Introducing the Vivo Y55 smartphone for young Filipinos

Vivo recently introduced its newest entry-level smartphone — the Vivo Y55 — a great selfie companion for the selfie generation.

The Y55 is the first Vivo smartphone to be powered by an OCTA-core processor and comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal storage. Its rear camera is 8 megapixels but can be scaled up to 32MP in Ultra HD mode. The front camera is 5MP and assisted with Smart Screen Flash technology. A 2650mAh battery powers the Vivo Y55, enough for long hours of social media use. Touted as the perfect selfie phone, the Vivo Y55 boasts of a 5.2-inch, 1280×720 pixel display.

Main Features of the Y55
Main Features of the Y55

There’s more to the Y55 than what you’ve seen so far.  The Vivo Y55 comes with a new version of Funtouch OS 2.6 based on Android’s Marshmallow OS that brings new and improved features.

Smart Split 2.0 – You need not miss that video you are watching when messages come in. The phone can split into 2 screens so you can multitask.

Smart Split Screen
Smart Split Screen

Eye Protection Mode – This special feature filters out blue light to protect your vision and prevent eye strain. You can now check your phone even in very low light and not worry about the strain on the eyes.

Eye Protection Mode

Smart Screen Flash – Automatically switches on in dark conditions so your face looks brighter when taking selfies in low light.

In addition, the Vivo Y55 has TRIPLE card slots — a REAL dual sim phone with two 4G slots supporting speeds of up to 150Mbps and a third one for a micro SD card up to 128GB.

And as if that was not enough, here is the big winner feature – the Vivo Y55 will retail for only PhP 7,990. Where else can you get a phone running an octa-core processor at this price?

The Vivo Y55 will be available in major retailers and at the Vivo Concept Store on October 28, 2016.

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Tita Jane

Tita forever, geek forever!!! Loves gadgets more than clothes... First introduced to IT via punched cards and COBOL programming... IT auditor for over 5 years... IT consultant covering the financial industry for over 7 years... Now, a blogger and social media practitioner...and still covering the IT world, among other interests. And proud that all my kids are geeky as well. ~ Tita Jane Uymatiao

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