Vivo Mobile has officially announced that it will be extending its services to South Africa with the introduction of two smartphones. The company is set to release two phones in the Y-series, the Vivo Y12, and Vivo Y30. Both phones will be released towards the end of 2020 ahead of 5G.
Jeff Cao, CEO of Vivo, says the company plans to climb its way to the top of cellphone brands and manufacturers in the country.
“Vivo plans to provide its South African customers with an overwhelming user experience through innovative and trendsetting products,” Jeff added.
Vivo has announced a few of the specs of the two smartphones its set to release, and here’s what each device has to offer.
The Vivo Y12
The Vivo Y12 will feature an octa-core processor with a 12nm build and a clock speed of up to 2.0GHz. The chipset the Y12 will run on is unknown for now. The Y12, like other devices in the Y-series, sports a massive 5,000mAH battery that supports intelligent power-saving technology.
The Y12 will be available in two RAM and storage variants; it will come with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage and 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. The phone will come in Aqua Blue or Burgundy Red.
The Vivo Y30
An octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor powers the Vivo Y30. It runs Funtouch OS based on Android 10. The Vivo Y30 will debut with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The Y30 also has a 5,000mAh non-removable battery and supports 10W fast charging technology.
The Vivo Y30 supports face unlock and also features a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the device. A quad-camera setup consisting of a 13MP primary sensor, an 8MP camera, a 2MP camera, and a 2MP depth sensor is on the rear end of the phone.
The Vivo Y30 sports an 8MP selfie camera and comes in Dazzle Blue and Moonlight White.