Over the last couple of years, Transsion (Tecno, Infinix, and iTel) and Samsung smartphones have dominated the smartphone market in Africa – unveiling premium quality, as well as budget-friendly smartphones year after year. That is, however, no longer the case. We are seeing more and more smartphone brands get attracted to the growing market around here.
Smartphone brands like Xiaomi, OPPO, and vivo are pushing aggressively for a share of the market. Vivo, for instance, has released a couple of smartphones in Nigeria over the last 12-months, and this September, the brand unveiled the vivo Y53s smartphone in Nigeria, adding to its growing collection of smartphones available in the country. In this article, we will be telling you all about this device; specs, price, and where you can purchase it in Nigeria.
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vivo Y53s in Nigeria: Key Specs
Body dimensions: 6.46 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches
Display/Screen size: 6.58 inches Full HD
Resolution: 1080 x 2408 pixels
OS: Android 11, Fun OS 11.1
Chipset: Mediatek helio g80
Internal storage: 128GB Expandable to 1TB
RAM: 8GB + 3GB Extendable
Rear camera: Dual rear camera set-up 64 MP26mm (wide)
2MP (macro lens), and a 2MP depth sensor.
Selfie camera: Single selfie camera 16MP
Battery type: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging: Fast charging 33W
This smartphone comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, a microphone, a USB-C port at the bottom of the device. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with dual speakers like some of the premium devices we’ve seen in recent times. It only comes with a single speaker at the bottom of the smartphone. The power button on this device doubles as the fingerprint sensor. The sim card tray (two nano sim cards & a micro SD card) on this device sits at the top of the smartphone.
Battery/33W Fast Charger
The vivo Y53s is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 5000mah battery and that should easily keep the device powered for at least a full day. It also comes with a 33W fast charging brick and that should charge the 5000mAh battery from 0% – 100% in one hour.
Price and Availability
The vivo Y53s smartphone goes for N131,000 ($318) and it is available in authorized retail stores across the country. You can also purchase this device online on Vivo’s official Jumia store page.