vivo Y18e and Y18 launched in India starting at Rs. 7999

vivo has launched Y18 and Y18e, the company’s latest budget smartphones in the ‘Y Series’ in India, as the successors to Y17 which were launched back in 2019.

The phones pack a 6.56-inch HD+ 90Hz screen, are powered by Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G85 12nm SoC with 4GB of RAM and up to 4GB of virtual RAM, run Android 14 with Funtouch OS 14, pack has a 13/50-megapixel Main Camera, 5/8-megapixel front camera and a 5000mAh battery with 15W charging.

The phones come in Space Black and Gem Green colours. Regarding the design, the dipping process makes a natural and delicate color gradient that seamlessly blends with the texture, says vivo.

The nanometer-scale coating allows for glass-like transparency, and the 3D micro sculpting makes silver water ripples that sparkle like gemstones, says the company.

vivo Y18e and Y18 specifications
  • 6.56-inch (1612 × 720 pixels) HD+ LCD screen, 90Hz refresh rate, up to 840 nits peak brightness
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio G85 12nm processor (Dual 2GHz Cortex-A75 + Hexa 2GHz 6x Cortex-A55 CPUs) with up to 1000MHz ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB storage, expandable up to 1TB with microSD
  • Funtouch OS 14 based on Android 14
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture (Y18e) / 50MP camera with f/1.8 aperture (Y18e), 0.08MP secondary camera with f/3.0 aperture
  • 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture (Y18e) / 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture (Y18)
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor (Y18 only)
  • Dimensions: 163.63×75.58×8.39mm; Weight:185g
  • Dust and water resistant (IP54)
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5Ghz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/QZSS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh battery with support for 15W charging
Pricing and availability

The vivo Y18e is priced at Rs. 7999 for the single 4GB + 64GB model. The Y18 costs Rs. 8,999 for the 4GB + 6GB model and the 4GB + 128GB model costs Rs. 9,999. The phones are now available from vivo India online store and offline stores.

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