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Vivo Y55S (2017) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
Adreno 308
3 GB / 16 GB
5.2 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Vivo announced the launch of the Y55S smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Vivo Y55S phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Vivo Y55S comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2730 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Vivo Y55S specifications

BrandVivo
NameY55S
ModelY55S
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Vivo Y55S is about 5.01 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Vivo phone are average (5.82 x 2.87 x 0.3 inches).

Weight5.01 oz
Dimensions5.82 x 2.87 x 0.3 inches
Colorsgold, gray
SIM typeNano SIM, Micro SIM

System

The Vivo Y55S comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 308

Display

The size of Y55S screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of Vivo Y55S with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Vivo Y55S (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Y55S is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Vivo Y55S supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Y55S phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2730 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Y55S isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2730 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Vivo phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Vivo Y55S phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Funtouch OS 3.0
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