Vivo is constantly introducing new mid-range smartphones to keep its portfolio competitive. After bringing a Vivo T1x 4G variant to India, as speculated, the company proceeds with the release of the Vivo Y30 5G in Thailand. The new device is an affordable 5G smartphone packing the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. Without further ado, let’s see what the device has in tow for the competitive low-end segment.
Vivo Y30 5G specifications
The Vivo Y30 5G flaunts a 6.51-inch IPS LCD that offers an HD+ resolution of 1,600 x 720 pixels. The panel also has a 20:9 aspect ratio and a waterdrop notch at the top. The company claims it offers a screen-to-body ratio of 89 percent. There is also a fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button of the device. Worth noting that the device also offers support for face unlock.
Under the hood, the Vivo Y30 5G packs the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. The device boasts 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of Internal Storage. Worth noting that it’s possible to add some extra storage with a micro SD card slot. Interestingly, the device also has Vivo’s Extended RAM feature. It’s possible to add 2 GB of Extra RAM through the Internal Storage.
The Vivo Y30 runs on Android 12 OS with Funtouch OS 12 running on top. The device draws its powers from a 5,000 mAh battery with support for 10 W charging.
In terms of optics, the Vivo Y30 5G packs an 8 MP camera for selfies and video calls. The back panel also has a 50 MP main camera with an f/1.8 aperture. The Vivo Y30 5G also has a 2 MP macro camera and an LED flash. Other features include dual SIM, 5G, Wi-FI 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, 3.5 mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port. The device has a thickness of 8.25 mm and weighs around 193 grams.
The Vivo Y30 reaches Thailand with a price tag of THB 8,699 ($237). The device will hit the market in Starlight Black and Rainbow Fantasy colorways. Apparently, the device is a rebadged Vivo U5e. However, with a small downgrade in charging as the U5e has 18 W charging.