Vivo Y31L is Chinese Smartphone Priced below 10000 for India Users

Friday, March 25, 2016

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After years’ development, Vivo has played an important role in the international smartphone industry, ranked in top 10 of world’s mobile brands based on phone shipments. As a China-based traditional phone maker, Vivo earns its reputation in the home turf for high end and midrange smartphones. Different users in different countries have different smartphone needs. For India users, Vivo has a strategy to release low price smartphones with budget price around Rs 10000. Recently, this Chinese phone maker has released an entry-level smartphone Vivo Y31L for India users with India price of Rs 9450, just below Rs 10000, which is a mid-range affordable price that most India users would pay.

Vivo Y31L is a successor for the Vivo Y31, which is just a 3G smartphone supporting 3G HSDPA networks. Comparing with Vivo Y31, the Vivo Y31L come with 4G LTE connectivity, and some other upgrades in specifications. However, is it worthy to have Vivo Y31L with a price below Rs 10000? Let’s find out what specifications Vivo Y31L offer and whether it can earn your Rs 9450 (about $150 US dollar) as its price.

Vivo Y31L full phone specifications, features and price:

  • Price: Rs 9450, below Rs 10000
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz with Adreno 306
  • 4.7-inch qHD IPS LCD touch screen of 960 x 540 pixels display, 16M colors, 64.5% screen-to-body-ratio, 234 ppi pixels density
  • 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with max expansion up to 128GB via MicroSD
  • 8MP primary camera with LED flash and a 5MP camera for selfie
  • Funtouch OS 2.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 2,200mAh battery
  • 137.24 x 68.76 x 8.39 mm
  • Dual SIM connectivity include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and A-GPS, and a MicroUSB 2.0

To make it clear for most India users, we will review the detailed specifications of Vivo Y31L from design, display, hardware, storage, battery and connectivity.

Vivo Y31L Full Specification of Design

The design of Vivo Y31L just looks the same as its predecessor, Vivo Y31A. And the design is very Vivo style. The 4.7-inch qHD touch screen is on the front with two bars, and the Vivo logo is at the top bar while the three Android buttons, Menu, Home and Back, at the bottom bar. Vivo Y31L has a curved frame that is made of metal. And the design is really simple and classic. The volume controls and power button are on the right side, the earphone jack and USB port are separately on the top and bottom side. On the back cover is the rear camera with a LED flash and the Vivo logo is in the middle of the back shell, under which is a 2200mAh battery to provide the power for Vivo Y31L for a whole day battery life.

Vivo Y31L Full Specification of Display

Positioned as a midrange entry-level smartphone, Vivo Y31L features a common display of 960 x 540 pixels. But the viewing is not bad, with up to 234 PPI resolution density. The 4.7-inch touch screen is perfect for hand-grip, and provides a 64.5% screen-to-body ratio.

Vivo Y31L Full Specification of Hardware and Storage

The performance of Vivo Y31L is good, as this Chinese smartphone sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor with 1.2GHz clock speed, along with the 1GB of RAM, Vivo Y31L might not perform well for some 3D Large games, but it can handle most of the multitasking. Vivo Y31L is not a big storage smartphone as the trend of most 2016 new phones, because of its positioning strategy, Vivo Y31L is just an upgrade of the entry-level phone Vivo Y31, not designed as its high end flagship smartphone like Vivo Xplay 5 Elite, which has the biggest RAM of 6GB. The built-in 16GB of internal storage is fair enough for most of the common use, and if you want more storage, Vivo Y31L is expandable to 128GB with a MicroSD card.

Vivo Y31L Full Specification of Battery

Vivo Y31L cannot be accounted as a big battery phone, but the 2200mAh battery works enough for a whole day battery life if you are not a heavy-smartphone-user.

Vivo Y31L Full Specification of Connectivity

As an upgraded edition of Vivo Y31, Vivo Y31L now supports 4G-LTE connectivity. Vivo Y31L is still a dual SIM Android mobile phone with dual SIM dual standby, and supports the common connectivity like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, microUSB v2.0, USB OTG support, GPS and A-GPS, GSM/HSDPA/LTE. And Vivo Y31L can work with below network frequencies: 4G-LTE 2100 /1800 / 850 / 2300 MHz, 3G-HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz, 2G-GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.

After reviewing the full specifications of Vivo Y31L, how do you think of this entry-level smartphone, will you pay Rs 9450 for Vivo Y31L? Just leave your ideas about Vivo Y31L in the below comment field.

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