After launching the Vivo Z1 Pro in India, Vivo has now been planning to launch its new S series smartphone Vivo S1 in India. We have got the first teasers that suggest Vivo S1 India launch. The details of the smartphone have already been revealed by Vivo as it has been launched on July 16 in Indonesia.
Vivo S1 Latest News and Leaks
Update- July 22, 2019: Vivo has now been sending officially invites for the launch of new ‘S series’ phone in India. The invite says that Vivo S1 India launch is on August 7.
Update- July 19, 2019: Vivo India has officially teased the launch of the new ‘Vivo S Series’ in the country with coming soon tag.
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— Vivo India (@Vivo_India) July 19, 2019
Update- July 16, 2019: After several teasers, Vivo finally announced S1 in Indonesia today. The key features of Vivo S1 include a 6.39-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED, latest MediaTek Helio P65 with 4GB RAM, triple rear cameras, as well as a 32MP front camera.
— vivo Indonesia (@vivo_indonesia) July 16, 2019
Update- July 12, 2019: Vivo Indonesia posted a teaser on its Twitter handle that reveals the camera set up of the new Vivo S1. It hints at a super wide-angle camera in the three-camera system.
— vivo Indonesia (@vivo_indonesia) July 12, 2019
Update- July 10, 2019: We obtained a leaked poster of Vivo S1 courtesy by 91Mobiles. As per the poster, Vivo S1 with triple rear camera setup is “Coming Soon” to India.
The teaser confirms the name of the handset apart from its design. The poster shows a black color model of the device.
Update- July 10, 2019: The leaked teaser is in line with the image posted by Vivo Indonesia for a handset with the same name. This also reveals a 32MP front camera and in-display fingerprint sensor.
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— vivo Indonesia (@vivo_indonesia) July 10, 2019
The teaser image shared by Vivo Indonesia reveals the same rear camera setup as our India teaser. This hints that Vivo will launch it with the same design in India and Indonesia.
Vivo S1 Full Specifications
Vivo S1 Build Quality and Display
It is to be noted that the Vivo S1 in China comes as the same design as Vivo V15. Since V15 is already available in India, so the S1 in India will not be the same as the Chinese version. It will come with a waterdrop notch display instead of pop-up camera design.
The teaser also shows an in-display fingerprint sensor. The smartphone will come in two colors — Ice Lake Blue and Pet Pink. The Vivo S1 features a 6.39-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED display.
Vivo S1 Hardware
The Vivo S1 is powered by a new Helio P65 SoC. This is a new octa-core chipset by MediaTek based on the 12nm process. The handset comes in only one configuration– 4GB RAM + 128GB storage. It is also expected to comes with a Game Turbo mode to provide a better gaming experience.
Vivo S1 Cameras
On the camera front, the Vivo S1 sports a triple camera setup on the back. The camera system will have a 16MP primary camera with Sony IMX499 sensor, f/1.78 aperture, an 8MP 120-degree ultra-wide camera, and a 2 MP depth camera.
On the front, it sports a 32 MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Vivo S1 Battery and Connectivity
The Vivo S1 packs a 4,500 mAh battery with Vivo’s 18W fast charging support. Connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, and MicroUSB.
Vivo S1 Launch Date in India
The image shared by 91mobiles doesn’t show any launch date. However, it suggests that the Vivo S1 India launch shouldn’t be far away. We can expect it to be launched in August.
The company has now teased that Vivo S1 will be launched in India on August 7.
Vivo S1 Price in India, Availability
As per the S1 price in Indonesia, we expect Vivo S1 price in India will start at around Rs 20,000. The phone will surely be an online-exclusive and probably be available via Flipkart in India.