The Vivo Y50 has finally joined the Y series that was introduced by the company this year April. The new phone packs a Snapdragon 665 SoC and it’s currently available in the Indian market with a price tag of ₹17,990 and in the Nigerian market for around ₦109,000.
It has a 6.53-inch screen, a punch hole, and a quad rear cameras set-up.
Vivo Y50 Key Specs & Features
- 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~403 PPI)
- Android 10, Funtouch 10.0
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging 15W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
Going by the design, the Vivo Y50 will attract many with its 3D Colors Aesthetic. The smartphone body is well refined-looking elegant. The back offers a 3D curves which are closely designed to vanish into the sleek lines of the side panels.
You will also notice the radial light patterns create layered texture and the premium colors which include Pearl White, Starry Black grandeur, and the deep ocean allure of Iris Blue. The smartphone measures 162 x 76.5 x 9.1 mm and weighs 197 grams.
On the front, it has a new 6.53-inch Ultra O Screen that host a minimal front camera for maximum viewing experience. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 90.77%, a nice aspect ratio of 19.5:9, and an FHD+ resolution of 2340×1080 pixels.
To bring everything closer to perfection, the company customizes many apps interface to integrate with the display. There is also 800nit Peak brightness on the handset.
The Vivo Y50 comes with a super wide-angle quad cameras set-up. It has a 13MP main camera for clarity. Additional is an 8MP Super Wide-Angle Camera that offers 120-degree horizontal views that help you capture broader landscapes and larger groups of people.
The 2MP Macro Camera offers a 4cm focus which helps to capture beautiful environments like morning dewdrops.
Lastly is another 2MP Bokeh camera that creates distinct contrast by smoothly separating portrait subjects from backgrounds. Selfies lovers will get a single camera of 16 MP on the Vivo Y50.
Hardware and Software
The Vivo Y50 has a Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 SOC with an octa-core processor clocking at 2.0 GHz. It comes with a single memory variant which is 128GB paired with 8GB RAM and it’s expandable via micro SD card.
The handset comes with Multi-Turbo 3.0 that has been updated with the industry’s first VPG that uses the Center Turbo to schedule core system resources for maximum speed. It can also predict system abnormalities caused by third-party apps in advance and then solved the problem before they even occur.
The Vivo Y50 also runs on Funtouch OS 10 that comes with Ambient Light, and dynamic animations. This OS is based on Android 10 operating system.
Battery and Network
Vivo Y50 comes with a massive 5000 mAh battery that gives you hours of usage. You can enjoy exciting games, watch movies and enjoy other entertainment with a single charge. The juicer parades 15W charging technology.
The connectivity options are dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C port.
Vivo Y50 Price and Availability
Vivo Y50 price in Nigeria starts at around 109,000 Naira. The price starts at around $300 at leading global online stores. In Ghana, the smartphone costs about 2,000 Ghs.
Vivo Y50 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y50:
- Platform: Android 10
- Processor: Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Starry Black, Iris Blue, Iris Blue, Pearl White
- Dimension: 162 x 76.5 x 9.1 mm
- Weight: 197 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 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~403 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, 1080p@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- 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: 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: 5000 mAh, Li-Ion Non-Removeble Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Fast charging 15W