Vivo Y36i was launched in China as a more affordable version of the company’s Y36 smartphone and features similar specifications. The handset is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 6020 chipset, paired with 4GB of RAM. It sports a 6.5-inch LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The Vivo Y36i runs on Android 13-based OriginOS 13 in China and is available in three colour options. It is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 15W charging over a USB Type-C port.
Vivo Y36i price, availability
Vivo Y36i price is set at CNY 1,199 (roughly Rs. 14,000) and the handset is available in China in a single 4GB + 128GB RAM and storage configuration. It is sold in Deep Space Black, Fantasy Purple, and Galaxy Gold (translated from Chinese), and is already listed on the company’s online store.
Vivo Y36i specifications, features
The newly launched Vivo Y36i is a dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone that runs on Android 13-based OriginOS 13 out-of-the-box. It features a 6.56-inch HD+ (720×1,670 pixels) display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a 20.1:9 screen ratio. The phone is powered by an octa-core Dimensity 6020 chip along with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage.
The Vivo Y36i is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture. For taking video calls and selfies, the phone features a 5-megapixel camera located in a waterdrop-style display cutout with an f/1.8 aperture.
Connectivity options on the Vivo Y36i include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, and a 3.5mm headphone jack along with a USB Type-C port. The phone is equipped with an accelerometer, e-compass, as well as proximity and ambient light sensors.
For biometric authentication, the phone has a side mounted fingerprint scanner. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with support for 15W charging. It measures 163.74×75.43×8.09mm and weighs 186g.