Vivo has unveiled a new Y-series phone called the Vivo Y51s in China. It is a budget-friendly 5G smartphone from the brand. In terms of specs, the Vivo Y51s is a slight downgrade compared to the Vivo Y70s that debuted in May.
The Vivo Y51s looks the same as the Vivo Y70s. The only major difference between the two phones is in the configuration of the front cameras. The Y51s comes has a downgraded selfie camera. Some of the key features of the Vivo Y70s phone include a tall display, 48-megapixel triple cameras and a big battery with fast charging support.
Vivo Y51s specifications and features
The Vivo Y51s has an IPS LCD panel that offers a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. The phone offers a 90.72 percent screen-to-body ratio. It is equipped with an f/2.0 aperture 8-megapixel front camera, whereas the Y70s has a 16-megapixel selfie snapper.
The vertically arranged triple camera system of the Vivo Y51s includes a 48-megapixel main camera, 2-megapixel portrait lens, and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The rear cameras support features like a night scene mode, EIS, slow-motion video shooting, 10x digital zoom, and 4K video recording. The right spine of the phone features a fingerprint scanner embedded under the capacitive power button.
The Exynos 880 SoC is present under the hood of the Vivo Y51s. It has 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It lacks a microSD card slot. The FunTouch OS 10.5 based Android 10 OS comes preinstalled on the Vivo Y51s. The 4,500mAh battery of the phone supports 18W fast charging through micro-USB. The other specs of the Y51s include a dual SIM slot, 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The Vivo Y51s is also quite similar to the recently announced iQOO U1. The iQOO U1 is a 4G device powered by the Snapdragon 720G chipset, but its other specs are identical to the Y51s.
Vivo Y51s pricing and availability
The Vivo Y51s has arrived in China with a price tag of 1,798 RMB (~Rs 19,200). It is available in colour options such as Secret Realm Black, Snow Feather White, and Sea Blue. The handset will go on sale in China on July 29th. There is no word on the availability of the Y51s outside of China.