vivo smartphone launches Y22 in Kenya with a 50MP Camera

Nairobi, Kenya [November 7th, 2022] –  vivo Smartphone has unveiled a new addition to its popular mid-range Y-series devices. The Y22 is the latest camera phone that combines a modern design and a beautiful aesthetic to provide consumers with a thrilling experience.

The Y22 comes in exciting new colors such as Metaverse Green and Starlit Blue. The Metaverse Green is a distinct and unique new color which has diamond patterns and a distinctive metallic sheen to make the device stand out from the rest. The phone has a 2.5D curvature body with a new CMF (Color, Materials & Finish) design, while the back has an anti-fingerprint matte material.

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On Camera, the Y22 has a 50MP and 2MP dual rear camera setup for sharp photos after every tap of the shutter and an 8MP soft light front camera for clear selfies to capture exciting and enjoyable moments with friends and family. The 50MP main rear camera features full HD resolution and professional-grade light intake that brings richer details for night views and allows users to capture beautiful moments.

“The Y22 is built on the strengths and successes of its popular sister phone, the outgoing Y21, remains a cool and beloved pick in the mid-range smartphone category. The phone has a competitive edge over similar phones in the category.

Its beautiful design, sharp and clear photography, large display and powerful performance offer the consumer a complete entertainment experience” said vivo Kenya Brand and Communications Manager Mr. James Irungu, “vivo is aware that a phone is an extension of the user and as such the Y22 is built for the users to express their individual selves.”

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The device is gamers’ delight and offers the best-class gaming performance and experience, through the updated 6.55HD screen display and the MTK Helio G85 processor. The Y22 has a 5000mAh battery for a long standby time with 18W fast charge and runs on the Funtouch 12 OS which is built on Android 12.

The phone has MTK Helio G85 for powerful high and 6.55-inch HD+ screen for uninterrupted entertainment. The device has 64GB of storage, expandable to 1TB with 4GB RAM and extended RAM. The phone’s 5000mAh large battery has a long life with an 18W fast charge to help recharge.

To offer an immersive gaming experience to delight the avid gamer, the Y22 has an Ultra Game Mode 2.0 with Do Not Disturb, Brightness Lock, Game Picture-in-Picture and Hyper Engine Game Technology to ensure the phone is controlled during gaming to ensure uninterrupted gaming.

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The phone also has multi-Turbo 5.5 which optimizes resource scheduling and utilization efficiency from core dimensions (including CPU/GPU/memory/IO) to reduce lag, improve system smoothness, and improve performance stability.

The Y22 is also considered a durable & reliable primary phone as it has an IP5X/IPX4 rating to make it dust and water-resistant.

Pricing and availability

Starting today, the Y22 is available countrywide and at the price of 19,000Ksh. 

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones. When Steve is not writing tech, then he is reading tech.