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Vivo Y81 Mobile Phone Review

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Vivo Y81 Mobile Phone Review

Vivo has made a new addition to its Y series portfolio by launching Vivo Y81 in August 2018. It is powered by Helio P22 processor. This smartphone is not competitive as it delivers basic upgraded features, such as fingerprint sensor and face unlock at an affordable price tag. A detailed Vivo Y81 phone review will help you decide if it’s the right purchase.

Here are the Key Specifications & Features for Vivo Y81:

1. Overview

Vivo Y81 runs FunTouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 and is available in gold and black colour. Although the price is a bit on the heavy side, Vivo Y81 functions pretty well with modest configurations for daily use.

2. Design

Vivo Y81 has a notched bezel-less design with Gorilla Glass protection. It has a sleek and premium finish with face unlock feature. It also supports a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for instant access. Unfortunately Vivo Y81 lacks FHD display which is an essential at a time when almost everyone watched movies on their smartphones. This means a compromise in media experience.

3. Display

The phone comes with a 6.22-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720×1520 pixels. The aspect ratio of 19:9 and pixel density of 270 PPI provides a visual experience that is a treat for the eyes. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

4. Camera

This phone has a 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera WITH Ai beautification software. The rear camera has phase detection autofocus for better clarity. The picture quality during daylight and low light have a striking contrast with the latter being of poor quality.

5. Performance

Vivo Y81 features great battery performance and instant Face ID and fingerprint recognition. The 3 GB RAM ensures efficient functioning and multitasking on the handset.

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6. Operating System

Vivo Y81 specs comes with MediaTek MT6762 octa-core SoC. The Cortex A53 processor is capable of acquiring up to a 2GHz clock speed which takes care of the lagging. Coupled with PowerVR GE8320 GPU and a decent RAM, the handset delivers a satisfactory performance.

7. Storage

Vivo Y81 specs come with a moderate internal storage. It packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card up to 256GB. The smartphone can be enjoyed for a seamless multimedia experience with expanded storage to accommodate more media files.

8. Battery

Vivo Y81 features a decent 3,260 mAh Li-ion cell which powers the device for an entire day’s use.

9. Connectivity

The Vivo Y81 features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, A-GPS, Glonass assisted location support and microUSB port.

10. Sensors

Vivo Y81 specs feature an accelerometer, a proximity sensor, and a compass.

11. Vivo Y81 Price

The Vivo Y81 mobile price in India is different depending on the storage on the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store.

  • The 16 GB Vivo Y81 price on the EMI Store is ₹10,990.

Vivo Y81 Pros and Cons

  • Pros:

Corning Gorilla glass protection, Smooth performance, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

  • Cons:

No dual camera, No FHD display, no fast charging feature

Vivo Y81 Full Specs

Here we have listed down for you all the important Vivo Y81 features and specifications in a table. Take a good look at all the Vivo Y81 specifications & features for Vivo Y81 review for yourself to purchase this smartphone:

Vivo Y81
Date June, 2018
Price Rs. 10,990
Display 6.22”
Operating System Android 8.1 (Oreo); Funtouch 4
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53

Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)

Storage 32 GB (expandable 256 GB)
RAM 3/4 GB
Camera 13 MP rear |5 MP front
Battery 3260 mAh
SIM Dual


The Vivo Y81 is smartphone for those who prioritize classy design over features. Given the high price segment it offers fewer features than its competitors. The lack of dual cameras and low internal storage capacity are its major drawbacks.

Now that you have read the Vivo Y81 phone review, you can go ahead and make your decision about the smartphone purchase!

If you are looking for the best Vivo Y Series mobile phone, the EMI Store of Bajaj Finserv is definitely the right choice. All these latest smartphones are available on the EMI store at the best prices, and at no-cost EMIs with zero down payments and no extra processing fee using the Bajaj Finserv EMI Card. If the product is somehow found damaged, the store immediately changes it or the customer gets a full cashback.

Check out all the latest Vivo Smartphone models on the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store along with their features and prices in India. So there you go. Now what are you waiting for? Go buy your favourite Smartphone today!

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