VIVO Y55 is the latest launch from Vivo in Nepal. It is one of the many releases from Vivo in its popular Y series.
A couple of months ago Vivo also launched Vivo Y01 and Vivo Y33s in the Y series but the new launch, Y55 is the best option among them.
This is a mid-range smartphone from Vivo that can actually compete with its rival in its price category. It packs some decent features that can attract people to opt for this phone. VIVO Y55 features a decent display and camera performance. It also has a more power-efficient chipset and includes a faster charging system. Like most Vivo phones, Vivo Y55 also features a RAM extension feature for smoother use of multiple apps at once. It means the phone can significantly contribute to the brand’s efforts in improving its market presence in Nepal.
Let’s get into the details to know more about Vivo Y55.
|Dimensions||Height: 160.80 mm |
Width: 73.79 mm
Thickness: 8.42 mm
Weight: 182 grams
|Resolution||1,080*2,400 pixels, 408 PPI density|
|OS||Android 12, Funtouch OS 12|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 (6nm)|
|SD card slot||Yes|
|Camera||Front: 16 MP, f/2.0, HDR |
Rear: 50 MP, f/1.8
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
2 MP, f/2.4 (macro),
|Audio||Hi-res audio |
3.5mm headphone jack
|Battery||5,000 mAh, li-po, non-removable |
44W Fast charging
|Sensors||In-display fingerprint sensor|
Ambient light sensor
|Colours||Ice dawn, midnight galaxy|
Design and display
VIVO Y55 comes with an elegant design. It has a glass front, plastic back and a plastic frame build. The back panel of the phone houses a camera panel that has two large camera sensors like the one seen on OnePlus Nord 2T. The back panel also features 3D curves for better grip and comfortable touch. Similarly, the AG technology used on the back of the phone creates a delicate frosted texture that enhances the elegant style of the phone and is fingerprint-resistant as well.
The phone weighs lightly at 182 grams and is 8.42mm thick. It is available in two colour options: ice dawn and midnight galaxy.
On the front is a 6.44-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1,080*2,400 pixels and 408 PPI density. The 180Hz touch sampling rate on the phone should provide a better user experience. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor on the phone for biometrics.
The camera panel on VIVO Y55 is square-shaped and features two large circles that house a triple camera setup. The main 50MP camera on the back is accompanied by a couple of 2MP depth and macro sensors while on the front is a 16MP selfie shooter. The super night selfie noise reduction algorithm on the phone can be pretty handy for those who love taking selfies as shooting in low light should be less of a problem.
The photography modes on the phone include night, portrait, photo, video, double exposure, live photo, 50MP, pano, slow motion, time-lapse, pro and documents.
For the video, the Y55 has the ultra-stable video feature for smooth, steady, and stable videos. The cameras on the front and back can record up to 1080p resolution videos.
Performance and storage
VIVO Y55 runs on Funtouch OS 12 based on Android 12. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 (6nm) chipset while the graphical duties are handled by Adreno 610. The phone also features ultra game mode to boost the performance during gaming.
The phone is only available in a single variant of 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The user will have a further option of expanding the storage up to 1TB with a microSD card. Similarly, the phone also features extended RAM 2.0 technology which allows the users to expand RAM memory by up to 4GB.
Battery life, connectivity and others
VIVO Y55 is backed up by a 5,000-mAh non-removable Li-Po battery. Vivo has specifically mentioned on its website that this battery power will provide the users with up to 18 hours of YouTube streaming and up to 10 hours of PUBG gaming. The battery can be charged with a 44W flash charger, which is a great feature for smartphones in this price range.
Vivo Y55 supports dual sims with 4G network connectivity. The phone also supports dual-band wifi for instant internet connectivity. The phone has Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless pairing with other devices while using a USB Type-C cable for charging and wired connectivity. Talking about the audio on the phone, it features Hi-Res sound quality and Audio Super-Resolution technology that can offer a decent hearing experience to the users. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack on the phone.
Notable features of VIVO Y55 are:
- AMOLED display
- 180Hz touch sampling rate
- 3D curves on the back
- 50MP triple AI camera
- 16MP selfie camera
- Hi-Res audio
- 5,000 mAh battery backup
- 44W Flash charging
- Extended RAM feature
- Up to 1TB memory expansion
- 408 PPI density
- Multi Turbo Mode
- Ultra game mode
- Android 12
The price of VIVO Y55 is Rs 33,999 for the single 8/128GB variant.
With the given price range, VIVO Y55 competes with the likes of Realme 9, Redmi Note 11S and Samsung Galaxy M33 5G.