Various reports in the past have suggested that Vivo is planning to expand its range of V series smartphones in India in the near future. The brand is said to launch two new devices in the series called the Vivo V19 and Vivo V19 Pro. While the company hasn’t yet confirmed the existence of the Vivo V19, a recent report suggested that the new Vivo V series phones will be launched in the country at some point next month. The brand is rumoured to start taking pre-orders for the Vivo V19 by the end of this month. Ahead of the launch, a report by 91mobiles has shared some details about the design of the Vivo V19.
Vivo V19 specifications and features
According to the source, the Vivo V19 will have a pill-shaped hole in the screen to house two selfie cameras. The phone’s predecessor, the Vivo V17, has a single camera for selfies. The source hasn’t revealed details of the sensors of the Vivo V19’s selfie cameras. At the rear, the device is expected to feature a primary quad-core setup. The phone could have a main camera, an ultra-wide-angle secondary shooter, a depth-sensing snapper, and a lens for macro photography. No other details about the handset are available at the moment. Earlier reports have claimed that the phone will be priced between Rs 20,000 and Rs 30,000, and will be available via both online and offline stores across the country.
Vivo V17 specifications and features
Talking about the Vivo V19’s predecessor, the Vivo V17, the phone is a mid-range offering with a quad primary camera setup on the back. The handset has a hole in the top-right side of the display to house the selfie camera. For security, the device is equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone features a 6.44-inch OLED display with full HD+ resolution. Under the hood, the device has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, which is paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of expandable storage.
In the camera department, the Vivo V17 has a 48MP main camera on the back, which is paired with an 8MP secondary snapper, a 2MP bokeh lens, and a 2MP macro camera. For selfies and video-calling, the handset is equipped with a 32MP shooter. The connectivity features are standard including 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and A-GPS. Software-wise, the handset boots FunTouch OS 9, which is based on Android 9 Pie. Lastly, a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support keeps the whole package alive.
The Vivo V17 comes in a single variant, which costs Rs 22,990. The smartphone can be purchased in Glacier Ice White and Midnight Black colour variants. The handset is available from both online and offline stores across the country.