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Vivo Y97 With Waterdrop-Shaped Notch, Dual Rear Cameras Launched

Vivo-Y97

After launching the Vivo X23 in China, the Chinese smartphone company has now made the Vivo Y97 official in the country. The Vivo Y97 is already up for sale in China, and it is seen sporting a waterdrop-shaped notch and a dual camera setup that is stacked vertically at the back of the smartphone. The Vivo Y97 sports a 3D micro-arc design with a unique mirror finish, and has been made available in three colour options. The recently launched Vivo X23, on the other hand, has a 6.41-inch waterdrop display notch, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and a 3D glass body.

Vivo Y97 price
The Vivo Y97 is priced in China at CNY 1,998 (roughly Rs. 21,100), and has been made available in Starry Night Black, Dream Powder (Pink), and Aurora Blue colour options. It is already up for grabs on Vivo’s official website in China.

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Vivo Y97 specifications
As for specifications, the dual-SIM Vivo Y97 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo based on its own FunTouch OS customisations and integrates Jovi AI smart assistant as well. It sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED (1080×2280 pixels) display with a waterdrop-shaped notch that enables 90.3 percent screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core processor paired with 4GB RAM. Internal storage is at 128GB, with the option to expand further using the microSD card slot (up to 256GB).

The Vivo Y97 sports a dual camera setup – with one 16-megapixel sensor and another 2-megapixel depth sensing sensor at the back. There’s a 16-megapixel front sensor for selfies and video calling purposes as well. Both the front and rear lenses support AI features, support facial unlock, and come with an IR sensor for help in low-light areas. The smartphone packs a 3,315mAh battery, and the dimensions measure at 155.97×75.63×8.1mm. Connectivity options include include USB Type-C port, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, 3.5mm sudio jack, and A-GPS support.

Vivo Y97


General

Release date September 2018
Launched in India No
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 155.97 x 75.63 x 8.10
Colours Starry Night Black, Dream Powder (Pink), and Aurora Blue

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.30
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2280 pixels
Aspect ratio 19:9

Hardware

Processor octa-core
Processor make MediaTe Helio P60
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

Camera

Rear camera 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Front camera 16-megapixel

Software

Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Skin Funtouch OS

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
USB OTG Yes
USB Type-C Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
GSM/CDMA GSM
4G/ LTE Yes
SIM 2
GSM/CDMA GSM
4G/ LTE Yes

Sensors

Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes