Vivo Y93 arrives as the first smartphone with Snapdragon 439

Vivo has unveiled a new mid-range under the name Vivo Y93. The device comes with Snapdragon 439 chipset which is one the newest chipset from Qualcomm for entry-level smartphones with improved CPU and graphics performance as well as improved power efficiency.

So it’s no surprise that the Snapdragon 439 here on the Vivo Y93 clocks speeds of up to 1.9GHz with an Adreno 505 GPU. The Snapdragon 439 which is built on the 12nm FinFET process technology also has AI capabilities and will have support for various mobile payments. However, it’s still unclear if the Vivo Y93 will be making use of this capabilities.

As for the display, the device has a 6.2-inch HD+ LCD display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a minimal water drop notch. A 4GB RAM is on board with 64GB of internal storage. There is also a MicroSD Card slot with which you can expand the storage up to 256GB. Moving on to the camera at the back of the device, we have a dual 13MP main shooter with f/2.2 aperture paired with a secondary 2MP camera with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, there is a single 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture located in the water drop notch which can be used for Face Unlock.

The Face Unlock is the only biometric authentication the device has, as the fingerprint sensor is nowhere to be found on the device. Vivo Y93 also comes with Jovi – Vivo voice assistant which is Available on all other new vivo device running the FunTouch Skin on top Android. Talking about Android, the device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Vivio’s FunTouch OS 4.5 on top.

Another highlight of this device is the massive 4,030mAh battery which should comfortably get you through a day’s use. The device also has 4G LTE with the speed capped by the chipset at 150/75Mbps. There is also a Micro USB port and Bluetooth 4.2. The device is already available for purchases with two colour flavours – Starry black and Sunset Red and the price starts at $300.

Vivo Y93 Full Specifications

Design

– Dimension: 155.1 x 75.1 x 8.3 mm (
– Material: –
– Weight: 163.5 grams
– SIM Dual SIM: Dual SIM (Nano Sim, dual stand-by)

Display

– Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
– Size: 6.2-inch
– Screen Resolution:  19:9, 720 x 1520 pixels (271ppi)
– Multi-touch: Yes

Software and performance

– Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
– Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
– RAM: 4GB RAM
– Internal Storage: 64GB
– Card Slot: Yes, Up to 256GB

Camera

– Primary: 13MP + 2MP – f/1.8 with LED flash
– Secondary: 8MP

Network and Connectivity

– WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
– Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
– 3G: 2100 MHz
– 4G: LTE
– Bluetooth: v4.2
– USB: Yes, Micro USB
– Loudspeaker Yes
– Audio Jack: –
– Sensor: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor

Battery

– Capacity: 4,030mAh, non-removable with fast battery charging
– Type: Li-Polymer
– OTG Support: Yes

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