Vivo has finally unveiled its budget-friendly Vivo Y01 smartphone in India. Earlier this year, they launched it in the African market, featuring a waterdrop-style display notch.
An octa-core powers the device MediaTek Helio P35 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. The Vivo Y01 also offers a microSD card slot for expanding memory. Let’s look at the Vivo Y01’s specifications, pricing, and availability.
Vivo Y01: Specifications
The Vivo Y01 sports a 6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Halo Full View Display. The smartphone also features a refresh rate of 60hz, making the gaming experience and content playback better. The Vivo Y01 features a display of 1600×720 pixels resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
The Vivo Y01 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 1TB via a dedicated MicroSD card slot. The Vivo Y01 features a Multi-Turbo 3.0 to enhance gaming performance through memory optimization.
In addition, the smartphone boots on Android 11-based Funtouch OS 11.1 out of the box. The Vivo Y01 features a side-mounted fingerprint reader for biometric authentication and security.
The Vivo Y01 features an 8MP rear camera setup with an f/2.0 aperture lens and an LED flash in terms of imaging and photography. At the front, the Vivo Y01 features a 5MP camera sensor with an f/2.2 aperture lens for snapping selfies and video chatting.
In addition, the smartphone features a Face Wake feature that helps the user unlock the phone by just looking at the front camera.
A 5000mAh battery backs the Vivo Y01 with 10W fast-charging support. The Vivo Y01’s connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm audio jack for audio playback, and a Micro-USB port for charging and file transfer.
Vivo Y01: Pricing and Availability
The Vivo Y01 smartphone is priced at ₹8999 for the 2GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage configuration. It will be available in two colors—Elegant Black and Sapphire Blue via the Vivo E-Store and offline retail stores.