Vivo Y15: a budget smartphone with high-end features

Abhishek Kumar
2 min readAug 14, 2019

The smartphone screen these days are getting bigger and bigger with time but there is no beating the look and feel of a smartphone that fits snugly in one hand. If you are one of the people who believes that good things come in small packages, then you would be advised to looks at iPhone as they are the one who dominates the market for a compact smartphone. If you are an Android user and budget-conscious, you should go for the latest Vivo Y15.

Launched in May 2019, Vivo Y15 is priced around Rs 13, 999 in India. It sports a wide 6.35-inch HD+ LCD screen offering a resolution of 720 x 1544 pixels. It seems a great choice for those who are looking for high-end features in the budget range.

Vivo Y15 is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor, has 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage which can be further expanded to 256GB by the means of MicroSD. It runs on Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9 Pie.

In terms of the camera, the handset sports a triple camera setup on the back which is a combination of 13MP f/2.2 with 8MP f/2.2 and 2MP f/2.4. The front-facing camera is a 16MP lens with f/2.0 aperture.

It has many camera modes like Portrait, Live Photo, Bokeh, AI Beauty, HDR, Panorama, Pro Mode and much more. For user authentication, the smartphone has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. To keep the show running, it has a 5000mAh battery.

Major Vivo Y15 (2019) specifications

· 6.35-inch with a resolution of 1544×720 pixels| HD+ 19.3:9 IPS display| protection of 2.5D curved glass for

· Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22, 12nm Processor| IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU

· 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, expandable up to 256GB via microSD

· Dual SIM with dedicated microSD card slot

· Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 (Pie)

· 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP secondary camera, f/2.4 aperture| LED flash

· 16MP selfie camera

· The fingerprint sensor on the back

· Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS

· 5000mAh battery



Abhishek Kumar

A Passionate Writer with love for Technology. I love discovering new gadgets and writing about smartphones. However, do not let technology take away your sleep.