VIVO mobile announced on Friday, 6 December 2019, that it will be launching premium devices at an accessible price point in South Africa. The global tech company, which already has an international footprint of over three hundred million users, will be making its debut with the Y11 and Y91C smartphones
According to the company, the Y Series is consistently evolving to channel the needs of today and tomorrow’s consumers in an easy to handle, technologically efficient device. All the Y-series phones combine VIVO’s AI Triple Camera’s professional camera feature with the flagship-standard visual impact of the Halo Full View Display.
This can be seen in the Y11, a phone designed with social and multimedia consumers in mind. It runs a Funtouch OS 9.1 system and has a.35-inch Halo Full View Display with a screen-to-body ratio of 89% ensuring superb visual impact with super-narrow bezels on all
Additionally, the VIVO Y11 is packed with the dual-camera setup of a 13MP Main Camera and a 2MP Depth Camera. From magnificent landscapes to beautiful portraits, users can capture impressive shots effortlessly.
A 6.22-inch Halo FullView Display gives the Y91C a further enhanced viewing experience with a screen-to-body ratio of 88.6%. It is also fitted with a 4030mAh large-capacity battery that works with VIVO’s exclusive smart power management system, allowing for longer-lasting endurance.
The Y11 is priced at R2,699 and the Y91C enters the market at R1,899 and will be available to consumers from Saturday, 7 December 2019.
“We are very excited to be bringing this technology to South Africa,” says Hawa Hyath, Marketing Director at VIVO mobile South Africa. “VIVO is a hugely successful global brand that is known for its innovation and style. With global R&D centres, VIVO is consistently refining their offering to bring consumers the very best phone offering – in our pursuit of perfection, we always aim to address user pain points thereby continuing to innovate and provide best user value.”
Attended by Jenna Delport