Initially, China launched Vivo S1 in the Chinese market. In the Nepalese market, This phone was launched in July 2019. Nepali customers took Vivo S1 very well because this phone is one of the best smartphones under the price of 40,000 in Nepal. The S series of Vivo focuses on style and Vivo S1 does look stylish.
Let’s look at some specification of Vivo S1:
Vivo S1 Specifications
|Display||Size = 6.38 inches Super AMOLED display Resolution = 1080×2340 pixels Aspect Ratio = 19:5:9|
|Processor||Mediatek Helio P65 (12nm) CPU = Octa-core GPU = Mali-G52 MC2|
|Back Camera||Triple Camera: 16MP, f/1.8, (wide) 8MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide) 2MP, f/2.4 (depth)|
|Front Camera||Single Camera: 32MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)|
|Battery||Non-removable 4500 mAh Fast Charging: 18W|
|Memory and Storage||4GB RAM+128GB ROM, 6GB RAM+64GB ROM, 6GB RAM+128GB ROM Dedicated microSD slot|
|Color||Diamond Black, Cosmic Green, Skyline Blue|
|Security||Fingerprint Sensor (in-display)|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie), Funtouch 9|
Vivo S1 Review
The phone has a Super AMOLED Halo FullView display with a high screen-to-body ratio of 90% that allows you to enjoy the full view without boundaries. The size of the phone is 6.38 inches with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
With a self-illuminating super AMOLED display, you can glance at your phone whenever you like to check the time or view alerts and it consumes less power.
In-Display Fingerprint Unlock
With this In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology, Vivo has been leading the industry in bringing consumers a better unlocking experience. The screen can be unlocked swiftly with just a single touch on your S1 display. There are also a variety of animation effects on this phone which makes unlocking fun and easy.
Vivo S1 is a mid-range phone and has great features. The build quality of the phone looks quite great and feels great on the hands as well. Vivo S1 has a water drop-styled notch on the top with a small chin on the front of the phone. It also has the triple camera set up with a led flash on the back of the phone. It has a VIVO logo on the bottom.
S1 adopts a diamond pattern design. In this phone, there is a seamless transition from blue to purple surrounded by black. The gleaming diamond pattern of the phone resembles all the shining stars in the night sky.
Vivo S1 features teardrop designed single front camera and a triple back camera set up.
The camera on the back is 16MP Sony IMX499 sensor, an 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide, and a 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor. These cameras allow you to shoot with enhanced precision and accuracy. There is an AI portrait framing in the phone that helps you in better composition to achieve a perfect ratio. It brings you more fun in every snapshot of your life moments.
There is also an AI super wide-angle camera on the phone that expands your view to 120°. This allows you to capture more landscapes, more of your friends, and a more beautiful world. You can switch to the super wide-angle mode for a wider range while taking group photos.
There is a 32MP front camera that allows you to take selfies with precise details and high clarity. It also has multiple selfie modes, such as AI Selfie Lighting, AR Stickers, AI Face Beauty, etc. These modes make the selfie-taking experience fun and enjoyable.
Vivo S1 has a massive 4500 mAh battery which is quite huge for a mid-range device. It comes with Vivo’s own 18W Dual-Engine Fast Charging technology. It still lacks USB Type-C. But has USB 2.0 though it features fast charging.
Processor and Performance
This phone is powered by Mediatek MT6768 Helio P65 (12nm). The phone has an octa-core processor and Mali-G52 MC2 GPU and the clock speeds of up to 2.0GHz
This phone has two RAM models: 4GB and 6GB. There are two ROM models: 64GB and 128GB but we can expand the storage up to 256 GB with the help of a microSD card.
Funtouch 9.0 OS (Android 9.0 Pie)
The Vivo S1 has In-display fingerprint and Face Unlock
Price of Vivo S1
|Vivo S1 ( 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM)||रू30,000||₹24,000||$319.99||€270.8|
|Vivo S1 ( 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM)||रू35,000||₹23,100||$307.52||€260.3|
|Vivo S1 ( 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM)||रू41,500||₹27,000||$360.55||€305.1|