The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications (NBTC) body of Thailand has approved a new phone named Vivo Y91C with model number Vivo 1820. Since the company has already launched the Vivo Y91 phone in Thailand, it appears that the Vivo Y91C is a new variant of the same phone.
The Vivo Y91 smartphone that was launched in countries like Thailand, Malaysia and India are all powered by MediaTek Helio P22 chipset and 3 GB of RAM. It comes with an internal storage of 64 GB. The smartphone had first launched in Philippines in November 2018. The variant that hit the Philippines market was powered by Snapdragon 439 along with 3 GB of RAM. It had landed in Philippines in 32 GB and 64 Gb storage choices.
The Chinese manufacturer had launched the 16 GB storage + 2 GB RAM edition of the same phone as Vivo Y91i smartphone in December 2018 in Philippines. The Vivo Y91iv was also introduced in Thailand with 16 GB storage and 2 GB of RAM. However, it was powered by MediaTek Helio P22 SoC. Hence, the Vivo Y91C that will be releasing in Thailand in the near future could be either the Snapdragon 439 edition of the phone.
The Vivo Y91 and Y91i phones only different in RAM and storage capacities and the rest of their specs are same. The Vivo Y91 features a 6.22-inch waterdrop-style notched screen that produces HD+ resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. The FunTouch OS 4.4 based Android 8.1 Oreo OS is preloaded on the device.
The backside of the phone features 13-mepagpixel + 2-megapixel dual camera and a fingerprint scanner. The front notch is fitted with an 8-megapixel selfie camera. It receives power from 4,030mAh battery.
Vivo Thailand has also certified Vivo V15 and Vivo V15 Pro smartphones. Hence, there is a possibility that these phones could be soon heading to Thailand. The Vivo V15 series will first go official in India on Feb. 20. The rumored specs of the Vivo V15 Pro include 6.39-inch AMOLED display with in-screen fingerprint reader, Snapdragon 675, 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, Android 9 Pie, 3,700mAh battery, 32-megapixel pop-up selfie shooter and 48-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel triple camera setup.