The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo has released the Vivo S1 in India recently. It’s a budget mid-range smartphone which offers quite good specifications and features. The S1 Global variant was launched last month in China. It offers Helio P65 SoC, 32MP AI selfie camera, triple rear camera setup, gradient color design, and more. Most importantly, the handset features an on-screen fingerprint sensor which is a good thing. While the device also packs a 128GB of onboard storage and 4,500mAh battery. The handset comes in Skyline Blue and Diamond Black color options.
Vivo S1 Specifications and Features
The Vivo S1 comes with a 6.38-inches AMOLED display with a Full-HD+ 1080×2340 pixels resolution. It features a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. It packs with a 2.5D curved glass, plastic body, and Halo notch display for the selfie camera.
The S1 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P65 SoC which is an octa-core CPU along with the ARM Mali-G52 GPU. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie on the top of Funtouch OS 9 out-of-the-box. While the device packs a 4,500mAh battery with 18W Dual-Engine fast charging support.
The handset sports a 16MP Sony IMX499 sensor + an 8MP sensor with 120-degree ‘super wide-angle’ lens + a third 2MP depth sensor along with an LED flash. Whereas the front features a 32MP AI selfie camera with Portrait mode, HDR, Panorama, gender detection, beautification mode, selfie lighting, etc.
The S1 is a dual-SIM smartphone which comes with a dedicated MicroSD card slot. In terms of the connectivity options, it includes Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac (dual-band), a 3.5mm audio jack, etc. While the device also packs a Micro USB 2.0 port, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, and FM Radio.
Price and Availability in India
The Vivo S1 will be available for sale from August 8, 2019, in the Indian market via both offline and online stores. The 4GB RAM + 128GB storage model priced at INR17,990. While the 6GB of RAM + 64GB storage model priced at INR18,990. Whereas the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant priced at INR19,990.