Vivo Y17 launches in Singapore
By Digital News Asia June 7, 2019
- Also comes with Vivo’s dual-engine fast charging technology
- Has a 13MP main camera, 8MP super wide-angle camera, and 2MP depth camera
GLOBAL smartphone brand Vivo has announced the launch of its Y17 smartphone. The Y17 features an AI triple camera that comes with a 13MP main camera, 8MP super wide-angle camera, and 2MP depth camera for better professional photography.
It also has a 6.35-inch Halo 19:3:9 FullView Display and an 89% screen-to-body ratio for an immersive user experience. With a large, 5,000mAh battery the Y17 is said to offer users up to 17.5 hours of normal usage on a full charge.
The Y17 is now available in Mystic Purple and Mineral Blue at a retail price of US219 (S$299) (before contract) exclusively through telco M1 Limited (M1) and authorised retailers island-wide.
Customers who purchase the Y17 or any Vivo smartphone are entitled to a local two-year warranty.
In addition to a 5,000mAh battery, the Y17 also comes with Vivo’s dual-engine fast charging technology to re-juice quicker. It’s safer too, with nine charging protection technologies protecting both your battery and the charging process.
Y17 runs on an octa-core processor with a 12nm design and clock speeds of up to 2.3GHz. Its 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM allow you to store more apps and have them run smoother.
The Y17 also features Vivo’s Funtouch OS 9, a customised operating system based on Android 9.0.
The AI super wide-angle camera expands your view to 120°, so you can capture more landscape and more of your friends. The AI super wide-angle camera is able to capture 108° photos after accounting for distortion.
For self-portraits, the Y17 sports a 20MP front camera to capture more delicate facial details and produce clearer results. AI Face Beauty enhances facial features even further with customised solutions.
Ultra-Game Mode is designed for the ultimate in gaming fun. Competition Mode, allocates system resources that prioritise your game’s performance. And when it comes to speed, Dual-Turbo is the lightning-fast feature gamers need. By reducing frame-drop, it gives you a smoother gaming experience.