Vivo Y17 review, price, and specs by Revu Philippines

Price drop: Vivo Y17 with 5,000mAh battery now cheaper in PH

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Good news! The Vivo Y17 is now more affordable in the Philippines. Vivo gives the feature-packed, entry-level smartphone a P1,000 (around $19) price drop. It’s now just P10,999 ($212) instead of P11,999 ($231).

If you need a specs refresh, this phone is equipped with a sizeable 5,000mAh battery and relatively fast charging courtesy of its 18-watt fast wall adapter. You can charge it from zero to 100% in around 1 hour and 50 minutes.

SEE ALSO: Vivo Y17 review: Long-lasting phone with more going for it

The Vivo Y17 also offers more flexibility when it comes to pictures with its triple rear-camera setup, which includes a 13-megapixel primary camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and 2-megapixel depth-sensing unit for more natural portrait or bokeh shots.

The handset has a 6.35-inch notched screen with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 1,544 x 720 resolution. The notch houses a sharp 20-megapixel selfie camera.

Vivo Y17 review, price, and specs by Revu Philippines

The Vivo Y17’s notch houses a sharp 20-megapixel selfie camera

The Vivo Y17 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P35 processor and features PowerVR GE8320 graphics, FunTouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 Pie, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of expandable storage.

The phone comes in eye-catching Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple color variants.

Vivo Y17 specs

  • 6.35-inch LCD display, 1,544 x 720 resolution (19.5:9)
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB expandable storage
  • Triple 13-megapixel, f/2.2 rear camera, 8-megapixel, f/2.2 ultra-wide camera, 2-megapixel, f/2.4 depth sensor with LED flash
  • 20-megapixel, f/2.0 front camera
  • Fingerprint reader (rear-mounted)
  • 5,000mAh battery with 18-watt fast charging
  • FunTouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 Pie

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Contributor: Nicole Batac spent the last 10 years as a consumer tech and lifestyle journalist and editor for print publications like Speed Magazine and 2nd Opinion Magazine and has had her work appear in other local publications. She now braves the world of freelance writing. In her free time, she obsessively listens to music, binge-watches shows on Netflix, eats well, and sleeps in.