Vivo Y79 Price, Specs, Features and Review.

Vivo has launched another smartphone in Y series that is now available in China. This phone is Vivo Y79 that sport a full bezel-less display and an awesome design with a good camera on the back much more for photographers. This phone comes with a special features call face wake and according to the Chinese maker, he claims that this face wake works perfectly.

Key Features of Vivo Y79.

  • Display: 5.99 inches, 1440 x 720 Pixels
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 with 4GB RAM
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.2 Nougat
  • Memory: 64GB inbuilt storage expandable with SDcard
  • Camera: 16MP rear and 24MP front camera
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Battery: 3,255mAh Nonremovable

Where to buy Vivo Y79

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Design and Display.

The Vivo Y79 has 84.4 percent screen-to-body ratio as the front display is full bezel-less with a size of 5.99 inches HD IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen. The resolution of 1440 x 720 Pixels is fair enough to bring brighter and sharp images when viewing. This Vivo Y79 features both plastic and metal on the design no wonder it weighs 160g. Some of the color available on this smartphone is Champagne, Black, and Rose-Gold colors.


Camera and Storage.

On the back, the Vivo Y79 has 16 Megapixels with image dimensions of 4608 x 3456 Pixels, Autofocus, Touch focus and it record full HD videos with a resolution of 1080p@30fps and 720p@60fps respectively. The primary camera also has a dual LED flash. Additionally, the Vivo Y79 has a front camera of 24 Megapixels with LED Flash, f/2.0 Aperture, 1/2.78″ Sensor Size, 5P Lens, CMOS Sensor, Face Beauty, Group selfie, Boken Mode, Palm Capture, Timer, Mirrored Selfie.

You will also find an LED flasher on the front too. Indeed this is good news to all the selfie fanatics in the house. Coming to the storage, the Vivo Y79 offer something generous, it has 64GB of inbuilt storage expandable up to 256GB of micro SD card.


Hardware and software.

On the performance, the Vivo Y79 offers a decent processor of Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 chipset with 8 core that clocked at 2.0GHz fast speed and besides this, is a RAM of 4GB and Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU. The Vivo Y79 has an operating system of Funtouch OS 3.2 Powered by Android 7.1.2 with a nonremovable battery of 3,225mAh that supports a quick charge. For security, the Vivo Y79 has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and for connectivity, it supports 4G and WiFi Direct.

Price of Vivo Y79.

The shipping of Vivo Y79 is now going on and soon the smartphone will be available to purchase worldwide. The price is $332.08 on AliExpress and in Nigeria, the Vivo Y79 will sell at price of 100,000 Naira to 150,000 Naira depending on your location in Nigeria.

General features of Vivo Y79


Here are the few Features and specs of Vivo Y79
Operating System: Android 7.1.2 Nougat Funtouch OS 3.2
Internal memory: 64GB
External memory: Yes up to 256GB.
Processor: Octa-Core 2.0GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Dimension: 6.14 in x 2.98 in x 0.30 in
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU.
SIM Type: Dual Nano-SIM
weight: 160.
Screen size: 5.99 inches HD+.
Screen Resolution: 1440 x 720 Pixels, 24 bit color depth.
Screen protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen Resolution Density: 269 ppi .
Display Type: IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen.
LED flash: Yes.
Champagne, Black, Rose-Gold
Rear: 16MP 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, f/2.0 Aperture.
Front: 24MP with LED Flash, f/2.0 Aperture, 1/2.78″ Sensor Size, 5P Lens, CMOS Sensor, Face Beauty, Group selfie, Boken Mode, Palm Capture, Timer, Mirrored Selfie.
Main camera features: Autofocus, Continuous Shooting, Digital Zoom, Exposure Compensation, Face Detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene Mode
Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance settings, OmniVision OV16880 PureCel Sensor, Phase Detection, 1.029um Pixel Size, 4.74 x 3.56 mm Sensor Size, 6P Lens
2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz (B2/3/5/8)
3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz (B1/5/8).
4G LTE: Yes, 850 / 1800 / 2100 MHz.
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band (2.4GHz / 5GHz) Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot
wi-fi hotspot: Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v4.2
GPS: Yes.
Infrared Blaster: -.
Bluetooth tethering: Yes.
USB Tethering: Yes.
USB port: Yes, Micro USB 2.0 with OTG.
HSPA+: Yes.
GPRS: Yes.
EDGE: Yes.
4G LTE: Yes.
Music Player: WAV, OGG, APE, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+.
Video player: 3GP, MP4, FLV, WMV, AVI, MKV, H.264, H.263, H.265.
FM Radio: Yes.
Loudspeaker: Yes.
Ear Phone jack: Yes.
Instant Messaging: Yes.
SMS, MMS: Yes.
Push Email: Yes.
fingerprint: Yes.
Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: Yes.
Proximity Sensor: Yes.
Light Sensor: Yes.
Barometer: -.
Heart Rate Monitor: -.
Gyroscope: Yes.
Iris Scanner: no.
Face Wake: Yes
Intelligent Digital Assistant: -.
Voice Control: yes.
Other features
Navigation: Yes, with GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS.
Map: Yes.
Water Resistant: -.
Dust Resistant:
Wireless Charging: No.
Video Streaming: Yes.
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes.
Capacity: 3,225 mAh Li-Poly Battery (Non-Removable).
Talk Time: up to 11 hours
Standby Time: Up to 280 Hours
Browsing Time: Up to 7 Hours
Music Play Time: Up to 19 Hours.
Charging Time: Up to 2.5 Hours
fast charging: Yes

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