Vivo Y53 Review – Detailed & Honest Verdict!

In such a rapidly changing technological world, when almost half of your life depends upon your phone. This time a new Company Vivo has introduced some new smartphones in Pakistan. Today we will look upon one of its device “Vivo Y53”. Let’s look at its features in Vivo Y53 Review. Price of Vivo Y53 in Pakistan is Rs.16,999/-.

It features a 5.0 inch QHD LCD display and a 16GB ROM along with a 2 GB RAM.

Moreover, you can capture your life moments with the amazing 8 MP back camera and take selfies with 5MP front camera. However, you can also enjoy high speed internet since the device supports 3G/4G network.

The smooth and unique Vivo Y53 is not just all about its looks but is at the same time comfortable to carry. Let’s look at the in-depth review for this amazing and undeniably smartphone.

Unboxing Of Vivo Y53:

Vivo Y53 comes in a white color packing. The packing carries all the necessary accessories with it including.

  • Travel charger
  • Earphones
  • USB/Data cable
  • A user guide book

Price and Specifications of Vivo Y53:

LAUNCH Released  July,2017
Availability  Available
BODY Dimensions 144.2 × 71.4 × 7.64mm
Weight  137 g
SIM Slot  Dual SIM (Micro/Nano)
DISPLAY Type  QHD capacitive touchscreen
Size  5.0 inches’ (~67.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution  540 x 960 pixels (240 dpi)
Multi-touch  Yes, 10-Points
NETWORK Network Support  GSM/3G/LTE
2G Bands  900/1800
3G Bands  2100
4G Bands  1800
Speed  HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORM Os  Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
CPU  1.4 GHz Quad-core processor
GPU  Adreno 308
MEMORY Card Slot  Yes, up to 256GB(separate slot)
internal  16 GB, 2 GB
CAMERA Primary 8 MP f2.0 Aperture
Features  Normal, Face Beauty, Panorama, HDR, Night, PPT, Pro, Videos, Camera Filter, Voice Capture, Touch Capture, Palm Capture
Video  1080p@30fps
Secondary  5 MP (f2.2 Aperture), 720p
COMMS WLAN  Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth  v4.2
Radio  Yes
USB  v2.0, microUSB, OTG  supportive
FEATURES Sensors Proximity, Digtal Compass, Ambient Light, Accelerometer
BATTERY  Removable Li-po 2500 mAh  battery
PRICE  PKR.16,999/-
OTHERS Colors  Crown Gold

Pros :

  • OTG supportive
  • LED notification light
  • 4G Device
  • Qualcomm Chipset


  • 540 pixels only
  • Weak battery

Display Of Vivo Y53:

Vivo Y53 is 5.0 inches’ device with the supportive resolutions of 540 x 960 pixels while the density per pixel (dpi) is 240. DPI is used for the clear visibility of icons and texts.

It should have been much better if vivo provides us 720p display resolution screen further the multi touch has also scored only 10-points in Vivo Y53. We have seen that mid-range devices of Xiaomi, Samsung has scored full 10-points in multi-touch, so does Vivo Y53.

The graphic card in vivo Y53 is Adreno 308 which is mostly used for graphics and games. It has worked smoothly in every field and we haven’t observed any delays in it.

Design of Vivo Y53:

Vivo Y53 has sleek brilliant design with touch screen, that’s not only delight your eyes but you wonderful while holding in your hand. The dimensions of device are 144.2 × 71.4 × 7.64mm and weight is 137.00 gm.

The front body of Vivo Y53 has 5.0 inches screen with 2.5D protection glass moreover it has front camera, LED flash light and ear piece at the top side. There are three function keys at the down side of the screen. It has bezel layer outside the screen.

Top edge has audio jack of 3.5 mm. volume key and power button are present at the right edge and sim card slot is present at the left side edge. Furthermore there are USB port of v2.o and speaker at the bottom edge.

Back body of the Vivo Y53 is simple with 8 MP lens camera and flash light moreover logo of Vivo is marked at the back body.

Back Camera of Vivo Y53:

With all other great features, Vivo Y53 gives us an 8MP back camera. This 8 MP camera also features a LED flash light. The camera is however satisfactory, but it captures great pictures in low light. The camera can flexibly adjust itself to capture photos at night and produces stunning pictures.

