Vivo Y27


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Vivo Y27 Specifications and Features in Kenya

  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh
  • Main camera: 50 MP + 2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Display: 6.64 inches, IPS LCD, 600 nits (peak)
  • Processor: Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 (12nm)
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Burgundy Black, Sea Blue
  • OS: Android 13, Funtouch 13

Vivo Y27 in Kenya

The Vivo Y27 price in Kenya is Ksh 49,500. The device has a 6.64-inch IPS LCD, 120Hz display with a 1080 x 2388 pixels screen resolution. The Vivo Y27 is powered by an Octa-core, Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 (12nm) processor that comes along with a Mali-G52 MC2GPU.

The phone has 6GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, runs on Android 13 with Funtouch 13, and all this is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery with 44W fast charging.

The phone packs a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 50 MP (wide) main sensor, a 2MP (depth) sensor, and an 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide) selfie camera. The Vivo V27 comes in Burgundy, Black, and Sea Blue colors. Buy it today at Phoneplace Kenya.

Vivo Y27 Specs & Price in Kenya

Vivo V27
8 March 2023
 8 March 2023
Operating System
Android 13, Funtouch 13
Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Mali-G52 MC2
Card Slot
Rear Camera
50 MP + 2 MP
Front Camera
8 MP
Sim Card
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2388 pixels (~387 ppi density)
164.1 x 76.2 x 8.1 mm (6.46 x 3.00 x 0.32 in)
Display Type
IPS LCD, 600 nits (peak)
Display Size
6.64 inches, 106.8 cm2 (~85.4% screen-to-body ratio)
5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Li-Po 5,000 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
44W wired, 29% in 15 min
Price in Kenya
Ksh 49,500

Physical Attributes

Impressive, elegant design and build

Vivo Y27 is a 4G-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 164.1 x 76.2 x 8.1 mm and weighs 190g. Notably, the phone is slim, light and simply a pleasure to look at, thanks to the flat frame that is also ultra-thin and super light. Vivo Y27 is made of:

  • A Glass front;
  • plastic frame,
  • a plastic back.

Unique Colour Choice adding to Vivo Y27 elegance and uniqueness

It comes in Burgundy Black and Sea Blue colours.

Burgundy Colour: Luxurious red meets deep black in Burgundy Black. It combines shimmering shades from Glitter AG’s matte surface to experience premium elegance in your hand.

Sea Blue: Fancy the refreshing vibe in the sea? Now, you can own the sparkling waves in the sunlight, capturing a cozy and serene feeling every time you hold it.

Matching your Style

Your Vivo phone is an extension of yourself.  With all these trendy colours and a scratch-resistant, sparkling crystalline matte finish, you will find something that matches your style and popularity.

Water Resistance

Vivo Y27 is IP54 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.

Display of Vivo Y27

The FHD+ Sunlight display with 600 nits peak brightness undoubtedly fits perfectly the stylish design and high expectations that come along with such a fantastic phone.

Not only is the 6.64 IPS LCD with 1080 x 2388 pixels (~395 ppi density) resolution display immersive, but it is also great for indoor and outdoor use. You can use it comfortably outdoors as you would use it indoors, as it offers both clarity and pleasure.

Moreover, the FHD+ Sunlight display ensures that everything you see is clear, even if you are bathed in sunlight.


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 Vivo Y27’s 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide) camera that equally records videos at 1080p@30fps. With the 8MP 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.

Options with the Selfie Camera on Vivo Y27

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 not worry you. With the background lights blurred, your subject will stand out and create a heart-melting vibe.

Main Camera on Vivo Y27

It comprises a 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF camera, complemented by a 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) sensor.

The 50MP main camera enables you to capture ultra-sharp details of objects in focus. The camera has everything, from stunning details 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, you can effortlessly capture cinematic videos on the Vivo Y27 that are fit for the big screen now.

Performance of the Vivo Y27

Operating System

Vivo Y27 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 Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 (12nm) chipset that comes along with a reliable Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 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 maximize your gaming and video entertainment.

There are no lags, overheating and annoying buffering experiences when surfing the internet with the Vivo Y27, thanks to its intricate, high-performance processing unit and related features.


Vivo Y27 comes with 128GB internal memory and 6GB RAM. The memory booster on the Vivo Y27 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 Y21, you can keep secrets to yourself. Assuredly, with screen pinning, no one can access more than what you allow.

Durability and Versatility

Vivo Y27 will still perform and remain in top condition even when scratched, dropped, or exposed to weather conditions. It is a durable, reliable phone, perfect for the occasional or frequent case of butter fingers.

Features on Vivo Y27 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: Through customizations, thanks to Funtouch 13, your Vivo Y27 would not be able to look like someone else’s as you project and express your personality.

Connectivity on Vivo Y27


The phone is 4G enabled, supporting 2G, 3G and 4G Network bands. Notably, the uploading and downloading speeds for files and apps are decent enough (HSPA, LTE) to complete work with considerable time.

NFC:  You can now simply 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.

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

Large Battery Capacity

The Li-Po 5,000 mAh, non-removable battery does a splendid job in powering systems and the display of the Vivo Y27. Whether it is all work or all-day play, the battery raised to the occasion with a splendid performance. It provides

  • 81 Hours Standby
  • 63 Hours of Video Streaming
  • 89 Hours of Mobile Gaming

The power capacity is enough to do everything you need.  It even protects you with its 24-dimension Security Protection feature.

Fast Recharging Capabilities

Instantly recharge your phone with the 44W FlashCharge unit that comes with the phone. It fast charges the battery up to 29% in 15 minutes. 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.

Reverse Charging Capabilities

Essentially, the charging system allows reverse wired charging. It makes it possible to recharge your smart devices such as BT headset, smartwatch and earbuds on the go without needing to plug in directly into a power source.

Pros and Cons of Vivo Y27


  • Waterproof and dustproof, with an IP54 rating
  • Screen Pinning for enhanced phone security
  • Decent network 4G speed
  • High-resolution IPS display
  • Latest Android 13 OS, Funtouch 13
  • Decent Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 (12nm) chipset and processing unit
  • Sufficient RAM and ROM (128GB 6GB RAM)
  • Vivo Y27 has above average camera set-up
  • Large capacity battery capacity
  • Fast charging supported, 44W
  • Reverse wired charging supported
  • Supports 3.5mm jack port


  • No 5G network support
  • Limited to record 1080p videos, no 4K
  • Vivo Y27 has no MicroSD slot for additional memory
  • Outdated Bluetooth version, 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • Overpriced for its specifications and features

Alternative Handset to Vivo Y27

  • Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus
  • Xiaomi Redmi K50 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy M53 5G
  • Huawei Nova 10 SE

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Device Body & Build

glass back, Glass front

SIM Card Slots

Screen Size

Operating System

Internal Storage




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primary camera video quality

4k, 1080p

Front Camera

front camera video quality

4k, 1080p


66W wired, microUSB 2.0, OTG


Fingerprint (under display, optical)

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