It looks like Vivo is on a launch spree. Yesterday, the brand launched the Z5 in China. And today, Vivo has launched a new smartphone in Russia – the Vivo V17 Neo. This new smartphone is a rebranded Vivo Y7s, and many of its hardware aspects match with that of the Vivo Z5. Anyway, the Vivo V17 Neo will be available in only configuration – 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. And it comes with a price tag of RUB 19,900 (approximately INR 21,000) for both color variants — Black Diamond and Aqua Pearl. Let us check out what the Vivo V17 Neo offers.
Vivo V17 Neo Specifications
The Vivo V17 Neo sports a 6.38-inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display has a U-shaped notch at the top, and there is an under-display fingerprint scanner. Being an AMOLED display, it features always-on mode. There is currently no information on what kind of protection does the display feature.
Powering the Vivo V17 Neo is the recently launched Helio P65 SoC; it has two Cortex-A75 cores, six Cortex-A55 cores, and Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. The SoC is assisted by Ultra Game Mode to offer better frame rate in games. As you might expect, the device runs on Android 9 Pie OS that features Funtouch 9 customization.
The smartphone features three rear cameras – a 16MP IMX499 primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultrawide camera with 120-degree FoV, and a 2MP depth sensor. In spite of a powerful processor and capable camera hardware, the rear camera cannot record 4K videos; video recording is limited to Full HD resolution. Front-facing camera is a 32MP unit with f/2.0 aperture, and this one can record Full HD videos as well.
The Vivo V17 Neo comes with a 4500mAh battery that features an 18W fast charging. In terms of connectivity, there’s dual-SIM, dual-VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v5.0, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a microUSB port. In terms of design, the V17 Neo has thin bezels at the front and a glossy back panel that has a unique pattern on it. Also worth mentioning is that the device has an extra button on the left-hand side that can be used to open Google Assistant or Vivo’s own AI voice assistant, Jovi.