The Vivo Y81 smartphone, which had initially gone official in June in Vietnam, has now been officially launched in India. This latest smartphone by Vivo has been already placed on sale on Vivo online store, Amazon, and Flipkart, and set to compete with many popular smartphones including the Asus ZenFone Max Pro 1, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, and the Honor 9N going by its price. Further, this, Vivo Y81 sports an iPhone X-like notch and a bezel-less design on the front. Key highlights of the smartphone include a large HD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, Face Detection, and a 3,260mAh battery.
Vivo Y81: Price in India and release date
Vivo has already started selling the Vivo Y81 in India, and the price has been at ₹12,999. The smartphone has been made available for purchase Vivo online store, Flipkart and Amazon already, with delivery time as early as the next day. Again, coming back to the price, Vivo Y81 has been positioned in the heavily competitive mid-range segment. The smartphone has been made available in Black and Gold color options. Now, Amazon and Flipkart both have listed exchange offers on the Y81.
Vivo Y81: Specifications
Now, comes the specifications. The Vivo Y81 supports dual-SIM (Nano) slots that run on FunTouch OS 4.0 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. The smartphone, in fact, boasts of a 6.22-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) IPS display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass protection. The Vivo Y81 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6762 SoC clocked at 2.0GHz, paired with an IMG GE8320 graphics, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of inbuilt storage. Storage is also expandable via a dedicated microSD card slot, extending up to 256GB.
Now, comes the camera department. The Vivo Y81 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. Further features include HDR, Pro mode, portrait, bokeh mode, AI face beauty, slow motion, time lapse, panorama, Doc mode, PDAF, filters, palm capture, voice control, and live photo. The front specs include a 5-megapixel selfie sensor with the same aperture and a front screen flash. The front camera also comes with features like HDR, face beauty, group selfie, filters, palm capture, voice control, portrait, and bokeh mode.
The Vivo Y81 is backed by a 3,260mAh battery, and connectivity options include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, single-band Wi-Fi 802.11 (2.4GHz), GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The handset measures 155.06×75.0x7.77mm weighing around 146.5 grams. On board, sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, e-compass, fingerprint, and virtual gyroscope.