The Vivo Y70S is a 5G budget smartphone silently launched in China. It’s also the first phone to come with Samsung Exynos 880 chipset. Vivo Y70s features a 6.53-inch display and three rear cameras.
Another major highlight of the handset is the punch-hole screen with a tall aspect ratio, generous storage, and a triple rear camera.
Vivo Y70S Key Specs & Features
- 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
- Android 10, Funtouch 10.0
- Octa-core Exynos 880
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage
- 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Network
- 5G Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4500 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Vivo Y70S adopts a new double-grain stitching design. The smooth panel is made with a combination of a matte surface and a bright surface texture. This naturally makes the device looks attractive and premium.
The panel is housing the cameras set-up and an LED flash while the fingerprint scanner is mounted on the side. It measures 162 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm in dimensions and weight 190 grams.
On the front, it’s equipped with a 6.53-inch FHD+ star screen that gives the traditional 5.5-inch feel. It has a screen ratio of up to 90.72%, a larger display area, and offer more display contents.
Overall, users will be getting curved frame design, slim and elegant body and there is also blue eye protection mode to protect your smart eyes.
On the display punch hole is a selfie camera of 16-megapixel. Meanwhile, on the top left corner of the panel is triple cameras that consist of a 48-megapixel main shooter, an 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth effects.
The Y70S camera features LED flash, HDR, panorama and can shoot 4k videos.
Hardware and Software
At the heart of Vivo Y70S is Samsung 8nm Exynos 880 chipset. The chip comprises of Cortex-A77 CPU cores clocking at 2.0GHz and six Cortex-A53 CPU cores running at 1.8GHz coupled with Mali-G76 MP5 graphics.
The Exynos 880 is still at the same clocked speed of the Exynos 980 5G SoC. The handset has LPPDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 storage.
It has 128GB and 8GB internal memory. Meanwhile, it’s powered by Android 10 OS along with FunTouch OS 10 UI.
Battery and Network
The battery is coupled with dual-engine flash charging and AI power-saving engine. Its promise to last up to about 8.3 hours of games, 11.8 hours of chat, 15.2 hours of reading in a single charge.
The Vivo Y70S packs a 90mm liquid-cooled heat dissipation heat pipe, and also a multi-layer PGS graphite heat sink close to 10,000 square millimeters. This reduces the CPU junction temperature to 10°C when gaming or charging.
There is a Multi-turbo acceleration engine, intelligent control of the network, heat dissipation, AI, and multi-application which improve the overall user experience.
Apart from the global 5G, you will get the regular 4G LTE network, GPS, and 2.0, Type-C 1.0.
Vivo Y70S Price and Availability
Vivo Y70s price starts at around $287 for the 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage model while the higher 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage edition will cost $310.
In Nigeria, the Y70S is expected to start selling at a price of 120,000 Naira, 38,000 Ksh in Kenya, and 2000 Ghs in Ghana.
Vivo Y70S Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y70S:
- Platform: Android 10, Funtouch 10.0
- Processor: Exynos 880, Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A77 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A76)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Mali-G76
- Dimension: 162 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm
- Weight: 190 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, [email protected], [email protected]; gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- 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: Yes, 1, 41, 78 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- 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, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, 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: 4500 mAh, Li-Ion Non-Removeble Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W