Vivo Launches its Y20 Mid-range Smartphone in Kenya

The Vivo Y20. Courtesy Photo | Gadgets 4 You, YouTube The Vivo Y20. Courtesy Photo | Gadgets 4 You, YouTube
<center> The Vivo Y20. Courtesy Photo | Gadgets 4 You, YouTube</center>

Vivo officially announces the availability of its mid-range smartphone; the Vivo Y20 in Kenya with sales going live effective today at all vivo Kenya brand stores, Jumia and dealer’s store countrywide for a price of KSH13,999, and available in Obsidian Black and Nebula Blue color options.

The launch is reportedly said to come after Vivo was ranked among the top international smartphone manufacturers in Q3 2020 —representing a clear year-on-year growth. The ranking is based on Q3 data for the global smartphone market released by Canalys and the International Data Corporation.

According to the reports, the numbers from both entities indicated that vivo’s mobile phone shipments ranked among the top five in the world while on the other hand —Canalys’ data indicated that vivo had 31.8 million shipments, thus ranking 5th.

Vivo’s Y series is known for its innovative technologies and elegant design that support the day-to-day lives of the tech-savvy young audience. Keeping its commitment towards customer-centric designs and innovation, the newly launched vivo Y20 is a lightweight, sleek, and perfectly polished smartphone with an ergonomic 2.5D elegant body.

The phone comes with advanced features for performance, a premium design —combining an AI triple camera to seamlessly capture moments with enough detail and perfection. This combination goes in line with the brand’s focus of offering stylish smartphones infused with trendsetting technologies at the most competitive price points.

The AI Triple Marco camera setup features a 13MP primary camera with a 2MP macro and a 2MP bokeh sensors while the front camera comes with an 8MP sensor with a af/2.2 large aperture and PDAF technology (Phase Detection Autofocus) to seamlessly capture breath-taking photos with more clear details.

It provides an ultimate visual experience on a 6.51-Inches HD+ HALO Display with Eye Protection, allowing users to indulge in a worldly entertainment experience with an immersive aspect ratio of 20:9 and a screen resolution of 1600 x 720.

It will run on Android 10 coupled with a Funtouch OS 10.5. It is as well powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor 460 with 4GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage supporting a microSD card for memory expansion of up to 256GB. It will backed on a 5,000mAh battery which will provide a long-lasting experience. With AI power-saving technology, a single full charge can provide up to 16 hours of online HD movie streaming, 11 hours of resource-intensive gaming action —as claimed by the company. It supports a 18W fast charger and reverse charging as well.

The phone also has a cleverly designed side-mounted fingerprint scanner that adapts to your daily phone use, making phone unlocking instantaneous.