vivo has announced the Y31 as the company continues to expand its Y series. The company released a Y31 smartphone back in 2015 as this device featured a 4.7″ screen and a single rear camera, with this info, you can call this new version, vivo Y31 (2021).
The Y31 is built around a 6.58″ FullHD+ LCD that has a notch for the 16MP selfie camera. The back of the phone is home to a triple camera setup which is reminiscent of the X50 Pro and is a combination of a 48MP primary, 2MP depth and 2MP macro units. The last one lets you take pictures from as close as 4cm.
The vivo Y31 (2021) is powered by the Snapdragon 662 SoC, runs Android 11 with Funtouch OS 11 on top, and comes with 6GB RAM. The smartphone has 128GB storage onboard, but it also comes with a microSD card slot for storage expansion by up to 1TB.
The smartphone features Ultra Stable Video that uses Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) and Super Night Mode that uses the multi-frame noise reduction algorithm to reduce the noise in your photos.
For biometric authentication, the vivo Y31 (2021) relies on a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and keeping the lights on is a 5,000 mAh battery with 18W charging and support for reverse charging. The smartphone also has a USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack in tow.
The vivo Y31 (2021) is offered in Racing Black and Ocean Blue colours. It’s priced at INR16,490 ($225/€185) and is already available for purchase in India through the company’s online store, Amazon.in, Flipkart, Paytm, and partner retail stores.
vivo Y31 specifications
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|LAUNCH||Announced||2021, January 20|
|Status||Available. Released 2021, January 20|
|BODY||Dimensions||163.9 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm (6.45 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||188 g (6.63 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||6.58 inches, 104.3 cm2 (~84.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 11, Funtouch 11|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||128GB 6GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Triple||48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.06″ 1.0µm|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|BATTERY||Type||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W, 70% in 67 min (advertised)|
|MISC||Colours||Racing Black, Ocean Blue|