Vivo has setup shop in India and are also making smartphones in the Indian manufacturing plant located at Greater Noida in the northern India. The smartphone Y51L is assembled in India though parts are sourced from other countries.
The Vivo Y51L is quite similar to the existing model Vivo Y51 which was launched in late 2015 by Vivo. The new Vivo Y51L is priced at Rs. 11980 in the Indian market and will be available for sale online and retail.
Vivo is one of the Chinese companies which has invested in expanding the retail network in India and has presence in most of the smaller towns. The availability of retail support and wide network of service centres has helped the brand grow in the Indian market. It competes with the likes of Lenovo and Gionee which also has a strong presence in Indian market.
Vivo Y51L comes with a black gloss cover and has a thin profile measuring 7.52 mm and looks great with the metal edge frame around the poly plastic body. The smartphone is meant for buyers looking for a thin device and good looks.
The smartphone has a 7.52 mm thickness and weighs 157 grams. The Vivo Y51L clearly is not intended to battle against the specs monsters and would appeal to buyers looking for a thin great looking mobile device.
The Vivo Y51L comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2 Ghz. The processor is accompanied by Adreno 306 GPU which is okay for all the gaming needs.
The Vivo Y51L comes with 2 GB RAM which is essential for multitasking and gaming. Many competitors have started offering 3 GB Ram in this price range now (Lenovo K4 Note).
The smartphone comes with a 5 inch display and has a resolution of 960*540 which is also lower than HD resolution found in competing models. The smartphone runs on Android Lollipop OS along with the Fun touch OS version 2.5.
The Vivo Y51L has dual sim support and also supports 4G LTE bands in India. The smartphone comes with 16 GB of internal storage and it can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-sd card. The smartphone comes with 8 MP rear camera which is capable of recording Full HD videos and there is a 5 Mega Pixel front camera for clicking selfies.
The Vivo Y51L comes with 2350 mAH battery capacity which is not too high considering most smartphones are coming with 3000 mAH battery capacity in this segment.