Vivo Y17 Plastic has been used to make smartphones. The smartphone has two color variants – Mineral Blue and Purple. We have its Mineral Blue variant which has a gradient finish on the back panel. At first glance, looking at the back of the phone, it seems that it is made of glass but it is made of plastic. Fingerprints fall easily on the back of the phone.
It has been seen earlier that due to the glossy plastic body, there are fine scratches on the body, so now it will be seen whether such a problem comes while reviewing the Vivo Y17 or not. In the retail box you will find a case that will help you in such a situation.
Vivo Y17 has a 6.32-inch HD + (720×1544 pixels) LCD display, which has an aspect ratio of 19.3: 9. There is also a waterdrop notch on the front panel of the phone. The screen-to-body ratio is 89 percent. Its viewing angles are good. Other smartphones in this price segment such as redmi note 7 pro (Redmi Note 7 Pro) review And Oppo K1 (Oppo K1) review Comes with full-HD + display panel.
There are thin bezels on the side of the display, while the border at the bottom of the phone is a bit thick. The earpiece has got a place in the frame. The power and volume buttons are on the right side of the phone while the SIM tray slot is on the left side of the phone. We found that the buttons are placed correctly, the hand is also easily accessible. The frame is slightly curved, which makes the phone comfortable to hold.
The 3.5mm headphone jack, micro USB port, primary microphone and loudspeaker grille have got a place at the bottom of the phone. Other smartphones in this price segment are equipped with a USB Type-C port, so you might be a little disappointed with the Micro USB port. There is an AI based triple camera setup on the back panel of Vivo Y17.
Talking about the camera setup of Vivo Y17, the phone has three rear cameras, a 13-megapixel primary camera with an aperture F / 2.2, an 8-megapixel super wide angle camera, which has an aperture F / 2.2. Apart from this, a 2-megapixel depth sensor with aperture F / 2.4 has been given. A 20-megapixel front camera has been given for selfie and video calling, which has an aperture F / 2.0.
The capacitive fingerprint sensor is on the back of the phone, making the sensor easy to reach. We found that the scanner quickly unlocks the phone by scanning it. Face Unlock feature is also provided in Vivo Y17 but we will test it in our review. This latest smartphone of Vivo brand has 2.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor. Other smartphones in this price segment are equipped with powerful processors.
Only 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variants of Vivo Y17 have been launched. MicroSD card slot has been given to expand the storage. With dual-SIM (Nano), this phone supports 4G and VoLTE on both the slots. For connectivity, features like dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth version 5.0, GPS, FM radio and GLONASS have been provided.
To bring life to the phone, a 5,000 mAh battery has been given, which comes with better battery life. In the retail box, you will get an 18 watt fast charger, with the help of which the battery will be charged faster. Vivo Y17 runs on Funtouch OS 9 based on Android Pie. The new version of FunTouch does not have an app drawer, so all the apps are available on the home screen. In our review, we will provide you detailed information about the performance, battery capacity and camera of Vivo Y17.