02 December 2019
Vivo has launched a new mid-range smartphone named Vivo V17 in Russia. It is essentially a rebranded version of the Vivo S1 Pro that it announced in the Philippines last week. It should be noted it is different from the Vivo S1 Pro Chinese variant which comes with triple rear cameras and a pop-up selfie camera among other differences.
The new Vivo V17 sports a 6.38-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED FullView display. It has a waterdrop-styled notch in the center with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a 90% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor coupled with 8GB of RAM. It is available in only one configuration option which includes 128GB of onboard storage.
The quad rear camera setup comprises of a 48-megapixel primary shooter with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter with f/2.2 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. It further has a 32-megapixel front camera for selfie lovers and making video calls.
The whole package is powered by a 4,500mAh battery and will be running Funtouch OS 9.2 based on Android 9 Pie. Other noteworthy features include an in-display fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, and NFC support. The Vivo V17 has been priced at RUB 22,900 (about $360) for the sole 8GB/128GB variant. As part of a pre-booking offer, Vivo is giving a free Vivo Y11 (2019) to all users who will buy the device before December 5th, 2019.