Vivo Y73 Review: A Worthy Stylish and Lightweight Smartphone?

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Vivo is one of the leading mobile brands in India. It offers a wide range of smartphones from premium to low budget, keeping in view all categories of people. The company has come up with a mid range smartphone Y73 on 10th June 2021. In this Vivo Y73 review article, we will discuss the specifications, design, build quality, display, cameras, configuration, battery, connectivity, performance of the smartphones along with its pricing, availability, ratings, pros and cons etc. in detail.

Vivo Y73 smartphone is the latest addition in the Vivo Y-series smartphones. As the Vivo smartphones are known for quality cameras, the Y73 is equipped with a powerful triple camera setup on the backside and 16MP selfie shooter at the front. The design of the smartphone with 7.38mm ultra slim AG glass is very attractive.

Vivo Y73 Pricing and Availability

When it comes to prices, the Vivo Y73 is a mid range smartphone available in India with 8GB + 128 GB variant at INR 20,990/- rupees. With bank offers you can get up to 250 to 2000 rupees discount. Apart from this, you have option to save up to 8600 rupees with exchange offers on e-commerce platforms. The promo codes and coupons can help you save even more on each purchase. The smartphone is available to buy either from e-commerce websites or the official website of vivo.

Unboxing Vivo Y73

  • One Vivo Y73 Handset
  • Charger
  • Earphone
  • Type C to USB Cable
  • Sim Eject Tool
  • Case
  • Warranty Card
  • Quick Guide

Vivo Y73 Specifications

1. General

Brand Vivo
ModelY73
Launched in IndiaJune 10, 2021
Dimensions (mm)161.24 x 74.30 x 7.38
Weight170 gram
ColorsDiamond Flare, Roman Black
SoftwareAndroid 11
SkinFuntouch OS 11.1

2. Hardware

Processorocta-core
Processor makeMediatek Helio G95
RAM8 GB
Internal Storage128 GB
Expandable StorageYes (up to 1000 GB)
Expandable Storage typemicro SD

3. Camera

Total Rear Cameras3
Rear Camera64-megapixel (f/1.79) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
RAM8 GB
Rear Auto FocusYes
Rear FlashYes
Front Camera16-megapixel (f/2.0)

4. Connectivity

Wi-FiYes (802.11 ac)
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, Version 5.0
Bluetooth Range10 Meters
USB Type CYes
Headphone Jack3.5mm
Number of SIM Cards2
Active 4G on Both SIMYes

5. Display

Screen Size6.44 inches
Touch Screen Yes
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
In-display fingerprint sensorYes
ambient light sensorYes
Proximity sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
AccelerometerYes

6. Battery

Battery Capacity4000 mAh
Supports Fast ChargingYes
Fast ChargingProprietary
Connector TypeType C

Pros

  • Powerful 64MP triple rear camera
  • AI super night mode for photography in minimal light
  • 33W flash charging
  • AMOLED display (7.38mm Ultra Slim)
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Extended RAM option (Up to 3GB)
  • MediaTek Helio G95 Octa core processor

Cons

  • No 5G Connectivity
  • No dust and water resistant
  • Average refresh rate

Design and Display

Y73 smartphone comes with a 6.44 inch touchscreen AMOLED waterdrop-shaped notch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor for easy and fast access to your phone. The visuals are very immersive with a high pixel density of 408 ppi.

The smartphone has a front glass with an AG (Anti-glare) coating on Top. The back is a plastic panel with textured finish. The 170 gram light device has a 2.5D rounded frame for delightful grip. The phone is really slim and light which makes it easy and comfortable to hold the device all day. 

The Vivo Y73 smartphone is available in two different colors- Diamond flare and Roman Black from which the earlier one looks truly out-of-the-box. For the Vivo Y73 review, we have used the diamond flare, it makes a diamond structure’s radiant effect against the light.

The speaker, a USB type C port, a 3.5 mm audio jack and a microphone are provided at the bottom side. You get a power button and a volume rocker on the right side; the top left side is mounted with a sim card slot that has a microSD card slot.

Cameras

The vivo Y73 is packed with a powerful triple rear camera with 64MP primary snapper with f/1.79 aperture, a 2MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture each. The Y73 is capable of recording 4K video which is a rare find in smartphones of this segment. 

