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Vivo Y79 launched with Snapdragon 625, FullView display and a 24-megapixel front camera

Selfie king Vivo has launched a new mid-range smartphone in China today that is called Vivo Y79 which comes in the company’s “Vivo Y” series. The Vivo Y79 is the same smartphone launched in India as V7+ in September and it comes with a FullView display with a 24-megapixel front-facing camera—the device with a mid-range Snapdragon 625 processor and a fingerprint scanner on the rear side.

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Vivo Y79 Price

The Vivo Y79 is priced at 2498 yuan (around $376) and comes with Rose Gold, Champagne Gold and Matte Black colour options. The device comes with narrow bezels and an 84.4% screen-to-body ratio. Let’s check out all the specifications of the device in this article.

Vivo Y79
Vivo Y79

Vivo Y79 Specs

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 a microSD card slot. It runs on the Funtouch OS 3.2 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, and PDAF and a 24-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash and f/2.0 aperture. A 3225mAh built-in battery backs it up 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 a 3.5mm audio jack with FM Radio support. It also has an AK4376A Hi-Fi audio chip for enhanced audio quality. It measures 155.87 × 75.7 × 7.7mm and weighs 160 grams.

Vivo Y79
Vivo Y79

In October, we got our hands on the leaked Vivo Xplay7 images that are going to feature a dual rear camera and on-screen fingerprint scanner according to rumours. It is expected to feature a true edge-to-edge bezel-less display with a 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 show that it will have antenna lines on the top and bottom on the rear sides. More details about its specifications will be available soon with its new leaks and rumours.

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