Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has slashed the price of its Y91 smartphone in India. The handset, that was launched in January this year, has received a price cut of Rs 1,000 and is now available at Rs 9,990. We should add that after Vivo Y91, the company hasn’t launched any other budget smartphones and with this price cut, it has become even more affordable.
Vivo Y91 smartphone has a gradient back panel and a waterdrop-style display notch. The company has also added a dual rear camera setup that comes with AI enhancements. The selfie camera of the device has a face unlock feature and supports portrait mode. At the new price, the smartphone will be competing with smartphones from Xiaomi, Realme and even Samsung’s new M series.
As we mentioned earlier, Vivo Y91 can now be bought at Rs 9,990 and interested buyers can head to Vivo India e-shop, Amazon.in, and Paytm to order the device for themselves. In addition to this, Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom has suggested via a tweet that offline stores will be offering the Vivo Y91 smartphone at the new price too.
The smartphone was first launched in January this year and it cost Rs 10,990 back then. To recall, the smartphone has a 6.22-inch HD+ Halo FullView display with a screen resolution of 1520×720 pixels and runs Android 8.1 Oreo skinned with Funtouch OS 4.5. Powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor, the device has PowerVR GE8320 GPU and comes with 2GB of RAM.
On the camera front, Vivo Y91 smartphone has a dual rear camera setup that comprises of a 13MP primary sensor with an f/2.2 lens clubbed with a 2MP secondary sensor with an f/2.4 lens. For selfies and video calls, there is an 8MP sensor on the front panel that comes with an f/1.8 lens.
The smartphone has 32GB of onboard storage and can hold a microSD card of up to 256GB. Connectivity options of the Vivo Y91 smartphone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Vivo Y91 houses a 4,030mAh battery and comes with a number of sensors like an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor.