Vivo has today announced a price cut of Rs. 1,000 for its two budget offerings in the Indian market — Vivo Y81 and Vivo Y71i. With this price cut, the 3GB RAM model and 4GB RAM model of the Y81, which was priced at Rs. 11,990 and Rs. 13,490 will now be available for Rs. 10,990 and 12,490 respectively.
On the other hand, the Vivo Y71i, which was available for Rs. 8,990, will now be available in India for Rs. 7,990. Online retailers have also updated their listing with the newer pricing and both the phones are now retailer at updated pricing in offline stores as well.
To recall, the Vivo Y81 comes with a 6.22-inch IPS HD+ display with 1520 x 720 pixels screen resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by MediaTek MT6762 octa-core processor with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage along with support for expandable storage.
For photography, the device features a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. On the front side, there’s a 5-megapixel selfie camera with the same f/2.2 aperture. Running on Android 8.1 Oreo-based FunTouch OS, the phone is powered by a 3,260mAh battery.
The Vivo Y71i, on the other hand, comes with slightly downgraded specs. It features a 5.99-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 450 quad-core chipset along with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
As for the optics, the device comes with an 8-megapixel sensor on the back and a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper for taking selfies and video calling. This one too runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with the company’s FunTouch OS on top. The device is powered by a 3,360mAh battery, ensuring a full-day usage on a single charge.
Meanwhile, the company is reportedly scheduled to launch Vivo Y81i in India on 7th December, which is expected to be priced under Rs. 10,000, which roughly converts to $142.