Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Reviews for the Vivo Y55
The Vivo Y55 is pretty good entry-level device for something that is priced at Php7,990. It has good design, decent specs, and Android Marshmallow out of the box. However, it’s not going to wow a lot users, considering that its competitors in the Philippines are launching phones with better specs for about the same price, particularly the Cherry Mobile Flare X2. That said, the Y55 is good, but not good enough.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2016
It’s also important to remember that the phone has Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Vivo’s own TouchUI overlay layered on top. Considering that the V3 Max doesn’t have a Marshmallow update till now, you’ll have to contend with the fact that the phone may be stuck with Android 6.0 forever.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/14/2016
Qualcomm Adreno 505: Mid range graphics card integrated in the Snapdragon 430 and 435 SoCs. Based on the 500 generation and supports modern standards like Vulkan 1.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE, OpenCL 2.0 and DirectX 12.
Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.
430: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X6 LTE (Cat. 4) modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.