vivo Y02 Hands-on

Last week, vivo announced in Indonesia its new entry-level smartphone, the vivo Y02, sporting a 6.51-inch display, MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, and a 5,000mAh battery. Well, it’s finally here in the Philippines, so read our hands-on below.

The vivo Y02 is an entry-level smartphone but uses a more modern design in some parts. For starters, the front houses a 6.51-inch HD display with a dew drop notch for a 5MP camera. It also has noticeable bezels, especially at the bottom part.

The frame has a more modern look to its with its flat sides, curved corners, and chamfered edges. The left side houses the triple card tray for two nano-sized SIM cards and a microSD card.

On the right side are the power/lock and volume buttons. They’re tactile but quiet, and they’re positioned near the center, so they’re easy to reach even though it has a tall frame.

At the top, we have the loudspeaker.

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Then down at the bottom, we have the microphone, micro-USB port, and 3.5mm audio jack.

At the back, we have the 8MP main camera and LED flash that are housed in a fancy-looking camera module.

The vivo Y02 comes in two colors: Orchid Blue and Cosmic Grey. It has a light shadow texture with a smooth matte finish that is resistant to fingerprints. In a way, it feels metallic which feels premium.

Powering the vivo Y02 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 chipset with an octa-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. For the software, it runs on Funtouch OS 12 based on Android 1 Go Edition. Check out the benchmark scores below:

• AnTuTu v9 – 111,244
• AnTuTU v9 Storage – 9,952, 286.2 MB/s (Seq. Read), 138.3 MB/s (Seq. Write)
• Geekbench 5 – 141 (Single-Core), 513 (Multi-Core)
• 3D Mark – 676 (Sling Shot)
• PC Mark – 4,226 (Work 3.0)

The vivo Y02 is priced at PHP 5,299.

vivo Y02 specs:
6.51-inch HD+ (1600 x 720) IPS display
MediaTek Helio P22 SoC
2GB RAM
32GB storage
microSD card slot (dedicated)
8MP rear camera
5MP front camera
Dual-SIM
4G LTE
WiFi
Bluetooth 5.0
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
microUSB
Funtouch OS 12 (Android 12 Go Edition)
5,000mAh battery with 10W charging
164 x 75.6 x 8.5 mm
186 g
Cosmic Grey, Orchid Blue

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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