Last week Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon 480 which is the first 400-series chipset from the maker to support 5G connectivity. Now, vivo is bringing the first smartphone on the market with the new SoC – the Y31s.
The device comes with a 6.58-inch IPS LCD with FHD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The panel sports a waterdrop notch for the 8MP selfie cam. The back houses a 13MP main camera alongside a 2MP depth sensor and an LED flash.
Dual camera setup (13MP main + 2MP depth sensor)
With the Snapdragon 480 at the helm, the vivo Y31s supports both mmWave and Sub-6 GHz 5G networks. Qualcomm is boasting a two-fold increase in both CPU and GPU performance compared to the Snapdragon 460 chipset. You get 4 or 6 GB RAM and 128GB storage and a 5,000 mAh battery with 18W charging. The phone boots FunTouch OS 10.5 based on Android 11 and is offered in gray, gradient and red colors.
vivo Y31s in its three official colors
The 4/128GB version sells for CNY 1,498 ($232) while the 6/128GB model goes for CNY 1,698 ($263). Both versions are already up for sale in China.