Vivo Nepal has officially launched the Vivo Y51 (December 2020). The handset will compete with other smartphones in the mid-range segment in the country. It is available for purchase via Daraz as well as mobile retail shops all over Nepal from the 19th of Jan, 2021.

This new Y51 is not the same as the one that launched back in Pakistan. This new Vivo Y51 was first unveiled in Indonesia and packs different designs and internals. Let’s look at what a new Vivo Y51 has to offer along with its price in Nepal.

Vivo Y51 (December 2020) price in Nepal

Vivo Y51 (December 2020) Specifications

Key Specs
Display 6.58 inches
Front Camera 16 MP
Back Camera 48+8+2 MP
Chipset Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
RAM 8 GB
Internal Storage 128 GB
Battery 5,000 mAh
Price in Nepal Rs. 33,490 (8/128GB)
Price in India INR 17,990 *
Other Markets About 210 EUR
General
Dimension 163.9 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm
Weight 188 g
Build Material Glass Front
Sim Slot Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM
Resistance -
Operating System Android 11, Funtouch OS 11
Colors Titanium Sapphire, Crystal Symphony
Display
Size 6.58 inches
Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1080 x 2408 pixels
Aspect Ratio 21:9
Pixel Density ~415 ppi
Protection -
Camera
Front Camera
Setup Single
Lens 16 MP, f/2.0, Wide lens
Flash N0
Optical Image Stabilization N0
Autofocus No
Features HDR
Video [email protected]
Back Camera
Setup Triple
Lens 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Autofocus Yes, PDAF
Features HDR, Panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS
Performance
Chipset Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
Processor Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Adreno 610
RAM 8 GB
Storage
Internal Storage 128 GB
Expandable Storage Yes
Type -
Multimedia
Audio Jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Features -
FM Radio Yes
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Features Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Infrared Port No
NFC No
USB Type Type-C  2.0, USB On-The-Go
USB version 2.0
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Placement Side-Mount
Face Recognition Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer No
Battery
 
Capacity 5,000 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Po
Fast Charging 18W Fast Charge
Reverse Charging -

Vivo Y51 (December 2020) Overview

Display and Design

The handset measures 6.58” diagonally. The IPS LCD display comes with a FHD+ resolution of 2408 x 1080 pixels. When compared to one that launched in Pakistan, the handset has a bigger screen (6.58” vs 6.38”). However, Vivo has used LCD display instead of AMOLED panel. Similarly, there’s no in display fingerprint scanner. The display has waterdrop notch in which front camera is placed.

The handset comes in two different color options i.e., Titanium Sapphire and Crystal Symphony colors. It has a design familiar to the Vivo V20 but is slimmer and longer. However, the fingerprint sensor is located on the side.

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Camera

Unlike the Y51 launched in Pakistan, the new handset features a triple camera setup. The primary camera here is a 48MP sensor. It is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide sensor and 2MP macro sensor. Pakistan launched one with a quad camera setup with an additional 2MP macro sensor.

Vivo Y51 (December 2020) Camera

Moreover, the camera setup supports different modes for shooting like Portrait, 4K Video, Ultra Stable Video, Pano, Live Photo, Slo-Mo, Time-Lapse, Pro, DOC, Super Night Mode, Stylish Night Filter, and AI 48MP. On the front, there is a 16MP sensor for selfies and video chats.

Performance and memory

Under the hood, the device packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC. It is a 11nm chipset which has eight cores and Adreno 610 GPU. It is paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Snapdragon 665 is an old chipset. It is not a powerful chipset however; it can get the job done.

Battery and Miscellaneous

The handset is backed by a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The battery can easily last for a day with moderate usage. According to Vivo the charger can charge the Y51 from 0-70% in 67 minutes.

On the software front, the handset boots on latest Funtouch OS 11 on top of Android 11.

Vivo Y51 (December 2020) price in Nepal

The handset first launched in Indonesia for IDR 3,599,000 ($260). You can purchase the Vivo Y51 for Rs 33,499 for 8/128GB in Nepal via online as well as offline stores.

Vivo SmartphonePrice in IndonesiaPrice in Nepal
Vivo Y51 (December 2020 – 8/128GB)IDR 3,599,000Rs. 33,499

There are two models of the Y51, one was launched in September in Pakistan and the other was launched in December in Indonesia. The one that launched in Nepal is the December version.

Vivo Y51 has a good design and has a similar spec as that of the vivo V20 SE. It features an outdated Snapdragon 665 chipset. The triple camera setup is also similar to the V20 SE’s and has an FHD IPS LCD panel.

Though the handset has a good design it is underwhelming in terms of power. It will compete with the like of Poco X3 and Galaxy M51 in Nepalese market.

What do you think about Vivo Y51? Let us know in the comments below.

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