vivo Y36 4G to launch in the Philippines on July 15

The official price and availability will be announced on July 15.

The vivo Y36 4G, an eye-catching mid-range smartphone with a 6.64-inch 90Hz display, a 50MP main camera, and a 5000mAh battery with 44W fast charging, is set to launch in the Philippines on July 15.

Teased on vivo Philippines’ official Facebook page, the vivo Y36 4G succeeds the popular vivo Y35 with modest upgrades from the latter. The Y36 will be available in two colors, Meteor Black and Glitter Aqua, and has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card. The smartphone also features an extended virtual RAM of up to 8GB for smoother multitasking.

vivo Y36 Meteor Black
vivo Y36 Meteor Black

The vivo Y36 4G is powered by the Snapdragon 680 processor, a 6nm chipset that can clock up to 2.4GHz. It runs on Android 13 with Funtouch OS 13, vivo’s custom user interface.

At the front, the smartphone sports a 6.64-inch IPS display with a 2388×1080 resolution, a refresh rate of 90Hz, and a gaming touch sampling rate of 240Hz for improved responsiveness in fast-paced gaming scenarios. There’s also a notch for the selfie camera, which houses a 16MP sensor with portrait light effects and bokeh mode.

The rear camera setup consists of a 50MP main camera and a 2MP depth camera for portrait shots. It also packs a 5000mAh battery that can support 44W fast charging, which can charge the smartphone from 0% to 30% in just 15 minutes, according to vivo.

The vivo Y36 4G is expected to be priced at P12,999, based on the listing of several online sellers on Shopee. However, the official price and availability of the smartphone will be announced on July 15.

vivo Y36 specs

Display6.64-inch FHD+ LCD display, 2388×1080, 90Hz refresh rate, 650 nits, 240Hz gaming touch sampling rate
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 680
+8GB extended virtual RAM
Rear Cameras50MP main
2MP depth
Front Camera16MP
Network4G LTE, Dual SIM
ConnectivityWi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, GPS
OthersSide fingerprint scanner, USB-C, IP5X Dust Resistance, IP4X Water Resistance, 200% Volume
OSFuntouch OS 13, Android 13
ColorsGlitter Aqua, Meteor Black
Battery5000mAh battery, 44W FlashCharge

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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