The Vivo Y52s is a budget-friendly smartphone that is loaded with a 5G connectivity and other impressive features. The handset packs a waterdrop notch display, a large screen size that supports a high refresh rate.
The backside has a nice 48 MP cameras and an LED flash. The Vivo Y52s maintained the same chipset as the Vivo Y73s and Vivo S7e.
Vivo Y52s Key Specs & Features
- 6.58 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~400 ppi)
- Android 10, Funtouch 10.5
- Octa-core MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 720 5G (7 nm)
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage
- 48 MP + 2 MP Dual Rear Cameras
- 8 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Side)
- 4G LTE Network
- 5G Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
One of the Vivo Y52’s unique body designs is the camera modules. They appear in a square housing the combo shooter and an LED flash. The smartphone is built with nice materials and the rear side is smooth and neat.
It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and also measures 164.2 x 75.4 x 8.4 mm in dimensions. The entire body weighs 185 grams which means the phone can be used with one hand.
Moving to the generic waterdrop notch on the front, we are welcome with an IPS LCD panel that has 6.58 inches offering an impressive Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels and 20.07:9 aspect ratio.
The screen also carries support for HDR10, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. Overall, the Vivo Y52s has a screen-to-body ratio of 90.61 percent.
The Vivo Y52s is blessed with a combo rear camera setup and a single front camera. The primary camera on the back is 48-megapixel with f/1.79 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The good news is that the rear cameras come with some amazing features like night scene mode, time-lapse photography, 10x digital zoom, EIS, 4K video shooting, and also 1080p slow-motion video recording. The front camera is 8 MP and it has Face Unlock and AI Beautification.
Hardware and Software
The Vivo Y52s has a Dimensity 720 SoC and an octa-core processor clocking at 2.0 GHz speed. The Mali-G57 MC3 GPU is coupled with a huge 8GB RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
Sadly it lacks support for micro SDcard. The operating system installed out of the box is Android 10 and it’s based on Funtouch 10.5.
Gamers will get a liquid-cooling technology for maintaining the internal temperature when gaming or running an intensive task.
Battery and Network
The Vivo Y52s has a non-removable battery of 5000 mAh with an 18W dual-engine fast charging. It comes with a 5G, 4G on the dual SIM and other regulars such as Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Vivo Y52s Price and Availability
The Vivo Y52s price is $290 and it’s available in Coral Sea, Monet, and Titanium Gray colors.
In Nigeria, the Vivo Y52s will sell for 125,000 Naira, while in Ghana, it will cost 1,900 Ghs and 35,000 Ksh in Kenya.
Vivo Y52s Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y52s:
- 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: 6GB, 8GB RAM
- Colours: Gray Coral, Aurora
- Dimension: 164.2 x 75.4 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: 185.5 grams
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.58 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~400 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP + 2 MP, [email protected], [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 8 MP Camera
- 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
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 34, 38, 39, 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: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- 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, (Side)
- 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: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, Fast charging 18W