Vivo Y53s unveiled in Kenya; Brings a 64MP Triple Camera, 33W Fast Charging & more

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Over the past couple of months, Transsion has seen its brands, Tecno, Infinix, and iTel, facing stiff competition from fellow Chinese brands like Oppo, Realme, and now Vivo, with Xiaomi slowly but surely continuing to make a name for itself, rendering itself with Kenyans.

We have covered a couple of releases from Vivo in the recent past latest one being the Vivo V21, and you might want to check out our dedicated section of the same for more on these.

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Today, Vivo Kenya is further enriching its portfolio with the introduction of yet another device, this time the Vivo Y53s.

So, what does this device have to offer? Well, on of the highlights of this device is its massive 64MP main camera. This, according to the company, bringing impressive clarity to its users at unbeatable value. Additionally, users will enjoy tailored enhancements across five aspects, including skin tone, texture, and facial features.

They will be able to adjust the details manually, to create portraits and selfie videos that showcase their unique personality and selves. Additionally, the selfie camera will be a 16 MP shooter that is supported by an intelligent algorithm that enhances Vivo’s expertise in front camera photography.

What else does this device bring to the table? Here’s the Vivo Y53s spec sheet in a summary.

Vivo Y53s Specs

Network technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / CDMA2000 / LTE / 5G
Body dimensions: 6.46 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen size: 6.58 inches
Resolution: 1080 x 2408 pixels
OS: Android 11, OriginOS 1.0
Chipset: Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
GPU: Adreno 619
Internal storage: 128 GB, 256 GB
Main camera: Dual camera set-up 64 MP 26mm (wide)
2 MP (macro)
Selfie camera: Single front camera set-up 8 MP (wide)
USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Battery type: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging: Fast charging 18W
Colours: Black, Blue, Silver

Another highlight of the Vivo Y53s is the 5000mAh battery it comes fitted with, a cell that supports upto 33W FlashCharge fast charging technology which has the ability to recharge of up to 70% in just 41 minutes, which is 37% faster than the 18W Fast Charge.

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Vivo seeks to create products with leapfrog performance and trendsetting design at an affordable price, to build a smart life for young people with the Internet of things and is looking to launching more exciting products like Vivo Y53s in in the Kenya market.

Mr. James Irungu, vivo Kenya Brand and Communications Manager

Pricing and Availability.

The Vivo Y53s is available in two colors, Deep Sea Blue and Fantastic Rainbow. The device has been on preorder from 26th July and following today’s official unveiling, pre-orderers should start receiving their units. Also, the device should now be available across major retailers across the country for a recommended retail price of KES 27,999 for the 8GB RAM +128 GB RAM variant.

What do you think about the Vivo Y53s? We’d love to hear from you so leave a comment in the comments section below.


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