24 Apr 2019
Vivo Y17's official page goes live, India launch imminent
As an addition to its affordable Y series, Vivo is planning to launch all-new Y17 in India soon.
The company has officially listed Y17 on its Indian website, hinting at the smartphone's imminent launch in the country.
Design and display
Vivo Y17: At a glance
The Vivo Y17 comes with a dewdrop notched display and slim bottom bezel to offer a screen-to-body ratio of 89%.
On the back, the mirror-finish panel houses a triple camera setup and a fingerprint sensor.
Also, it has a 6.35-inch HD+ (720 x 1544 pixels) LCD display with an aspect ratio of 19.3:9 and 268 ppi density.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
In the optics department, the Vivo Y17 features AI-based triple rear cameras comprising a 13MP (f/2.2) main shooter, paired with an 8MP (f/2.2) wide-angle sensor and a 2MP depth sensor.
Although the wide-angle camera promises 120-degree FOV (field of view), in reality, it captures only 108-degree after accounting for distortion.
Up front, the phone has a 20MP (f/2.0) snapper.
Vivo Y17: Under the hood
The Vivo Y17 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P35 processor, paired with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
It comes with a massive 5,000mAh battery that supports Vivo's exclusive 18W Dual-Engine Fast charging technology and runs Android Pie-based Funtouch 9.
Furthermore, the phone comes with Ultra Game Mode for a better gaming experience.
Connectivity options and sensor details
In terms of connectivity, the Vivo Y17 offers 4G VoLTE, dual-SIMs (nano), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, GPS/A-GPS, and USB Type-C port (OTG). Further, it provides all standard sensors such as accelerometer, proximity and compass sensors.