The Chinese handset maker, Vivo entered the Indian handset market with an impressive set of slim and powerful smartphones. Such was the appeal of these handsets that Vivo soon became one of the most preferred budget segment brand in the Indian market. After having launched a series of mid-range and flagship devices, the brand is now delving into the budget segment to tap Indian consumers. Vivo has now launched a new device called Y51L, which has been placed in budget segment with several high-end specifications. Here is a brief overview of the handset for our readers.
Coming to the design of the handset, Vivo has not compromised with its style and design philosophy that makes it one of the desired brand. The new mobile from the brand comes with a metal frame and bar form factor. The rear panel of the handset features a mirror finish that enhances the overall look of the device.
The handset maker has placed a decent 5-inch display on the front panel so that users can enjoy a good multimedia experience. Its display comes equipped with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels, which looks quite sharp on a 5-incher.
The user experience offered by the handset is quite good since it comes with the last generation Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. Vivo has skinned the stock Android with its own Fun Touch UI, which is a delight to look at and is smooth to use.
Performance and Battery Life
The handset maker has equipped the new smartphone with a Quad-core processor, which is clocked at 1.2 GHz. There is a RAM of 2 GB, which ensures that the processor is performing at its best at all time. The handset derives its power from the 2350 mAh battery under the rear panel that is good enough for a day long usage on a single charge.
This new smartphone comes with an 8 Megapixels primary camera on the rear panel, which is a let down considering all smartphones at this price point flaunt a 13 Megapixels unit. The front snapper on the handset is a 5 Megapixels shooter that will appease selfie lovers.
Vivo Y51L is a dual SIM smartphone that comes with support for both 4G LTE and 3G so that its users are always connected to high speed Internet. It also comes with Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, microUSB, GPS and few others to name a few.
Vivo has been offering some of the best smartphones in the Indian handset market and with Y51L , it has launched a premium smartphone in the budget segment. However, those who are looking for a good camera as well on their smartphone will have to consider other options.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||January 28, 2016|
Nano + Nano / MicroSD
|SIM Card||Dual Nano SIM|
|Operating System||Android v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|Custom UI||Funtouch OS|
|Dimensions||143.8 x 71.7 x 7.5 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.2 GHz Quad core 64 bit (Cortex A53)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916|
|Display||Size||5.0 inches (12.7 cm)|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass|
|Resolution||540 x 960 pixels|
|Pixel Density||220 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||66.69 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/2.0|
|Front Camera Aperture||f/2.4|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Rear Auto Focus|
|Front Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||2350 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-ion, Non Removable|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA|
|Video Format||3GPP, AVI, MKV, MP4, WMV, Xvid|
|Storage||Internal Storage||16 GB|
Up to 128 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card|