Vivo Y36i with MediaTek Dimensity 6020 SoC, 5,000mAh battery launched in China: price, specs



  • Vivo Y36 has been launched in China as the latest Y-series offering.
  • The handset comes with a 6.56-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Dimensity 6020 SoC, and a 5000mAh battery with 15W charging support.
  • Vivo Y36i is priced at RMB 1,199 (approx Rs 14,000).
  • Vivo Y36i has been launched in China as the latest Y-series offering. This sits below the standard Vivo Y36, which is also a budget offering. The handset features a waterdrop notch for the selfie snapper, dual-camera sensors housed in two circular rings, and a boxy chassis. The Vivo Y36i ships with a 6.56-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Dimensity 6020 SoC, and a 5,000mAh battery with 15W charging support.

·        Vivo Y36i price

  • The Vivo Y36i is priced at RMB 1,199(approx Rs 14,000) and comes in Fantasy Purple, Galaxy Gold, and Deep Space Black colours. The handset will be on sale via the Chinese retailer outlets.

Vivo Y36i specifications

  • Display:The handset packs a 6.56-inch HD+ display with 1612 x 720 pixels, 90Hz refresh rate, 20:1:9 aspect ratio, 89.67 percent screen-to-body ratio, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 840 nits peak brightness, and 180Hz touch sampling rate.
  • Processor:Powering the phone is the MediaTek Dimensity 6020 SoC paired with Mali-G57 MP2 GPU.
  • RAM and Storage:The chipset is paired with 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage that is further expandable via a microSD card.
  • Software:The Vivo Y36i boots Android 13-based Origin OS 3.
  • Rear Camera:The Vivo Y36i packs a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and an AI second sensor.
  • Front Camera:There is a 5MP shooter on the front for selfies and video chats.
  • Battery:The Vivo phone packs a 5,000mAh with 15W fast charging support.
  • Others:The Vivo Y36i is equipped with reverse charging, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, face unlock, AAC, aptX, LDAC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • Connectivity:Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type-C port, and GPS.
  • Vivo Y36m has been listed on China Telecom’s website.
  • The phone’s key specs and pricing details have been revealed.
  • The smartphone is expected to launch or go on sale on November 13th
  • Vivo launched the Y36 smartphonein India earlier this year in June. There’s another variant of this smartphone that is being made official in China. It’s the Vivo Y36m, and 91mobiles has spotted the smartphone on the China Telecom website. Here, the Vivo Y36m’s price and key specifications have been listed.
  • Vivo Y36m price, availability
  • Vivo Y36m is priced at CNY 1,499 (Rs 17,200 approx)for the base model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It is available in another variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, and this one has a price tag of CNY 1,799 (Rs 20,600 approx). The Vivo Y36m is expected to go on sale or officially launch on November 13th. Its availability is limited only to China for now with no word on a global launch yet.

Vivo Y36m design, colours

Vivo Y36m looks much like the Y36 with the flat edges, and square-shaped camera module. The volume keys and power button are placed on the right side. It looks like the power button doubles as the fingerprint sensor as well. But unlike the punch-hole display on the Vivo Y36, this one has the older notch on top. In terms of colour options, the Vivo Y36m comes in Black Inkstone and Green Glaze.

Vivo Y36m specifications

  • Display: Vivo Y36m features a 6.56-inch display with a 1612 x 720 pixels resolution.
  • Processor:The smartphone is most likely powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 or the Dimensity 6020 processor, going by the code in the listing.
  • RAM and storage:It comes in two variants of 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage.
  • Software:On the software front, the Vivo Y36m runs Android 13 with Funtouch OS layered on top.
  • Battery:The smartphone packs a 5,000mAh battery. Its charging details haven’t been revealed.
  • Other features:Vivo Y36m is also confirmed to feature a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack as well.

The Vivo Y36m’s camera details haven’t been revealed in this listing. The full spec sheet should be revealed on November 13th when the phone officially launches. The Vivo Y36m offers a similar set of specifications like the Y36 but appears to be a more tone-down version of the latter

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