Vivo today launched a new entry-level smartphone called the Vivo Y90. Like other Vivo devices sold in India, the Y90 will be manufactured in the country at the company’s Greater Noida facility. The latest Y-series offering from the Chinese manufacturer will compete against the entry-level smartphones like Xiaomi Redmi 7A, Infinix Smart 3 Plus and the Realme C2.
The Vivo Y90 features a 6.22 inch Halo FullView display with a resolution of HD+ (1570 x 720 pixels). It sports a teardrop shape notch on the top. Under the hood, it is powered by the 12nm MediaTek Helio A22 (MT7671) paired with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with further expandable option up to 512GB via microSD card.
In the optics department, the device sports a single 8MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture while offering a 5MP selfie camera with f/1.8 aperture placed on the notch. The rear camera comes with features like Face Beauty, Professional, Palm Capture, Voice Control, Time-Lapse, Slow-mo, time and Model watermark. The front camera has Face Beauty, Palm Capture, Voice Control, Selfie Lightning, Video and Time Watermark. It lacks a fingerprint sensor but has support for Face Unlock.
The handset runs on FunTouch OS 4.5 based on an old Android 8.1 Oreo. It is backed by a 4,030 mAh battery with Vivo’s smart power management system for giving extensive battery backup. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 2.4GHz, Bluetooth v5, GPS, USB OTG, Micro USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack while sensors on-board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope and proximity sensor. It measures 155.11 x 75.09 x 8.28 mm and weighs 163.5 grams.
The Vivo Y90 is priced at Rs 6,990 for the single variant and will come in Black and Gold color options. It will be available across all offline partner stores and major e-commerce websites from July 27.
Vivo Y90 specifications
- 6.22 inch HD+ Halo FullView display
- MediaTek Helio A22 (MT7671)
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- 8MP rear
- 5MP front
- FunTouch OS 4.5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
- 4,030 mAh battery