Vivo S1 specifications and price in India, launched at INR 17,990/-

First offering by Vivo from the all new S-Series!

Vivo India is celebrating it’s 5 year anniversary. To mark this occasion they are bringing their S series lineup to India. This journey is kickstarted by their model Vivo S1 which had earlier been launched in China. We have tested this device extensively and you can watch our Vivo S1 unboxing and review in Hindi below.

Vivo S1 specifications and features

The Vivo S1 comes with a Mediatek Helio P65 chipset on the inside and would be available in 6 GB RAM variant along with storage variants ranging from 64/128 GB etc. The S1 comes with a 4500 mAh battery and it comes with support for 18W fast charging. The phone comes with the fast charger bundled inside the box.

The display of this device is a Super AMOLED full HD+ panel with support for DCI P3 colour gamut. It comes with a waterdrop style notch and the phone come equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor. It also supports face unlock via the 32 MP front camera.

The Vivo S1 is available in Midnight Black and SkyLine Blue colours.

The device comes with all necessary sensors and comes with support for USB OTG functionality. It comes with a micro USB port at the bottom and does pack a 3.5 mm jack.

The phone comes with Android 9 Pie-based Funtouch OS. The OS also has support for Dark mode baked in which comes in handy on an AMOLED display like this one for extending battery life.

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At the back this device comes with the triple camera setup, there’s a 16 MP primary sensor with f/1.78 aperture and a 5 MP depth sensor along with an ultra-wide camera sensor with a 120-degree FOV.

Both the primary as well as the other sensors are capable of shooting up to full HD videos.

Vivo S1 price in India, launch offers

vivo s1 skyline blue colourThe vibrant and trendy device will be available in two attractive colour options – Skyline Blue and Diamond Black.  The smartphone comes in 4GB + 128GB, 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB variants priced at INR 17,990, INR 18,990 and INR 19,990 respectively.

The device will be available across offline outlets starting tomorrow and on online channels including vivo India, and Flipkart starting 14th August. The 6GB + 128GB will be available for sale starting next month. The S1, like all Vivo devices sold in India, will be manufactured at Vivo’s Greater Noida facility.

On purchase of the new S1, consumers will get an array of attractive offers:


  • Up to 7.5% Cashback on HDFC Credit card/Debit card/CD loan EMI
  • Up to INR 2,500 Paytm cashback coupons
  • Benefits worth INR 10,000 on Jio
  • Zero Down payment and attractive lowest EMI options with HDB Financial Services, IDFC First Bank, Bajaj Finserve, HDFC Bank and Home Credit
  • 10% additional  value for the customer in exchange for his any old device with Instacash exchange


  • No Cost EMI up to 9 months
  • Benefits worth INR 10,000 on Jio
  • Additional HDFC offer valid only on Vivo India E-store
  • Up to 7.5% cashback on HDFC Credit card transactions
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Commenting on the launch Mr Nipun Marya, Director Brand Strategy, Vivo India said,

“The new ‘S’ series will be a strong addition to our dynamic product portfolio. ‘S’ stands for style and we have conceptualized the all-new series for the stylish and aspirational youth. vivo S1, our first offering in the S-series will add a new dimension to our customers’ style quotient and allow them to experience splendid camera performance.”

Show off your Style with a Trendsetting Design

The S1 is a stunner at first glance and comes in two glamorous colour variants.

Diamond BlackWith a gleaming diamond pattern design that seamlessly transitions from blue to purple; the whole new S1 is truly the epitome of artistic design and craftsmanship.

Skyline BlueThe classic gradient design, inspired by the stylish blue gradient of the evening sky, creates a subtle and elegant impression; making it look all the more stylish.

Vivo S1 review and unboxing videos

So guys what do you think? Is the Vivo S1 a worthy buying option at this pricing? Or could Vivo have priced it somewhat lower in order to make it more competitive? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!

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Aditya Nath Jha is an Engineer from New Delhi, India. His areas of interest include Gadgets, WordPress, speed optimization & latest technology. When he is not busy blogging he loves to write poetry, compose his own songs and has a taste for music! Find him on Facebook, Twitter, Linked in, Instagram. And watch his videos on YouTube.

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