Vivo Nepal is out with their new Y85 in the market. This is a mid range smartphone with a very big display. Vivo Y85 hosts mediocre hardware, a giant display and trendy features for the youth. The official Vivo Y85 price in Nepal is Rs 29,990 and it puts them in a highly competitive segment. The 30k segment of smartphone market is very competitive these days.
Specs: In Nepal, users are getting the 64 GB storage variant with 4 GB RAM. On the top there is 6.22″ IPS LCD screen with a notch. This phone has a 720×1520 resolution which is a 19:9 aspect ratio. Y85 runs with a Snapdragon 450 chipset on the inside. There is a 3260 mAh battery to support that big display as well. The phone runs on Android Oreo 8.1 with Funtouch OS 4.0 over it.
Camera section at the rear side has 13 MP f/2.2 +2 MP f/2.4 dual camera setup. The front side is comprised of 8 MP f/2.2 sensor. Main camera can record videos at Full HD resolution. There are lots of features build in the software such as AI Face Beauty, Portrait Mode and Ultra HD photos. The camera stitches multiple shots and creates a high resolution 52 MP still shot.
For the purpose of security there is fingerprint scanner at the back. Also Vivo is offering face unlock option for users. There is a Game Mode which makes up some changes in setting to assure nothing disturbs gaming. This mode changes notification settings and also enable Picture-In-Picture modes. Smart split is also available where users can use multiple apps in that bigger screen. Talking about sensor there are almost all sensors including E-Compass, virtual gyroscope and accelerometer.
Vivo Y85 Impressions
There are many factors while people buy a phone. Many people want a balanced phone while some just need that one special feature. The Y85 is actually targeted towards youth and most companies usually do this nowadays. Y85 features a big display which is good for content consumption, watching movies and videos.
Camera features such as Portrait mode, Face beauty and Pro mode, time lapse and Ultra HD modes are quite interesting features for photography and selfie lovers. Game mode can be attraction point for mid level gamers but the Snapdragon 450 would surely bottleneck the performance. There are many phones that serve 4 GB RAM are same and lower price as well.
Everything boils down to the complete package and pricing. Vivo Y85 has some fierce competition from other competitors. Other may not have advantages like big screen, trendy features but some consumers might go for a balanced phone because the bigger mass is into the mid range these days.