Vivo Y17

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Key Specs
  • Display 6.35-inch (720x1544)
  • Processor MediaTek Helio P35
  • Front Camera 20MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP + 8MP + 2MP
  • RAM 4GB
  • Storage 128GB
  • Battery Capacity 5000mAh
  • OS Android Pie
Market Status Released
Release Date April 2019

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Vivo Y17 Review

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Great battery life
  • Looks good
  • Lots of storage space
  • Useful features in Funtouch OS
  • Bad
  • Weak processor
  • Average display quality
  • Mediocre photo and video quality

Vivo is well known in India thanks to its high-volume publicity campaigns featuring celebrities and its sponsorship of major sports tournaments. The company hit the number three spot in India in terms of smartphone shipments for the first quarter of this year, doubling its figures compared to the same period last year. That's despite not trying to disrupt the market with extremely low prices and high specifications like Xiaomi, Realme, and now Samsung do. Vivo promotes its phones' camera capabilities heavily, and has ridden many trends at the right time, releasing phones with high-quality selfie cameras, in-display fingerprint sensors, borderless screens, and colourful patterned bodies.

Vivo Y17 Summary

The Vivo Y17 has a unique look that will certainly grab attention, but it's a bit too bulky and unweildy for comfortable use. That's because of its huge 5000mAh battery, which should comfortably get you through a day and a half of constant use. However the MediaTek Helio P35 processor is seriously underpowered for a phone at this price level, and we found that benchmark scores were disappointingly low. The Y17 could barely handle stressful games, and was outclassed by phones that cost much less.

The cameras were also weak. The 13-megapixel primary rear camera is joined by an 8-megapixel camera with a wide-angle lens as well as a 2-megapixel depth sensor that's used for depth effects in portrait shots. Photos were just about okay, but we had trouble at night and the wide-angle camera produced much lower quality shots.

Vivo's custom Funtouch OS is packed full of little features and shortcuts, but it needs to be restrained and refined at little in terms of design. Overall, there's very little that makes this phone worth recommending because you can get superior features and performance at lower prices elsewhere.   

Vivo Y17 Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Vivo Y17 (4GB RAM, 128GB) - Mystic Purple 13,990
Vivo Y17 (4GB RAM, 128GB) - Mineral Blue 14,346

Vivo Y17 price in India starts from ₹ 13,990. The lowest price of Vivo Y17 is ₹ 13,990 at Amazon on 19th July 2024.

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Vivo Y17 Full Specifications

Brand Vivo
Model Y17
Price in India ₹13,990
Release date April 2019
Launched in India Yes
Dimensions (mm) 159.43 x 76.77 x 8.92
Weight (g) 190.50
Battery capacity (mAh) 5000
Fast charging Proprietary
Colours Mineral Blue, Mystic Purple
Screen size (inches) 6.35
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1544 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.3:9
Processor 2.3GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Dedicated microSD slot Yes
Rear camera 13-megapixel (f/2.2) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 20-megapixel (f/2.0)
Front flash Yes
Operating system Android Pie
Skin Funtouch OS 9
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
Micro-USB Yes
Headphones Yes
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
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  • Interesting device
    Gaurav Jeyaram (May 24, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I recommend this phone.. it has amazing features at really affordable rates and Helio P35 can never disappoint you
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  • nice phone with crazy features
    Abhishek Kumar (May 24, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I really like the device for its features like massive battery, brilliant camera set up and huge storage... helio P35 is simply awesome
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  • Best Phone Ever Experienced
    Prithvee Yakhmi (Jun 22, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I've been using this phone for the past 1 week and till now, it's working fabulously and, I hope it will work like this in the near future. Great Processor, Great Features. Keep it up, Vivo!
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  • Good mobile
    Vijay Singh (May 8, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Vivo best mobile in this price segment
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  • About in phone.
    Preetampyar (Sep 28, 2019) on Gadgets 360
    It is remote control
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