Vivo V17 Pro gets ₹2,000 price cut in India just a month after its launch

Vivo V17 Pro, the premium mid-range smartphone from the Chinese brand, which was launched in India last month, has now received a price cut. The company has announced a price cut of ₹2,000, roughly $28.

The smartphone packs 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage and was launched for ₹29,990 (~$422) but is now available for ₹27,990 (~$394) after the price cut just a few weeks after its official launch.

The new pricing of the smartphone is now reflecting on the eCommerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart. It seems that the price cut is also applicable for the offline stores. The Vivo V17 Pro comes in two color options — Midnight Ocean and Glacier Ice.

The handset features a 6.44-inch Super AMOLED display with 2340 x 1080 pixels screen resolution. It is a true full-screen display, all thanks to the pop-up design and boasts 91.65 percent screen to body ratio.

Under the hood, the device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. As for the battery, the phone has a 4100mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging.

The company is offering a quad-camera setup on the back featuring a 48MP Sony (IMX582) primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP f/2.2 AI Super-wide angle lens, a 13MP f/2.5 telephoto lens that supports 2x optical zoom (10x digital zoom) and a 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor.

It is the world’s first smartphone to feature a dual pop-up front camera. The primary camera is a 32MP f/2.0 lens while the second 8MP wide-angle camera is aimed at ‘groufies’ with its 105-degree field of view.

The phone also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor. It is relatively thick at 9.8mm and weighs 201 grams. Other features include BL 5.0, Wi-Fi dual-band, Android 9 Pie operating system based FunTouch OS 9.1.


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