Vivo V29

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Vivo V29 Key Features

  • RAM:  12GB
  • Internal Storage:  256GB
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh
  • Main camera: 50 MP + 8 MP + 2MP
  • Front camera: 850MP
  • Display: 6.78-inchAMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+
  • Processor: Octa-core, Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm)
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Space Black, Himalayan Blue, Purple Fairy, Majestic Red
  • OS: Android 13, Funtouch 13.

KSh 57,500 KSh 62,800

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Vivo V29

Vivo V29 price in Kenya is Ksh 57,500. It is the improved version of Vivo v27. The device has a 6.78-inch IPS LCD, 120Hz display with a 1260 x 2800 pixels screen resolution. It is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm) processor that comes along with an Adreno 642L GPU. The phone has up to 12 GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage, runs on Android 13 with Funtouch 13 UI, and all this is powered by a 4,600 mAh battery with 80W fast charging. The phone packs a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 50 MP (wide) primary sensor, a 2MP (depth) sensor and an 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide) lens. For selfies, the 50 MP, f/2.0, 22mm (wide), AF front-facing camera is installed. Vivo V29 is available in Space Black, Himalayan Blue, Purple Fairy, and Majestic Red at Phoneplace Kenya.

Vivo V29 Price and Technical Specifications

Brand Vivo
Model Y29 5G
Release Date 31st July 2023
Display Size 6.78 inches
Display Type AMOLED, 1B colours, 120Hz, HDR10+
Resolution 1260 x 2800 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~453 ppi density)
Refresh Rate. 120GHz
Operating System Android 13 OS, Funtouch 13 UI
Measurement 164.2 x 74.4 x 7.5 mm
Weight 186g
Processor Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Adreno 642L
SIM Card Nano-SIM, eSIM or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Connectivity 5G-enabled.
Internal Memory 128GB, 256GB
MicroSD  No.
Main Camera Triple Camera set up:

  • 50 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Features: Ring-LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Selfie Camera ·       50 MP, f/2.0, 22mm (wide), AF


Video recording: 1080p@30fps

3.5MM Jack Yes
Radio No.
Loudspeaker. Yes. Stereo Speakers
USB Port USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Infrared port
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
NFC Yes.
Battery 4,600mAh
  • 80W wired fast charging
  • 80W wired, 1-50% in 17 min
Colours Space Black, Himalayan Blue, Purple Fairy, Majestic Red
Price Kes 57,500

Physical Attributes

Vivo V29 is a 5G-Network enabled phone that makes people say wow upon viewing it and holding it up in their palms. The vibrant dual-ring design provides twice the coolness impression compared to other phones. Whether you are detail-oriented or more of a first-impression person, prepare to be amazed by the simple yet straightforward outlines and excellent ring-shaped design.

The phone measures 164.2 x 74.4 x 7.5 mm and weighs 186g. Notably, the phone is slim, light and simply a pleasure to look at, thanks to the flat frame that is also ultra-thin and its lightweightedness. It is made of a Glass front and a plastic back.

The waterproof handset (IP68 dust, waterproof resistant) with an under-display, optical fingerprint sensor comes in several unique colours:

  • Space Black
  • Himalayan Blue
  • Purple Fairy
  • Majestic Red


The FHD+ Sunlight display with optimised nits peak brightness undoubtedly fits perfectly the stylish design and high expectations that come along with such a fantastic phone.

Not only is the 6.78-inch AMOLED, 1B colours, 120Hz, HDR10+ display superior and immersive, but it is equally impressive with 1260 x 2800 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~453 ppi density) high resolution. The display is immersive and great for both indoor and outdoor use, offering both clarity and pleasure. Moreover, the FHD+ Sunlight display ensures that everything you see is clear, even if you are bathed in sunlight.

Waterproof Rating

The phone is IP68 rated. Pollution, hazy weather and water splashes will always happen. However, it would be best not to worry about such incidences since you are now protected. You can take a dip with it into the swimming pool up to 1.5m for 30 minutes as you record and still have it working effortlessly.


You can go ahead and capture the wow moment with the decent front and rear camera set-up. Every shot counts.

Selfie Shots

Take awesome selfies on the 50 MP, f/2.0, 22mm (wide), AF) camera that equally records impressive and high-quality videos at 1080p@30fps. With the 50MP HD front camera, capture amazing selfies in high definition with accurate focus, revealing your best look.

Actively engage in taking nightly selfies, too. What is darkness?  The Night Portrait and Aura Screen Light allow you or your subjects to shine at all times, notwithstanding the illuminating of the hour.

AI Face Beauty: The feature provides more options for beauty than usual.  You will instantly

Have a naturally excellent skin tone without any beauty naps.

Bokeh Flare Portrait: Take shots with captivating feels. Messy lights and a messed-up background should be fine for you. With the background lights blurred, your subject will stand out and create a heart-melting vibe.

