The upcoming Vivo V17 smartphone has been spotted in a Vietnamese music video, confirming the presence of a rhombic quad-camera setup with an LED flash unit placed vertically below the camera module. The smartphone also has a teardrop notch housing the selfie camera. The Vivo V17 is expected to debut in various markets like Russia, India and Thailand by the end of this month.
The phone that has surfaced in the Vietnamese music video resembles with the spy shots of the Vivo V17 that was recently revealed by a Russian tech blog. The smartphone seems to feature an in-display fingerprint scanner. While the volume rocker and power button are placed on the right edge. The USB Type-C port, microphone port and external speakers are present on the bottom edge. The iridescent glass rear panel houses the quad camera setup, which features a similar design to the upcoming Vivo S5.
The Russian site had revealed that the Vivo V17 will break cover by November end in Russia. Rumors have it that Vivo may launch the V17 in India by the end of this month and make it available for buying in the first week of December It is speculated that Vivo plans to gradually phase out the Vivo V17 Pro after the launch of the V17 in the country. The smartphone has bagged approval from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) which suggests that its India launch could be nearing.
The Vivo V17 received the necessary certification from the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) Thailand recently. This points to Vivo’s intentions of launching the smartphone in Thailand soon. Vietnam could be also another market that will be treated with Vivo V17.
Vivo V17 Specifications and Features (Rumored)
The device with model numbers V1945A/T was recently spotted during TENAA listings. The images of the Vivo V1945A/T are exact match with Vivo V17. According to the listing, the handset flaunts a 6.38-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The device is powered by a 2GHz undisclosed CPU with 6 GB / 8 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of native storage. The smartphone apparently draws power from a 4,390mAh battery with support for fast charge and runs on Android 9.0 Pie. The four cameras on the rear panel use 48-megapixel, an 8-megapixel, and two 2-megapixel sensors. The front camera reportedly uses a 32-megapixel sensor. Connectivity options include USB and Bluetooth. The V1945A/T could be heading to China with a different moniker.