Vivo Y17 review

Vivo has been launching smartphones in the Indian market- especially at mid-range different price points. With the launch of Y17, Vivo has come with its new mid-range device. The smartphone features 6.35-inch HD+ LCD display, MediaTek Helio P35 SoC, triple-camera rear setup, and huge 5,000mAh battery life. With such stunning features coming at Rs. 17,990, is Vivo giving competition to companies like Xiaomi and Oppo? Is it a worthy option? Let’s check it out in the Vivo Y17 review below:

Design and Display

Vivo Y17 is a nice looking device which is mostly made of plastic. Talking about mid-range smartphones, most of the devices get the same build. Vivo Y17 comes in two color variants: Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple. The back panel looks like it is made of glass but it is actually plastic. Although, it is a fingerprint magnet! So, you have to wipe your fingerprints, again and again, to make it smudge free. Towards the plastic frame, you can see the earpiece grille. On the right, you can see the power and the volume buttons while SIM Tray houses on the left. The buttons feel clicky and tactile. On the back panel, you get to see a fingerprint sensor which is very responsive and easy to reach. One can easily buy this phone online using Croma Voucher with great discounts.

Coming to the display, the Vivo Y17 packs a 6.35-inch HD+ LCD display with a pixel resolution of 720 x 1544. The device has a 19.3:9 aspect ratio with an 89 percent screen-to-body ratio.  You get to see a tiny waterdrop notch on the top of the display. The display works pretty fine. All the colors come out nice and bright plus vivid too. The display gets very thin bezels around but the bottom bezel is relatively thicker.


Under the hood, the Vivo Y17 packs the new MediaTek Helio P35 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It is an octa-core processor with eight Cortex-A53 cores. Talking about its competitors, it is a tad bit less powerful chip. There is a dedicated microSD card slot to expand storage. The phone will load apps faster and will not give any signs of lags and hiccups. When it comes to heavy tasking, you might get some lags but is the price you pay of less powerful chipset. When it comes to playing games, you can easily play some high-titles on it. Playing PUBG on medium graphics will be best for you and you will feel no lag in it. The connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, Galileo, and FM Radio. Vivo Y17 runs Android 9 Pie out of the box with Funtouch OS 9 on top of it.


Coming to the camera, the Vivo Y17 packs a triple-rear camera sensor including the 13-megapixel primary sensor (f/2.2 aperture), an 8-megapixel super wide-angle sensor (f/2.2 aperture) and a 2-megapixel depth sensor (f/2.4 aperture). For selfies, you get a 20-megapixel selfie shooter. You get to capture some great pics with well-defined detailing and aesthetics coming out. The triple-rear camera setup handles the job well and in low lighting conditions too, you get to see some really nice images. Brands like Oppo and Vivo are known for their selfie cameras in phones and this one is the prime example of it. You get an exceptionally incredible selfie camera in this device.

Battery Life

Vivo V17 has a high-capacity 5000mAh battery life which can easily give you two days of battery life very easily.  The device also supports 18W Dual-Engine Fast Charging technology which can charge your device pretty fast- faster than normal traditional charging. It is one of the best battery life devices you can get in any mid-range smartphone. In terms of battery life various options available in the market and one can grab those using Paytm Offer Code with great deals.

Final Verdict

Vivo Y17 comes at a mid-range price of Rs 17,990 where you get the triple-rear camera, a decent chipset, and huge battery life. Yes, the underpowered processor might be something you don’t want to see in such a heavy priced device but keeping it aside, other features are really good. You get better processors on its competitor devices which can break the deal for people who really care about under the hood power. But, if you want features and a better camera, then this is the device to put your money in.


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