May 28th, 2021 | Updated on February 18th, 2022
Vivo Y17, launched in 2019 with Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box, will soon undergo Greyscale Testing for Android 11 in India. This has been confirmed by the company on Twitter.
@Vivo_India I want to update android 11 y17
Hi Rohit, we know that you are excited for it. We have released Android 11 for the testing purposes, please be assured that you will get it via notification.
— Vivo India (@Vivo_India) May 25, 2021
Vivo Y17 recently received an Android 10-based Funtouch OS 10 update. As Vivo promises two years’ worth of updates, the Android 11 update will come a little than what it had promised.
Vivo Y17 Features
The Vivo Y17 smartphone comes with 13MP+8MP+2MP AI triple rear camera, 20MP selfie camera, MediaTek P35 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB internal memory expandable up to 256 GB, 16.15 cm (6.35-inch) halo full view display, a massive 5000mAh battery with dual-engine fast charging, and much more.
AI Triple Rear Camera: Y17 features a triple rear camera setup with a 13MP Main Camera, 8MP AI Super Wide Angle Camera, and 2MP Depth Camera. Capture impressive shots from magnificent landscapes to beautiful portraits with least amount of effort.
Power that Lasts: Battery worries are a thing of the past with Vivo Y17. Its 5,000mAh battery keeps it going for limitless gaming and video experience.
18W Dual-Engine Fast Charging: Y17 also comes with Vivo’s exclusive 18W Dual-Engine Fast Charging technology to re-juice 5,000mAh battery, quicker than ever. It’s safer too, with nine charging protection technologies protecting both your battery and the charging process.
20MP Selfie Camera: Y17 sports a 20MP selfie camera which captures the most delicate facial details and produce stunning results. AI Face Beauty enhances your facial features even further with customized solutions.
Powerful Performance: Y17 runs on an octa-core processor with a 12nm design and clock speeds of up to 2.3GHz. Its 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM allow you to store more apps and multitask with ease.
Ultra Game Mode: Ultra game mode is designed for the ultimate gaming fun. Play e-sports like a pro by using Competition Mode. Also, Dual-Turbo is the lightning-fast feature gamers need. It gives you smoother experience by reducing frame-drop.
Halo Fullview Display: Y17 features a 16.15cm(6.35) Halo FullView Display with a 19.3:9 aspect ratio. Now, you have an immersive view to drown your mind in all your favorite games and videos with a screen-to-body ratio of 89%.
Special features: Fingerprint, Dual SIM, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, GPS, E-Compass, Video Player, Virtual gyroscope, Music Player, Proximity sensor.
Vivo Y17 Review: NDTV 360
You can choose between Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple, both of which are pretty unconventional. Both options have gradient finishes, with the Mineral Blue one fading into a much darker tone at the bottom, and the Mystic Purple doing the same, but at the top. The Vivo Y17 is a fairly heavy phone at 190.5g, and at 8.92mm thick, it also isn’t the most pocketable. That’s the tradeoff Vivo has made in order to fit in the enormous 5000mAh battery. Read More.
Review: 91 Mobile
The Vivo Y17 comes with a mid-range price-tag that is very much affordable. It has a strong spec sheet which can impress the users. It has a great configuration, good cameras and an ample amount of battery capacity. The storage is also very huge. However, there is no full HD display. Read More
Review: Smart Prix
Vivo Y17 gave us a fairly decent performance without any hiccup during gaming and multitasking sessions. The handset is powered by a 12nm based octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 chip clocked at 2.3GHz speed. Benchmark scores position the chipset somewhere between Snapdragon 625 and Snapdragon 636. Read More