Vivo Y17 Plastic is used to make smartphones. There are two color variants of the smartphone – Mineral Blue and Purple. We have its Mineral Blue variant which has a gradient finish on the back panel. At first glance, the back of the phone looks like it is made of glass but it is made of plastic. Fingerprints easily fall in the back of the phone.
Earlier it has been seen that due to having a glossy plastic body, there are fine scratches on the body, in such a situation, it will be seen whether such a problem occurs while reviewing Vivo Y17 or not. In the retail box you will get a case which will help you in such 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 Come with full-HD + display panel.
While there are thin bezels on the sides of the display, the border at the bottom of the phone is slightly thicker. The earpiece has found its 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 the buttons to be well placed and easy to reach. The frame is slightly curved due to which the phone was comfortable to hold in the hand.
The 3.5mm headphone jack, micro USB port, primary microphone and loudspeaker grill have been placed at the bottom of the phone. Other smartphones in this price segment are equipped with USB Type-C port, so you may 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 with 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, the hand reaches the sensor easily. We found the scanner to be fast enough to scan and unlock the phone. Face Unlock feature is also given in Vivo Y17 but we will test it in our review. 2.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor in this latest smartphone of Vivo brand. 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 increase the storage. The dual-SIM (Nano) 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 provided 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 apps are available on the home screen only. We will provide you detailed information about Vivo Y17’s performance, battery capacity and camera in our review.