Vivo S1 Review

Vivo S1 Review

Vivo S1 Review

Vivo India has launched many smartphones in India this year. Of these, Vivo Z1 Pro has recently been launched for mid-range users. Within a month of the launch of this smartphone, the company has introduced its stylish new S-series. This smartphone has been launched in India on 7 August. This smartphone mainly focuses on camera and design. Will the youth like this smartphone? Come, let’s know in this review


Vivo S1Vivo S1 has been launched in India in two color options Cosmic Green and Skyline Blue. Its look and design is quite premium. Like the company’s Vivo V15, V15 Pro smartphone launched this year, this phone does not have a pop-up camera. The back panel of this smartphone is flat and when it is lighted, it reflects many colors. It has a vertically aligned triple rear camera in its back. The LED flash has also been integrated with the triple rear camera.

In addition to the power button and volume rockers, this smartphone also has a dedicated Google Assistance Key. A USB Type-A port is provided at the bottom of the phone. The special feature of this smartphone is that it has OTG support. With its OTG, you can also charge other devices such as fitness bands, smartwatches, Bluetooth headphones. Along with this, a 3.5mm audio jack has also been provided.


Vivo S1Vivo S1 has a Super AMOLED display which is super bright and works better in sunlight as well. The size of its display is 6.38 inches, with an aspect ratio of 19: 5: 9. In this too, like the mid-range smartphones launched this year, the Common Waterdrop Notch Display has been given. In its display, you will not face any problem in streaming video online, as well as it has an ultra game mode which gives gamers the freedom to split the display while playing the game. That is, you can also do multitasking while playing the game.

Talking about the overall display, Vivo S1 has a decent display that justifies its price. Vivo was the first to introduce the in-display fingerprint sensor in its smartphone. Hence the company is known for in-display fingerprint sensor smartphones. It also has an in-display fingerprint sensor. Its in-display fingerprint sensor is quite fast, in 0.4 seconds you can unlock the display through the fingerprint sensor. Along with the in-display fingerprint sensor, it has a Face Unlock feature.


Vivo S1 ReviewVivo’s smartphones are known for their superior camera. The triple rear camera has been given in the back of Vivo S1. It has 16MP + 8MP + 2MP camera configurations. Whose primary sensor has been given 16 megapixels? The picture taken with its primary camera is much better. In addition to the regular mode, Pro mode has also been given. At the same time, it also has an ultra-wide-angle and a micro model. With this smartphone, you can click photos in both modes. Also, AR stickers, beauty modes are also given in it.

Vivo S1 has a powerful 32-megapixel camera for selfie. In the front camera too, you have been given many fun modes like AR Stickers, AI Beauty which helps you to upload instant social media. You can also capture better videos with its selfie camera.


Vivo S1 ReviewThe Vivo S1 has a strong non-removable battery of 4,500 mAh. However, it has a USB Type-A port for charging. To charge the phone, it has 18W dual-engine fast charging support. You can charge Vivo S1 fast. You do not have to wait long to charge the device fully.

It also has a battery management system that maintains the perfect balance of the battery. You can run this smartphone for a full day by charging it once. Despite having a large display, its MediaTek chipset helps manage its battery.


Vivo S1Talking about the specifications of Vivo S1, it has a MediaTek Helio P65 chipset processor. Because of this processor, this phone comes in the mid-range. The phone comes with two RAM options 4GB and 6GB. Also, this phone comes with two memory options 64GB and 128GB. Which you can also expand up to 256GB via microSD card.

Talking about the operating system of Vivo S1, Android 9 Pie has been given with Vivo’s Funtouch OS in it. The phone has a 2.0 GHz octa-core processor which makes Funtouch OS easy for gaming and multi-tasking. That is, you can use the phone smooth during multi-tasking. I did not encounter app crashes and heating problems while using this smartphone. Dedicated Dual SIM card support has been provided in the phone which supports Dual 4G VoLTE.

The Vivo S1 uses its own Artificial Intelligence Jovi Assistance. Also, it has a motorbike mode which gives you limited notifications during riding. Due to limited notifications, you can ride a safe bike while riding. Apart from this, additional features like smart capture, App Clone, and One-Handed usage are also provided in it.

Vivo S1 Full Specifications


Release dateJuly 2019
Launched in IndiaYes
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)159.53 x 75.23 x 8.13
Weight (g)179.00
Battery capacity (mAh)4500
Removable batteryNo
Fast chargingProprietary
Wireless chargingNo
ColoursSkyline Blue, Diamond Black


Screen size (inches)6.38
Resolution1080×2340 pixels
Aspect ratio19.5:9


Processor makeMediaTek P65
Internal storage128GB
Expandable storageNo
Dedicated microSD slotNo


Rear camera16-megapixel (f/1.78) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4)
Front camera32-megapixel (f/2.0)


Operating systemAndroid Pie
SkinFuntouch OS 9


BluetoothYes, v 5.00
Number of SIMs2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
SIM TypeNano-SIM


Fingerprint sensorYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
Ambient light sensorYes


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