TechInAfrica – In partnership with MTN South Africa, Vivo mobile has exclusively launched its Y1S smartphone. The new device is valued at R199/month for a 24-month contract. This kind of price makes the Y1S Smartphone become the most-accessible smartphone in the South Africa market now.
The smartphone that launched in August 2020 is expected to provide a cost-efficient high-spec phone for every South African that occupies a 4,030mAh battery and advanced smart power management system.
The Y1S has a 6.22-inch IPS HD display with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution. Plus, a 19:9 aspect ratio and a dewdrop notch overhead housing a selfie sensor, which works in conjunction with the 5MP front-facing camera with f/1.8 aperture. It also has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture.
The company, according to Hawa Hyath-Saloojee, Marketing Director of Vivo mobile SA, works unrelentingly to develop stylish and dynamic products that are suitable for various consumers across the world. The Y1S smartphone offers superior technology at an affordable price for consumers. It aims to meet the increasing needs of South Africans.
Y1S smartphones can now be found in the MTN network. The company considers that being available through Mzansi’s best-loved network is an awaited step towards being approachable to all South Africans.
According to Christopher Hopkirk, GM for Devices at MTN SA, providing Vivo products from the MTN network is appropriate with MTN’s commitment to bring the advantages of modern connected life to all South African.