Vivo Y15s with entry-level specs launched in Nepal at an extravagant price

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Vivo Nepal is gearing up for its fourth annual sale carnival. And it has launched a new smartphone just days before the campaign. Vivo Y15s was announced in the international market back in November, which in Nepal. So, let’s get into the specs, features, official price, and availability of Vivo Y15s in Nepal.

Vivo Y15s Overview:

Right off the bat, it’s hard to recommend this phone given what the other smartphone brands are offering in this price range. Vivo Y15s fails to impress with its poor HD+ IPS display, relatively underpowerful Helio P35 chipset, and archaic micro USB port.

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In addition, the Y15s doesn’t even run the full-fledged version of Android. Still, if you are fixed on buying a Vivo phone, you will be better off with the Y12s which offers exactly the same specs, but at a cheaper price.

Design and Display

Vivo Y15s Design

To begin with, the Y15s flaunts a 6.51-inch IPS LCD panel with HD+ resolution and a standard 60Hz refresh rate. It has a glossy finish at the back with stripes running edge-to-edge of the phone. Likewise, the device weighs 179 grams. There’s a squared camera module at the back while the front gets a water-drop style notch.

Performance

On to the performance, it is powered by an octa-core Helio P35 chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The latter is expandable via a microSD, while it also supports virtual RAM expansion by 1GB.

Moreover, Vivo Y15s boots on Android 11 Go-based Funtouch OS 11.1. It features a 5000mAh battery that supports 10W charging via a micro USB port.

Camera

Vivo Y15s Camera

As for the optics, there’s a dual-camera arrangement at the back led by a 13MP primary lens. Accompanying this is a 2MP macro sensor. On the front, the phone has an 8MP sensor for selfies and video calls.

Rest of the specs

Moving on, in terms of connectivity, it supports dual 4G SIM, dual-band WiFi, and Bluetooth 5.0. For biometrics, there is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Similarly, Vivo Y15s is available in two color options, namely Mystic Blue and Wave Green.

Vivo Y15s Specifications:

  • Dimension: 163.96 x 5.2 x 8.28mm, 179 grams
  • Display: 6.51-inches IPS LCD panel, 60Hz refresh rate
  • Resolution: HD+ (1600×720 pixels)
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P35 4G (12nm)
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 64GB storage (expandable)
  • Software & UI: Android 11 Go with Funtouch OS 11.1 on top
  • Rear Camera: Dual (13MP main, 2MP macro)
  • Front Camera: 8MP f/2.0 (water-drop notch)
  • Security: Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, micro USB
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 10W charging
  • Color Options: Mystic Blue, Wave Green

Vivo Y15s Price in Nepal and Availability

As for the price, the sole 3/64GB configuration of the Vivo Y15s retails for NPR 19,999 in Nepal. You can buy Vivo Y15s from the company’s authorized retail stores across the country.

Vivo Y15s Price in Nepal (Official)
3/64GB NPR 19,999
  • Meanwhile, check out our review of the Samsung Galaxy M52.