The Vivo V17 is a well-rounded smartphone in the mid-range segment that launched last year. It is offering decently strong hardware with quality cameras. The phone includes some features borrowing from flagship phones to give the users premium experience. Vivo brought nifty innovation to compete in the mid-budget market. To know more, read the full review.

Features of Vivo V17

Design and Display

From design, there are two versions of Vivo V17. In the India version, you can see a punch-hole display and back cameras in a rectangular shape. International Version the phone has a waterdrop display with the diamond shape camera setup. The Vivo V17 comes in two colors – cloud blue and blue flog. The gradient color on the back looks very fancy. On the rear, there are four cameras on a square box. The camera holding position looks eye-catchy and innovative.

On the front, the phone has a punch-hole display with 6.44 inches. The camera hole is so tiny that it can be ignored easily. In the display, the E3 super AMOLED panel is used that has full HD+ resolution with 2,400 x 1,080 pixels. The view of the screen is so crisp that you can fully enjoy the video of Netflix or prime video. For security, Vivo V17 features an in-display fingerprint sensor that unlocks the phone super fast and accurate.


Vivo V17 features a 48 MP quad-camera set up which includes a 48 MP primary camera, an 8 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP micro, and 2 MP depth camera lense. On the front, you will get a 32 MP selfie camera. The camera performance is relatively decent. The filters are quite impressive. In daylight, the camera captures bright and detailed photos.

The camera of Vivo V17 includes super night mode that makes the images nicely with Maximum details. The 32 MP selfie camera overall provides a satisfying performance.


Vivo V17 has Snapdragon 675 SoC. The performance is quite well in this price segment. It has 8 GB of RAM, which is pretty much well then other phones in this category. That ensures that the performance will be great. You can play heavy games with a high graphic setting. While web browsing or scrolling apps are smooth. Moreover, Vivo V17 has 128 GB of storage and runs with Android 9 pie with Funtouch OS 9.2. Navigating with this UI may be tricky and take time used to it.

Battery life

Vivo V17’s powerhouse is packed with a large 4,500 mAh battery. The battery life is great, as you can use a full day with intensive uses. You can play games, streaming videos, or use Always On Display without any tension of quick dropping battery level.

The phone comes with a fast 18W Dual Engine charger. It can charge the phone rapidly and charges 1 to 80% in 60 minutes. In 1.5 hours, it will be fully charged.


  • Cutting Edge display.
  • Trendy back design.
  • Satisfying battery life.
  • Quad camera set up.
  • The overall performance is excellent.


  • FunTouchOS desperately needs a rebuild.

Final Verdict:

Vivo V17 is an impressive smartphone in Vivo line up. The punch-hole display and quad-camera set up are very latest. In this price range, the performance is pretty remarkable.

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