Android 14 Update Brings Holiday Cheer to Vivo V29 and V27 Users in Kenya

In a delightful pre-Christmas surprise for tech enthusiasts in Kenya, Vivo has rolled out the much-anticipated Android 14 update along with Funtouch OS 14 for its midrange devices, specifically the Vivo V29 and V27. This significant software upgrade is poised to elevate the user experience through a range of innovative features and enhancements.

The Key Improvements

Funtouch OS 14, powered by Android 14, introduces a host of exciting features, promising to revolutionize the performance for users of Vivo V29 and V27. This includes, among other things, new video editing tools within the gallery, revamped personalization options, improved privacy measures, and upgraded multitasking capabilities.

Seamless Multitasking with Smooth Envision

A standout feature, Smooth Envision, optimizes RAM usage by minimizing persistent background processes, resulting in enhanced multitasking. Users can now seamlessly switch between apps, thanks to the smoother performance. Additionally, the small window feature has undergone upgrades, supporting up to 12 small windows in the background, easily accessible through a simple side-swipe.

Tailored Personalization

Funtouch OS 14 introduces refined customization options, offering users three new clock layout styles, Always-on display styles, and a monochrome theme mirroring the My Color Palette. These enhancements empower users to personalize their devices for a unique and tailored experience.

Unleash Your Creativity

A call to action for users to activate the full potential of their creativity! Explore the new video editing tools for Vivo V29 and V27 users directly in the gallery, eliminating the need for third-party apps. Export edited videos in their original quality, including 4K resolution, and choose from 25 newly added filters. The enhanced thumbnail feature adds a professional touch to the video editing experience.

Additional Features Sneak Peek

The update also introduces several features such as a new control center, privacy password verification enhancing security, smart mirror privacy notification, and optimized widget layouts. The inclusion of per-app volume control enhances both the intuitive and secure user experience.

How to Get the Update

Eager users ready to experience the Android 14 and Funtouch OS 14 magic should head to ‘Settings,’ scroll down to ‘System Update,’ and await a notification. Alternatively, tap on the gear icon in the top right corner for direct access. Ensure a stable WiFi connection, as the update requires a download of about 5.71GB. After downloading, the device will install the update and then restart.

Pricing and Availability

Vivo’s official retail stores and partner e-commerce sites offer the Vivo V29 5G at Ksh 64,999, the V27 5G at Ksh 52,999, and the V27e starting at Ksh 37,999. To sweeten the deal, Vivo provides a generous package, including a two-year warranty period and a 100-day free screen replacement.


The Android 14 update brings joy to Vivo V29 and V27 users in Kenya this festive season. With promises of an elevated smartphone experience through enhanced features and improvements, these devices solidify their position as valuable companions in the tech-savvy world. Embrace the future of mobile technology with Vivo’s latest software upgrade.


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