vivo y17Vivo has announced a new addition to its Y-Series lineup. The Vivo Y17 sports some of the more premium features found in the company’s mid-range phones, for a more budget-friendly price.

The Vivo Y17 has a 6.35-inch HD+ Halo FullView display, and is powered by the Helio P35 octa-core processor, along with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

The Y17 houses AI-assisted triple rear shooters – 13MP (Main), 8MP (120° Wide-Angle), and 2MP (Depth). You also get a 20MP front snapper with AI Face Beauty.


The device comes with Funtouch OS 9 on top of Android 9 Pie, bringing features such as Competition Mode that reallocates the phone’s resources to deliver the most optimal gaming performance. Lastly, it packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W Dual-Engine fast charging technology.


The Vivo Y17 comes in two colors – Mineral Blue and Mystic Purple, and is priced at PhP12,990.

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.