December 8, 2022 , 7:06 pm

Vivo Y02 Review

It’s been some time since vivo had a competitor in the Next level Mobile phone market however that changes with the Vivo Y02. Vivo Y02 Priced Starting at just Rs 8,999, the smartphone takes its foundations from the Vivo Y02s launched nearly approx by six month ago . It has Google’s stock Android 12 and a lot of different elements that could make it a captivating choice in the financial plan space. Contest is in no way, shape or form meager in the under Rs 10,000 space and the time has come to check whether the vivo y02 really separates itself in an ocean of Comparable smartphone.

Vivo Y02 price in India

The base variant of the Vivo Y02 with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage is priced at Rs. 7,999 in India, while the variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage is priced at Rs. 8,999. Both are available in either Cosmic Grey or Orchid Blue. I have the top-end variant in Cosmic Grey for this review.

Verdict

At its Price, the Vivo y02 makes a fair showing of giving the highlights that the spending plan crowd could need. The plan style is ergonomic, the battery duration is great and the product is liberated from bloatware. Be that as it may, Users hoping to get more Performance out of their mobile phones ought to look towards a higher price point.

Vivo Y02 Unboxing (Box Content)

Smartphone
Adapter
USB Cable
SIM Ejector Tool
Documents

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 Design & Look

on the backside, the Vivo Y02 is designed to be as moderate as conceivable which isn’t shocking given the amount it costs. The plastic back has a Matte build cover, which looks very anti fingerprint and Prevents smudging. Concerning the close by in-hand feel, the vivo y02 is very light, simple to hold, and slides into the pocket easily. The vivo y02 device is still using a micro USB port at the bottom alongside a headphone jack and top side speaker grille. The single camera is arranged spherically and is practically flush with the case while the volume and power buttons are as an afterthought.

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Display

On the front of display side of things, the vivo y02 has a standard 6.521-inch IPS LCD panel that can refresh at 60Hz. There’s a waterdrop-style notch up top for the front selfie camera. Overall, the expectations from budget mobile phones are minimal as far as the viewing experience goes and the Vivo y02 does little to change that. At 500nits of brightness, outdoor usage is affected a bit in sunny conditions but indoors the screen is fine. The optics are handled by an 8MP primary Camera. In daylight or overcast conditions, the sensor does a decent job of grabbing details. I was dazzled at the quick screen speeds despite the fact that getting an article in center can be unwieldy. Dynamic range and exposure handling are average at best with the sensor’s tendency to overblow the highlights.

Camera

I would suggest not involving the camera in that frame of mind as the shots created are, to say the least, bad. Detail is missing and as a rule, on the off chance that encompassing light is feeling the loss of, the last result is overprocessed and without any openness. However, the 5MP camera on the front makes a typical showing of social event and recreating facial subtleties.

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Performance

For processing needs the Vivo Y02 uses a MediaTek Helio P22 SoC which is a bit underwhelming. I have some benchmark scores connected to show that the phone isn’t intended for Heavy Task as can be expected from entry-level mobile phone. However, the presence of Google’s stripped-down Android 12 & Custom UI Funtouch OS platform, which isn’t actually asset hungry, does help the overall navigation experience. There is a momentary lag while switching between a few of the apps and having just 2GB & 3GB of RAM doesn’t leave a lot of room for background activities. PUBG & BGMI New State are not compatible with the moile and only low-end games can run on the phone with some semblance of normalcy.

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Battery

As mentioned earlier, Vivo has dispensed with Funtouch OS skin in this case and gone for the cleaner Android 12 alternative.  In addition to other things, the product has enhanced variants of a couple applications to make them simpler for the mobile phone to deal with.  The overall UI experience remains decent enough for my liking although I’m not really sure how many software updates Vivo promises with the Vivo Y02. There’s also a single Top speaker which is decent but there’s no fingerprint sensor for authentication. The 5,000mAh battery is good but given the lack of heavy processing on the chipset. The 10W charger provided with the box can juice up the phone in about two hours.

Final Verdict

The Vivo Y02 is a solid entry-level offering thanks to a combination of clean software, Classic design, and long lasting battery life. If you are looking to do some heavy task processing work or capture great photos, then this might be not the price segment to look at. Realme and POCO also offer devices that are similar with respect to the specs on offer compared to the price. However, the stock Android interface does set the Vivo Y02 apart in the current landscape of sub-Rs 8,999 mobile phones.

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