue, Fusion Black
    BuildBack: Plastic
    Dimensions159.5 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm
    SAR ValueHead: 0.756 W/kg, Body: 0.335 W/kg
    Battery Capacity4500 mAh
    Battery RemovableNo
    Battery TypeLi-Polymer
    Charger TypeFast, 18W
    USB Type-CNo
    Fast ChargingYes
    GPSYes A-GPS, Glonass
    Audio FeaturesActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    NFCNo
    Network Support4G
    BluetoothYes
    FM RadioYes
    3.5mm Audio JackYes
    SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz
    Bluetooth Typev5.0
    Audio Jack3.5 mm
    SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    eSIMNo
    Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
    VoLTEYes
    SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    Fingerprint ScannerYes
    Fingerprint Scanner PositionOn-Screen
    Fingerprint Scanner TypeOptical
    Face UnlockYes
    SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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