Selfie king Vivo has launched a new mid-range smartphone in China today that is called Vivo Y79 and it comes in the company’s “Vivo Y” series. The Vivo Y79 is the same smartphone that was launched in India as V7+ in September and it comes with a FullView display with a 24-megapixel front facing camera. The device comes with the mid-range Snapdragon 625 processor and has a fingerprint scanner on the rear side. The Vivo Y79 is priced at 2498 yuan (around $376) and it comes with Rose Gold, Champagne Gold and Matte Black color options. The device comes with narrow bezels and 84.4% screen-to-body ratio. Let’s checkout all the specifications of the device in this article.
The Vivo Y79 features a 5.99-inch 18:9 FullView 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 1440 x 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU and it comes with 4GB of RAM. It has 64GB of internal storage capacity that is further expandable up to 256GB with microSD card slot. It runs on the Funtouch OS 3.2 that is based on Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS out of the box and supports Dual SIMs.
It features a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, OmniVision OV16880 sensor, PDAF and has a 24-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash and f/2.0 aperture. It is backed up by a 3225mAh built-in battery and it comes with connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS. It has a fingerprint sensor on the rear side and it comes with 3.5mm audio jack with FM Radio support. It also has a AK4376A Hi-Fi audio chip for enhanced audio quality. It measures 155.87 × 75.7 × 7.7mm and weights 160 grams.
In October, we got our hands on the leaked Vivo Xplay7 images that is going to feature a dual rear camera and on-screen fingerprint scanner according to rumors. It is expected to feature a true edge-to-edge bezel-less display with 100% Screen to Body ratio. It will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC and will have 8GB of RAM and will have 128GB/256GB of inbuilt storage options. It will feature a dual rear camera with dual IMX401 Sony sensors with lossless 4x optical zoom. The device comes with a slim body and a metal unibody design and comes with a Type-C USB interface with dual speakers at the bottom panel. The leaked images shows that it will have antenna lines on top and bottom on rear sides. More details about its specifications will be available soon with its new leaks and rumors.