China-based Vivo entered the Indian smartphone market in 2014 and since then has been giving homegrown manufacturers a tough time with its affordable and selfie-centric smartphones. To further penetrate the market, the company has been sponsoring the Indian Premier League editions from the last year. With a range of flagship smartphones with world’s first features such as the Vivo V5 that boasts a 20-megapixel front camera and the XPlay 5 with 6GB of RAM, the manufacturer also has a range of budget smartphones in its Y series. Here’s a look at the top Vivo smartphones you can buy under Rs 15,000.
The Vivo Y53 is priced at Rs 9,990 and boasts a unibody design. One of the highlights of the smartphone is that it runs the recent Android Marshmallow out-of-the-box and houses triple slots which are dedicated for two SIM cards and the microSD card for storage expansion. For smartphone photography lovers, it houses an 8-megapixel rear camera with support for Ultra HD, Face Beauty, Panorama, and HDR modes. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel front camera supported by screen flash.
Another budget smartphone from Vivo, the Y55s features a 5.2-inch HD display with 2.5D curved glass on top for the added finish. It is further powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon MSM8917 quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of default onboard storage. The Vivo Y55s is further equipped with 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel camera on the front. It is priced at Rs 12,490. ALSO READ: Vivo V5 to Gionee A1: Top 5 selfie-centric smartphones in India, priced under Rs 20,000
Although the Vivo Y55L has a similar moniker as the Y55s and has the same display size, the specifications vary. The Y55L also features a 5.2-inch HD display with 2.5D curved glass on top, but under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. For photography, there is an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. It is priced at Rs 10,490. RELATED: Vivo V5 Plus Review
One of the USPs of the Vivo Y51L is that it features a glass design at the rear which gives it a premium appearance. It is 4G compatible and includes support for dual SIM. Other features include 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, and 2,350mAh battery. It is priced at Rs 10,100.
A selfie-focused and feature-rich smartphone in the budget category, the Vivo Y66 features a 16-megapixel front camera with Moonlight flash. Furthermore, there is a 13-megapixel rear camera and 3,000mAh battery keeping things ticking. What also adds to the list of highlights is that there is 32GB of default onboard storage with an option to further expand it up to 256GB via microSD card. The Y66 sits just right in this category with its price of Rs 13,990. ALSO READ: Vivo Y66 Review