Vivo Y01 was launched in India on Monday as the company’s latest budget model. The new Vivo phone comes with a waterdrop-style display notch and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 SoC. The Vivo Y01 also comes with 1TB of expandable storage media via a dedicated microSD card. The smartphone is available in two distinct colors and offers an 8-megapixel photo sensor on the back. The Vivo Y01 will rival the likes of the Redmi 10A and Samsung Galaxy M02.
Vivo Y01 Price in India
The price of the Vivo Y01 in India has been set at Rs. 8,999 for the sole 2GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. The phone is available in Elegant Black and Sapphire Blue colors and will go on sale through the Vivo E-Store as well as offline retail stores. Exact details on its availability have yet to be revealed.
In March, the Vivo Y01 was launched in select African markets in the same 2GB + 32GB configuration.
Vivo Y01 Specifications
The Dual SIM (Nano) Vivo Y01 runs Android Funtouch OS 11.1 and features a 6.51-inch (720 x 1600 pixels) Halo Full View display with an aspect ratio of 20:9. The screen is backed by Vivo’s native eye protection mode which should help reduce some blue light emissions. Under the hood, the Vivo Y01 has the MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core SoC, along with 2GB of RAM. The phone comes with the unique 8-megapixel rear camera sensor paired with an LED flash. There is also a 5 megapixel photo sensor on the front.
Vivo has equipped the Y01 with 32GB of built-in storage which supports expansion via microSD card (up to 1TB) through the dedicated slot.
Vivo Y01 connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, and a micro-USB port. The phone also has a Face Wake feature that unlocks the phone by looking forward.
The Vivo Y01 packs a 5,000mAh battery designed to provide “hours of use” on a single charge.
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