This is the VIVO S1 Pro
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This is the VIVO S1 Pro

Last updated on November 22nd, 2019 at 12:38 pm

Officially launching in the Philipines today, VIVO S1 Pro is coming with a diamond-shape rear camera setup featuring a 48MP main shooter. VIVO Philippines is bringing the Pro because of its 3D glass-like back that comes in Knight Black and Fancy Sky colors.

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Sporting a 6.38-inch Super AMOLED panel with an FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution, the VIVOS S1 Pro features a Halo notch, and it boasts of having an immersive 90% screen-to-body ratio. Users will surely enjoy consuming media content and playing games on this device.

Powering the VIVO S1 Pro is a Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor paired with a larger 8GB of RAM.

There’s also an equally huge internal storage of 128GB storage and 4,500mAh battery.

VIVO has not removed the 3.5mm audio jack and has finally used UST Type-C on this device.

VIVO S1 Pro specs

  • 6.38-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED (2340 x 1080) capacitive touchscreen
  • Android 9 Pie with Funtouch OS 9.2
  • Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD
  • 48MP + 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide + 2MP f/2.4 macro + 2MP f/2.4 depth quad rear cameras
  • 32MP f/2.0 front camera
  • Multimedia Player
  • FM Radio
  • USB-C
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Others: In-display fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock
  • Battery: 4,5000mAh non-removable, Dual Engine Fast Charging support
  • Colors: Knight Black, Fancy Sky
  • Dimensions: 159.25 x 75.19 x 8.68mm
  • Weight: 186.7 grams

VIVO S1 Pro Price (Philippines)

The Vivo S1 Pro is priced at P15,999 and will be available in the Philippines starting November 30, 2019.

Unboxing: VIVO S1 Pro

This is the official retail package of the S1 Pro. It pretty much contain the standard items in the package. USB Type-C Cable, a wall charger, a headset, SIM ejector, a clear case, warranty and user guide and the phone.

VIVO S1 Pro First impressions

The packaging is a little bigger than the usual that you’ll see in previous versions of VIVO smartphones. Other brands no longer include earphones but VIVO has one in the package.

The VIVO S1 has a heft into it, you’ll feel it immediately when you hold it. That’s probably because of the 4,500mAH battery. The body has a glossy type of material making it attractive to fingerprints. The power button has is colored red making it a nice accent color to the overall look of the device.

The rear has a diamond-shaped camera module where the 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide,  2MP macro and, 2MP depth camera. At the bottom of the diamond-shape module is the LED flash.

Now if you are curious about the SIM tray, it has a hybrid tray. That means you can’t fully use the dual SIM functionality. Either you use the second slot for the second SIM or for the expansion of your storage.

First Camera Samples from Vivo S1 Pro

We took the VIVO S1 Pro for a quick spin. We just used the automatic camera settings and here are the results.

Standard Camera


Ultrawide on a moving vehicle

Food AI

Food/Close-up shot

Macro shot

S1 Pro selfie

Be the judge! What do you think about the sample photos out of the newly-released VIVO S1 Pro?

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