Global technology company Vivo, has launched its regional offices in Nairobi and also unveiled the new Vivo V17 Pro smartphone in the Kenyan Market.

Vivo Kenya has already opened a new customer service centre in the Nairobi CBD with plans to launch new centres in Mombasa and Eldoret in the next six months. Vivo also plans to open up opportunities for creativity and innovation through partnerships with local tertiary institutions and innovation centres.

The new V17 Pro runs on Android 9 Pie and comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 AIE Octa-core processor, 128GB internal storage, and 8GB RAM. It also comes with a 6.44 super Amoled screen, and a 6 camera setup that includes 48MP AI Quad back camera and a 32MP Dual Pop-up Front Camera.

The Vivo V17 Pro comes in two colours i.e. Satin Black and Silk White and will retail at Ksh. 40,990.

Vivo V17 Pro Specifications

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 AIE Octa-core 
Storage 8GB RAM + 128GB Internal storage
Battery 4100mAh with Dual-Engine Fast Charging 
Operating System Funtouch OS 9.1 (based on Android 9)
Dimensions 159.00 × 74.70 × 9.80 mm
Weight 201.8g
Screen 6.44” Ultra FullView™ Display
Type Super AMOLED
Touch Screen 2.5D (Glass)
Biometric recognition
In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology
Camera Front: 32MP Front Camera + 8MP Wide-Angle Front Camera

Rear: 48MP Main Camera + 8MP Wide-Angle + 2MP Super Macro Camera + 2MP Depth Camera  

Scene Modes DOC, PRO, SLO-MO, TIME-LAPSE, Camera Filter, LIVE PHOTO, HDR, PORTRAIT, Panorama, 4K Video, Touch to shutter, Voice Control, Palm Gesture, AR Stickers, Super Night Mode, Jovi Image Recognizer, AI Scene Identification, Bokeh (front cameras), Ultra wide angle, Super Macro,
Pre-Installed Apps
Google Services Play Store, Google, Chrome, Google Assistant, Gmail, Map, YouTube, Google Drive, Google Play Movie&TV, Duo, Google Photos, Google Pay 
USB (USB2.0), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (Bluetooth 5.0), GPS, OTG
Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope
Items in the box
V17 Pro, Earphone, Documentation, USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, SIM Ejector, Protective Case, Protective Film (applied)