vivo V17 goes official, it’s a rebranded S1 Pro

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After announcing the V17 Neo and V17 Pro in August and September respectively, vivo has announced the vanilla V17. But, it’s not exactly a new phone. It’s actually a rebranded S1 Pro that was launched in the Philippines earlier this week.

The vivo V17 is built around a 6.38″ Super AMOLED display that has a 2340×1080 pixel resolution and a fingerprint reader underneath for biometric security. It has also a notch up top housing the 32MP selfie camera.

Around the back, the V17 has a 48MP main camera joined by an 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensor modules arranged in a diamond formation.

vivo V17 goes official, it's a rebranded S1 Pro

On the inside, the vivo V17 has a Snapdragon 665 SoC coupled with 8GB RAM, and it runs Android Pie-based Funtouch OS 9.2 out of the box.

The smartphone comes in a single 128GB storage option, but it does have a microSD card slot allowing storage expansion by up to 256GB.

Fueling the entire package is a 4,500 mAh battery that draws power through a USB-C port and supports 18W fast charging. The smartphone also has the 3.5mm headphone jack and comes with an NFC chip for contact-less payments.

vivo V17 in Cloud Blue color vivo V17 in Blue Fog color
vivo V17 in Cloud Blue and Blue Fog colors

The vivo V17 comes in Cloud Blue and Blue Fog colors and is available for pre-orders in Russia for RUB22,990 ($360/€325) till December 5. Those who pre-book the V17 will get a vivo Y11 for free.

Source (in Russian) | Via

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