Vivo V19: Design
The Vivo V19 looks a lot like the Vivo V17, which was launched in India a few months before, except for one small change. Instead of a single punch-hole display, the Vivo V19 has a pill-shaped dual punch-hole design to house two selfie cameras.
The Vivo V19 uses a 6.44-inch AMOLED screen with FHD+ resolution with minimal bezels across all four sides. As this is an AMOLED display, it is great for watching movies and playing games. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor, which is fast and accurate.
Vivo V19: Hardware Performance
The Vivo V19 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC, the same processor that powers the Vivo V17. This mid-range processor is known for its efficiency and can easily offer an all-day battery life on a single charge. Additionally, the phone offers 8GB RAM and 128GB storage with a dedicated microSD card slot for additional storage expansion.
The Vivo V19 can handle normal day-to-day tasks like watching movies and browsing social media apps without any issue. Similarly, it can also handle heavy gaming, thanks to 8GB RAM and the powerful mid-tier Andreno GPU on the Snapdragon 712 SoC.
Vivo V19: Camera Performance
The Vivo V19 has a quad-camera setup at the back, similar to some of the mid-range smartphones at this price. The primary camera setup is lead by a 48MP primary sensor, then, there is an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens. Lastly, there is a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro lens.
The device has a dual selfie camera setup with a 32MP primary sensor and an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens. The wide-angle lens will help to take group selfies and the main sensor can capture images with a lot of details.
Vivo V19: Price To Specs Ratio
The Vivo V19 retails for Rs. 27,999 and for the asking price, the phone offers 8GB RAM and 128GB storage along with a dedicated microSD card slot for additional storage expansion. For the set of hardware it offers, The Vivo V19 seems a bit expensive, especially when compared to the devices like the Redmi Note 9 Pro or the Realme 6 Pro.
However, unlike some of the mid-range smartphones, the Vivo V19 does offer some interesting features like an AMOLED screen with an in-display fingerprint sensor for keeping the device secure and the phone can also be unlocked using face recognition.
Vivo V19: Important Features/Highlights
The Vivo V19 is fueled by a 4,500 mAh battery and the phone ships with a 33W quick charging adapter in the retail package. Unlike most of the mid-range smartphone, the retail package of the Vivo V19 does include a wired 3.5mm headphone as well.
The smartphone runs on Android 10 OS with custom FunTouch OS skin on top, giving users a lot of options for optimizations. However, the device does come with a bunch of 3rd-party apps, which cannot be uninstalled.
Vivo V19: Verdict
The Vivo V19 for the asking price has to compete against the Galaxy A series of smartphones, which also happen to offer features like in-display fingerprint sensor and AMOLED screen. However, for those who want a more selfie-camera centric device, the Vivo V19 could be a great option to consider.