Vivo V17 with 6.38-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, quad rear cameras, 4500mAh battery announced

Vivo launched the V17 Pro smartphone in India recently, and last week, the company announced the S1 Pro smartphone at an event in the Philippines. While Vivo is expected to launch the S1 Pro in India soon, today, the company has announced its new ‘Vivo V17’ smartphone in Russia which is a re-branded Vivo S1 Pro smartphone.

Vivo V17 sports a 6.38-inch FULL HD+ 19.5:9 aspect ratio Super AMOLED notch display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and 90% screen-to-body ratio and minimal bezels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor paired with 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and runs Funtouch OS 9.2 based on Android 9 (Pie). The design is similar to recently launched Vivo S5.

Regarding the optics, it sports a quad rear camera setup housed in a diamond-shaped module with a combination of 48MP (primary with f/1.8 aperture) + 8MP (ultra-wide with f/2.2 aperture) + 2MP (macro with f/2.4 aperture) + 2MP (depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture) and there is a 32MP f/2.0 front camera. The camera supports various features including Gesture control, Voice control, Professional mode, Slow motion, HDR, Bokeh, Panorama, and more. As it is a Super AMOLED panel, it features an in-display fingerprint scanner.

The connectivity options include Dual SIM, Dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and packs a 4500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support through USB Type-C port.

Vivo V17 specifications

  • 6.38-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 Super AMOLED display; 90% screen-to-body ratio
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 610 GPU
  • 8GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage
  • Dual SIM
  • Funtouch OS 9.2 based on Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 48MP (primary with f/1.8 aperture) + 8MP (ultra-wide with f/2.2 aperture) + 2MP (macro with f/2.4 aperture) + 2MP (depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture)
  • 32MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • In-display Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions:  159.25 × 75.19 × 8.68mm; Weight: 186.7g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 4500mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging

Pricing and Availability

Vivo V17 comes in Blue Fog, Cloud Blue color options and is priced at RUB22,990 (US$ 359 / Rs. 25,770 approx.). It is available to pre-order in Russia. There is no word on availability on other markets yet. Users who pre-book before December 5th, 2019 will get a Vivo Y11 (2019) for free.


Author: Manoj Nagendra

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