vivo Y3 goes official with Helio P35 SoC, triple rear cameras, and a 5,000 mAh battery

Sagar, 18 May 2019

The vivo Y3 that leaked last week is now official. It's powered by Helio P35 SoC and boots Android Pie-based Funtouch OS 9. There are 4GB of RAM on board and the 128GB of built in storage can be expanded.

The Y3 has a screen-to-body ratio of 89% and it flaunts a 6.35-inch LCD having a resolution of 1544 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.3:9.

For photography, the vivo Y3 comes with a triple camera setup at the back which is a combination of 13MP main (f/2.2), 8MP wide-angle (f/2.2), and 2MP depth sensing (f/2.4) modules. There's also a 16MP camera on the front sitting inside the waterdrop-shaped notch.

vivo Y3 in Ink Blue vivo Y3 in Peach Pink vivo Y3 in Peacock Blue
vivo Y3 in Ink Blue, Peach Pink, and Peacock Blue colors

Other features on the vivo Y3 include a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, face unlock, AI-based digital assistant Jovi, Easy Mode, and an e-sports mode called Game Cube.

The smartphone comes with a headphone jack and packs a 5,000 mAh battery with support for 18W Dual-Engine Fast Charging. However, it charges through a microUSB port instead of USB-C.

The vivo Y3 is offered in Peacock Blue, Peach Pink, and Ink Blue colors, and is available in China for CNY1,498 ($216) through JD.com and for CNY1,500 ($217) through vivo's online store.

Source (in Chinese)


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  • Ardiant

Then whats differerence between this and Vivo Y17?

If battery life is what matters to you, then try Realme C1 (2018) which also has 720p display but at a much cheaper price (around $100). I think it can get 120+ hrs endurance rating like other Realme devices with same battery capacity. The phone i...

  • battery life

Would like to know battery life. If lower pixel density have increased battery life then may be good bargain. But for my small hands, its body size is too big.

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