Vivo has been working on a new device called Y17, the retail box of which has been surfaced online revealing full specifications and image of the device. The Vivo Y17 is a mid-range smartphone that has created a lot of buzz online due to its rumored feature sheet that includes a completely bezel-less display and an on-screen fingerprint scanner. Now, a so-called retail box reveals the device’s image that shows the waterdrop notch and a triple camera setup vertically stacked at the back with a visible fingerprint sensor at the center. The look of the device shows a sleek design that is provided with a shiny and smooth finish with slightly glittery side panels, which adds to the gradient finish of the smartphone.
Specifications and Features of Vivo Y17
Considering the info available now, it is confirmed that the device is not carrying an in-display fingerprint sensor. It features a 6.35-inch display with HD+ (720 x 1544 pixels) resolution. There is no complete bezel-less screen as stated previously. A waterdrop notch is present on top, which houses a 20MP front camera. Vivo has been maintaining its name for manufacturing camera-centric smartphones and this is no surprise that the Y17 carries an AI triple lens setup of 13MP, 8MP, and 2MP sensors.
Coming to the performance of Vivo Y17, the processor is not yet revealed but is said that the device will be carrying a MediaTek’s P35 chipset based on the TSMC’s 12nm FinFET node. The octa-core processor is further paired with 4GB RAM. A huge 128GB internal memory fills the storage capacity of the device. The whole operation runs on the FunTouch OS 9 based on Android Pie and to power the device, a massive 5000mAh battery is provided. There is no info whether the battery department features a fast-charging technology or not. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and USB-OTG.
Other than that, the retail box also shows a number of sensors including an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, a proximity sensor, e-compass, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a virtual gyroscope. For the dimension of the device, this list mentions that it would be 159.43 x 76.77 x 8.92mm would weight of 190.5 grams, which is quite heavy.
The pricing detail of the Vivo Y17 is still missing but owing to the specs, it is likely to carry a mid-range budget. There is also no details of the availability of the device in the market. However, owing to the leak of the retail box, it can be said that the smartphone is very close to its official declaration. Hence, consumers are likely to wait a bit longer.