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Vivo Y97 specifications and price surface online; MediaTek Helio P60 SoC, 4GB RAM rumored

The soon-to-be-launched is expected to be priced at around Rs 20,000.

  • Published: September 6, 2018 5:18 PM IST
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Image Credit: MadSimar (Twitter)


Having just launched the V11 Pro in India, it seems that Vivo is prepping another smartphone under its Y series. The unannounced handset, likely to be called Y97, has just surfaced online, complete with hardware specifications and price.

The information comes courtesy of a tweet, posted by a user going by the name MadSimar (@Hackersimar).

According to the tweet, the Y97 (model identifier: V1813A) will have a 6.3-inch FullHD+ display with a resolution of 1080×2280 pixels, as well as a waterdrop-style notch. It’s expected to be powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. There’s no information whether there’ll be a microSD card slot or not. The smartphone will run Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, most likely skinned with Vivo’s Funtouch OS UI layer baked on top.

For imaging, Vivo Y97 will come with a dual-camera system at the back, comprised of a 16-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. A 16-megapixel sensor up front will take care of selfies and video calls. All standard connectivity options are likely to be on-board, and a 3,240mAh battery will back up the whole package.

As for the price, the tweet states that the smartphone will have a price tag of 1898 Yuan, translating to about Rs 20,000. It even goes on to claim that the Y97 will be launched on September 20.

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Today, Vivo launched its V11 Pro smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 25,990, the V11 Pro is set to go against the likes of Xiaomi Poco F1 and Oppo F9 Pro. The smartphone has a 6.41-inch FullHD+ display and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM. There’s also 64GB of internal storage, with support for microSD cards of up to 256GB.

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  • Published Date: September 6, 2018 5:18 PM IST