Vivo Y100 Review: Design, Camera, Price & More

Vivo Y100

The Vivo Y series is the budget smartphone series of Vivo. Vivo launches all the Y series smartphones under 20K INR to target middle-class users who want to purchase a value-for-money phone. But the price of the Vivo Y100 smartphone is a little bit higher than its siblings.

Vivo set the price a little bit higher as this phone comes with some premium features that are missing in Vivo’s previous Y series smartphone. Below we are going to discuss all the features of this upcoming Vivo Y100 smartphone. Here is a quick review of this.

Box Content

Vivo Y100

In the box of Vivo Y100, we get the smartphone, a power adapter, and a type-C cable. We also get a back case, documentation, and SIM ejector tool.

Physical Overview

Now let’s talk about the overall physical overview and buttons. On the right side of this smartphone, we get a power button along with a volume up-down button. On the left side, we get the sim tray, bottom we get the speaker, type-C port, 3.5mm jack, and mic. Overall the smartphone looks handy and comfortable to use.

Design and Build

Vivo is known for its cool experiment in design elements. The Vivo Y100 smartphone is a color-changing smartphone that changes its colors at different temperatures. Vivo uses a layer of crystals along with the Fluorite AG glass at the back which changes its color when exposed to UV rays.

The frame of this smartphone is built with metal as a result you get a premium feel when you use this phone without a back cover. The design of the camera module is similar to its other siblings. The two big camera modules go with the unique design of this smartphone.


Vivo Y100

Vivo Y100 comes with a 6.38-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. The size of this display is decent and comes with a thin bezel and chins. As a result, you will get an 84.1% screen-to-body ratio, which is good enough to watch any content or multimedia. The brightness level is ok, but you might face visibility problems in bright sunlight.

This display comes with a 90Hz adaptive refresh rate. As a result, the display feels very smooth to use. Even you did not notice any lag in the display. Overall the display response is awesome. While consuming content you notice the colors are bright and rich, every detail looks clear and the black looks deep and impactful.


This smartphone comes with a triple rear camera setup, a 64MP MAIN camera, two 2MP lenses, and an LED flash. At the front, we get a 16MP selfie lens. This camera is capable of taking average photos. Different camera modes that vivo offers are Panorama, Live photo, slow-mo, etc.

Talking about the image quality of this camera is decent. The overall quality, colors, and dynamic range are average we say. We are expecting a better camera than this. But if you are a normal user who mainly clicks rear photos and only clicks photos of notes you might not disappoint with this camera.

Battery and Performance

Vivo Y100

Vivo offers a 4500mAh battery in this smartphone. We are expecting that you can easily get a one-day battery backup with this smartphone. And don’t worry about battery discharging. This smartphone comes with a 44W flash charger which charges the smartphone from 0% to 100% within an hour.

Vivo Y100 smartphone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset that is fast as well as efficient in daily to daily work. This is a 6nm chipset as a result you will get a smooth and quick performance. The app’s opening and closing times are pretty fast. You rarely notice any lags or glitches while opening or closing any apps.

Privacy and Security Features

All types of security features like in-display fingerprint sensor, face unlock, pin, and pattern. Talking about the speed and accuracy of fingerprint sensors is pretty well. You will not face any problems. However, you might face problems with the face unlock. It sometimes won’t work in low light or dark conditions.

RAM and Storage

This smartphone comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. As it has 8GB RAM you are not faced with any problems in multitasking. You can easily run 15-20 apps simultaneously without lags or apps closing down.

UI & Bloatware

This smartphone comes with Funtouch OS which is based on Android 13. We did not notice any lags or glitches in the UI while using it for a long time with multiple apps. Although we noticed a few Blotware which is pre-installed in this smartphone. But you can easily disable or delete them all.

Network and Connectivity

Vivo Y100 is a 5G smartphone. Where all the essential 5G bands are offered to get good 5G network speed. All other network bands (4G, 3G, 2G) are also offered with this smartphone. All other connectivity features of this smartphone are Wifi, Bluetooth, NFC, etc.

Summary & Verdict:

In the above blog, we are discussing all the features of the Vivo Y100 smartphone. The price of this smartphone is around $299. If you are planning to purchase any good smartphone is this price point you can consider this. You can read the above blog to make a proper decision. If you are a normal smartphone user like me who only uses a phone for multimedia consuming, calling, and texting you can purchase this beautiful-looking smartphone.

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