Vivo Y83 launched in China with 6.22-inch display, MediaTek Helio P22 processor

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The Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has quietly announced its new smartphone: the Vivo Y83. The handset had already received the TENAA certification in China a few days back, ahead of its official announcement. The Vivo Y83 is powered by the recently announced Helio P22 processor which is manufactured using TSMC’s 12nm FinFET manufacturing process, offering eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.0GHz. The phone packs 4GB RAM and runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Let’s check out the remaining specifications of the phone in detail.

Vivo Y83: Price, Availability

The Vivo Y83 will only be available in 4GB RAM variant. It is available in Black and Red colours. The phone is priced at CNY 1,498 (Rs. 15,882), and is already on sale through the company’s official website. As of now, Vivo hasn’t specified if it is bringing the device to India or any other market outside of China.

Vivo Y83: Features

Speaking about the Vivo Y83’s display, the smartphone sports a 6.22-inch display that has HD+ resolution (1520 × 720 pixels). The display also has a notch, similar to that of what we have been seeing on the newly announced Vivo handsets. As mentioned above, the Y83 is powered by an all-new octa-core Helio P22 (MT6762) chipset that is mated to 4GB of RAM. The smartphone packs 64GB of internal storage, and also has an expandable storage option (up to 256GB) via microSD card slot.Vivo Y83

On the software front, the Y83 boots android 8.1 Oreo out of the box which is flavoured with Vivo’s Funtouch user interface. The imaging of the smartphone is handled by a single 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, whereas selfies can be captured using an 8-megapixel snapper that comes with AI Beauty selfie mode. Connectivity-wise, the device features dual-SIM card slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0 port, and a 3.5mm audio port. Inside the phone is a 3260mAh battery that lacks fast charging support.

Vivo Y83: Specifications

  • Display: 6.22 inch display, HD+ 1520×720 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: MediaTek’s octa-core Helio P22 SoC paired with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB via microSD card)
  • Software: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Rear-facing camera: 13-megapixel, LED flash
  • Front-facing camera: 8-megapixel, A.I Beauty selfie mode
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB port, OTG, 3.5mm audio port
  • Dimensions: 155.21×75.24×7.7mm
  • Battery: 3260mAh
  • Colours: Black, Red