SINGAPORE, 4 JUNE 2019 – Global leading smartphone brand Vivo today announced the launch of its Y17 smartphone. The Y17 features an impressive AI Triple Camera that comes with a 13MP Main Camera, 8MP Super Wide-Angle Camera, and 2MP Depth Camera for better professional photography. It also has a 6.35-inch Halo 19:3:9 FullView™ Display and an 89% screen-to-body ratio for an immersive user experience. With a large, industry-leading 5000mAh battery the Y17 offers customers up to 17.5 hours of normal usage on a full charge.
The Y17 is available in Mystic Purple and Mineral Blue from Saturday, 1 June at an affordable retail price of $299 (before contract) exclusively through telco M1 Limited (M1)and authorized retailers island-wide.
Customers who purchase the Y17 or any Vivo smartphone are entitled to a local two-year warranty.
5000mAh Battery: Power that lasts
A large, industry-leading 5,000mAh battery keeps Y17 going longer, for a more enjoyable gaming and video experience. With Y17, battery worries are a thing of the past.
Dual-Engine Fast Charging
In addition to a 5,000mAh battery, Y17 also comes with Vivo’s exclusive Dual-Engine Fast Charging technology to re-juice quicker. It’s safer too, with nine charging protection technologies protecting both your battery and the charging process.
4GB RAM + 128GB ROM
Y17 runs on an octa-core processor with a 12nm design and clock speeds of up to 2.3GHz. Its 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM allow you to store more apps and have them run smoother. Plus, Y17 features Vivo’s Funtouch OS 9, a customized operating system based on Android 9.0. Your Y17 can handle whatever you throw at it with ease.
AI Triple Camera: More Professional Photos
When you see the world through an AI Triple Camera, creating photographic masterpieces is easier than ever. Y17 features a triple camera setup with a 13MP Main Camera, 8MP Super Wide-Angle Camera, and 2MP Depth Camera. From magnificent landscapes to beautiful portraits, these three cameras help you capture your most impressive shots effortlessly.
AI Super Wide-Angle Camera: Broaden Your Horizons
The AI Super Wide-Angle Camera expands your view to 120°, so you can capture more landscape, more of your friends, and more impressive pictures.
*AI Super Wide-Angle Camera is able to capture 108° photos after accounting for distortion.
20MP Front Camera: Clearer and Prettier
For self-portraits, Y17 sports a 20MP front camera to capture more delicate facial details and produce clearer results. AI Face Beauty enhances your facial features even further with customized solutions, so you can spend less time editing your selfies and enjoy more time looking glamorous on camera.’
6.35-inch Halo FullView™ Display
Y17 features a 6.35-inch Halo FullView™ Display with a 19.3:9 aspect ratio. The screen’s divine halo rests atop the display, the perfect accent to its elegant flowing outline. Plus, with a screen-to-body ratio of 89%, you have an immersive view to lose yourself in all your favorite games and videos.
Ultra-Game Mode is designed for the ultimate in gaming fun. Play e-sports like a pro by using Competition Mode, which allocates system resources that prioritize your game’s performance. And when it comes to speed, Dual-Turbo is the lightning-fast feature gamers need. By reducing frame-drop, it gives you a smoother gaming experience.
Magical Color Fusion
At Vivo we have an insatiable desire to create more beautiful phones, and with Y17 we’ve brought a whole new look to life. Inspired by the interaction of water and light, and crafted to perfection through premium color production techniques, a sophisticated color gradient flows across every inch of the back cover, creating a chromatic magic show.
Vivo is a leading global technology company committed to creating trendsetting smart mobile innovations and services. Vivo is devoted to forming a vibrant mobile internet ecosystem, and currently owns and operates an extensive network of research operations, with R&D centres in the US (San Diego) and China (Dongguan, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Beijing and Hangzhou). These centres focus on the development of cutting-edge consumer technologies including 5G, AI, mobile photography and next-generation smartphone design.
By the end of 2017, Vivo had over two hundred million users enjoying its mobile products and services around the world. Vivo is present in 18 markets globally and features offline retail stores in over 1,000 cities worldwide.