Vivo S1 Pro new variant with Snapdragon 665 launched in Philippines: price, specifications

“Unlike the original Vivo S1 Pro, there’s no pop-up selfie camera; instead, it houses a waterdrop notch at the front”

Vivo has unveiled a new version of its S1 Pro smartphone in the Philippines that is a lot different from the original S1 Pro that was launched in China back in May. The rear has a Vivo S5 like diamond-shaped camera module with quad cameras and gradient finish. Unlike the original Vivo S1 Pro, there’s no pop-up selfie camera; instead, it houses a waterdrop notch at the front. The handset also packs an AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. The Vivo S1 Pro Philippines model also gets completely different internals — a Snapdragon 665 SoC in place of a more powerful Snapdragon 675 SoC.

Vivo S1 Pro price

The Vivo S1 Pro is priced at PHP 15,999 (around Rs 22,600) and comes in Fancy Sky and Knight Black colours. The handset will be available to pre-order in the Philippines soon.

Vivo S1 Pro
The Vivo S1 Pro Philippines model also gets completely different internals — a Snapdragon 665 SoC in place of a more powerful Snapdragon 675 SoC

Vivo S1 Pro specifications

The Vivo S1 Pro flaunts a 6.38-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC with Adreno 610 GPU. It packs 8GB RAM and 128GB storage that is further expandable via microSD card. Software-wise, the Vivo S1 Pro boots Android 9.0 Pie with the company’s FunTouch OS 9.2 skin on top.

In terms of optics, the Vivo S1 Pro features a quad-camera setup at the back consisting of  Samsung’s 48MP GM1 sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP depth lens, and a 2MP macro lens. There is a 32MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. A 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support fuels the handset. The Vivo S1 Pro has an in-display fingerprint scanner for security. It measures 159.25 X 75.19 X 8.68 mm and weighs 186.7 grams.