Vivo Y22 with MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 90Hz Display and 50MP Rear Camera Launched

The Vivo has unveiled its latest smartphone of the Y-series in Indonesia – Vivo Y22. It is an affordable smartphone that comes with 4G networks and a waterdrop-style notch. Some of the main features of the Vivo Y22 are an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, a 50MP dual-rear camera, and a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. Currently, the smartphone is listed on Vivo’s online store in Indonesia, the pricing and availability details for the global markets are yet to be announced.

Vivo Y22 Price and Availability

The Vivo Y22 comes in two variants – the base 4GB RAM with 64GB storage model carries a price tag of IDR 2,399,000 (approximately Rs. 12,900) while the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage model pricing detail hasn’t been mentioned yet. The smartphone is currently listed on the company’s own website in Indonesia. The Vivo Y22 will be available for purchase soon in the country with three color options, i.e. Metaverse Green, Starlit Blue, and Summer Cyan.

The dual-SIM supporting Vivo Y22 runs on Android 11-based Funtouch OS 12 out of the box. In terms of display, the smartphone comes with a 6.55-inch HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 720 x 1612 pixels resolution. It features 89.67 percent screen-to-body ratio and 530nits of peak brightness. The phone brings a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera.

Vivo Y22 Specifications

  • Display: 6.55-inch HD+
  • Resolution: 720 x 1612 pixels
  • Operating System: Android 12-based FuntouchOS 12
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G85 SoC
  • GPU: Mali G52
  • RAM: 4GB/6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB/128GB
  • Rear Camera: 50MP+2MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 5,000mAh with 18W fast charging
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, FM Radio, USB Type-C port

On the SoC front, the handset is equipped with a MediaTek Helio G85 processor paired with up to 6GB of RAM. Further, the RAM can be expanded up to 8GB using inbuilt storage. Users get a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication. Other notable sensors are an accelerometer, light sensor, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and gravity sensor. The device has an IP54-rated certificate for dust and water resistance.

In the camera department, the Vivo Y22 has provided a dual-camera setup on the rear that houses a 50MP main sensor with an f/1.8 lens, and a 2MP bokeh sensor with an f/2.4 lens. Talking about front camera, it brings an 8MP sensor with an f/2.0 lens for selfies and video calling. The phone is offering up to 128GB of inbuilt storage that is further expandable via a microSD card (up to 1TB).

It measures 164.30 x 76.10 x 8.38mm and weighs 190 grams. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, FM Radio, and a USB Type-C port. There’s also a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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