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Vivo Y97 (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Mediatek Helio P60 MT6771
Mali-G72 MP3
4 GB / 128 GB
6.3 inches (1080 x 2280 px)
16 + 5 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Vivo announced the launch of the Y97 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Vivo Y97 phone with 6.3 inches display, Mediatek Helio P60 MT6771 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Vivo Y97 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3315 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.3 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2280 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 Y97 specifications

BrandVivo
NameY97
ModelY97
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Vivo Y97 is about 5.71 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Vivo phone are average (6.14 x 2.98 x 0.32 inches).

Weight5.71 oz
Dimensions6.14 x 2.98 x 0.32 inches
Colorsblack, blue, pink
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Vivo Y97 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCMediatek Helio P60 MT6771
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A73, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G72 MP3

Display

The size of Y97 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.3 inches IPS display of Vivo Y97 with 1080 x 2280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.3 inches
Resolution1080 x 2280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Vivo Y97 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Y97 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. The main camera of Y97 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera16 MP
Main camera16 + 5 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Vivo Y97 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 Y97 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 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3315 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Y97 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3315 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 Y97 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 supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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