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Vivo Y19, Vivo Y12 now cheaper by P1,000 in PH

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In case you’re looking for a new smartphone that won’t break the bank, Vivo has a couple of discounted phones listed on its online store.

Even better, you don’t have to go out of your house to buy any of them, as Vivo Philippines will deliver the phone to your address while most of the county remains in quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.

You can save up to P1,000 (around $20) if you buy these Vivo Y series phones from the company’s official website, https://shop.vivoglobal.ph:

  • Vivo Y19 (4GB RAM/128GB storage): P9,999 ($198) from P10,999 ($218)
  • Vivo Y12 (3GB RAM/64GB storage): P6,999 ($139) from P7,999 ($159)

You can also purchase them from Vivo’s authorized retailers on Lazada and Shopee.

To recap, the Vivo Y19 is a big-screen, big-battery phone with a somewhat-low price tag. A large, 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD’ a MediaTek Helio P65 processor with capable Mali-G52 graphics; and a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18-watt fast charging are some of its biggest attractions.

In our Y19 review, we said that “it’s designed to go the extra mile for the on-the-go, budget-conscious user.”

SEE ALSO: Vivo V19 global version gets 6 cameras, Snapdragon 712 and Xiaomi, Vivo withstand COVID-19 impact in Q1 2020

The Vivo Y12, on the other hand, is another budget handset that offers decent all-around performance and long battery life.

The phone’s headline features include a 6.35-inch HD+ screen, a triple-lens camera with a wide-angle lens, and a 5,000mAh battery backup that lasts days between charges and supports reverse charging to power other devices. It packs a MediaTek Helio P22 processor under the hood.

Vivo Y19 specs

  • 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD display, 2,340 x 1,080 resolution
  • MediaTek Helio P65 processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • Triple rear cameras: 16MP, f/1.8, 8MP (ultra wide), f/2.2, 2MP, f/2.4
  • 16MP, f/2.0 front camera
  • Fingerprint reader (rear-mounted)
  • 5,000mAh battery with 18-watt fast charging
  • Funtouch OS 9.2 based on Android 9.0 Pie

Vivo Y12 specs

  • 6.35-inch HD+ LCD display, 1,544 x 720 resolution
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB expandable storage
  • Triple: 13MP, f/2.2 main camera; 8MP, f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera; 2MP, f/2.4 depth sensor
  • 8-megapixel front cameraf
  • Face unlock
  • Fingerprint reader (rear-mounted)
  • 5,00mAh battery with reverse charging
  • Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 Pie

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Reviews editor: Ramon "Monch" Lopez has 12 years of professional experience creating and editing content for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. He headed the gadgets-merchandising division of one of the Philippines’ largest retail operators somewhere in between. His latest addiction is the comments section of viral Facebook posts.