Even in a world that is fixated on constant innovation, high-quality smartphones need not come at a hefty price. This is what top five premium global brand1 Vivo seems to proclaim as it launches the Y55s—the newest phone in its Y-series.
Given its premium features and specifications, the Y55s—for just P8,990—is undoubtedly the best smartphone deal in its price range.
To begin with, the Y55s brandishes a 13-megapixel rear camera, a significant improvement on the 8-megapixel rear camera of its predecessor, the Y55. Complemented by a 5-megapixel front camera, the impressive rear camera assures selfie enthusiasts of nothing less than crystal clear pictures anytime.
The Y55s is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-core 1.4GHz CPU with a 3GB RAM and 16GB ROM, and runs on a personalized Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 that brings amazing speed and smooth user experience.
The Y55s also boasts a feature called the Smart Light Sensor, which detects lighting conditions and adjusts screen brightness accordingly. This, in turn, makes your face look more vibrant and clearer when taking selfies in any lighting condition.
On top of its notable camera specs and features, the Y55s brings Vivo’s design aesthetic into the picture with its sleek silhouette, its 2.5D glass front merging seamlessly with its unibody cover and making it easy to grip.
For flexibility, the Y55s has three card slots—two of them support an Internet speed of up to 150 Mbps, while the third slot supports up to 256 GB of external memory. This gives users more storage room and sufficient backup for their favorite photos, videos, and music.
The Y55s likewise aids multitasking professionals with the new and updated Smart Split 2.0 technology, a feature that allows them to split the screen in two, like when replying to a message while watching a video.
The smartphone currently supports video streaming, Facebook, Messages, WeChat, Whatsapp, YouTube, Video, Play Movies & TV and VLC for Android, with more coming soon.
Last but not the least, for those who are inclined to read e-books and watch movies on their phones, the Y55s has an eye protection mode that filters out blue light to prevent eye strain.