The ever-evolving global smartphone
brand vivo, has announced the launch of the newest entrant in the
Y-Series, the vivo Y20s in Kenya.
This move comes after the brand was ranked fifth in the global
smartphone market in 2020 by the International Data Corporation (IDC)
 with a market share of 8.6 percent and shipments exceeding 110
million devices. Within the year, vivo was one of the three smartphone
brands to maintain an increase in shipments despite the overall downturn
vivo seeks to leverage on this global success to take on the Kenyan
market by unveiling sophisticated yet affordable devices for consumers.
‘’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,’’ said Mr. James Irungu, vivo Smartphone
Kenya Brand and Communications Manager.
The new Y20s that retails for 20,999Ksh countrywide, comes with a
long-lasting 5000mAh battery, with 18W FlashCharge Technology, high-end
specs and a Side Mounted Fingerprint Scanner for instant unlocking.
The device also features a capable Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor and
4GB+128GB of memory for a power-packed performance. For high-quality
photography, Y20s has an AI Triple Macro Camera 13 MP (wide) + 2 MP
(macro) + 2 MP (depth) supported by a wide range of features including
Face Beauty, Portrait Light Effects and Filters to capture sharper
images. The selfie camera comes with an 8MP.
The vivo Y20s sports a 6.51-inch Halo FullView Display that gives an
elongated aspect ratio of 20:9 and HD+ (1600 x 720) resolution.
The device will be available from today in two variant colors, Obsidian
Black and Purist Blue.