Vivo Y20s Now Available in Kenya for KES 20,999


Vivo has been in the Kenyan market for a couple of years now and its strategy to conquer this competitive market is rather simple; ensure that every market segment is adequately catered to.

In line with this, we have seen the Chinese smartphone vendor push out new devices aimed at appealing to various niches in the local smartphone market.

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Most recently, we saw the unveiling of the Vivo V20, a camera-centric option that wouldn’t exactly break the bank. You can learn more on that device here.

Vivo Y20s Kenya

Keeping with the same pace, Vivo is introducing yet another offer into the Kenyan market in form of the Vivo Y20s (not to be confused with the Vivo Y20 we saw back in November).

Luckily, the devices are awfully similar in specs as evident from the specsheet below.

Vivo Y20s Specs 
Display6.51-inch (720x1600)
Front Camera8MP
Rear Camera13MP + 2MP + 2MP
Battery Capacity5,000mAh with 18W FlashCharge
OSAndroid 10 with FuntouchOS 10
Price in KenyaKSh 21,000

In the device’s release statement, vivo Smartphone Kenya Brand and Communications Manager, James Irungu had this to say about the Y20s:

vivo’s success in the global market can be attributed to its persistent efforts to understand and tap into specific consumer behaviors. In line with its ambitions to continue its growth trajectory, vivo works relentlessly to develop stylish and dynamic products that cater to diverse consumer segments around the world. This is a reason we have the Y20s in Kenya.

Mr. James Irungu

The Vivo Y20s comes to join the other Vivo Y-Series devices we have seen launched in the Kenyan market in recent times, including the Vivo Y12s and the Vivo Y20.

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The higher tier Vivo V-series also has a bunch of options for users in Kenya including the Vivo V19, Vivo V20, and the now-aging Vivo V17 Pro.

Vivo Y20s: Price and Availability in Kenya

The new Vivo Y20s is set to retail in Kenya at Ksh 20,999 (about $190 in the current exchange rates) countrywide. These are all Vivo-branded stores all across the nation with online outlets such as Jumia and Masoko set to start selling these soon.


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