Vivo S1 is the world’s first smartphone with Helio P65 SoC: price, specifications

“The Vivo S1 specifications include an AMOLED screen with waterdrop notch, in-display fingerprint sensor, triple rear cameras, and 4,500mAh battery”

Vivo S1 that was leaked a few days ago has officially been launched in Indonesia. The new Vivo S1 has become the first smartphone in the world to rock MediaTek’s new mid-range chipset, the octa-core Helio P65 SoC based on the 12nm process. The phone also boasts an in-display fingerprint scanner, triple rear cameras, and gradient finish design to give it a premium look. Other highlights of the Vivo S1 include a Halo-notch display, AMOLED panel, impressive selfie camera, and a beefy battery. To recall, we had reported that the company will be launching the handset soon in India, likely in August.

Vivo S1
Vivo S1 launched in Indonesia

Vivo S1 price, availability

The Vivo S1 has been priced at IDR 35,99,000 Indonesian, which roughly translates to Rs 17,725 in Indian currency, for the 4GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. The handset comes in Cosmic Green and Skyline Blue colour options and is available for pre-order in Indonesia. It had been previously reported that the Vivo S1 price in India will be under Rs Rs 20,000 for the 4GB + 128GB option. 

Vivo S1 specifications

Vivo S1 is the world’s first smartphone with MediaTek Helio P65 SoC

The Vivo S1 packs a 6.38-inch Super AMOLED display that bears Full HD+ (1,080 x 2,340) resolution and in-display fingerprint scanner. The screen looks truly bezel-less with a ‘Halo’ notch atop the display that houses the selfie camera. At its core lies Helio P65 SoC that supports Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU with a maximum frequency of 820MHz. The mobile platform is paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB storage, which is further expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. Software-wise, the Vivo S1 boots FunTouch OS 9 with Android 9 Pie out of the box.

In the camera department, the S1 sports triple cameras with 16-megapixel Sony IMX499 sensor, f/1.78 aperture + 8-megapixel 120-degree ultrawide sensor, f/2.2 aperture + 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture on the rear. The front camera gets a 32-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. The entire setup is driven by a 4,500mAh battery with fast charging support. In terms of connectivity, the phone packs dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS, micro USB port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. Lastly, the Vivo S1 measures 159.53 × 75.23 × 8.13mm and weighs 179 grams.

Key Specs

Vivo S1
MediaTek Helio P65 | 4 GBProcessor
6.38 inches Display
16 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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Rs. 16,990.00
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