Vivo Y1s Launched in Nepal: Affordable basic budget smartphone

Vivo Y1s price in Nepal, specs

Vivo Nepal has silently launched the new Y1s in the market. It is a basic budget range smartphone with affordable pricing. Vivo Nepal said that they are focusing on budget on all market segments of smartphones. This is why the company has launched Y1s and Vivo V21 in the market at the same time. The Vivo Y1s was actually announced globally last year. However, it is making its way to the Nepali market right now.

The Y series of Vivo is an entry-level family of smartphones. Y1s is a new addition to the Y series which comes with a basic set of hardware. There is an octa-core processor, HD+ screen, decent camera set, and battery in a neat-looking package. Vivo is just offering a daily driver for just calls and light usage to humble Nepali users. Let us discuss the hardware details of the phone in brief.

Vivo Y1s Specification and Overview

  • Display: 6.22 Inches IPS LCD Screen
    • Resolution: 720×1520
  • SoC: Mediatek Helio P35 (Octa-Core)
    • CPU Details: 2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 and 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-Core sets
    • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory: 2/3 GB RAM
  • Storage: 32 GB eMMC 5.1 On-board, up to 256 GB memory SD card support
  • Battery: 4030 mAh Lithium Ion
  • Back Camera: 1 Module
    • 13 Megapixel with f/2.2 aperture (PDAF)
  • Front Camera: 5 Megapixel with f/1.8 aperture
  • OS: Android 10 (Funtouch 10.5)
  • Connectivity: microUSB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Sensors: Proximity, Compass, Accelerometer

The Y1s comes with two memory variants in the international market but Vivo Nepal has only launched the 2 GB RAM version at the time of launch.


Design and Build

Vivo Y1s has a plastic body and a normal standard build. It has a dimension of 155.1×75.1mm, 8.28 mm thickness, and 161 g weight. The phone has an IPS LCD screen at with a waterdrop notch at the front and a small chin. The phone has a normal design and layout. Power button and volume rockers are on the right side. Similarly, the SIM card and SD card tray is on left. Then at the bottom, there is a USB port, speaker grill, and headphone jack. On the backside, there is a camera, a LED flash, and company branding.

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Display and Camera

The front side has a 6.22″ IPS LCD screen with 720×1520 HD+ resolution. This screen has thin bezels and gives a score of 88.6% screen-to-body ratio. Vivo is calling this screen “Halo Full View Display”. It is a standard resolution and screen size for this price range. There is also a notch at the top which hosts a proximity sensor and 5 MP camera. The selfie camera on Y1s is mainly for video calls at the basic quality and unlocking the phone with the user’s face. There is no fingerprint scanner in Y1s. Therefore there is only face unlock for security. On the backside of the phone, there is a 13 MP camera and LED flash. The main camera of Y1s at the backside can take videos at 1920×1080 at 30 fps at maximum. There are also quite a few features in the Vivo camera software such as AI Face beauty and more.

Core Internal Hardware

Vivo Y1s is powered by an octa-core Mediatek Helio P35 processor. It is a processor that was launched about three years ago. So by no means, it is the latest entry-level processor. Still, manufacturers are preferring it for the budget range smartphones. The Helio P35 on Y1s works with 2/3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. If possible users should get a 3 GB RAM model for a better experience. On the inside, there is a 4030 mAh battery. This is quantitatively a big battery and as Vivo Y1s is not that power-hungry phone, it should be quite sufficient for normal usage.


Vivo Y1s Price in Nepal and Availability

The Vivo Y1s price in Nepal is Rs 12,999 for the 2/32 GB model. It is available in both Aurora Blue and Olive Black colors in the Nepali market. The phone is available for purchase everywhere in Nepal through authorized Vivo retail outlets and online stores.

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About the Author: Abhishek Chand

Structural Engineer by profession. Computer and smartphone enthusiast. Tech-savvy blogger and former Gadget reviewer of AP1 HD TV and TechnoNepal.

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