Vivo has officially announced a new entry-level smartphone in the Chinese market known as the Vivo Y31s. On the outside, this device shares a close resemblance to the recently announced Vivo Y52s, but will be coming with a toned-down specs.
The Vivo Y31s sports a 6.58-inches LCD display that comes with FHD+ screen resolution and a smooth 90Hz refresh rate. It also features an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 90.61%.
Under the hood, the device is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 480 chipset which will be paired with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 flash storage. For those who do not know, the Snapdragon 480 is the latest Snapdragon 4-series chipset that comes with 5G support for both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes.
Moving to its camera department, the device has a dual-camera setup at the back comprising of a 13 megapixels (f/2.2 aperture) primary shooter as well as a 2 megapixels (f/2.4 aperture) depth sensor. It will be rounded out by an 8 megapixels (f/2.0 aperture) selfie camera upfront.
To keep its lights on, the Vivo Y31s is fitted with a massive 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support. Other than that, the device also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 3.5mm headphone jack as well. On the software-side, it will be shipped with FuntouchOS 10.5 based on the latest Android 11 OS.
For those who’re interested, the Vivo Y31s is priced at 1,698 Yuan (US$262) for its sole 6GB+128GB variant in the Chinese market.