vivo to launch vivo Y30 and Y1S smartphones in Kenya


 vivo smartphone is set to launch a new mid-range device, the vivo Y30 alongside a more affordable phone vivo Y1S in Kenya next week just a month after launching the vivo v19 in the market.

The vivo Y30 takes a winning formula with its Ultra O Screen, A.I Quad Camera, a 5000 mAh battery high-end specs with a moderate price tag and a unique body structure. The device will cost about Ksh25,000 while the vivo Y1S might cost slightly lower than Ksh15,000 for a more friendlier price package.

The two devices join the Y series family that includes the Y11, Y12, Y15, Y17 and Y90. Like its predecessors, the new Y- series also packs an AI Triple Camera, a magical colour fusion design, and a perfect blend of technology and style usually only featured in premium smartphones.

 vivo Y30 will feature a Full-Screen display with a 6.47-inch HD+ 720×1560 pixels screen resolution having an 82.9 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The device also happens to be a 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant alongside other impressive features. It also comes in Dazzle blue and Moonstone white colours.

Whereas the vivo on Y1S will feature a 4030 mAh battery, a Halo full view display including fascinating colours like the Aurora Blue and Olive Black Colours that gives the device an enhanced look and a comfortable hold.

Chronicling the brand’s growth and sheer market dominance, Mr Arthur Xian, vivo Kenya CEO, highlighted the company’s efforts to make revolutionary smartphones that will usher smartphone enthusiasts into an era of endless possibilities on mobile devices and exceptional photography experiences.

“The flexible display and design market this 2020 is growing unexpectedly. The technology is expected to expand further and diverse. Our goal is to dominate in the flexible display market by introducing new products with enhanced performance and differentiated designs at an affordable price this year.”

Let’s look at some of the specifications for the Y30

vivo Y30 specifications

BODY :      Dimensions 162 x 76.5 x 9.1 mm (6.38 x 3.01 x 0.36 in)
Weight 197 g (6.95 oz)
Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIM:          Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display :    Size 6.47 inches, 102.8 cm2 (~82.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)
PLATFORM: OS Android 10, Funtouch 10.0, Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35                                  (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320
MEMORY : Internal 128GB 4GB RAM

CAMERA:   MAIN CAMERA Quad 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide),                           1/4.0″, 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
SELFIE CAMERA:  Single 8 MP, (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps

BATTERY:     5000 mAh battery