Vivo has officially launched the Vivo Y50 earlier today (24th April 2020), which is now available for pre-booking. It is a mid range smartphone with a quad camera setup on the rear, 128GB of internal storage, and a large 5,000mAh battery pack. It is priced at 1,698 Yuan (roughly 240 US Dollars) and will officially be launched on 26th April 2020.
Under the hood, the Vivo Y50 packs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 665 SoC alongside 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The storage can further be expanded up to 256GB as well via a microSD card. The device sports a 6.53 inch display with an FHD+ resolution (2340×1080) and a high screen to body ratio of 90.7 percent. One of Vivo Y50’s most notable feature is its large 5,000mAh battery, which also supports up to 18W fast charging.
For optics, the Vivo Y50 features a quad camera module on the rear. This includes a13 megapixel primary camera, an 8 megapixel wide angle lens, 2 megapixel macro sensor and 2 megapixel depth of field lens as well. The device can cycle through these different image sensors seamlessly while the front shooter is a 16 megapixel punch hole camera that supports AI smart beauty functions. This allows the camera to identify 103 basic facial feature points to improve image quality and enhancing the user’s selfie shots.
The Vivo Y50 arrives in three different colours, including Glacier Blue, Silver, and Obsidian Black. Its rear panel is made from glossy glass, with a curved mirror design. So under direct lighting, its back cover has a flare effect. Next to the camera module, a rear mounted fingerprint scanner can also be found.
Vivo Y50 features a 6.53 inch full HD+ display with hole punch design and would be offered in a single- 8GB+128GB storage memory model, as per the information available on the Vivo -Cambodia’s Facebook page. From the shared photos on Facebook, we can as well see a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel, next to the quad- camera setup. However, The company, did not specify the processor that is used in the new Vivo Y50. Though, tipster Sudhanshu-Ambhore in a Twitter post claimed that the smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Snapdragon 665 SoC-.
Also coming to the cameras, the quad camera setup on the back also includes a 13-megapixel primary shooter, an 8 megapixel wide-angle shooter with 120 degrees field of view of a 2-megapixel portrait shooter, and a 2 megapixel macro camera with 4cm focal-length. On the front panel, there’s a hole punch on the top-left corner that houses the selfie camera, but the camera details are however unclear-.
The smartphone again has a quad rear camera setup which includes a 13-megapixel primary shooter, an 8 megapixel wide angle shooter with 120 degrees field-of-view of, a 2-megapixel portrait shooter, and a 2 megapixel macro camera with 4cm focal length. The resolutions of the front camera is unknown as of now.
The Vivo Y50 runs on Android 10 out of the box with FunTouch OS on top and it is backed up by a 5,000mAh battery that supports fast charging. There’s also a physical rear-mounted fingerprint scanner installed at the rear of the device.