Vivo S7t

Vivo S7t Review, Pros and Cons – The Vivo smartphone has the unique tradition of offering excellent features at a very good price. Last year, the company launched Vivo S7, which offers cutting-edge specifications at an affordable price and brings a good cost-benefit ratio. But, the company takes a step further and launches the Vivo S7t 5G smartphone.

The existence of the Vivo S7t phone is proof that Vivo is not going to retreat only with its entry-level series. Somehow, they are provoking users that we have a few more things under the hood. They may have planned something fantastic, and we are pretty sure of it.

Now, back to the Vivo S7t smartphone analysis. You will receive a big screen, a considerable battery, and fascinating software. So, let’s move on to an in-depth review of the Vivo S7t smartphone.

Table of Contents

Vivo S7t Review

Highlights

  1. The Vivo S7t is powered by Dimensity 820 5G, which is a good choice as a mid-range smartphone.
  2. At the front, the 6.44 “AMOLED panel shows the impressive screen viewing experience with a next-level contrast ratio.
  3. In addition, the foundation of Android 11 is intact with the OriginOS 1.0 custom features.
  4. As usual, you will get a triple camera set of 64 MP, but with many quality adjustments and advanced lens configuration.
  5. The phone also features a 44MP dual-camera setup accompanied by an additional 8MP ultra-wide lens.
  6. A 4000 battery will render a smooth screen time and a 33 W charging block will increase the charging speed.

Design and Display

The basic design allows the phone to achieve a two-tone effect, especially in Gradient Blue, while pure black and white color provide an elegant look. You must have seen the same design repeatedly on Vivo phones. But, the innovative style camera plate, analyzes the premium aspect of the Vivo S7t phone.

Not to forget, the bulky design must have made you feel the weight of the phone. In addition, the company has reduced the thickness to a minimum level. In short, the Vivo S7t 5g phone is comparatively thin and light compared to the regular devices that now appear or sell on the market.

However, we are not sure if it has Corning Gorilla Glass protection on the screen. Still, if you want to protect your phone from damage, use protective glass. As for the screen, the competent 6.44-inch U-notch screen combines colors accurately and features a glossy screen. In addition, the AMOLED panel implements better exposure and saturation.

Memory and Internal

Processing powers are directly related to how much the phone can handle the extreme condition. Surprisingly, you will get the best performance experience with the MediaTek MT6875 Dimensity 820 5G intermediate chipset inside the board of the Vivo S7t smartphone. Therefore, you will not experience problems while multiprocessing and multitasking. However, the phone did not arrive with a higher refresh rate.

On the other hand, graphics rendering works through the simple Mali-G57 MC5 GPU. It allows users to play top-level games without any bottleneck or lag problem. In addition, the visual effects of the interface are enhanced with the GPU unit. At the same time, the performance factor is stabilized with multicore processing speed.

The latest Android 11 comes with OriginOS 1.0. This new personalized interface brings a load of new settings and customization features that allow you to change the interface according to your need for daily use.

You can choose between 128 GB or 256 GB, while each model will have 8 GB RAM support. However, the company cuts the secondary external SD card storage unit to make the phone thinner.

Camera

Generally, configuring the camera with an appropriate set of camera software can provide exceptional grade results, and the Vivo S7t smartphone undoubtedly follows the same lead. You may notice that the main 64MP is quite large and offers a great dynamic range on this phone. Just below that, hyper zoom allows for an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens and 2 MP macro lens plus a few layers of extra features.

On the front screen, Vivo features a dual-port for selfie camera with an excellent 44MP lens. With this, you will not see any distortion or grain during clicking images. In addition, you can shoot group selfies with your friends as the front camera plate holds an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens.

This is all about the technical part that you will put on the camera plate. Now, let’s go to the camera software section. The main features are Pro mode, night mode, beauty AI, etc. which you will receive. On the other hand, you can record up to 4K, and the software’s EIS stability system feature helps you record decent videos. Not to forget, you can record 1080p in slow motion and time-lapse.

Battery and Others

The Vivo S7t phone equips a Li-Po 4000 mAh battery that provides a day of battery life. Vivo phones typically come with a 5000 mAh battery. It is quite understandable since the phone needs to maintain a slim figure and slim appearance. In addition, there is a 33 W block that will use Type-C to fill the battery in an hour.

Although you may not get support for wireless charging here, the phone is OTG compatible, so you can connect to other devices without any problems. As for the price point, the Vivo S7t 5G phone costs about USD 410 (29,000 INR) for the 128 GB variant and converting the value, you have to reach approximately EUR 340.

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Vivo S7t Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the Vivo S7t smartphone.

SpecificationsVivo S7t
Network2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
AnnouncedFebruary 2021
SIMDual SIM
Dimensions6.25 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches
Weight169 g
Size6.44 inches
DisplayAMOLED
20:9 ratio
~409 ppi density
ProtectionNo
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
OSAndroid 11, OriginOS 1.0
Chipset7nm – MediaTek MT6875 Dimensity 820 5G
CPUOcta-core
4×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76
4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUMali-G57 MC5
Card slotNo
RAM8GB
Internal128GB, 256GB
UFS 2.1
Camera64 MP (wide)
8 MP (ultrawide)
2 MP (depth)
Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama, gyro-EIS
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Selfie44 MP (wide)
8 MP (ultrawide)
HDR
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LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackNo
24-bit/192kHz audio
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
NFCYes
Infrared portNo
RadioNo
USBUSB Type-C, USB On-The-Go
Sensorsunder display fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh
Fast charging 33W
ColorsBlack, White, Gradient Blue
Expected PriceUSD 410 (29,000 INR)

Vivo S7t Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Vivo S7t smartphone.

Pros

  1. Long battery life support.
  2. 33W fast charging.
  3. Decent image processing software.
  4. Dynamic range photography.
  5. Stable 4K videography experience.
  6. OriginOS 1.0 based on Android 11.
  7. Lightweight body design.
  8. Vivid colors and AMOLED high contrast screen.
  9. Dual camera for selfies.
  10. NFC enabled.
  11. Latest 5G technology support.
  12. Decent performance.

Cons

  1. There is no room to expand storage.
  2. Same repetitive design.
  3. Standard refresh rate screen
  4. Without gorilla glass support.
  5. No wireless charging
  6. Without a 3.5 mm jack

Conclusion

The highlight of the review is none other than the quality of the camera. There is no doubt that you will get excellent features and settings. If you take selfies frequently and love to make Vlogs, the Vivo S7t smartphone is the best choice, as it contains several unexpected photographic features and you will not regret it after you buy it.

However, there is a small chance that you will not get the wide range of device features, such as advanced update, support for wireless charging, 3.5mm connector, secondary external storage, and many more. Still, in terms of specifications, the phone has reached the sweet spot, which is neither too expensive nor too cheap.

For now, the Vivo S7t 5G is available exclusively in China, so you won’t see this phone in your country’s market. So, if you need a device urgently, we have a few more options in the same range such as Google Pixel 4a, iPhone SE 2020, Samsung Galaxy A71, OnePlus Nord N10, Motorola One Action, and many more.

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Aman Rathore
Aman Rathore is a technology enthusiast and has excellent knowledge of smartphones. He writes for Oispice frequently about smartphones and reviews. Aman is available on Twitter @AmanRat67261410 and email at [email protected]