It can record videos in 1080 pixels quality. Additionally, the camera comes with some built in modes like HDR and panorama etc.

Front Camera of Vivo Y53:

Talking about the front camera it has a 5 MP result and captures amazing images in low light as well as high light. It automatically detects your face and adjusts itself accordingly. You can take benefit of this amazing camera and talk to your loved ones on Skype or take selfies anytime, anywhere you want.

Moreover, you can further beautify your pictures with the help of the face beauty feature. Let’s check out some pictures taken from front camera of Vivo Y53.

Memory of Vivo Y53:

As far as the memory is concerned, Vivo Y53 comes with a 16 GB ROM and a 2 GB RAM. Giving a benefit to the users as they can easily take as many pictures as they want and store a lot of data.

However, excessive storage of data will exhaust the space up. But for that, the expandable memory option is there which can be expanded up to 256 GB. So if you are a person who loves downloading videos or playing games you can take advantage from the expandable memory with the help of the SD card.


Vivo Y53 is a 3G/4G supportive device so you can enjoy a faster internet speed. It also has other connectivity options like GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB.

It also supports some other connectivity’s such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM Radio. Wi-Fi supports the standards of a/b/g/n/ac while Bluetooth version is 4.2.

Y53 is dual SIM supportive smart phone with dual standby function while place of memory card is separate from both SIM places. We can expand its internal memory up to 256GB with the access of memory card.


Vivo Y53 has removable Li-po battery of 2500 mAh which is present inside the removable back cover. It has 2A charger with it which will completely charge the device in almost one and half hour.

Battery will easily provide us the standby time of 8-9 hours consecutively. Excessive usage of 4G/3G/2G or game play will reduce the battery quickly otherwise it can provide you better time for normal usage.It has Qualcomm chip set which also works for battery saving function.

Interface of Vivo Y53:

Vivo Y53 device come with 5.0 inches screen. It runs version of android 6 (Marshmallow). There are connectivity notifications at the top of lock screen. Time and date widget is displayed at the center of lock screen. If your screen is locked you can use emergency calls and camera options which are displayed at the bottom of lock screen. To unlock the main screen there is need to swipe upside to unlock the screen.

On the main screen there is google search bar, below the google search bar you will find time and date widget. There are applications on main screen that arranged in form of rows and columns. In vivo Y53 there is no application manager, you will find only application drawer. For application drawer you have swipe right. There are some bloatware applications installed such as lock, iManager and compass. Facebook and WhatsApp are already installed.


Vivo Y53 has a 1.4 GHz Quad-core processor and contains a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 . This chipset is based on the architecture of ARM Cortex-A53 and it provides best connectivity as compare to other ones. Furthermore, it has a 2 GB RAM which might make it a little hard to perform multitasking. While doing so, the phone might get stuck.

Antutu Bench Marking:

Antutu comprehensively tests all aspects of a device, including UX, GPU, RAM, CPU, I/O and more. Each item is individually assessed and given a score. Therefore, we ran a test in Vivo Y53 and got to the results where the device scored 36008 points. On its multi-touch test, the device scored full 10-points.

Vellamo Bench Marking:

In our Vellamo Benchmarking, where three tests were carried out, the device scored 1352 points in multicore test, 1053 in metal test and 2185 in chrome browser test.

Device Ranking Portal(DRP):

Device Ranking Portal(DRP) is a portal which is used to compare your given device and the available device with minimum good specs. We have tested the Vivo Y53 and it has scored 1.62 ratings.

drp rating vivo y53


Vivo is a new company recently launched in Pakistan with its affordable smart phones. The vivo y53 is mid-range device with satisfactory features but the best part of vivo y53 is the Qualcomm Chipset which makes it better than so many other mid-range devices. The look is similar with Oppo and IPhone plus it has given us good results in every field and it is ready to use.

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Shaheer Riaz

A motivated and accomplished Tech Blogger & Graphic Designer, love to write tech blogs and create new designs plus all-time foodie. Studies Bachelors in Computer Sciences.
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