Vivo has started its Indian innings by launching 4 new Android phones named Y22, X Shot, X3S, and Y15. Out of the 4, 1st 2 handsets mentioned in the title are priced below 10K Rs and they’re powered with Android Kit Kat OS. X Shot and X3S are high-end Vivo phones that run on Android Jelly Bean 4.3 OS.
Vivo Y22 and Y15 are smartphones with 4.5 inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display. The 2 phones are equipped with a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor.
The phones have a VGA front-facing camera, 480 x 854 pixels resolution and 4GB on-board storage memory. Y15 packs with 512 megabytes of RAM. It has a 5.0 megapixel back camera.
Y22 comes with rear 8.0 MP camera. It is stuffed with 1GB RAM. Vivo Y15 and Y22 handsets are fueled by a 1900 mAh capacity battery. They’re being sold for Rs 10000 and 8000 respectively through local stores.
Vivo X Shot comes with Snapdragon 800 quad-core 2.3 GHz CPU. It is incorporated with full high-definition 5.2 inch IPS touchscreen capacitive display. It has Adreno image processor and 2GB of RAM.
X-Shot is fitted with 2600 mAh battery and a front 5.0 MP camera. X Shot has a powerful 13.0 MP rear camera and 16.0 GB storage memory. This phone will be priced at Rs 40000.
Vivo X3S includes a MediaTek 1.7 GHz processor (octa-core) within its stylish body. It has an ordinary VGA camera to the front and 2000 mAh battery. This smartphone has 720p IPS 5.0 inch touchscreen display. It houses 1GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, and Android jelly bean OS. Unlike the above 3 phones, X3S doesn’t include a microSD expansion slot. Vivo X Shot and X3S will be sold in India before 25th of December 2014 (Christmas).
Well, VIVO was expected to price its phones in the same range as Xiaomi Redmi 1s, Note, Huawei Honor 6, Holly. But it has decided to follow the path of top brands like Sony, LG, Samsung, and HTC.
The competition between budget phones is tough and Vivo will realize this in the coming months.