vivo Philippines launched a new budget-friendly gaming smartphone in the Philippines – the vivo Y20s [G].

It’s the brand’s answer to the increasing popularity of mobile gaming while most Filipinos are staying at home. The device is packed with upgraded specs and features but priced fairly and competitively.


Design, Display & Triple Cameras

The power button fo the vivo Y20s [G] also serves as a fingerprint scanner.

The power button of the vivo Y20s [G] also serves as a fingerprint scanner.

The vivo Y20s [G] flaunts a 6.51-inch HD+ display in a slim body with slightly curved 2.5D edges and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner making it more comfortable to use.

For photography, it has a triple rear camera matrix composed of a 13 Megapixel main camera, 2 Megapixel macro camera, and 2 Megapixel depth sensor. This is complemented by an 8 Megapixel selfie camera located in a small screen notch on the front.

It comes in two color options – Obsidian Black and Purist Blue.


Gaming Performance and Connectivity

Team AuraPH with the vivo Y20s [G].

Team Aura PH with the vivo Y20s [G].

The vivo Y20s [G] is powered by the MediaTek Helio G80 gaming chipset with a 2.0GHz octa-core CPU and 950Mhz Mali-G52 MC2 graphics processor. It has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of expandable storage which is ample for multi-tasking and storing photos, videos, and huge game files.

Since online games are more popular than offline ones, the vivo Y20s [G] is also equipped with Cat-7 4G LTE connectivity and supports 5GHz Wi-Fi networks.

These specs are optimized to handle mobile games like Mobile Legends, Call of Duty Mobile, and PUBG Mobile. A software feature called “Ultra Game Mode” will further optimize the device before each gaming session.


High-Capacity Battery with Fast Charging

18W "Dual-engine" fast charging feature of the vivo Y20s [G].

18W “Dual-engine” fast charging feature of the vivo Y20s [G].

A massive 5,000mAh battery extends gaming sessions on the vivo Y20s [G] to several hours.

Meanwhile, re-charging the device is hassle-free since it supports up to 18W of fast charging rate. Each unit comes with a bundled 18W charging adaptor and micro-USB cable that supports the technology.


vivo Y20s [G] Official Price and Pre-order Freebies

The vivo Y20s [G] has an official price of ₱9,999 in the Philippines. It will be available for pre-order from April 10 to 15, 2021, in vivo stores nationwide.

Each pre-order of the device entitles the customer to a FREE vivo True Wireless Earphones worth ₱2,499!

vivo Y20s [G] specs:

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  • 6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display (720 x 1600 Pixels), 270 ppi
  • Android 11 Operating System
  • MediaTek Helio G80 Chipset
  • 4GB or 6GB of RAM
  • Triple Cameras (13+2+2 MP) with LED Flash
  • 8 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
  • 128GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 512 via microSD
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor (side mounted)
  • 5000mAh Battery
  • 18W Fast Charging (Dual Engine)
  • 164.41 x 76.32 x 8.41 mm @ 192.3 g
  • 8,999.00 Official Price in the Philippines