Price & Availability
Vivo V20 sports a 6.44-inch AMOLED screen with a teardrop notch, a triple camera setup, a big battery, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset. In this price range, the Vivo V20 is a great pick for someone looking to buy a mid-range smartphone.
- Runs the latest Android 11
- Dedicated microSD card
- Headphone jack available
- Single storage and memory variant
- A bit smaller battery
Vivo has recently launched the Vivo V20 in India, this is a mid-range smartphone that will be directly competing with the Redmi Note 9 Pro and the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max due to similarity in their specifications. Vivo V20 packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a 6.44-inch screen, and powering it all is a 4000mAh battery. This phone packs most of the features a modern smartphone requires and also includes NFC capability, which is great for a smartphone in this segment.
Vivo V20 Price in India
Vivo V20 comes as another smartphone in the mid-range segment. The price of Vivo V20 in India starts at Rs.24,990 for the 8GB+128GB storage variant while the 256GB storage variant is priced at Rs.27,990. It will go on sale via Vivo official website and Flipkart India.
Vivo V20 sports a back which gives off nice gradient looks which make this premium to look at. On the back, we have a triple camera setup and the LED flash to go with it while on the front we have a glass-based screen with a teardrop-shaped notch for the front camera. The frosted glass with a matte finish on the back side enhances the overall design of the device. Vivo also calls the Vivo V20 as the slimmest smartphone they ever made which is actually true as it is super sleek and lightweightt. The volume buttons and the power button, are placed on the right side of the device. On the bottom of the device, we have the USB Type-C port, the microphone, the loudspeaker and the headphone jack.
The Vivo V20 is available in Sunset Melody, Midnight Jazz, Moonlight Sonata colours and the device is 7.4mm thick and weighs in at about 171g.
The display provided in the Vivo V20 is a 6.44-inch 1080 by 2400 pixel FHD+ display with a 20:9 ratio. It is an AMOLED technology display with a screen-to-body ratio of 83.7% and a pixel density of 409PPI. There is a teardrop-shaped notch to house the front camera within the screen. The resolution is a bit less compared to the cost of the device. You will also find another feature missing on this device which is a higher refresh rate.
The brains behind the Vivo V20 is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G which is an 8nm processor with clock speeds up to 2.3GHz. The phone comes with memory and storage variant of 8GB and 256GB respectively. The storage can be expanded via the dedicated microSD card slot provided.
Vivo V20 runs on the latest Android 11 with Vivo’s Funtouch 11 skin on top of it. Vivo has improved the overall user experience by cutting down on the third-party apps and bloatware which is quite appreciated.
Vivo V20 has a triple camera setup on the back and a single camera at front of the device. The triple camera setup includes a 64MP main wide sensor with PDAF, an 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP sensor for depth effect. The camera has HDR enabled and uses an LED flash for lighting up the shots. The video output via the rear camera is rated at 4K at 30fps with gyro-EIS.
The front camera, on the other hand, includes a single 44MP wide sensor with video output rated at 4K at 30fps with gyro-EIS which is the same as the rear camera. There is a lot more that the camera of Vivo V20 brings for the camera lovers like the Color Portrait Video, Dual Display Video and more which we will cover in our review article.
The battery which powers the Vivo V20 is a big 4000mAh Li-Po battery with the capability of fast charging up to 33W with the power brick provided in the box. The fast charging will be fast enough considering the capacity of the battery.
Vivo V20 is a great smartphone for those looking to buy a mid-range smartphone. The latest Android will ensure the latest features to the users in the software department. The Snapdragon 720G will handle most of the workload the user can throw at it. Vivo has launched a great mid-range smartphone which is going to take on the likes of Redmi Note series and the POCO smartphones.