Vivo Y53s Review: A Pretty Great Smartphone | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 07/01/2022 11:35 PM IST.
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Vivo on 09/08/2021 launched the Y53s which is a midrange android smartphone in India priced at Rs.19,490 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Features [8.5/10]
The device comes with great features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (dual band GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), Dedicated Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 5G, dual 4G, VoLTE & VoWiFi).
  • Audio features: Single speaker & 3.5mm headphone jack.
2. Battery [8.4/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 5000 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging. The battery life should be great as it features,
  • Adequate battery size.
  • 12nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 18W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 7:45 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

3. Performance [8.4/10]
Device comes with Mediatek's Helio G80 12nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Vivo's Funtouch OS 11.1 interface on top. The overall performance should be great as it features,
  • 2 ARM-Cortex A75 clocked at 2.0 Ghz & 6 ARM-Cortex A55 clocked at 1.8 Ghz with Mali-G52 MC2 GPU.
  • 8GB LPDDR4X RAM & 128GB UFS 2.1 Storage. It also supports 4GB virtual RAM.
4. Display [8.3/10]
Device comes with 6.58 inch display which should offer great quality as it features,
  • IPS LCD 60Hz refresh rate panel & 180Hz touch sample rate with FHD+ [1080 X 2408 pixels] resolution. 
  • Excellent 401 ppi sharpness, 400 nits of peak brightness & 20:9 aspect ratio.
5. Camera [8.3/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with LED flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be excellent [8.8/10] in day & very good [7.4/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.2],
  • Main: 64MP with f/1.8 Aperture, 25mm wide-angle lens, 1/1.97" sensor size, 0.7 micron pixel, PDAF & HDR.
  • Macro: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
  • Depth: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps] with gyro-EIS image stabilization option. It features Eye Autofocus, Macro Mode, Portrait mode, Ultra Night mode & more
  • Front: 16MP with f/2.0 aperture & wide-angle lens.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
6. Form Factor [8.1/10]
  • Dimensions: 164 x 75.46 x 8.38 mm & Weight: 190 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass front with plastic back & frame.
7. Box Contents: Vivo Y53s [Device itself], Adapter, Type-C cable, Screen guard, Case, Guides / Paper work & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
1 Price: Rs.19,490.
1 Variants: 8+128GB. 
2 Colors: Fantastic Rainbow & Deep Sea Blue.
Availability: Available from 09/08/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Great features   - No 4K / FHD at 60fps recording
 + Great display   - 60Hz refresh rate
 + Great performance  - Better SOC could be used
 + Great camera   - Slight premium price
 + Great battery life   
 + Great build   

1. Product Rating: 8.33/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.1/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.71/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Vivo Y53s is an great smartphone at a very good price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a pretty great smartphone in the 20K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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