Vivo’s Y22 Smartphone Unveiled in Kenya with a 50MP Camera for Exceptional Photos

Vivo has just released a new smartphone in its Y-series lineup: the Y22. This camera phone boasts a modern design and eye-catching aesthetic, with two vibrant color options to choose from: Metaverse Green and Starlit Blue. The Metaverse Green option features diamond patterns and a metallic sheen for a truly unique look, while the phone itself has a 2.5D curved body with a new CMF (Color, Materials & Finish) design. The back of the phone is coated with an anti-fingerprint matte material to help keep it looking clean and sleek. Overall, the Y22 promises to be a thrilling device for consumers.


The Y22 is equipped with a 50MP and 2MP dual rear camera setup that allows you to take crisp, clear photos with every tap of the shutter. The 8MP front camera is also equipped with a soft light feature, making it perfect for taking selfies with friends and family. The 50MP main rear camera boasts full HD resolution and professional-grade light intake, making it ideal for capturing rich, detailed shots, even in low light conditions. Whether you’re capturing memories during the day or at night, the Y22’s camera is sure to impress.

According to James Irungu, the Brand and Communications Manager at vivo Kenya, the Y22 builds upon the strengths of its popular predecessor, the Y21, and remains a highly regarded choice in the mid-range smartphone market. With its sleek design, high-quality camera, large display, and strong performance, the Y22 offers consumers a comprehensive entertainment experience. Irungu noted that vivo understands that a phone is an part of its user and has designed the Y22 to allow individuals to express themselves through their device.

Other Features

The Y22 is suited for gamers, with its 6.55HD screen display and MTK Helio G85 processor providing a seamless gaming experience. It also has a large 5000mAh battery that allows for long usage times and quick charging with its 18W fast charge feature. The device runs on the Funtouch 12 OS, which is based on Android 12.

The Y22 phone is equipped with a powerful MTK Helio G85 processor and a large 6.55-inch HD+ screen, making it ideal for high-performance tasks and uninterrupted entertainment. It also has a generous 64GB of storage, which can be expanded up to 1TB with the help of an additional 4GB of RAM and extended RAM. To ensure that you can use the phone for extended periods of time, it is equipped with a long-lasting 5000mAh battery that can be quickly recharged with the help of its 18W fast charge feature.

One of the standout features of the Y22 is its Ultra Game Mode 2.0, which is designed to provide an immersive gaming experience. This mode includes a Do Not Disturb feature, a Brightness Lock, and a Game Picture-in-Picture function, as well as Hyper Engine Game Technology, which helps to optimize the phone’s performance during gameplay. This ensures that you can enjoy uninterrupted gaming sessions on your Y22.

The Y22 is a phone that boasts a feature called multi-Turbo 5.5, which optimizes the way resources are used in order to improve system performance and stability. It is also durable, with an IP5X/IPX4 rating that makes it resistant to dust and water. The phone is now available for purchase nationwide at a price of 19,000 Kenyan shillings.


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