The Vivo Y31 is a new smartphone that was secretly announced in India. The phone comes with a waterdrop notch display, a massive battery that has fast charging, and also an impressive triple camera of 48 MP.
The handset is part of the Y series available in the country similar to the Vivo Y20A, Vivo Y51, Vivo Y12s, and Vivo Y20G.
Vivo Y31 Key Specs & Features
- 6.58 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi)
- Android 11, Funtouch 11
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
- 6GB, 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (side-mounted)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Vivo Y31 has a nice body design that features glass and plastic. It comes in a sleek and classy body that measures 163.9 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm and weighs 188 grams.
The Vivo device is available in Racing Black which delivers an eye-catching black, while the 3D contours create sophistication and depth. There is also an Ocean Blue which is inspired by the tropical ocean. This color gives the device a blend of light blue and green on the panel.
The smartphone has a Side Fingerprint design that integrates with the power button and it also has a Face Wake for security.
As for the display, it has a screen size of 6.58-inch IPS LCD Halo FullView that produces a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels and a 20.7:9 aspect ratio. Its equipped with display protection and has an 84.5% screen-to-body ratio.
The Vivo Y31 has a waterdrop notched that houses a front camera of 8-megapixel with Super Night Selfie support.
On the back, there is a rectangle-shaped camera setup consisting of a 48-megapixel main lens, and a pair of 2-megapixel cameras for macro shots and depth effects. The rear camera features Super Night mode and EIS video stabilization with 4K video quality.
Hardware and Software
On the hardware, the Vivo Y31 has a Snapdragon 662 chipset based on 11nm process technology and an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.0 GHz. It has Adreno 610 GPU for graphics and runs on Android 11 OS based on Funtouch 11 on top.
The inbuilt storage is generous 128GB coupled with 6GB RAM. The good news is that the phone has an expandable micro SDcard support of up to 256GB.
Battery and Network
The Vivo Y31 is fueled by a non-removable battery of 5000 mAh that has 18W fast charging technology which charges the device up to 70% in just 64 minutes.
Vivo also claims the battery provides up to 17.9 hours 10 of online HD movie streaming or 9.9 hours 9 of resource-intensive games. There is also reverse charging that helps you to power other devices on the go.
The smartphone has dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm headphone slot.
Vivo Y31 Price and Availability
The Vivo Y31 will sell for $225 which is about 87,000 Naira in Nigeria, around 1,340Ghs in Ghana, and 26,000 in Kenya.
Vivo Y31 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y31:
- Platform: Android 11, Funtouch 11
- Processor: Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 6GB, 8GB RAM
- Colours: Racing Black, Ocean Blue
- Dimension: 163.9 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: 188 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.58 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) Triple Cameras, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.06″ 1.0µm, HDR, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 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, 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: Yes, 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: USB Type-C 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, (side-mounted)
- 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: Yes
- 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: Fast charging 18W, 70% in 67 min