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Vivo Officially Launch 5-inch, Snapdragon 430-toting Y55


The mid-range wars is heating up. Chinese manufacturer Vivo has officially launched their newest mid-range smartphone, the Y55 that looks to match the specifications of their rivals.

Vivo Y55 specs

  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 5.2-inch HD IPS display, 2.5D curved glass, 1280 x 720 resolution
  • 16GB of expandable storage
  • 8-megapixel rear camera with flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
  • 2650mAh battery
  • Android 6 Marshmallow, Funtouch UI
  • Php 7,990


The new phone has a 5.2-inch, HD IPS display, along with a Snapdragon 430 chipset, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. An 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel front camera takes care of imaging.

The Y55 utilizes a full metal unibody design, which belies its affordable market positioning. Finishing off the spec list is a 2650mAh battery and Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Funtouch UI.

The Y55 is priced at Php 7,990, making it one of the most affordable Snapdragon 430-toting phones currently in the market today.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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