Vivo has launched a new smartphone in the Indian market. The latest addition to its ‘Y Series’ is called Vivo Y55L. It is priced at Rs. 11,980 and will be available across India from 15th October. The Vivo Y55L comes in Gold and Space Grey color options.
The new smartphone sports a 5.2-inch IPS 2.5D curved glass display with HD resolution (1280 x 720 pixels). It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) along with Adreno 505 GPU and 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The new smartphone comes with 16GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a micro SD card. It runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Funtouch OS 2.6 on top.
The Vivo Y55L features an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera with screen flash. Connectivity options on the new smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. The dual-SIM smartphone is backed by a 2650mAh battery. It measures 147.9 × 72.9 × 7.5mm and weighs 142g.
Additionally, the Vivo Y55L comes with a split-screen feature for multitasking. It also features a unique eye protection mode that offers comfortable screen brightness by reducing strain causing blue light.
“At Vivo, we always aim to offer new and exciting features for our valued customers. I would like to express my heartfelt pleasure to be appointed as CEO, for a market which is dynamic with a robust smartphone user base. My vision is to further the brand promise, articulate and realise the intrinsic brand value for the next stage of our growth in the coming months.
India is a very important market for us because of the maximum smartphone penetration. We want to cater to every price point with our innovative products. And, through Y55L we want to tap the users that are looking for a smartphone that not just looks great but also delivers the desired results with its overall package,” said Kent Cheng, newly appointed CEO, Vivo India.