Vivo is known for its innovative approach in smartphone technology to surprise everyone. The Chinese manufacturer has proved itself from being the pioneers in the in-display fingerprint sensor then leading to the waterdrop display. After launching the Vivo X23, Vivo has now come up with another mid-range device dubbed as Vivo Y97.

Vivo Y97 – Features

The Vivo Y93 is a dual SIM supported handset that runs Android Oreo OS with the company’s own custom interface and Vivo’s AI-powered Jovi smart assistant. The company has also introduced the Game Mode 4.0 that is meant to provide immersive gaming experience.

The device gets powered by a MediaTek’s Helio P60 octa-core processor embedded under the hood paired with 4GB of RAM. The Vivo Y93 features 128GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot that enables users to further expand the phone’s storage capacity up to 256GB.

The Vivo Y93 brings a large 6.3-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display on the front having a waterdrop notch on top. The device manages to offer 90.3 percent of screen to body ratio with 2280 x 1080 pixels screen resolution.


The phone features an all-glass exterior and comes in three color options — Starry Night Black, Dream Powder (Pink) and Aurora Blue. Vivo claims that the Vivo Y93 will offer better grip to hold the phone due to the introduction of 3D micro-arc design with a unique mirror finish on the back.

The photography department is managed with a dual camera setup on the rear of Vivo Y93 comprising of a 16MP primary lens and a 2-MP secondary one for depth sensing. The front of the device is equipped with a 16MP snapper for taking selfies and video calling.

Both the cameras — rear and front, are backed by a power-packed camera interface that includes various modes and dedicated AI-backed features. The phone has facial unlock support and comes with IR sensor so that you can unlock the phone even in low-light conditions.

Connectivity options on the device include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, 3.5mm headphone jack, A-GPS and a USB Type C port. The phone is fuelled by a 3,240mAh battery that is claimed to last through a day of usage.

Vivo Y97 – Pricing and Availability

Vivo has made the Vivo Y97 available for purchase in China with an affordable price tag of CNY 1,998 (~$291, PKR 35,500). The device is expected to make its international debut very soon. Stay tuned to know more.