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Vivo V19 India launch set for May 12: Everything you need to know

Vivo V19 was initially scheduled to be launched in India in March. The phone comes with a Snapdragon 712 chipset.

Sushant Talwar | May 11, 2020 | Updated 09:16 IST
Vivo V19

Highlights

  • Vivo V19 will finally be launched in India on May 12
  • The Vivo V19 gets a Snapdragon 712 chipset
  • There is also a dual selfie camera set-up at the front of the phone

After weeks of uncertainty, Vivo is finally ready to launch its V19 in India on May 12. The phone's Indian variant was initially supposed to launch in India on March 26. However, the launch got delayed because of the nationwide lockdown that was announced in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

However, we now have an official release date for the device, with the company confirming the launch of the Vivo V19 for May 12. The phone is one of the most important releases from the company in the first half of the year, and Vivo would be looking to clock good sales figures with the device to soften the blow of the lockdown on its business.

Vivo V19: Specifications

The Vivo V19 could come with a 6.44-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. There is an in-display fingerprint scanner along with face unlock hidden underneath the display. Under the hood, there's a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC paired to 8 GB RAM and 128 GB/256 GB storage.

The phone houses a primary camera that is 48-megapixels in size. There's also an 8-megapixel super-wide-angle shooter, a 2-megapixel Bokeh camera and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. The front of the phone houses dual punch-hole cameras for selfies. Of the two, the primary is a 32-megapixel selfie camera and the other one an ultra-wide 8-megapixel shooter.

Keeping the device running is a 4,500mAh battery with support for up to 33W Vivo FlashCharge 2.0 which the company claims enables charging from zero to 54 percent in a mere 30 minutes. As for connectivity, Vivo V19 includes Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio, dual SIM support, GPS support dual-band Wi-Fi.

Vivo V19 measures 159.64x75.04x8.5mm and weighs 186.5 grams.here is also low brightness anti-flicker technology for added protection in the dark. The phone runs Android 10 with Funtouch OS 10 atop. Vivo has not specified the price of the new Vivo V19 smartphone. However, it is expected to start retail in India at around the Rs 30,000 mark.

The Vivo V19 is also expected to go on sale shortly after being launched in India. Interestingly, the phone will be sold via offline channels too, with the company's newly announced Vivo Smart Retail platform likely to give it the biggest push in terms of sales.

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