Thanks to its competitive products and strong retail network, Vivo has been gaining significant market share in India. The company’s handsets are quite popular among the youth owing to Vivo’s focus on cameras and trendy designs. This has helped the brand become the third biggest smartphone vendor in India after Xiaomi and Samsung. Recently, the company introduced the mid-range Z1 Pro smartphone with a punch-hole display, triple cameras, Snapdragon 712 processor, and a massive 5,000 mAh battery. To further consolidate its place, Vivo will continue to roll out more interesting hardware next quarter. The Chinese company is likely to launch the V17 series, which will supersede the V15 line-up. As per its independent sources and Google Play Console listing, 91Mobiles claims that the handsets in question would be Vivo V17 and V17 Neo. These leaks shed some light on the specifications and features of the upcoming smartphones. Let’s find out what’s Vivo has in store for us:
Vivo V17 Features And Specifications
The Vivo V17 will be at the higher end of the mid-range price segment. As opposed to the previous leaks, the new information suggests that the V17 will feature a pop-up selfie camera with two image sensors. On the back, the device will sport a triple or quad camera assembly. At this point, we don’t have more details regarding its specifications. What we do know however is that the phone will launch in October. The company may also introduce a separate Pro variant of the V17.
Vivo V17 Neo Features And Specifications
The Vivo V17 Neo will be an affordable phone with watered-down hardware. The phone will sport a Full HD+ screen with a waterdrop notch. At its core will be MediaTek’s Helio P65 chipset, which was first introduced on the Vivo S1. The chip comprises of two Cortex-A75 performance cores and six energy-efficient Cortex-A55 cores. It is equipped with the Mali-G52 GPU, which should be good enough to handle casual games. The device will feature 4 GB of RAM and run FunTouchOS based on Android 9 Pie.
Vivo is a subsidiary of BBK Electronics, which also owns Oppo, Realme, and OnePlus. As per the latest data from CounterPoint, BBK Electronics has captured the top spot in the second quarter of 2019. It has a combined market share of around 30 percent. The company has beaten its Chinese compatriot Xiaomi, which holds a 28 percent market share followed by Samsung with 25 percent.