The Vivo Y15 is a new budget smartphone that parades a massive 5000 mAh battery with a large screen display size of 6.35-inch. You also get three cameras on the back and a 16 megapixels selfie camera.
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It also comes with a triple rear cameras set-up and it’s currently available in Nigeria for purchase. In this article, we will be looking at the phone availability and the price.
Vivo Y15 Key Specs & Features
- 6.35 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1544 pixels (~268 ppi)
- Android 9.0 (Pie), Funtouch 9
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Network
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Vivo Y15 comes in decent and sleek body design. The phone takes inspiration from nature as it features beautiful lakes where colors shift in flux as light refracts off the surface.
It appears in a color show measuring 159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm in dimensions and weight 190 g. The smartphone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security. The waterdrop notch offers a sizeable 6.35-inch Halo FullView Display with a 19.3:9 aspect ratio.
Thanks to the Super-narrow bezels on all sides as it gives the device an 89% screen-to-body ratio delivering flagship-standard visual impact. Users can handle the phone with just one hand and at the same time enjoy a broad view.
The Vivo Y15 packs an AI triple rear camera setup for professional photos. The triple cameras include a 13MP Main Camera, 8MP Super Wide-Angle Camera, and 2MP Depth Camera. The cameras will surely capture the best shots effortlessly.
The AI Super-Wide-Angle Camera promises a 120° wide-angle view. You can capture more landscapes and more friends as well.
The 16MP front camera on the Vivo Y15 is capable of capturing delicate facial details. The AI Face Beauty will ensure you look naturally beautiful in all shots.
Hardware and Software
The Vivo Y15 has a Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset based on 12nm design. It has an octa-core processor with a clock speed of up to 2.0GHz. It has PowerVR GE8320 GPU and runs on the Android 9.0 operating system with Funtouch 9 user interface on top.
The onboard storage on the Y15 is 64GB coupled with 4GB which gives more space to store more apps and also allows them to run smoothly.
You can also expand the storage. There is Ultra Game Mode on the Vivo Y15 designed for the ultimate in gaming. It has a Dual-Turbo that speeds up games by reducing frame drop.
Battery and Network
5000 mAh battery has become a signature feature for Vivo as it has features in a number of their smartphones. You can find it in the more premium Vivo Y50 as well as the more affordable Vivo Y11 and Vivo Y12.
A 5000 mAh battery is also a major highlight of the Vivo Y15. Although the battery lacks fast charging, it’s accompanied by intelligent power-saving technologies which will expand the battery life.
There is a dual 4G LTE network with other regulars such as WiFi, FM radio, GPS, and micro-USB 2.0.
Vivo Y15 Price and Availability
Vivo Y15 price in Nigeria starts at around 72,000 Naira. You can buy it for around 20,900 KSh in Kenya. The Vivo Y15 sells at a price of about $200 and will ship in Aqua Blue, and Burgundy Red colors.
Vivo Y15 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y15:
- Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie), Funtouch 9
- Processor: Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm), Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Aqua Blue, Burgundy Red
- Dimension: 159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 190.5 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.35 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1544 pixels (~268 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n,Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: Yes
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 5000 mAh, Li-Ion Non-Removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: No