Just in time for Christmas… Global smartphone brand Vivo announced that its latest smartphone, Vivo Y95, will be made available from December 22. You can expect an impressive 20MP AI front camera for clearer selfies, a 6.22-inch Halo FullView™ Display for a more expansive view, and a high capacity 4,030mAh battery which offers users up to 15 hours of normal usage on a full charge.
Here’s what you need to know about Vivo Y95 if you’re thinking of getting it.
Vivo Y95 is priced at a Recommended Retail Price of S$349 and you can choose to get it in Aurora Red or Starry Black. You can purchase Vivo Y95 from either through Singapore’s telcos (M1 & Starhub) or authorised dealers such as Best Denki, Challenger, and Gain City. Oh, and you will receive a complimentary gift worth $19.90 with every purchase.
Another note: you are entitled to a local two-year warranty for any Vivo smartphone purchase.
Vivo Y95 Specifications
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
- RAM: 4GB RAM
- Storage: 64GB ROM
- Battery: 4030mAh
- Operating System: Funtouch OS 4.5 (based on Android 8.1)
- Camera: Front: 20MP (F2.0) | Rear: 13MP (F2.2) + 2MP (F2.4)
- Photography Modes: Professional, Slow, Time-Lapse Photography, Camera Filter, Live, Bokeh, HDR, Face Beauty, Panorama, Palm capture, Gender detection, Retina Flash, AR Stickers, Time Watermark, AI Scene Recognition, Google Lens
- Connectivity: USB (USB2.0), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (Bluetooth 4.2), GPS, OTG
Vivo Y95 Features
We are given the press release for Vivo Y95 with all the specifications and features. From what we can see, it’s a decent and affordable smartphone that you can use for gaming. Let’s look at all its features.
Game On With AI Game Mode
Vivo Y95 has an updated AI Game Mode that improves functions such as Floating Call Alerts, Background Calls, and the Game Keyboard. It has added features like the Game Assistant where a quick sideways swipe gives you an easy access to all these functions, so you can choose what to turn on or off without leaving the game.
Keep your games running with the all-new Auto Gaming Mode. So, game progress will always be saved even with other apps opened.
Game More With Power that Lasts
Its 4030mAh battery is complemented by an exclusive, smart-energy power management system allowing users to play at will without running out of battery. This is further enhanced with the smartphone’s 4GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 octa-core processor so users can run multiple apps with ease.
With more battery power, The Vivo Y95 ensures longer performance and game time.
Enjoy A Bigger Game Screen
Equipped with an all-new 6.22-inch Halo FullView™ Display, Vivo Y95 has a screen-to-body ratio of 88.6%. The front camera sensor’s placeholder in the top middle of the smartphone evokes the halo of a rising sun. The smartphone rewards users with a more expansive mobile viewing experience with its 1520 x 720. You will also enjoy HD+ resolution that ensures vibrant colours and clarity on screen.
So, not only do you get an expansive view for gaming, but you get to play it in HD+.
Enhanced Beauty and Clarity
Vivo Y95 comes with a 20MP AI front camera to capture more details that can render clearer selfies. It is also equipped with AI Face Beauty and AI Selfie Lighting. It detects age, gender, skin tone, skin texture, and lighting environment to accurately enhance features, without the user having to lift a finger.
That’s so cool! I hope it works as well as it’s advertised.
Double the Camera Brilliance
The Vivo Y95 also sports a 13MP+2MP AI dual rear camera. This captures depth-of-field information to recreate professional-grade bokeh shots effortlessly. Thanks to AI technology, the smartphone intelligently identifies 140 different photo scenes to automatically optimise every shot to deliver richer blue skies or livelier flowers.
Even without third-party apps, the Vivo Y95 adds fun to photos with its own range of fun, unique stickers that are enhanced with AR technology.
Shoutout to all the gamers who have a passion for photography.
Read more about the Vivo Y95: Vivo Y95 20MP AI Selfie Beyond Clearer
I’m still unsure if I’ll purchase the Vivo Y95 to do a more in-depth review but stay tuned anyway. For now, if you want more information about Vivo’s innovative smartphones, you can find it at www.vivo.com or follow Vivo on Facebook and Instagram.