Vivo Y66 Smartphone Now Official; 5.5in Display, Snapdragon 430 & 13MP Camera

By Daniel Gubalane on Dec 15, 2016

Vivo has officially launched the successor of its Y55 smartphone – the Vivo Y66. It has the same octa core processor from Qualcomm but with a larger screen.

Other improvements include a better camera, more RAM for multi-tasking including a split screen mode, double the amount of built-in storage and a higher capacity battery.

Features

The Vivo Y66 flaunts a 5.5 inch HD display with slightly curved corners housed in a metallic body. There’s a 1.4GHz octa core Snapdragon 430 chip that’s running the show with 3GB of RAM and FuntouchOS 3.0.

It has a 13 Megapixel camera at the back and 5 Megapixel selfie snapper on the front. Its internal storage amounts to 32GB and a microSD card slot is present for expansion.

It can connect to 4G LTE networks and is powered by a 3000mAh battery that supports fast charging.

Vivo Y66
The Vivo Y66 has dedicated slots for SIM & microSD.

Price and Availability

The Vivo Y66 was launched in China and is now available for pre-order there. It has an official price CNY1,498 which is a little under ₱11,000.

Availability here in the Philippines as well as its official SRP hasn’t been announced yet though. We’ll post an update once these information becomes available.

Vivo Y66 – Smartphone Specifications

  • 5.5 Inch HD IPS Display (720 x 1280 Pixels, 267ppi)
  • 2.5D Glass
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS w/ FuntouchOS 3.0
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Chipset
  • 1.4GHz Octa Core Cortex-A53 CPU
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 13.0 MP Main Camera with AF & LED Flash
  • 5.0 MP Front Camera with Screen Flash
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable via microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.1 LE
  • A-GPS
  • FM Radio
  • USB On-the-Go
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Gyroscope
  • Compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 153.56 x 75.79 x 7.49 mm @ 157 g
  • 3000mAh Battery (Non-removable)
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Vivo Y66