Vivo seems to be working on an entry-level smartphone if a recent benchmarking website is to be believed. The device in question, with model number Vivo 1817, has been listed on Geekbench. Also Read - Best 5G smartphones with top MediaTek processors under Rs 30,000 in June 2021Also Read - Vivo Y73 launches in India to compete with Redmi Note 10 Pro Max with 1TB expandable storage
The benchmark listing, spotted by GSMArena, reveals key specs and features of a device that is unlikely to burn a hole in one s pockets. Interestingly, the recently launched Vivo Y93 was internally codenamed Vivo 1818. Looking at the new model name, it is likely that the upcoming device will be a less expensive version of the Vivo Y93. Also Read - Vivo Y73 coming to India: Price in India and specifications leak ahead of launch
As per the benchmark listing, the Vivo 1817 will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm SoC paired with 2GB of RAM. This chipset is likely to be a Snapdragon 439 that also powers the Y93 and Y95 smartphones. On the software front, the device will run Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. The listing reveals that the Vivo 1817 score 879 in single-core tests, and 3,261 in multi-core tests.
To put these basic features into perspective, the recently launched Vivo Y93 comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ (1580×720 pixels) display, 19:9 aspect ratio, and a OnePlus 6T-like waterdrop notch. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.95GHz, and paired with 4GB of RAM. There is 64GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.
For photography, the Vivo Y93 is equipped with a dual-camera setup at the back. This setup includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The camera supports PDAF, and Artificial Intelligence backed portrait mode. For selfies, there s an 8-megapixel snapper up front. It features Face Wake, AI beautification, and AR stickers.
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The smartphone is backed by a 4,030mAh battery, and it comes with connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB OTG support. On the software front, the device runs Android 8.1 Oreo wrapped under FuntouchOS 4.5. It also comes preloaded with Vivo s AI assistant called Jovi.