Vivo V19 India launch suspended due to coronavirus outbreak

“Vivo has announced it is suspending all new product launches in the country starting with the Vivo V19”

Vivo V19 launch in India has been suspended due to the spread of coronavirus in the country. With many states in India under lockdown, the company has announced that it will be suspending all new product launches in the country starting with the Vivo V19. To recall, the Vivo V19 India launch was originally supposed to take place on March 26th. The company has apparently delayed the launch to April 3rd, as reported by 91mobiles. Vivo has now indefinitely postponed the the launch of the smartphone and any other upcoming Vivo phone, and the company plans to focus its time and effort towards Covid-19 relief efforts.

Vivo in a statement has announced that it is working with government authorities and is in the process of procuring and donating surgical and N95 masks for doctors and healthcare workers. Xiaomi has also separately announced that it will also be donating lakhs of masks to the government and hospitals across India.

Vivo V19 specifications

Based on what we knew so far, the Vivo V19 India variant was to be different to the model that was recently launched in Indonesia. For starters, the model that was supposed to launch in India was to feature a dual punch-hole camera instead of a single camera cutout. Additionally, the Vivo V19 would be powered by the Snapdragon 712 SoC instead of the Snapdragon 675 chipset powering the Indonesian model. 

Other Vivo 19 specifications tipped so far include a 6.44-inch FHD+ Dual iView E3 Super AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 409ppi, 8GB of RAM, up to 256GB internal storage, and a 4,500mAh battery with 33W Vivo Flash Charge 2.0 support. The smartphone features a quad camera setup on the back that includes a 48MP main sensor, an 8MP super wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. The dual punch-hole cutout on the front will house a 32MP main sensor and an 8MP wide-angle lens. 

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