Vivo Y17


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Price in Kenya Approx. Ksh 24,500
Camera 13MP + 8MP + 2MP
Selfie 20 MP
Display 6.35 inches
Storage 1284GB / 4 GB RAM
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35
O.S Android 9.0 (Pie)
Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh

KSh 24,500 KSh 26,000

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Vivo Y17 in Kenya

How much is the Vivo Y17 in Kenya? The price of Vivo Y17 in Kenya is 24,500 shillings. It was launched in 2019, April, and comes just after Vivo Y15. The Y17 Android Smartphone runs on the Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 processor with a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The phone has 4 GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage which is expandable using micro SDXC (dedicated slot). It also runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) and is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery.

Vivo Y17 Specs & price in Kenya

Price Approx. Ksh 24,500
Camera 13MP + 8MP + 2MP
Selfie 20 MP
Display 6.35 inches
Storage 128GB / 4 GB RAM
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35
O.S Android 9.0 (Pie)
Battery Li-Po 5,000 mAh

The Vivo Y17 measures 159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 190.5 grams. Coming to cameras, it has a triple 13MP rear camera and a single 16 MP front camera for selfies. This phone has a 6.35 inches, 720 x 1544 pixels IPS LCD display with a pixel density of 268 PPI. It has a micro-USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the Y19 smartphone. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for Wi-Fi, and GPS too. Buy it today at PhonesStore Kenya.


This phone, the Vivo Y17 was released in 2019, April. This phone has a 159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm dimension and weighs about 190.5 grams. It is also a Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM smartphone that uses Nano-SIM and has dual stand-by. On the front is a dewdrop display wherein the selfie camera lies. Its back panel has a triple-camera module on the right-hand side. As for the fingerprint scanner, there is a rear-mounted one.

Vivo Y17 comes in the colors Mineral Blue, Mystic Purple, Peach Pink, and Peacock Blue. It makes use of the micro-USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go, and has a 3.5 mm jack. The phone also has Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, LE, and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot. As for radio (FM/AM). Visit this product’s official website by following the highlighted link.


The Vivo Y17 smartphone supports four network technologies. These are GSM, HSPA, and LTE. HSPA extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks using the WCDMA protocols. LTE  is a standard for wireless broadband communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.

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Global System for Mobile Communications is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablets – see Vivo Y90


A phone platform is the hardware/software environment for tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. Vivo Y17 runs on the Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system. Android Pie is the ninth major release and the 16th version of the Android mobile operating system. It was first released as a developer preview on March 7, 2018, and was released publicly on August 6, 2018. . Also powering the Vivo Y17 is an Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53), Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset. This version of Android it runs is based on Funtouch 9.

Under the hood, it also brings a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The PowerVR GE8320 by Imagination Technologies is an integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs. It belongs to the Series8XE series of GPUs (GE8xx0) and supports OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 1.2, Android NN HAL API, and Vulkan 1.0. Vivo Y17 comes with 128 GB of internal storage with 4 GB of RAM.

Vivo Y17 cameras

There are four cameras on the Vivo Y17. They are made up of a main 13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF, 8 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide), and a 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth). Its main feature is LED flash, panorama, HDR and it can shoot video up to 1080p@30fps with the main camera, and 1080p@30fps also with the selfie. Speaking of the selfie, on 7ithere is a single 20 MPf/2.0, (wide)1/2.8″, 1.0µm shooter.


Vivo Y17 has a respectable Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. It is a lasting battery given its 5000 mAh capacity. It comes with fast charging 18W- see also Vivo Y15

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LAUNCHApril, 2019
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4GLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Dimensions159.4mm x 76.8mm x 8.9mm
Body Material-
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Size6.35 inches (81.4% screen-to-body ratio)
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors
Resolution720 x 1544 pixels, 19:9 ratio, (268PPI)
Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 Pie; Funtouch 9
ChipsetMediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
ProcessorOcta-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUPowerVR GE8320
Internal Storage128GB
Micro SD SlotYes, up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
BackTriple: 13MP, f/2.2, PDAF + 8MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide) + 2MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps
FrontSingle: 20MP, f/2.0
3.5mm jackYes
Alert typesVibration, ringtones
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FingerprintYes (rear-mounted)
Face IDNo
TypeLi-Po, non-removable
18W fast charger
COLORSMineral Blue, Mystic Purple, Peach Pink, Peacock Blue