Vivo Y19 is now available in major stores in Kenya selling at Ksh26,999. The Vivo Y19 joins the Y- series which include the Y12, Y15 and Y17 currently retailing in stores countrywide. The devices target the young market. It seeks to empower young users with powerful features that meet with their needs and lifestyle.
‘We are aiming to offer more options for devices with high-quality standard and comprehensive functionality at an affordable price. The Y-Series is for the youth. We are bringing our latest innovations to many younger consumers through our fashionable Y Series smartphones,’ Said Mr Arthur Xian, CEO Vivo Kenya.
The phone will be available countrywide in two variant colours that are Magnetic black and Spring White.
It premiers a 5000mAh battery, a Halo FullView™ Display, an AI Triple Rear Camera setup. Has a premium design and enhanced features that guarantee high performance, and superb photography.
The Y19 is set to increase quality smartphone penetration. Thus, fast-tracking Vivo’s vision to drive affordability inclusion in the country.
Vivo Y19 Features
It comes packed with a 5000 mAh non-removable battery with support for 18W dual-engine fast charging.
The phone also supports reverse charging and runs on Android 9.0 based on Funtouch OS 9.2. Connectivity features include VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, FM radio and micro USB port 2.0. The phone measures 162.15 × 76.47 × 8.89mm and weighs 193.0 grams.
Vivo Y19 features a 6.53-inch FHD + Halo display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, up to 90.3% screen-to-body ratio.
It as well sports a dewdrop notch design and has 3D curved edge gradient design at the back panel. The device is powered with an Octa-core Mediatek’s. Helio P65 (MT6768) processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage under the hood. The storage can be further expandable via microSD card.
The phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. These sensors can decern finer details about your finger which increases security. Typically, these scanners have a very high number of diodes per inch to capture these details up close.
On the camera front, Vivo Y19 is equipped with a triple rear camera setup with 16-megapixels. It has a primary sensor with f/1.78, an 8-megapixel wide-angle snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
On the front, it employs a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0, AI Face Beauty mode. The phone also carries support for face unlock.