vivo Y33s review

Added by on 08.25.21 | Last update 03.24.23
vivo Y33s review

With enviable regularity, the Chinese company Vivo presents each of its next smartphones. The next member of the family is called the Vivo Y33s. It was announced in the summer of 2021 and is positioned as a mid-range gaming model. Based on the MediaTek Helio G80 and with a 6.58-inch screen, the Vivo Y33s can be your ally in long hours of gaming and web browsing. The large battery, fast charging technology support and triple rear camera also speak for its merits.

vivo Y33s Specifications

  • Release date: 2021, August 24
  • Colors: Mirror Black, Midday Dream
  • Dimensions: 164.3 x 76.1 x 8 mm.
  • Weight: 182 g.
  • Screen: 6.58" in, 1080 x 2408, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Tripple, 50MP
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 11, Funtouch 11.1
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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The Vivo Y33s comes in two colours - black and sky blue. You'll love it's dimensions and it's also light - just over 180 grams. Its lightness is contributed by the material from which the body is made - plastic. There are no remarks to the workmanship. Vivo Y33s looks quality and is pleasant to the touch.

On the back of the smartphone, the eye is drawn to the camera unit. It is positioned in the upper right corner and consists of 3 modules and a flash. The manufacturer's logo is delicately placed at the bottom. The back of the Vivo Y33s is memorable - it interestingly plays with light.

We look at the front. There, a satisfyingly large display awaits you, surrounded by relatively non-white bezels. The front camera is built into a small notch.

The side-mounted fingerprint scanner is built into the device's start button. You will easily get used to its location. About its work we can say that it is precise and fast. It will unlock your phone instantly.


Vivo Y33s features a 6.58-inch IPS LCD display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 1080 x 2408 pixels resolution. The screen occupies over 83% of the front panel, which is an excellent benchmark for this class of smartphones. The pixel density per inch is low, but the overall picture quality score is high.

The large screen of the Vivo Y33s will appeal to anyone who has a habit of watching videos, playing games and surfing the web. Its colors are close to natural, and the brightness is enough to enjoy all the details while indoors. You may have difficulty reading text from the screen if you're using the Vivo Y33s outdoors on a sunny day.


In this Vivo model, we find an 8-core Mediatek Helio G80 processor with an operating frequency of 2000 MHz. The graphics are handled by an ARM Mali-G52 MC2 processor. The smartphone comes in one configuration - with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. The latter can be expanded if necessary using a microSD card.

The performance is enough to enjoy smooth operation. Everyday tasks are no challenge. You may experience a slight slowdown when running heavier apps or games. However, given that it is a gaming model, the Vivo Y33s will delight you with its capabilities. The device runs on Android 11 operating system at the factory and the company's Funtouch 11.1.


The Vivo Y33s is a 2021 model that, apart from a large screen and decent performance, attracts attention with its triple rear camera. On its back are a 50-megapixel wide-angle model, a 2-megapixel macro camera and another 2-megapixel camera whose job is to measure depth. For better photo quality, the manufacturer has provided an LED flash. You can expect high detail and vivid colors when shooting in sufficient light availability.

With the Vivo Y33s in hand, you can shoot 4K videos at 30 frames per second and 1080 pixel resolution videos with the front camera. The latter is single, wide-angle and 16-megapixel. It's equipped with autofocus, which immediately suggests you can expect better quality footage.

Autonomous operation

In the Vivo Y33s, we find a standard battery for this class of phones. It has a capacity of 5000 mAh. Since the smartphone is oriented towards gamers, the manufacturer has provided fast charging technology with 18 W of power. There's also reverse charging available - so the Vivo Y33s can be used as an external battery.

With more active use of the device, you can count on up to a day of autonomous work, and with continuous use - less.


The Vivo Y33s is a modern and stylish device. You can make contactless payments with it. The set of cameras, decent performance and large screen guarantee you 100% fun. The most important moments of your daily life will be captured, and you'll watch your games and favourite content in vivid and vibrant colours. If you're looking for good value for money, this Vivo model is a bargain.

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the vivo Y33s and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by vivo.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Hello, I am Richard Taylor, a technology expert and journalist from the UK. I have a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham. My passion is the latest technology, especially smartphones. That's why I chose to test, analyze, and write expert reviews about them. My technical expertise, combined with a deep passion for technology and years of experience, has made me a trusted source of information. Over the years, I have written reviews for various sites, but for quite some time now, I have been writing exclusively for PhonesData. You can see more about me here or read all my smartphone reviews here.

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