The primary rear camera is stocked with various modes like HDR, Live filter, beauty mode, time lapse, eye tracking etc. which allows you to get the best possible shots. The AI supported super night mode makes your nighttime photography experience to another level. Furthermore, the filters like a brand new city will help you perfectly capture every important moment of a night out with your friends.

The 16 MP front camera works very well in the daytime. It can be used to record 1080p videos. The selfies with the front camera can be enhanced with some of the extra modes available in the device including light filters, video face beauty and dual view video.

Battery and Software

Y73 phones are equipped with a non-removable 4000 mAh battery. The battery is not as large as we see in other phones but it is decent. It supports fast charging with a 33W flash charge feature. The company claims 64% battery refilling in just 30 minutes of charging however, it took about 40 to 45 minutes in our testing for Vivo Y73 review. It will take about one hour to charge it to its full capacity.  With a moderate usage, you can easily spend a day with a single charge.

The smartphone is based on Android 11 (Funtouch OS 11.1) operating system. In this advanced operating system the visuals and graphics are more appealing. The operating system is intuitive, smooth and it allows you to harness all of its power.

Connectivity

For better connectivity the smartphone has bluetooth 5.0 with aptX HD, LE and A2DP. There is wi-fi 802.11ac with dual band support. At the bottom of the phone, there is a Type-C 2.0 port for fast charging and data sharing. It supports GPS navigation, radio and a 3.5mm audio jack. 


The Vivo Y73 smartphone doesn’t support 5G network, rather it has a 4G LTE network. Getting a 5G ready phone won’t make any difference as 5G is not available in India. The calling experience was good and signal reception was also very good. We don’t have any issue with the signal testing for the Vivo Y73 review. However, the network connection depends on your location and cellular company.

Performance

The Vivo Y73 is powered with the MediaTek Helio G95 octa core processor with a Mali-
G76 MC4GPU
. The device is available in the pair of 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage which can further expand upto 1TB. The special feature in the device is the 3GB extension in the existing RAM. The increased RAM makes the app loading faster and multitasking easier. It is a bliss for the game lovers.

At the price of 20K you can expect upgraded processors like Dimensity. However Helio G95 also works well. You can enjoy even the graphics intensive games without any problem. You will not feel any lag or jitters in short sessions. 

Why Should You Buy Vivo Y73 Smartphone

The Ultra sleek design of vivo Y73 smartphone is very attractive and it makes the device very comfortable to hold even for long hours. It offers a powerful triple rear camera with AI night shooting technology along with a 16MP selfie shooter. The storage in the devices is same as the other vivo phones but the special feature is massive 8GB RAM with a 3GB extension. The 4000 mAh battery is not so large but it could help you finish all your tasks of the day in a single charge. The device supports fast charging with a 33W flash charger.

Ratings

Expert Opinion

Performance
Camera
Display
Battery
Connectivity

Overall Rating

Vivo Y73 Review: A Worthy Stylish and Lightweight Smartphone

4.3

Wrapping Up

The Vivo Y73 is a smart performer and can be used for gaming or any specific purpose. The smartphone comes in the mid-range phones category. From design to performance, it has all the required and advanced features, especially the rear camera. However, the average size battery disappoints a little bit. 


So, this was the complete Vivo Y73 review article. We hope you have got all your questions and queries answered here. You can share this valuable information to your close ones who are looking for a performer phone like Vivo Y73 smartphone. For any question or suggestion, please write in the comment box.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Vivo Y73

Is Vivo Y73 is good for photography?

Yes, the vivo y73 is packed with a 64 MP triple rear camera and 16 MP front camera. It has lots of filters and modes to captures every shot perfectly. With AI super night mode you can have sharper images even in minimal light. Overall the camera is excellent.

Is Vivo Y73 waterproof?

No, the device is not dust or water resistant, you have to take care of your device with water, sweat and dust.

Does Vivo Y73 have Gorilla Glass?

No, it doesn’t have Gorilla Glass but the glass surface comes with Anti-fingerprint and Anti-Glare features.

What was the Vivo Y73 launch date in India?

The Vivo Y73 smartphone was launched on 10th June 2021 in India and it is available only on 8GB + 128GB variant in India in leading marketplaces.

How Good is Vivo Y73?

It depends on the personal requirement and usage of the users so it vary user to user. Overall, the phone is very good but pricing of the phone should be under 15K keeping in view the processor and no 5G ready points.

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