This Vivo Y19 comes in as a more premium sibling to the Vivo Y11, Y12, Y15, and Y17. It secures this position with a higher resolution display, a more powerful processor, improved cameras, and lots more. This article covers its specs and price, which is geared towards helping you make your purchase decision.
Where to Buy Vivo Y19
Vivo Y19 Key Specs & Features
- 6.53-inch IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 Pixels, (395 PPI)
- Android 9.0 (Pie), Funtouch 9.2
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio P65 (12nm)
- 16MP + 8MP + 2MP Dual Rear Camera
- 16MP Front Camera
- 4GB / 6GB / 8GB RAM
- 128GB Inbuilt Storage
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
- Fast Charging (18W Capacity)
- 5000mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
The Design and Display
The design on the Vivo Y19 is slightly different from what we saw on its less premium the likes of the Vivo Y12. With the main difference being its gradient pattern design on the rear.
The Rear panel features a glossy gradient design, a design trend that is dominant in the Y series. However the Vivo Y19 tones things down in a bit, with its subtle gradient lines, which isn’t as conspicuous as the ones on its siblings.
Still, on the rear panel, you will find a triple camera setup, a camera flash, a capacitive fingerprint sensor, and the Vivo branding which indicates its a Vivio smartphone.
Build properties include glass upfront, plastic on the rear, and plastic on the frame.
The Camera department holds a set of higher resolution cameras with more pixels, which geared towards offering enthusiasts a chance to take clearer photos.
The rear camera department holds three cameras which comprise a 16MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, and a 2MP macro camera. This setup is capable of shooting videos maxed at 1080p at 30fps. It also supports HDR and Panorama for photos.
Selfies are manned by a single 16MP camera, which is slightly lower than the 20MP selfie camera on the Vivo Y17. This camera is capable of 1080p video record at 30fps. Enthusiasts also have HDR mode for taking photos.
Hardware and Software
The Vivo Y19 comes packed with a MediaTek Helio P65 processor, which is way better than the Helio P35 processor on the Vivo Y17. The processor is basically the only thing that sets both smartphones apart in terms of performance. It is worth taking into cognizance as it is a big player in performance.
The Vivo Y19 offers three RAM variants, which include 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB. It packs in 128GB of internal storage and a non-removable 5000mAh battery.
On the software side, it runs the Funtouch 9.2 user interface on top of the Android 9.0 operating system.
The Vivo Y19 features a 3.5mm jack and a Micro-USB Port. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0.
Internet connectivity is capped at 4G. Which means enthusiasts won’t be getting access to 5G internet speed.
Vivo Y19 Price and Availability
The price of the Vivo Y19 is around $270. In Nigeria, 104,626 Naira, 28,930 KSH in Kenya, and 1,560 GHC in Ghana.
The Vivo Y19 was announced on November 1, 2019, and is currently available for purchase from leading online stores.
Vivo Y19 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo Y19:
- Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie), Funtouch 9.2
- Processor: Octa-core MT6768 Helio P65 (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
- Memory: 4GB / 6GB / 8GB RAM
- Colours: Magnetic Black, Spring White
- Dimension: 162.2 x 76.5 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 193 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.53-inch IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 Pixels, 395 PPI
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 16MP (Wide) f/1.8 + 8MP (Ultrawide) f/2.2 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4 Camera
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, Panorama, 1080p@30fps
- Front Camera: 16MP Camera, f/2.0, 1080p @ 30fps, HDR, Panorama
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes, Micro-USB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (Rear Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 5000mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 18W Capacity