Main Camera

It comprises a triple setup:

  • 50 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

The 50MP primary camera lets you capture ultra-sharp details of objects in focus. The camera has everything, from stunning pieces to dazzling night shots.

The 2MP Bokeh Camera also creates a cinematic-grade bokeh effect, allowing your subject to stand out wonderfully.

Movie Making: With the Cinematic Aspect Ratio, everyone can capture cinematic 4K videos that are fit for the big screen now.

Performance of the Vivo V29

Operating System

The phone runs on Android’s latest OS, 13, with upgrades as they come over the years. For customization and a better User Interface, use the Funtouch 13.

Processing Unit

It loads raw processing power with a decent Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm) chipset that comes along with a reliable Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.2 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU and Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. The processing unit works in unison to give uncompromised experiences as you multi-task between applications and maximise your gaming and video entertainment. There are no lags, overheating and annoying buffering experiences when surfing the internet with the Vivo V29, thanks to its intricate, high-performance processing unit and related features.


The device has 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, and 256GB 12GB RAM (all installed with UFS 2.2 Technology for storage space optimization). The memory booster on the Vivo V29 makes it a high-performance handset based on its specifications and capabilities. Besides, an extended RAM 3.0 means extended smoothness.  Assuredly, you can run and switch between multiple apps smoothly with the new generation ample RAM 3.0 that supports up to 6GB of extended RAM. You are in safe hands with the RAM saver.  Whatever you are up to, whatever tasks you have, enjoy boosted memory for more space and smoother and quicker app switching.

No lagging: You should not, as anyone ought not to lag when switching apps. The Interface Preserver feature precisely cuts reloading out, so you are always up to speed.


For any smartphone, security is usually a top concern for users. For Vivo V29, you can keep secrets to yourself. With screen pinning, you can access only what you allow.

Durability and Versatility

Whether scratched, dropped, or exposed to weather conditions, the Vivo V29 will still perform and remain in top condition. It is a durable, reliable phone, perfect for the occasional or frequent case of butter fingers.

Tailor-made for you

Gaming Mode: Get higher running and loading speeds on your Vivo phone for your selected games, video and everything that falls in between as far as work and fun are concerned.

Faster Widget Access: Smaller widgets give you faster, quicker and easier access. It means less waiting and getting worked up.

iManager that settles everything: The iManager enables you to monitor app usage time and prevent overheating, among other functions, allowing optimal phone functioning.

Make your Phone Uncopiable: Personalize your system and app colours. Through customisations, thanks to Funtouch 13, your VVivo V29 would not be able to look like someone else’s as you project and express your personality.

Connectivity on Vivo V29


The phone is 5G enabled, supporting 2G, 3G, 4G and up to 5G Network bands. Notably, the uploading and downloading speeds for files and apps are super-fast (HSPA, LTE-A, 5G) to complete heavy file loading, loading in record time.

NFC:  You can now live with NFC. Payments and top-ups can now be made entirely through your phone and nothing else, lessening your time and trouble in finding alternative ways to make transactions.

Internet: Connect seamlessly and without much hustle with the installed Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band WLAN on the phone. Connectivity is now in record time, more secure and stable than even poor networks, thus enabling smooth connectivity and less interference, especially when streaming, downloading, uploading files or streaming games.

USB: Use the USB Type-C 2.0 OTG for fast data transfer to your USB stick or other devices. The port is equally handy for recharging the device.

Battery and Power Management

The Li-Po 4,600 mAh, non-removable battery does a splendid job in powering systems and the display of the Vivo V29. Whether it is all work or all-day play, the battery raised to the occasion with a splendid performance. The power capacity is enough to do everything you need.  It even protects you with its 24-dimension Security Protection feature.

You can instantly recharge your phone with the 80W FlashCharge unit that comes with the phone. It fast charges the battery up to 1-50% in 17 min. As such, you can make the best of the short bursts of recharging to get back online or back to make those long, vital calls.

Pros and Cons of Vivo V29


  • 5G Network enabled
  • Waterproof and dustproof, with an IP68 rating
  • Screen Pinning for enhanced phone security
  • High-resolution AMOLED display
  • Latest Android 13 OS, Funtouch 13
  • Decent Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm) chipset and processing unit
  • Sufficient RAM and ROM (up to 256GB 12GB RAM
  • Decent camera set-up
  • 4K Video recording
  • Most recent Bluetooth version, 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
  • Large capacity battery capacity
  • Fast charging supported, 80W


  • No gyro-EIS support for videos
  • Vivo V29 has no MicroSD slot for additional memory
  • Outdated Bluetooth version, 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • Overpriced for its specifications and features
  • No reverse charging

Alternative Handset to Vivo V29

  • Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus
  • Vivo Y27
  • Samsung Galaxy M54
  • Vivo V29e

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  1. Anonymous

    Best phone