Vivo has always excelled in making good phones in the mid-range category that win the approval of customers and users, and the company has not failed in recent years to be among the most prominent manufacturing brands in the smart phone market, which is due to its main reliance on the principle of value for price along with... Raising the user’s interest above the company’s interest and financial gain, which created a good name for it in the market that translated into a user base in the millions, but what about the vivo Y100i that the company unveiled at the end of November 2023?
Here are the specifications and price of the Vivo Y100i and all its features and a comprehensive user guide for everything related to the entire phone, in addition to a comprehensive review in which we highlight the advantages and disadvantages of the Vivo phone in the mid-range category and whether it is worth buying or should be ignored due to the presence of better options in that confusing price segment. We explore all of this together in the lines below, after we reviewed the phone and took a comprehensive look at it over the past few days.
The dual-SIM-enabled vivo Y100i runs on the Android 13 operating system based on the OriginOS 3 interface and features a 6.64-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2388 pixels and FHD+ quality, with a 60 Hz refresh rate and a high screen-to-body ratio.
The screen also has a central punch-hole cutout in the middle of the screen. The phone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 6020 octa-core processor based on a 7nm manufacturing architecture, coupled with 12GB LPDDR4X RAM and a Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. Using the virtual RAM feature, the RAM capacity can be expanded up to 24GB. The phone has up to 512GB of UFS2.2 internal storage.
In terms of photography, the vivo Y100i has a dual rear camera module, consisting of a 50-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture as well as a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video chats, there is an 8-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 lens aperture.
Connectivity options on the vivo Y100i include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, GPS, and A-GPS. Sensors on board the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, and proximity sensor. It has a fingerprint sensor installed on the power button for security and supports the face unlock feature. The phone also offers an IP54 rating for protection against water, dust, and dirt.
The price of the Vivo Y100i is only $225, and for your information, it comes in only one version, which is 12 + 512 GB. The phone was officially launched on November 30, 2023 and is available exclusively for the Chinese market, and will certainly reach many other Asian countries such as India, Thailand, and Pakistan. On the other hand, there are no developments regarding plans to launch the phone in the Middle East, Europe, and North America. As for purchase details and availability, you can find out more details on the phone’s page on the company’s website in China here.
If you are a user who does not care about the screen or the smooth refresh rate, and is not interested in the photography experience, then the vivo Y100i is an ideal choice for you and a profitable deal that should not be given up for any reason. You will find a giant internal storage space that many users dream of, in addition to a RAM capacity that will give you a strong boost in performance, and if you are an avid user, there is excellent fast charging to fill the battery in record time. The Y100i is a unique deal for mid-range users in every sense of the word.
|November 30, 2023
|December 2, 2023
|164.1 x 76.2 x 8 mm (6.46 x 3.00 x 0.31 in)
|Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back
|Black, blue, pink
|1080 x 2388 pixels, with a pixel density of 395 pixels per inch
|85.4% screen-to-body ratio
|Mediatek Dimensity 6020 - 7 nm
|Octa-core (2 x 2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 and 6 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
|50 MP (wide), f/1.8
|2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|LED flash, panorama, HDR
|8 MP (wide), f/2.0
|5000 mAh non-removable
|Other features of the sound
|Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
|Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
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