Vivo U20 8GB RAM Variant Tipped to Launch in India on December 12 for Rs 18,990


Vivo‘s latest budget smartphone U20 has just hit the online stores today. The handset comes with a trendy design and a large 5,000 mAh battery. The phone currently comes in 4 G and 6 GB RAM variants. Now, if a report from 91Mobiles is to be believed, Vivo is going to throw an 8 GB model into the mix. According to the source, the new variant will be made available on December 12. Unlike the 4 GB and 6 GB RAM models that come with 64 GB internal storage, the 8 GB version will pack in 128 GB of storage. As per the report, this boost in the hardware will come with a hefty price tag of Rs 18,990. That’s quite steep considering that the 4 GB and 6 GB models cost Rs 10,990 and Rs 11,990 respectively. I find it hard to believe that Vivo will break the Rs 15,000 barrier for this handset.

This particular model will be exclusive to brick and mortar shops. At this point, we are not sure whether the Chinese brand will later introduce this model on Amazon India. If the handset has got you intrigued, hit the next paragraph for detailed specs:

Vivo U20 Specifications

Keeping up with the current trend, the U20 comes with a reflective back with a gradient paint job. It features a rear fingerprint sensor. Moving onto the front, you get a 6.5-inch Full HD+ LCD. At the core is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 chipset. As mentioned earlier, this variant offers 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

For shutterbugs, Vivo has thrown in triple camera setup. It comprises of a 16 MP snapper accompanied by an 8 MP wide sensor, and a 2 MP macro lens. To appease the selfie addicts, the phone offers a 16 MP front-facing shooter.

The Vivo U20 support 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, A-GPS, and a 3.5 headphone jack. The phone houses a 5,000 mAh battery with 18 W fast charging. It also supports reverse charging via a USB OTG. Unfortunately, Vivo has opted for a dated micro USB over a Type C port. The handset runs Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch OS 9.1 skin. In the latest software, Vivo has baked in Ultra Game Mode that does what it says.