Vivo Kenya Officially Unveils Camera-Centric Vivo V20

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Vivo is slowly but surely becoming a household brand name in Kenya, joining the likes of Oppo and TECNO in the ‘hall of fame’.

In the recent past, we have seen the company doubling down on the mid-range segment of the market with the launch of the Vivo Y20 and the Y12s.

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The company is unveiling yet another device in Kenya. This time, the Vivo V20, the successor to the Vivo V19 that was unveiled back in July 2020.

The Vivo V20 is set to follow in the footsteps of its predecessor by catering to the needs of the upper mid-range segment of the local market. Below is the device’s spec-sheet.


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Vivo V20 Specifications

Display6.44 inches AMOLED panel with 1080 x 2400 pixels
Rear CameraQuad:
64 MP main, 8 MP Ultra-wide, 2 MP depth sensor
Front Camera44MP Eye Autofocus Selfie
ChipsetSnapdragon 720G
GPUAdreno 618
RAM8GB RAM
Storage128GB/256 Storage
UFS 2.1
Operating SystemAndroid 11, FuntouchOS 11
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh battery
33W Fast Charge
Network2G, 3G, 4G
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FM Radio
USB 2.0, Type-C Port 1.0
Headphone jack
Colour optionsMidnight jazz and the Sunset melody
Vivo V20 Kenya launch

Perhaps the most highlighted feature of the V20 is its 44MP front-facing camera which the company calls the Eye Autofocus front camera. This uses advanced AI algorithms to track and focus on moving subjects.

At the back, the device houses a triple camera setup, a 64MP main shooter along with an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP depth sensor.

Speaking to the V20’s camera prowess, the Vivo Kenya brand ambassador, Mr James Irungu says;

“The V20 is ideal for young consumers who like to take regular photos and record life’s shiny moments, while the trendy design makes it a perfect accessory for their lifestyles.”

Vivo Kenya Brand Manager Mr. James Irungu.

Price and Availability in Kenya

The Vivo V20 will retail in Kenya at Ksh 45,999, approximately $430. The company further adds that the device will be available in two colors; Midnight Jazz and the Sunset Melody. You should be able to pick up the Vivo V20 in Kenya at branded phone stores country-wide and on e-commerce sites like Jumia.

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