Vivo Y51 Announced with Snapdragon 665, Ace AMOLED, 4GB+128GB

Last month we have witnessed Oppo has unleashed a reimagined smartphone from 2015. Actually, to follow the naming convention Oppo had to unleash a new smartphone whose name was already taken. The same thing is now happening with the Vivo, a new smartphone from Vivo has been announced which was already available since 2015. Not to confused with the new Vivo Y50 series debut Vivo Y51.

Vivo Y51

The company earlier had launched the Vivo Y51s with 5G connectivity back in July. The Y51 arrives with Snapdragon 665 SoC at the helm, that is 4G enabled smartphone. The Vivo Y51s is 5G network capable whereas the Y51 has the 4G network. In that case, the Vivo naming conversion is out of my head. The letter ‘s’, ‘i’ are used to represent a lite version of a particular smartphone series. But here, the Y51s is feature-rich variant while the Y51 is a lite version.

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Vivo Y51 Price and availability

The company has announced the phone in their Pakistan Branch. The has been listed for pre-order until the September 18. Whereas the sale will be kick off from September 19, 2020. The phone offered in 4GB+128GB storage configuration for PKR 36,999 (around ₹16,300/$220). While having three colour options to choose from Mystic Black, Dreamy White and Jazzy Blue. The availability outside Pakistan is not known yet.

Features and Specs

Upfront, the phone is built around an FHD+ resolution Ace AMOLED display of size 6.38″ inch while having a waterdrop notch on top centre. Besides, the screen has an in-display fingerprint scanner as well as an always-on display mode. Underneath the notch, there you have a 16MP selfie camera. Around the back, there you have square-shaped camera module tilted at 30-degree angle. That consists of a 48MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor.

Vivo Y51
Vivo Y51 | Mystic Black, Jazzy Blue, Dreamy White

Under the hood, there you have an octa-core system from Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 665 SoC. Bundled with 4GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage, further, the storage expansion support is available through a dedicated microSD card slot. The system runs on Funtouch OS 10 based on Android 10. It fueled by a 4500mAh battery that draws power through a USB Type-C cable while having 18W fast charging mechanism.

As per the connectivity, it has Dual 4G LTE connectivity along with the Wi-Fi 5. The rest of the connectivity includes a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm audio jack, and necessary sensors including the fingerprint scanner (in-display), GPS, Compass, etc.

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