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Vivo Y53i with Snapdragon 425, 5-inch display launched in India

Vivo silently launched a new smartphone in the entry level with the new Y53i on Monday. Featuring a 5-inch display and a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, the Vivo Y53i has been priced at Rs 7,990.

The low-end and entry-level segments have seen increasing competition with the likes of Xiaomi, Motorola etc launching new phones with improved internals. However, while there has been quite a bit of hype around Xiaomi and Motorola’s phones in these segments, Vivo has launched the Y53i silently without any fanfare.

Vivo Y53i specifications

The Vivo Y53i features a 5-inch quad HD display and runs on the dated Android 6.0 Marshmallow update with Funtouch OS 3.0 on top. Vivo has used a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset coupled with a 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. The smartphone has a microSD card slot with support for cards up to 256GB.

In terms of optics, the Vivo Y53i has an 8MP rear camera with an LED flash and a 5MP front camera. Other features include dual SIM and 4G VoLTE support, Face Unlock and Screen Flash and a 2500mAh battery powering the smartphone.

Vivo Y53i price and availability

The Vivo Y53i has been priced at Rs 7,990, with an MRP of Rs 8,990, and it comes in a Gold color option. The smartphone is available for purchase from offline stores across the country.

Rounak Jain

Rounak has been writing about technology for over five years now. Prior to Business Insider, he has worked with Tech Radar and PCMag where he covered the latest news and reviews of gadgets. In his free time, he likes to follow cricket.