Vivo launched Y66: Snapdragon 430 with 4GB of RAM


The Chinese electronics manufacturer Vivo started establishing its roots in India very recently. The company has launched a number of affordable phones with good innards in the global market. The company has recently announced a new phone in its Y series. Dubbed as Vivo Y66, the phone first appeared on TENAA which is a Chinese certification company. Now after a month of its appearance, the phone has finally set to reach the market on December 24th. The price of the new handset is CNY 1498 which roughly makes around Rs.14610/-.

Display and processor

Vivo has launched phones with some good displays. The new phone does not fail to impress. It packs a 5.5-inch TFT touchscreen display with 16M colors and HD resolution at 1280 x 720 pixels. The phone comes with display protection, but the version has not yet revealed. Under the hood, the phone packs a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with 1.4 GHz octa-core processor. It also packs Adreno 505 GPU for amazing graphics and great gaming experience. The GPU also helps in enhancing video watching experience.

In terms of memory, the phone comes with 3 GB RAM coupled with 32 GB of internet storage. Around 3.5 GB of the storage capacity is used by OS and apps and rest of the space can be utilized to save documents and media files. There is also an option to increase the storage capacity to 128 GB by using a microSD card.

Great optics and maximum connectivity options

The Y66 runs on Android 6.0 marshmallow with Funtouch 3.0 on the top. It can support DUAL SIM and can connect to 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE bands. The phone uses GPRS, EDGE and LTE networks to connect to the internet depending on the availability of the service in the area. You can use the phone as a hotspot for sharing mobile internet with your family and friends as well. The phone also supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS as other connectivity options.

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Vivo Y66 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus and LED flash module. The rear camera supports features like geo-tagging, HDR and panorama. It also packs 5 MP front camera which comes in handy when you want to click selfies or have a video chat with your friends or family. Both the front and rear cameras can shoot videos. The maximum resolution of the videos can be [email protected]

The phone comes in a sleek design. Y66 measures 153.56 x 75.79 x 7.49 mm and weighs 157 grams. It comes with the apps that are included in OS like Chrome, Gmail, etc. The phone also packs audio/video players as well editors. You can also view Office documents and PDF on the phone without an additional app. The inbuilt office apps support all extensions. The phone packs a 3.5mm audio jack with FM support and uses microUSB 2.0 port for charging. It packs 3000 mAh battery and comes with Quick Charge 2.0. The phone is available in Rose Gold and Silver color options.

Amit Shinde


Amit Shinde

I am a simple person trying to go beyond my boundaries. Technology is my passion, and I like to play with gadgets to find the new technologies. I need the internet in every step of my life, and without the internet, I feel like it's a waste of my life.

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