After being listed for pre-booking, the beautiful and powerful Vivo Y97 is now available for purchase in China priced at CNY 1,998 (around $291). Right now there is no information on the global availability of the handset.
The Vivo Y97 shares a similar design to that of Vivo V11 Pro, such as a waterdrop notch, dual rear cameras, and all-glass exterior. The handset is available in Starry Night Black, Dream Powder (Pink), and Aurora Blue color options.
Specifications, Features of Vivo Y97 Smartphone
The Vivo Y97 has a 6.3-inch full HD display with a resolution of 2280×1080 pixels and 19:9 aspect ratio. The ultra-narrow bezel design makes the Y97’s screen to body ratio as high as 90.3% which can bring a more visual impact experience.
The smartphone comes with a 3D micro-arc design on the back, which makes the back of the phone more fit to the palm, resulting in a better grip experience.
The Vivo Y97 uses Mediatek Helio P60 eight-core processor to power the handset, with advanced process technology and 4GB RAM. The internal storage is 128 GB which is expandable via microSD card up to 256GB.
To further enhance the Y97 gaming experience, Vivo brings a new game mode 4.0, which is also available in the Vivo V11 Pro. The operating system is Android 8.1 Oreo.
In terms of optics, the Vivo Y97 houses a dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor equipped with AI tech, 3D portrait mode, and AR shots.
The front camera has a 16-megapixel sensor with built-in AI beauty mode. The handset is fueled with 3,240mAh battery, which is slightly smaller than the one inside the V11 Pro. There are standard connectivity options such as Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, 3.5mm headphone jack, A-GPS and a USB Type C port.