Chinese smartphone giant Vivo has added yet another device to their U Series- The all-new Vivo U20. Following the successful launch of U10, this is the second phone under Vivo’s new U-Series. The Vivo U20 starts at Rs. 10,990 and comes with exciting features. Like all the Vivo phones, the Vivo U0 is also manufactured at the company’s Greater Noida Facility in India.

Commenting on the launch, Nipun Marya, Director-Brand Strategy, Vivo India said, “After the great response that we received for U10 in India, we are excited to announce our second offering under the U-series portfolio; the Vivo U20 that will offer a superior experience. This new unstoppable performer will incorporate a differentiated offering at great value, and offer best in class features in the sub-12k category that we believe will be a great fit for the discerning Indian audience.”

The Vivo U20 sports a tall 6.53-inch full HD+ Halo Fullview display. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 clocked at 2.0GHz, coupled with at least 4GB of RAM and 64GB UFS 2.1 storage. However, there are two variants based on RAM- 4GB RAM+64GB storage and 6GB RAM+64GB storage. However, there is also the option to expand storage using a microSD card. The phone also comes with a fingerprint scanner on the back.

In terms of camera, the Vivo U20 offers a triple camera setup on the back where the primary sensor is the Sony IMX499, which is a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and PDAF. There is also the 8-megapixel wide-angle lens which can offer a field of view of up to 120°. Additionally, there is a 2-megapixel Super Macro lens for taking shots of very close objects. On the front, there is a 16-megapixel selfie camera.

The Vivo U20 is a powerhouse at this price segment as the phone comes with a huge 5000mAh battery and the phone supports fast charging. Vivo also includes an 18W fast charger inside the box. The phone runs Android 9 Pie with FunTouch OS 9.2 on top and connectivity features of the phone include Wi-Fi (2.4Ghz+5Ghz), Bluetooth 5.0, USB 2.0 with support for OTG and Navigation with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou.

The Vivo U2 is available in two colour variants- Racing Black and Blaze Blue. The 4GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 10,990 and the 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 11,990. The phone will go on sale in India on Amazon and Vivo India E-Store starting from 28th November, 12 noon onwards. There are various launch offers on the purchase of Vivo U20 like flat Rs. 1000 off on prepaid orders, No cost EMI up to six months and benefits worth Rs. 6000 for Jio customers.

Vivo U20 Specification Sheet
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 675 with AI Engine
Memory Variants4GB + 64GB
6GB + 64GB
ROMUFS 2.1 Storage
Battery5000 mAh (TYP)
ColourRacing Black and Blaze Blue
Operating SystemFuntouch OS 9.2 (Based on Android 9.0)
Fast Charging 18W Dual-Engine Fast Charge 
Screen16.58 cm (6.53) 
Resolution1080*2340 (FHD+)
Touch ScreenCapacitive multi-touch
Bands2G GSMB3/5/8
3G WCDMAB1/5/8
4G TDD_LTEB38/40/41
4G FDD_LTEB1/3/5/8
Network TypesDual SIM Dual Standby
CameraFront 16MP / Rear 16MP (Primary + Night Mode) + 8MP (Super Wide Angle) +2MP (Super Macro)
ApertureFront f/2.0, Rear f/1.78+f/2.2+f/2.4
FlashRear Flash & Front Screen Flash
Scene ModesRear: Take Photo, AI Super Wide Angle, Bokeh, Super Macro, HDR, Filters, AI Portrait Framing, Live Photo, Panorama, Pro, AR Stickers, Doc, Watermark. Video, Super Wide Angle Video, Time Lapse, Slo-Mo, 4K Video Recording, 60fps @1080p, Video Face Beauty.
Front: Take Photo, AI Face Beauty, HDR, Filters, Live Photo, Group Selfie, AR Stickers, Watermark, Mirror Selfie
Audio PlaybackWAV, MP3, MP2, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, Vorbis, APE, FLAC
Video PlaybackMP4, 3GP, AVI, TS, FLV, MKV
Video recording MP4
Voice RecordingSupported
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
Location GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, Galileo

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