Vivo has launched the Y31A, an upgraded version of the Y31 that was released in September last year. It is not known whether it will be released in India, but it will have to take on some popular devices like Lenovo K5 Plus, Xiaomi Redmi 2, Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen), Redmi 2 Prime and several other budget smartphones.
According to Vivo official website (via GSMArena), the Y31A is an entry-level dual SIM smartphone with a price tag of 999 Yuan (around $155 /Rs 10,250) and currently available in China on China Telecom. It sports a 4.7-inch IPS display with 540x960 pixels, measures 137.24x68.76x8.39 mm in dimension, and weighs 141g.
Under the hood, the budget smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, Funtouch OS 2.5 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop, a 16GB internal storage with expandable memory up to 128GB and a 1GB RAM. It also mounts an 8MP main camera, a 2MP front-snapper and a 2,100mAh battery.
In terms of connectivity, the Vivo Y31A supports Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, 4G LTE, 3G and FM radio.
It may be mentioned that Vivo launched the cheap smartphone a few weeks after it announced two high-end devices, the Xplay 5 and Xplay 5 Elite. The devices caught the attention of the public and gadget lovers alike as they became the world's first smartphones to have a 6GB RAM.