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Vivo launches its new affordable devices the Y12 & Y30 in South Africa

Vivo announced that it launched two new affordable smartphones under R5000 in the South African market  – the Y12 and Y30.

Both smartphones feature a 5000mAh battery and a 10W fast charging. They also have multi-lens camera setups, with the Y12 featuring a triple camera and the Y30 a quad camera.

The Y12 and Y30 have been available for pre-order since 10 July, but are now officially available in-store for consumers.

The Y12 cost R3 899 and the Y30 cost R4 999, both devices including Cellucity and Vodacom.

Here are the specifications for both devices:

1. The Y12 

Display 6.35-inch HD+ (720 × 1544) Halo FullView Display
OS Android 9 Pie 
Battery 5000mAh
Main camera 13MP main lens + 8MP wide-angle lens + 2MP depth lens
Front Camera  8MP
CPU  Mediatek MT6762 (octa-core 2GHz processor)
Dimensions   159.43 x 76.77 x 8.92mm
Sensors  Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor.
Storage 64GB

2. The Y30

Display 6.47′-inch HD+ (720 × 1560) Ultra O Display
OS Android 10, Funtouch 10.0
Battery 5000mAh
Main camera 13MP main lens + 8MP wide-angle lens + 2MP depth lens
Front Camera  8MP
CPU Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (octa-core 2.3GHz and 1.8GHz processor)
Dimensions  159.43 x 76.77 x 8.92mm
Sensors  Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Storage 128GB

The company noted that it plans to launch two new handsets from Vivo’s X-series in September.

“Within three years,  the company plans to sit in the top tier segment of cell phone brands in SA,” Vivo SA CEO Jeff Cao said in a statement.


Written by: Staff Writer.

Guzzle Media


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