Vivo has just unveiled a new smartphone dubbed Vivo Y20 (2021) in Malaysia. The smartphone is the makeover of the Vivo Y20 that was announced last year.
The device’s major highlight includes a tall aspect ratio screen, a 13-megapixel triple camera system, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Vivo Y20 (2021) Key Specs & Features
Since this is a quiet lengthy article, we have added a table of contents for easier navigation.
- Vivo Y20 (2021) Key Specs & Features
- Design and Display
- Hardware and Software
- Battery and Network
- Vivo Y20 (2021) Price and Availability
- Vivo Y20 (2021) Specs
- General Features
- Network Support
- Internet & Connectivity
- Sensors & Control
- Other Features
- 6.51 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
- Android 10, Funtouch 11
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 8 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (side-mounted)
- 4G LTE Network
- Charging 10W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
Just like its sibling, the Vivo Y20 is a plastic-bodied smartphone that comes with a mixture of polished 2.5D material. The overall body is light, ergonomic, and fits snuggly in the palm
The smartphone is also available in eye-popping new colors which adds to its beauty. The handset measures 164.41 x 76.32 x 8.41mm dimensions and weighs 192 grams.
On the front, the 2021 Vivo Y20 is equipped with a 6.51-inch IPS LCD screen that produces an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and an elongated aspect ratio of 20:9.
The Halo FullView Display is bigger and more immersive, and with the new In-cell technology, it will deliver a more colorful display.
There is an Eye Protection Mode that filters out harmful blue light, to protect your eyesight throughout the day.
Moving down to the camera, the Vivo Y20 features a vertical triple camera system on the back. The cameras are a 13-megapixel primary shooter, a 2-megapixel bokeh camera, and a 2-megapixel macro lens.
It also comes with a wide range of features such as Face Beauty, Portrait Light effects, and filters. The front camera is 8 MP dedicated for selfies and video calls.
Hardware and Software
In terms of performance, the smartphone is powered by an Helio P35 chipset. The chipset has an octa-core processor clocked at 2.35 GHz. It also comes with PowerVR GE8320 GPU for graphics.
The inbuilt storage on the Vivo Y20 includes a capable RAM of 4GB and 64GB which is expandable up to 256GB via micro SDcard.
Additionally is a Multi-Turbo 3 that is at the system’s base level, and an AI Turbo that predicts and resolves system abnormalities, thereby improving the device performance and gameplay.
Battery and Network
The Vivo Y20 (2021) is backed by a 5,000mAh battery but supports only 10W charging. The smartphone has Android 10 OS based on FunTouch OS.
Other network features available on the handset include a dual SIM slot with 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, micro USB, and a 3.5mm audio port.
Vivo Y20 (2021) Price and Availability
The Vivo Y20 (2021) will sell for 120 EUR which converts to 58,000 Naira in Nigeria, about 900 Ghs in Ghana, and 16,500 Ksh in Kenya.
You can order the smartphone in dazzling colors namely Dawn White and Nebula Blue.
Vivo Y20 (2021) Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y20 (2021):
- Platform: Android 10, Funtouch 11
- Processor: Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm), Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Dawn White, Nebula Blue
- Dimension: 164.4 x 76.3 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: 192 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.51 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, 1080p@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR
- Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes
- Bundled Cloud Storage: No
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Charging 10W