The Chinese smartphone brand Vivo which is getting good response in the Indian market, has launched today yet another affordable smartphone – Y55L. Vivo Y55L is an upgraded version of Y51L, which was launched in January 2016. The Y55L is priced Rs. 11,980 and will be available in Gold and Space Grey colors.
The highlight of Vivo Y55L is that this is 4G VoLTE enabled device and incorporates split-screen feature for multitasking. To take care of eye strain because the users are glued to their smartphones most of the time, this phone has been provided with eye protection mode that ensures comfortable screen brightness by reducing blue light. This phone is designed beautifully and from the reverse, it gives a faint look of iPhone. It has unibody design with a 2.5D curved-edge screen. It runs on Vivo,s Funtouch OS 2.6 based on Android 6.0 OS.
On the specifications front, the Y55L features a 5.2-inch HD display with resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It is powered by Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz combined with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory which is further expandable to 128GB via microSD card. This phone comes with separate slot for microSD card on the top of the handset and Dual SIM support. In other words, this phone has total three slots which is again a plus feature.
On the camera front, the Vivo Y55L is mounted with an 8 MP rear camera with HDR, Panorama, Professional, Slow and Fast modes for enhancing the capability of the camera. It also houses a 5MP front-facing camera with various camera filters and screen flash.
This phone is packed with 2650mAh battery. Besides 4G VoLTE support, this phone also offers other standard connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB with USB OTG etc.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Kent Cheng, the newly appointed CEO of Vivo India, said, “India is a very important market for us because of the maximum smartphone penetration. We want to cater to every price point with our innovative products. And, through Y55L we want to tap the users that are looking for a smartphone that not just looks great but also delivers the desired results with its overall package.”