Vivo Y19 is a midrange device and might also be referred to some as an upper midrange device as it is up there in terms of features. Keeping the tradition of the Vivo Y line of smartphones, this Vivo Y19 here also has the standard 5,000mAh battery capacity with fast charging support.
It also has a pretty big and clear 6.53-inch FHD+ display with a notch, a Mediatek Helio P65 SoC with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 128GB of expandable internal storage. There is also a triple camera setup at the back. Let’s find out more.
vivo Y19 Key Specs
- 6.53-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
- Android 9.0 Pie, 4GB/6GB Of RAM
- Mediatek Helio P65, Octa-core 2.0GHz
- 128GB built-in storage
- 16MP + 8MP + 2MP camera and 16MP selfie camera.
- 5,000mAh non-removable battery
Vivo Y19 Design And Display
Vivo Y19 has what Vivo calls a premium plastic back, also known as polycarbonate. The front, on the other hand, is covered with the massive 6.53-inch IPS LCD display which has an FHD+ 1080p resolution and a 395ppi. An ashi dragontail glass is also slapped on top of the display for protection.
Of course, there is a notch at the top housing the front-facing camera as well as a small chin down at the bottom. The back which is made of plastic comes in two colours; Magnetic Black and Spring White. Still, on the back of the device, it is packed with triple camera setup and an LED flash at the top left the corner and a fingerprint sensor at the centre – the usual spot.
This device weighs 193grams and measures 8.9mm in thickness. It also has a single SIM or dual SIM card slot, depending on the variant, both of which comes with a dedicated microSD card slot for additional storage.
Camera count here stands at four; three at the rear and one in the notch at the front for selfies. The ones at the rear is a combination of a 16MP main sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and PDAF, an 8MP ultrawide sensor with an f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture.
Features of the rear camera include HDR, panorama and of course, an LED flash. It can also shoot 1080p videos at 30fps. The single front-facing 16MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture equipped with HDR can also shoot 1080p videos at 30fps as well.
Hardware and Software
The Helio P65 SoC from Mediatek runs the show here. It has an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz paired with a Mali-G52 MC2 GPU which handles graphics and games.
This is hooked up to either 4GB or 6GB of RAM, both of which comes with 128GB of internal storage. However, you can add up to 256GB of additional storage via the dedicated microSD card slot. Vivo Y19 runs Vivo’s own Funtouch OS 9.2 out of the box which is based on the Android 9.0 Pie Operating System.
Battery and Connectivity
Vivo Y19 has the signature 5,000mAh battery here as does the other Y series smartphone from vivo. The battery here also supports an 18W fast battery charging for quick top-ups and refills as well as a 5W reverse wireless charging via an OTG cable.
Other features of the Vivo Y19 includes 4G LTE connectivity, WiFi, WiFi direct, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio and of course, a microUSB port for charging and transferring of files.
Vivo Y19 Price and Availability
Vivo Y12 has a price tag of about N70,00 and is already available from for sale on various online as well as offline shopping stores.
Vivo Y19 Full Specifications
- Dimension: 162.2 x 76.5 x 8.9 mm
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: 193grams
- SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.53-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 395ppi
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0, Funtouch 9.2
- Chipset: Mediatek Helio P65, Octa-core 2.0GHz
- RAM: 4GB/6GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB (Dedicated Slot)
- Rear Camera: 16MP + 8MP + 2MP – LED flash, HDR, Panorama
- Front camera: 16MP – HDR
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0
- USB: Yes, microUSB
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
- NFC: No
- GPS: Yes
- Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 5,000mAh Non-removable
- Type: Li-Po
- Fast Charging: Yes, 18W – Reverse charging, 5W
- OTG Support: Yes