The big Chinese company, Vivo, just slashed the prices of vivo V15 and Y17 in India. The vivo Y17 was originally released with an INR17,990 ($258) price tag, now interested customers can buy it for INR15,990 ($230). The vivo V15 originally launched INR23,990 ($344) received a second slash on its price going down to INR19,990 ($287).
Despite the cut, both these smartphones are sold at their old prices on Amazon.in, Flipkart and through vivo India’s official online store. However, we expect to see the new prices going live soon.
The vivo V15 boasts a 6.53-inch notchless display (2340x1080p) and it’s powered by the MediaTek’s Helio P70 CPU paired with 6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal expandable storage. The premium midrange smartphone ships with a triple-camera setup with 12MP+8MP+5MP at the back, and comes with a 32MP selfie snapper that pops-out once that the front-facing camera is requested. Vivo’s basically debuted the pop-up camera as one of the best solutions to quit the not-so-loved notch trend, after the first pop-up camera shipping with the Vivo Nex, the solution is becoming a trend with a lot of companies starting to adopt it. The device runs Android 9 Pie with Funtouch skin running atop. The whole package of specs is fueled by a generous 4,000mAh battery.
The vivo Y17 is a mid-range offering, so it leaves some of the Y15 premium aspects to deliver a solid performance for the lower budget. It is powered by the MediaTek’s Helio P35 with 4GB RAM and up to 128GB of Storage. It sports a 6.35-inch waterdrop notch panel, but unfortunately, the resolution is only HD+. The handset also comes with a triple camera setup composed of 13MP+8MP+2MP cameras. The front-facing camera lives inside the notch and features 20MP. The device runs Android 9 Pie with FunTouch 9 and is fueled by a massive 5,000mAh battery.