Few months ago, Vivo had launched the Vivo Y81 smartphone in Asian markets like India and Vietnam. Fresh information shared by 91 Mobiles reveals that the Chinese manufacturer is gearing up to launch its newer variant called Vivo Y81i. The handset is expected to be priced under Rs. 10,000 in India.
The Vivo Y81i is not an entirely new smartphone since it has already gone official in Malaysia in the previous month. The Vivo Y81i is a lower version of the Vivo Y81. It comes with a notched screen and a single rear camera like the Y81 smartphone.
According to the publication, the Vivo Y81i will be featuring a 6.22-inch Full View display that will deliver HD+ resolution. The phone may is expected to deliver a screen-to-body ratio of 88 percent. The MediaTek MT6761 which seems to be a lower version of the Helio A22 (MT6762) is present under the hood of the device.
The SoC will be assisted by 2 GB of RAM. It will include an inbuilt storage of 16 GB. For photography, the handset will be featuring an f/2.2 aperture 5-megapixel selfie camera with AI Face Beauty feature and a rear-mounted 13-megapixel camera. There is no fingerprint scanner on the device, but it carries support for face unlock through the front camera. The handset will be backed by a 3,260mAh battery and it will be weighing 143 grams.
The Vivo Y81i will be loaded with Android 8.1 Oreo OS that will be overlaid with FunTouh OS 4.0 UI. The phone will feature a Motorbike Mode that will assist users to avoid phone calls while riding a bike. The usual connectivity features such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, USB OTG and are also available on the Y81i.
The Vivo Y81 had arrived in India with a price tag of Rs. 12,990 (~$178). The upcoming Y81i phone for India is expected to cost under Rs. 10,000 (~$138). As of this writing, there is no information available on the exact launch date of the Vivo Y81i smartphone, but it is expected to go official in the next few weeks.