Vivo S1 Prime Review pros and cons

Vivo S1 Prime Prime Review, Pros and Cons – Vivo recently launched the Vivo S1 Prime in Myanmar. It has decent specs as the midrange and unveiled on August 12. To be more precise, this phone is a rebrand version of Vivo X50 lite, and its features are also quite similar. Speaking the phone’s technical aspect, you can presume that it is far better than any competitor. Now then, let’s start the Vivo S1 Prime review.

Vivo S1 Prime Review

Highlights

  1. The Vivo S1 Prime attains the AMOLED panel as the front screen.
  2. In the processing unit section, you get the 11nm Snapdragon 655 chipset.
  3. As for the camera configuration, it copes the standard quad-camera that features a 48 MP sensor.
  4. An enormous battery of 4500 mAh gets the support of regular 18W fast charging.
  5. The phone published with an expected price tag of $285 (21,000 INR).

Design and Display

The S1 Prime handset has an exceptional design in the main camera board. Most of the smartphones represent different types, styles, shapes, and sizes board. But the diamond cut out of the primary camera looks unique and astounding at the same time, it is the first time that company implements that. On the other hand, the black panel coloring is available in three amazingly different colors Nebula Blue, and Jade Black.

As for the front side, the 6.38 inches Full HD AMOLED display panel arrives with a decent amount of pixel density. However, Corning glass protection is missing as per current standards which is essential.

Memory and Internal

It is quite shocking that the phone runs on Android 9.0 based on Funtouch 9.2 interface. Still, it blessed by the Vivo interact software for better user interaction. Apart from this, the performance is mediocre. The octa-core processor combines its power the 11 nm Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 chipset on the board with Adreno 610. But, it tidy manages the system without any interruption while running apps and games.

In terms of storage specification, it presents an 8GB RAM blend along with the 128GB internal storage. It receives UFS 2.1 for fast data transfer as memory support. Although, it uses the shared micro SD slot, which means you have to kill the probability to use the second SIM while adding up the secondary storage, check here recently launched Vivo S7 5G.

Camera

As you see in the image down below, the new design camera setup will be seen, which stars quad camera setup. It includes the usual lineup of the mid-range 48 MP main camera sensor, 8 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP depth, and 2 MP macro. Alongside this, you will be pleased to know that it has a U notch 16 MP selfie port. Plus, there will be more features in the built-in camera app.

Battery and Price

The Vivo S1 Prime has 4500 mAh battery juice that couples up with the normal fast charging support, and type C port connects them. It can provide battery life up to two days and grant you eight hours of screen time.

Vivo S1 Prime

Vivo S1 Prime specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of Vivo S1 Prime Smartphone.

SpecificationsVivo S1 Prime
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedAugust 2020
Weight190.2 g
BuildGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIMHybrid Dual SIM
Size6.38 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen AMOLED, 16M colors
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
ProtectionNo
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie), Funtouch 9.2
ChipsetQualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
CPUOcta-core
GPUAdreno 610
Card slotYes (uses shared SIM slot)
RAM8GB
Internal128GB
Camera48MP, 8MP, 2MP, and 2MP
Selfie16MP
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
RadioYes
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector,
USB On-The-Go
SensorsUnder display fingerprint, accelerometer,
gyro, proximity, and compass
BatteryLi-Po 4500 mAh battery, Fast charging 18W
ColorsBlue and Black
PriceUSD 285 (21,000 INR)

Vivo S1 Prime Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons of Vivo S1 Prime smartphone.

Pros

  1. Above-average battery and fast charging
  2. AMOLED screen brightness configuration is superb
  3. Performance-wise a good choice due to its chipset
  4. A sleek dual shade design
  5. Adequate cameras experience
  6. Under display fingerprint
  7. Built-in dark mode theme

Cons

  1. Old processor configuration
  2. Lack of corning glass protection
  3. Single memory variant
  4. Common Bloatware and heating issue may appear
  5. Android 9 OS instead of 10.

Conclusions

Vivo S1 Prime is a suitable candidate in the mid-range segment. Although the phone is exclusively available for Myanmar, and there’s less chance to go to the global stage. Its price point is appropriate according to its specs, and its software and feature makes him worth buying.

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Aman Rathore
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