The Vivo Y73s is a budget-friendly smartphone announced in China and it comes onboard with the trending 5G network. It’s also the first device from the company to be powered by Dimensity 720 chipset.
The handset also packs a tall aspect ratio screen, 48-megapixel triple rear shooters, and a large battery.
Vivo Y73s Key Specs & Features
- 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
- Android 10, Funtouch 10.5
- Octa-core MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 720 5G (7 nm)
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built0-in Storage
- 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Cameras
- Fingerprint Scanner (under display, optical)
- 4G LTE Network
- 5G Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4100 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Vivo Y73s appear in a light and thin body. The sleek body design, slim touch is comparable to flagship models. On the side, it has a small 2.5mm narrow middle frame giving it a small hand feel and premium look.
The panel is available in a silver ion coating technology. It looks light with a shadow change, an extraordinary texture looking like a new mirror aesthetics. The second color is the Silver Moon and lastly is the Black mirror which is more classic and simple.
The smartphone offers a 6.44-inch AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch. The screen supports a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels full HD+, a tall 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR10, and 103 percent NTSC color gamut.
There is also an in-screen fingerprint scanner and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.1 percent.
The Vivo Y73s has a triple camera setup on the backside. The camera includes the primary 48-megapixel with f/1.79 aperture, an 8-megapixel superwide lens that has a 120-degree field-of-view, a 2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel portrait shooter that packs f/2.4 aperture.
The cameras have support for some photography features such as 10x digital zoom, EIS, night mode, macro shots, and 4K video recording. The front camera is 16-megapixel with an f/2.0 aperture.
Hardware and Software
The MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 720 5G chipset is based on a 7nm process chip and also has an octa-core processor running at a speed of 2.0 GHz. The chipset has Mali-G57 MC3 GPU for graphics coupled with 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
Sadly, it lacks support for micro SDcard but powered by Android 10 OS with FunTouchOS 10 on top.
There is Multi-Turbo 3.0 that provides Central Core Acceleration Engine, AI Acceleration Engine, Heat Dissipation Acceleration Engine, and Game Acceleration Engine. These will improve the device’s overall performance and power consumption.
Battery and Network
The Vivo Y73s houses a large 4,100mAh battery with support for 18W dual-engine fast charging through USB-C.
The connectivity option available on the handset is a dual SIM slot, 5G, GPS, Bluetooth 5.1, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Vivo Y73s Price and Availability
The Vivo Y73s will sell for $298 which is about 120,000 Naira, 35,000 Ksh in Kenya, and 1,900 Ghs in Ghana.
Vivo Y73s Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y73s:
- Platform: Android 10, Funtouch 10.5
- Processor: MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 720 5G (7 nm), Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G57 MC3
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Silver
- Dimension: 161 x 74 x 7.8 mm
- Weight: 171.3 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps; gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, HDR, 1080p@30fps
- 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, CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 19, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: Yes, 1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 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: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- 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: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Po 4100 mAh, non-removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W