The curtain has been lifted, and vivo has officially listed the price for the Y31 (2021) in the Philippines. The Y31 (2021) is a refreshed model of a phone vivo released almost 6 years ago in 2015, and it’s only fitting that the brand uses the name again in 2021 for the biggest upgrade yet to their budget Y-series line.
vivo Y31 (2021) Philippines Specs:
- Snapdragon 662 processor
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB UFS 2.1 storage (expandable via MicroSD)
- 6.58-inch Full HD+ (1080×2408) IPS display
- 48-megapixel f/1.8 main camera with PDAF, 2-megapixel f/2.4 macro camera, 2-megapixel f/2.4 depth sensor
- 8-megapixel f/1.8 selfie camera
- LTE, 4G
- WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, side-mounted fingerprint scanner
- 5000mAh battery
- 18w fast charging
- Android 11, FunTouch OS 11
The Y31 (2021) gets a gaming-capable set of internals thanks to its Snapdragon 662 processor that is paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, along with Android 11-based FunTouchOS 11 that is sleeker than ever. vivo added a 5000mAh battery with 18w wired charging to get you ready in no time.
Beyond the processor upgrade, another one of the Y31 (2021)’s biggest upgrades lies in its main rear camera, where you get a 48-megapixel f/1.8 main rear camera that can handle most shooting conditions. Accompanying it are a 2-megapixel macro camera, 2-megapixel depth sensor, and an equally-good 8-megapixel f/1.8 selfie snapper. vivo has also integrated their AI suite into the cameras, which tweak the shots depending on what scene the camera recognizes, which they hope will help in improving overall picture quality.
Aside from gaming, the Y31 (2021) is also great for content consumption with its 6.58-inch display with Full HD+ resolution and Widevine L1 certification so that you can enjoy your favorite Netflix shows in Full HD quality.
The price of the vivo Y31 (2021) is pegged at Php 12,999 in the Philippines and will be available for pre-order from February 6 to 12.