The Vivo Y20s is the refresh version of the Vivo Y20 smartphone. The device was among the budget smartphones that were announced by the company a few weeks ago. Vivo Y20s sports 6.51 IPS display and three rear cameras.
Vivo Y20s comes alongside the Vivo Y70, Vivo Y11s, and Vivo X51 5G. Well, it falls under the budget category but comes with bigger storage and RAM compared to Vivo Y20.
Vivo Y20s Key Specs & Features
6.51 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
Android 10, Funtouch 10.5, or Funtouch 11
Octa-core Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
4GB, 6GB RAM
128GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Rear Cameras
8 MP Front Cameras
Fingerprint Scanner (Side Mounted)
4G LTE Network
Fast Charging 18W
Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Vivo Y20s spot a decent body design. The panel is wrapped with all plastic housing the cameras set up, an LED flash, and a Vivo branded logo indicating the brand of the phone.
It’s not that weight though as it weighs 192 g and measures 164.4 x 76.3 x 8.4 mm. The frame is also made of plastic which is still not that bad considering the device price tag.
Well, on the front, as usual, we have a glass screen with small bezels at the bottom of the screen. There is also a waterdrop notch offering a display size of 6.51 inches with an IPS LCD panel.
It produces a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a tall 20:9 aspect ratio, and 270 PPI density. The device is covered by display protection of glass and also has a screen to body ratio of 81.6 percent.
The cameras set up equipped on the device are four in number. The back consists of triple cameras of 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel.
The cameras are paired with an LED flash and they can also record 1080p videos. The waterdrop notch is hosting the single snapper of 8 MP for selfies.
Hardware and Software
On the performance, the maker equipped the budget phone with a Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 chipset base on 11nm process technology. The chip has an octa-core processor with a running speed of 1.8 GHz.
You will get Adreno 610 GPU for graphics and Funtouch 10.5 or Funtouch 11 user interface based on the Android 10 operating system.
The RAM is available in two variants. There is a model with 4GB RAM, another with 6GB RAM and they both have the same internal memory of 128GB which you can also expand using the dedicated slot on the inside.
Battery and Network
The massive battery of 5000 mAh on the Vivo Y20s comes with 18W fast charging technology which is also found on the Redmi Note 9 device. The battery will not only last long when fully charged but will charge fast using the micro USB 2.0 charger.
There are dual SIMs coupled with a dual 4G LTE network with Wi-fi, FM radio, 3.5mm jack, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, and also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for security.
Vivo Y20s Price and Availability
The Vivo Y20s arrive with a price tag of 180 EUR and will ship in multiple colors like Purist Blue, Obsidian Black, and Nebula Blue.
In Nigeria, it will sell for 85,000 Naira, 1,300 Ghs in Ghana, and 25,000 Ksh in Kenya.
Vivo Y20s Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y20s:
Platform: Android 10, Funtouch 10.5 or Funtouch 11
Processor: Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 240 & 4×1.6 GHz Kryo 240)
GPU: Adreno 610
Memory: 4GB, 6GB RAM
Colours: Purist Blue, Obsidian Black, Nebula Blue
Dimension: 164.4 x 76.3 x 8.4 mm
Weight: 192.3 g
SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display: 6.51 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
Screen Protection: Yes
Foldable Display: No
Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, [email protected]
Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR
Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, [email protected]
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, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
Internet & Connectivity
CDMA EVDO: Yes
4G LTE: Yes
WLAN: 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
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Email Protocol: Yes
Music Player: Yes
Video Player: Yes
FM Radio: Yes
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Sensors & Control
Digital Compass: Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: Yes
Heart Rate Monitor: No
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
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: No
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: Yes
Document Viewer: Yes
Document Editor: Yes
Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Battery
Standby Time: –
Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W