Vivo today launched it’s new Y55s smartphone in India for Rs. 12,490. The dual-SIM 4G LTE smartphone is essentially an upgraded version of the Vivo Y55L that was launched last year in October at Rs. 11,980, but it has the same design and still doesn’t feature a fingerprint sensor.
The Vivo Y55s features a 5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved display and runs Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor paired with Adreno 505 GPU, 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. The Y55L had 2GB RAM.
“After the success of Vivo V5 Plus, we hereby strengthen our Y series portfolio with the launch of this power packed device, the Y55s. We at Vivo are motivated by our endeavor to consistently set industry benchmarks by offering best in class features at affordable prices. Focused on our commitment in servicing customer satisfaction through quality products, we are hopeful that our latest innovation will be as successful as our previous offerings. We are confident that Vivo will have a great run in the year 2017” said Kent Cheng, CEO of Vivo India.
The Y55s features a 13-megapixel camera instead of 8-megapixel seen on Y55L, although the ffront camera is same 5-megapixel shooter. The microSD card expansion slot in Y55s can support additional storage up to 256GB. The handset is backed by a 2730mAh battery.
Vivo Y55s comes in crown gold and space grey colour options. It is priced at Rs. 12,490 and will be made available from February 26 across offline retail stores.