The Vivo Y79 is set to launch in China after the mid-ranger was announced by the company as the latest addition to its ‘Y’ Series. The smartphone packs an impressive range of specs at its budget-friendly price.
Vivo Y79 Specifications, Review and Highlights
The Vivo Y79 is one of those devices coming up with a 2:1 aspect ratio (18:9) and the usual 720 * 1440 pixel resolution that comes with it. The display in question is a 5.99-inch On-Cell FullView display at 84.4% screen-to-body ratio.
The smartphone sports a metal unibody design in Matte Black, Champagne Gold and Rose Gold colours. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner with its power key and volume buttons located on its right side.
Storage & Processor
Under the hood, it combines Adreno 506 GPU for graphics with Qualcomm’s 2.0GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor running on 4GB of RAM. The internal storage capacity is 64GB of expandable memory.
The camera department highlights Vivo’s most impressive feature which is its 24MP selfie camera with Moonlight selfie flash. At the rear is a 16MP Autofocus shooter with LED flash, phase detection and a 64MB ultra HD images support merging four images into one.
Battery & Connectivity
The Vivo Y79 powers up on a built-in 3225mAh battery that can carry you for as long as you could ever ask for. Connectivity options include; Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS + A-GPS, FM Radio, fingerprint sensor, 4G VoLTE.
The smartphone will run Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box with Vivo’s custom skin, FunTouch 3.2 on top.
Vivo Y79 Full Phone Specifications
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||UMTS 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G Network||LTE 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600 MHz|
|SIM Type||Nano SIM.|
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|2G||GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)|
|4G||LTE Cat6 300 Mbps/50 Mbps|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300 Mbps/50 Mbps|
|Web Browser||Yes, HTML5|
|Build||Metal Unibody Design.|
|Colors||Matte Black, Rose Gold, Champagne Gold|
|Display Type||IPS Capacitative Touchscreen|
|Resolution||HD+ (720 * 1440) pixels|
|Pixel Density||~269 ppi|
|Features||Multi-touch, 2.5D Curved Glass|
|LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture|
|1080p HD Video|
|Autofocus, continuous shooting, Panorama, phase detection, face detection, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, HDR|
|Moonlight selfie flash, face beauty, f/2.0 aperture|
|Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953|
|Number of Processor Cores||Octa-Core|
|Internal Storage||64GB internal memory|
|expandable memory with microSD|
|Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, fingerprint sensor(rear mounted)|
|Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP|
|Wi-Fi||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB Type||Type 2.0|
|USB On-the Go (OTG)||n/a|
|SMS||Yes (threaded view)|
|Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|Yes, AAC, AAC+, eAAc+, MIDI, WMA, MP3, WAV|
|Yes, WMV, MP4, H.263, H.264, MKV, Xvid, DivX, AVI|
|Yes, 3.5mm Jack|
|MP4/H.264 player |
Availability and Price of Vivo Y79 in China & India
The Vivo Y79 will be available in China on Vivo Mall, TMall and JD.com from November 11th and is already priced at 2,498 Yuan (~Rs 24,400).