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    Vivo Y17

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    Release Date
    5-Apr-19
    Market Status
    Available
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    Original Price
    ₹13,900
    Price with Buyback
    Approx. ₹5,560
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    Specs at a Glance
    Battery Capacity
    5000 mAh
    Battery Capacity
    Operating System
    Android v9.0 (Pie)
    Operating System
    Screen Size
    6.35 inches
    Screen Size
    Variants Available
    Colors
    Ram & Storage:
    Detailed Specs
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    General
    Announced On5-Apr-19
    Market StatusAvailable
    BrandVivo
    Price StatusConfirmed
    PriceRs. 12,600
    Design
    Weight190.5 grams
    ColorsMineral Blue, Mystic Purple
    BuildBack: Plastic
    Dimensions159.4 x 76.7 x 8.9 mm
    SAR ValueHead: 1.007 W/kg, Body: 0.752 W/kg
    Display
    Screen Size6.35 inches
    Screen TypeIPS LCD
    Screen Resolution720 x 1544 pixels
    Pixel Density268 ppi
    Screen to Body Ratio89%
    Screen DesignWaterdrop notch
    Performance
    GPUPowerVR GE8320
    Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
    ChipsetMediaTek Helio P35
    CPUOcta core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A53
    Custom User InterfaceFuntouch OS
    Clock Speed2.3 GHz
    Architecture64 bit
    Process Technology12 nm
    Memory & Storage
    Phone Variants4GB 128GB
    Expandable StorageNo
    RAM TypeLPDDR3
    Storage TypeeMMC 5.1
    OTG SupportYes
    Front Camera
    Front Video Recording1080p30fps
    Front Camera SetupSingle, 20MP
    Front Camera 1 Resolution20 MP
    Front Camera 1 Typef/2.0 Primary Camera
    Front Aperturef/2.0
    Battery
    Battery Capacity5000 mAh
    Battery RemovableNo
    Battery TypeLi-ion
    Charger TypeFast, 18W
    USB Type-CNo
    Fast ChargingYes
    Miscellaneous Features
    SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Network & Connectivity
    GPSYes A-GPS, Glonass
    Audio FeaturesActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    BluetoothYes
    FM RadioYes
    3.5mm Audio JackYes
    Bluetooth Typev5.0
    Audio Jack3.5 mm
    Rear Camera
    Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
    Rear Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Rear Camera SetupTriple, 13MP + 8MP + 2MP
    Rear Camera 1 Resolution13 MP
    Rear Camera 1 Typef/2.2 Primary Camera
    Rear Camera 2 Resolution8 MP
    Rear Camera 2 Typef/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
    Rear Camera 3 Resolution2 MP
    Rear Camera 3 Typef/2.2, Depth Camera
    Rear SensorCMOS image sensor
    Rear Aperturef/2.2
    Network
    Network Support4G
    Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz
    SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
    Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
    VoLTEYes
    SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 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 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...
    Sensors
    Fingerprint ScannerYes
    Fingerprint Scanner PositionRear

    Price & Availability


    Vivo Y17 (Mineral Blue, 4 GB RAM/128 GB)
    Price
    ₹13,900

    About the Phone

    The Vivo Y17 will draw your attention over several other mid-range models. It has a few pros and cons:

    Pros

    • The phone arrives with Vivo’s premium and well-accepted gradient design.
    • The phone has a decent display that provides punchy and bright colours.
    • Vivo Y17 gets its power from a decent mid-range processor which does not undergo any hiccups while multitasking.
    • Vivo Y17 has a massive battery which makes sure that you get enough fuel to last for two days.

    Cons

    • Vivo Y17 comes with poor screen-to-body ratio; hence, it does not provide an immersive experience.
    • The phone has poor cameras which do not capture good shots.
    • In general, Vivo Y17 gets it right with most of its hardware. However, the camera could have been a better one. If you are looking for performance and long-lasting battery, then Vivo Y17 can be a great phone to consider.

    With the patent gradient design of Vivo, Vivo Y17 looks to please the audience. Priced at Rs. 17,990, the phone is quite sturdy and capable at the mid-range price that it comes in.

    The  Vivo Y17 provides the user with a good design and capable performance. One of the killer features of the phone is the large battery, which is essential in the power-hungry smartphones of this time. Overall, the Vivo Y17 comes out as an admirable model for a mid-range crowd.

    Vivo Y17 has a fashionable look to it. In the front, you have a beautiful LCD screen. If you flip it over, you will encounter the polycarbonate back, which is translucent and has a glossy gradient finish along with texture. It is, however, a fingerprint magnet. You will also find a vertical camera panel which has a snappy fingerprint response.

    The Vivo Y17 is a bit chunky due to the powerhouse battery that it comes with. At the bottom, you get the 3.5mm headphone jack as well – a pleasure if you are a traditionalist. It also has the old micro-USB port, which is a bit dated, considering the many phones that arrive with USB Type-C port these days. It is a Dual SIM phone.

    Vivo Y17 arrives with a 6.35-inch IPS LCD with a water drop notch. It has a resolution of 720 x 1544 pixel. The notch is tiny, and it has minimal bezels, which give you a screen to body ratio of 81.91%. However, nowadays, the phone goes for screen to body ratio above 90%, so this may seem a bit dated.

    The colors are punchy and vibrant. The contrast appears good. It is a FullHD display, but few would spot the pixels on the screen.

    Vivo Y17 is a decent performer, in both gaming and multitasking. It comes with the octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 chipset. It is clocked at about 2.3 GHz. It is paired with 4GB RAM. As per comparison, the performance of the phone falls in between the Snapdragon 625 and the Snapdragon 636. Snapdragon 600 series is one of the mid-range power packers, and the Helio P35 is no less. Multitasking is quite smooth and does not have any hiccups.

    Similarly, casual games can run smoothly without any problem. However, there can be small animation lags in case of multitasking. High-end games like PUBG can only be played at low setting for the proper experience.

    This phone comes with three cameras on its back. The Primary camera is a 13MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture. An ultra-wide 8MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture supports it, and there is another 2MP depth-sensing camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The daylight shots are okay on this camera.

    However, the bokeh is not very good. It does provide an average blur effect. The autofocus is quite fast. However, it fumbles when it comes to nighttime shots. There is a bit of visible grain that is captured by the camera. In daylight, the colors are pretty accurate too. Indoors, the colors may appear a bit washed out.

    The phone arrives with a 20MP single selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The selfies come out great with accurate colors. For selfie aficionados, this phone will not disappoint.

    One of the best features of this phone is the massive 5000 mAh battery. It can run different apps and games without losing all its fuel. With two days in hand, it can stay at 7-8%, which is enormous for a phone.

    Since battery life is one of the main gripes among modern smartphones, this phone makes sure you have enough of it. It comes with fast charging too, but it takes quite some time to fuel up this huge battery pack, going for more than 1 and a half hours.

    The Vivo Y17 is a mid-range phone, and it delivers most of the aspects which you would expect from a mid-range phone. Its triple-set camera is desirable through the images do not come out as lively.

    However, the chief power-packer is the battery, which can pull the phone through two days without a problem.

    The performance is decent but it is not a gaming phone, so gaming will not be its forte. It can be your mid-range choice. However, it may not be able to compete with other alternatives like Redmi Note 7 Pro, especially since it is priced a bit higher and has lower specifications.