vivo Enters Singapore Market with Flagship Smartphones V7+ and Y65

vivo is a smartphone company founded in 2009 by Morgan Moore. In 2012, it launched the world’s first smartphone BBK vivo X1 with the Hi-Fi audio chip, Cirrus Logic CS4398.

With the V7+, it projects the lifestyle journey of the selfie shooter with a 24-megapixel front camera and a 16-megapixel rear camera, both at the aperture of F2.0. It also features a HiFi audio chip from Asahi Kasei Microsystem, the AK4367 which is a 24-Bit 2-Channel DAC with a built-in headphone amplifier. The Y65 is aimed at the intrepid traveller with 3 slots, two for nano-SIM cards and the third for a MicroSD card up to 256GB.

The V7+ and Y65 smartphones will be made available through Singtel and M1 Limited (M1) from Saturday, 3 February. Customers may visit the telcos’ retail shops and online stores for details of their price plans. The recommended retail prices for the V7+ and Y65 smartphones are $469 and $269 respectively, without a contract. Customers can also visit Vivo’s webpage at www.vivo.com/sg/where-to-buy for the locations of authorised dealers.

Check out their press release below.

vivo’s Performance Since Founding

Source: IDC

Source: Counter Point Research

Source: Counter Point Research

Source: Counter Point Research

Source: Counter Point Research

Source: Counter Point Research

Source: Counter Point Research

 

Patent Concerns 

vivo and the other subsidiary of BBK, OPPO, is currently facing a patent suit from Dolby, in India. The suit was filed in 2016 in Delhi’s High Court. The next court session will be on 27th February 2018.
Source: Stratjuris Partners

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