vivo Y70s 5G comes with Exynos 880 SoC and sub-CNY 2,000 pricetag


The midrange market is getting more competitive with each passing day with 5G devices coming in at more and more affordable price points. The latest member of vivo’s affordable Y-series is the Y70s and it manages to combine 5G connectivity, triple cameras and a starting price of CNY 1,998 ($280). It’s also the first phone to run on the Exynos 880 chipset, which is essentially an underclocked Exynos 980.

The Y70s is built around a 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD display with a punch hole cutout in the top left corner for its 16MP selfie cam. Around the back we find a 48MP main camera alongside an 8MP ultrawide snapper and 2MP depth helper. The right-hand-side houses the fingerprint scanner.

Under the hood we find the octa-core Exynos 880 SoC. It’s based on an 8nm process with two Cortex-A77 cores clocked at 2.0GHz alongside six small A55 cores working at 1.8GHz. The GPU is the Mali-G76 MP5.

The software front is covered by FunTouchOS 10 based on Android 10. The phone also comes with a 4,500 mAh battery and 18W fast charging.

The vivo Y70s is offered in black, blue and white colors and is currently listed on pre-order in China. The 6/128GB version goes for CNY 1,998 ($280), there’s also a 8/128GB trim for CNY 2,198 ($308). Official sales start on June 1.