Vivo Y19 with 6.53″ Screen, Helio P65 and 5000mAh Battery Goes Official in Kenya


Vivo smartphone brand has expanded its Y-series portfolio with the launch of the new vivo Y19 in the Kenyan market. The new device, features a 6.53-inch FHD+ Halo display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, up to 84.4% screen-to-body ratio.


It has  dewdrop notch design with a 3D curved edge-gradient design at the back panel. Under the hood, Vivo Y19 is powered by an Octa-core Mediatek’s Helio P65 (MT6768) processor with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card.

Vivo Y19 Specifications features and price
Vivo Y19

The phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. On the camera front, Vivo Y19 is equipped with a triple rear camera setup with 16-megapixels as a primary sensor with f/1.78, an 8-megapixel wide-angle snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, it employs a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0, AI Face Beauty mode. The phone also carries support for face unlock.

Vivo Y19 with 6.53″ Screen, Helio P65 and 5000mAh Battery Goes Official in Kenya

The phone comes with a 5000mAh non-removable battery with support for 18W dual-engine fast charging. It also has supports for reverse charging and runs on Android 9.0 based on Funtouch OS 9.2.

Connectivity options includes dual-SIM with 4G VoLTE network, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, FM radio and micro USB port 2.0. The phone measures 162.15 × 76.47 × 8.89 mm and weighs about 193.0 grams.

The device will be available country wide in two variant colors – Magnetic Black and Spring White, and priced at Kesh. 26,999.


Vivo Y19 launches in kenya

As a leading smartphone brand, we are keen on strengthening connection with our customers and partners to meet the increasing demand of quality devices and better user experience in this market. We are aiming to offer more options of devices with high quality standard and comprehensive functionality at an affordable price to fulfill this demand.’

‘The Y Series is made for the youth. We are bringing our latest innovations to many younger consumers through our fashionable Y Series smartphones,’ he added.

Said Mr. Arthur Xian, CEO vivo Kenya.

Stephen Ekpa
Stephen Ekpa
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.


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