Chinese smartphone giant Vivo has launched a new device under its Y portfolio- The Vivo Y17. The Vivo Y17 has a few highlighting features that surely make it stand out in the crowd among smartphones price under Rs. 20,000. The Vivo Y17 packs a huge 5000 mAh battery and the phone comes with a Triple Rear AI Camera (13MP + 8MP + 2 MP) capable of capturing Wide Angle Images with a field of view of up to 120°. There is also a 20 MP front-facing camera for stunning selfies.

Commenting on the launchNipun Marya, Director Brand Strategy, Vivo India said, “We are pleased to announce the latest addition to our Y-Series portfolio. The Y17 is packed with a range of innovative features that offer our consumers the latest technology, mesmerizing design at a competitive price. Recently, vivo was reported to be the fastest growing brand with over 60% growth in both volume & value, according to the latest industry reports. We hope to continue the momentum in the future sales of vivo products, with a customer-first approach, that is backed with innovation which is most relevant for our consumers.”

The Vivo Y17 features a 6.3-inch Halo FullView Display with a tall 19.3:9 aspect ratio making it possible to have a very screen-to-body ratio of 89%. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core processor with a 12nm design and having a clock speed of up to 2.3GHz, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage. The phone runs the latest Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Vivo’s Funtouch OS 9 on top, that brings more features and customization options.

In terms of camera, the Vivo Y17 comes with a triple camera setup on the back that houses 3 different sensors- 13 MP primary sensor, 8 MP ultra-wide sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor so that it never holds back when it comes to capturing anything- From landscapes to portraits to extremely detailed wide angle shots. For video calls and stunning selfies, there is a 20 MP front-facing camera. Another highlight of the Vivo Y17 is the huge 5000mAh battery, which the brand claims to easily last for more than a day. The Vivo Y17 also comes with Vivo’s exclusive Dual-Engine Fast Charging technology with nine charging protection technologies protecting both the battery and the charging process while accelerating the charging process.

As a part of the FunTouch OS Experience, there is the Ultra Gaming Mode, designed for gamers. It allocates system resources that prioritize a game’s performance and reduces frame-drops.

The Vivo Y17 is priced at Rs. 17,990 and the phone is available in two colour variants- Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple. The Vivo Y17 is available for purchase on leading online platforms including Flipkart, Amazon and Paytm along with offline partner outlets and Vivo India E-store. There are various launch offers, as mentioned below.

Offline Offers

  • 5% Cash Back on SBI credit & debit cards
  • 5% Cash Back on HDB paper financed by credit card down-payment
  • Zero Down-payment scheme available on paper finance through HDFC Paper Finance
  • No Cost EMI (Up to 12 Months on Credit Cards, Debit Cards, and Bajaj Finance EMI cards)
  • Benefits worth INR 4,000 along with 3 TB Data from Reliance Jio


  • Additional INR. 1,000 off on exchange for your old device
  • No Cost EMI up to 9 Months

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