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Vivo S1 gets a price cut in India: Here is how much it costs now

Vivo S1, the stylish looking device by the company, has received a price cut in India. The Vivo S1 that was launched for Rs 17,990 in August 2019 has now received a price cut of Rs Rs 1,000.

twitter-logoAnkita Chakravarti | May 1, 2020 | Updated 16:03 IST

Highlights

  • The Vivo S1 that was launched for Rs 17,990 in August 2019 has now received a price cut of Rs Rs 1,000
  • The phone will available for Rs 16, 990 across the retail stores in India.
  • Whereas on Flipkart, the price remains unchanged i.e Rs 17,990 for the 4GB + 128GB model and Rs 19,990 for the 6GB + 128GB variant

Vivo S1, the stylish looking device by the company, has received a price cut in India. The Vivo S1 that was launched for Rs 17,990 in August 2019 has now received a price cut of Rs Rs 1,000. So the Vivo S1 4GB variant now costs Rs 16,990 in India, reports 91mobiles. The S1 was the first S series phone by Vivo which was specifically launched for offline buyers. However, the phone can now be bought only when the lockdown is lifted by the authorities.

The phone will available for Rs 16, 990 across the retail stores in India. Whereas on Flipkart, the price remains unchanged i.e Rs 17,990 for the 4GB + 128GB model and Rs 19,990 for the 6GB + 128GB variant. There was also a 6GB+64GB variant but Vivo had discontinued the phone sometime back in January. Before you plan to buy the phone, have a lot at its specifications and features.

Vivo S1 specifications and camera

The Vivo S1 features a 6.38-inch super AMOLED display with a 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 90 percent screen-to-body-ratio, and FHD+ screen resolution. The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio P65 octa-core processor paired with 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM and storage options of 64GB and 128GB. The Vivo S1 houses a massive 4500mAh battery paired with 18W dual engine fast charging support. The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie with FunTouch OS on top.

In terms of the camera, the Vivo S1 has a triple cameo setup on the rear includes a primary 16-megapixel sensor, secondary 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor and third is a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, it has a 32-megapixel selfie shooter.

Vivo S1 features

The Vivo S1 is one of the most stylish looking devices by Vivo. It was launched in two stunning colors—Skyline Blue and Diamond Black. Despite having a plastic body, the phone feels premium. The Vivo S1 comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor that is called the Flash In-display fingerprint sensor by Vivo. The sensor has the ability to unlock the screen in just 0.48 seconds. The phone also has various connectivity options including 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, micro-USB port and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Here's what we felt about the phone when we at India Today got a chance to review it.

"The Vivo S1, in a way, is neither extremely great nor a disaster. It is a capable phone and will please you until you demand from it the kind of performance of experience you will get from a more expensive phone. It also doesn't break any new ground, like say the Realme X or the Vivo Z1 Pro that punch above their weight. With the Vivo S1 you get what you pay for, which is not a bad deal but unfortunately for it, there are better deals available, like Vivo's own Z1 Pro."

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