One of the booming smartphone brands in India, Vivo, is gearing up to launch the new Vivo V20 in the country on 13th October 2020. The device has already made its debut in several countries, including Thailand. However, V20 isn’t the only smartphone set to launch on Tuesday. Since it is a complete series, the V20 SE and the V20 Pro are also hitting the markets along with it.
Vivo V20 – Price and Availability
Previously, it was confirmed that the model would cost less than Rs. 30,000 in India. Ahead of its official release, tipster Ishan Agarwal revealed that the Vivo V20 will cost Rs. 24,990. Consumers can purchase the device from Flipkart and many other local retailers after the launch. Vivo V20 was first announced in September as a camera-centric phone. Another significant feature of the phone is that it is the slimmest phone on the market. It is only 7.38mm thick and weighs approximately 171 grams.
Vivo V20 – Features and Specifications
Vivo’s new model has some of the most significant features for such an affordable price. They are:
- A 6.44-inch super AMOLED panel
- 1080 x 2400 pixels FHD+ resolution
- Snapdragon 720G chipset
- 8GB RAM and 128GB storage
- Additional MicroSD card slot
- Android 11-based FunTouch OS
- 4000mAh battery
- 33W fast charging
- 4G LTE
- USB Type-C port
Speaking of the cameras:
- 64MP primary sensor
- 8MP secondary sensor
- 2MP mono sensor
- 44MP selfie sensor
Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd. is a Chinese technology company that designs and develops smartphones, smartphone accessories, software, and online services. Its headquarters are in Dongguan, Guangdong. Shen Wei founded the company in 2009, almost 11 years ago. Vivo is a subsidiary of BBK Electronics, along with OPPO, OnePlus, and Realme. With research and development centers in Shenzhen, Guangdong, and Nanjing, Jiangsu, the company employs 1,600 people from all over the world, as of January 2016. Further, it develops software for its phones, distributed through its V-Appstore, with iManager included in their proprietary, Android-based operating system, Funtouch OS. Since 2009, Vivo has expanded to over 100s of countries in the world. In the first quarter of 2015, Vivo was ranked among the top 10 smartphone makers, achieving a global market share of 2.7%.