The Vivo Y30G has a 24-megapixel primary sensor on the back along with an f/1.8 aperture and a 16-megapixel secondary sensor on the front. The front camera comes with support for face unlock. The phone comes with 128GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. On the connectivity front, Vivo Y30G has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and FM radio. The phone gets a 3000mAh battery with an 18W fast charging support. The phone runs FunTouch OS 4.5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Design and Build The phone has a glass body that comes in three colours – Aurora Blue, Snow White, and Twilight Pink. The display of the phone is not curved, but Vivo has added rounded edges for better grip. Verdict The Vivo Y30G is a decent mid-range smartphone that costs Rs 17,990.
Vivo Y30G is available in China for 6,998 yuan (approx Rs 60,000) for the base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There are also two other RAM/internal storage variants of the phone – 6GB RAM/64GB internal storage and 6GB RAM/128GB internal storage for 8,298 yuan (approx Rs 65,000) and 9,298 yuan (approx Rs 73,000) respectively. Design Vivo Y30G comes with a dual-lens rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. On the front, it has an 8-megapixel selfie sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. The device runs FunTouch OS 4.5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Battery and Connectivity Vivo Y30G is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. Connectivity options on the phone include dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, FM Radio, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The Vivo Y30G features a massive 6.51-inch FullView display with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels. The phone is virtually similar to the Vivo Y83 smartphone that comes with a screen size of 6.26-inch. The resolution is slightly lower but considering the company’s track record, this is a good thing. The display of Vivo Y30G is vibrant and offers punchy colour saturation. However, the quality of the display is just average. The colours are slightly muted and the brightness level is mediocre. The aspect ratio is also slightly different from that of the Vivo Y83 that has an aspect ratio of 19:9. The viewing angles are also not impressive. Also, there’s a notch on the top right corner of the display. The notch is way wider and does not offer an easy way to hide it when needed.
Vivo Y30G has got great processing performance. There are no lags in opening apps or switching between the multiple windows or switching between different apps. I did not face lags even while running multiple tabs in Chrome or opening multiple tabs on Gmail. Vivo Y30G runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with the company’s own FunTouch OS 4.0 on top. The phone comes with 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded via a dedicated microSD card slot with up to 256GB of additional storage. Vivo Y30G features a micro-USB 2.0 port for charging and data transfer. The device does not support any 4G VoLTE network. Camera Vivo Y30G has got a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel secondary camera. The primary camera has features such as HDR and Bokeh effects.
The Vivo Y30G has a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture. For selfies, there’s a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. The phone has facial recognition, HDR, and 4K video recording. Battery and storage The Vivo Y30G has a 3500mAh battery. In the storage department, it has 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). Software The Vivo Y30G runs on FunTouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Price The Vivo Y30G price in China starts at CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 15,400) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage model. Design and display The Y30G sports a metallic back with a metallic ‘V’ logo on the bottom. At the front, it has a 6.21-inch display with a resolution of 720×1680 pixels.
Performance and Benchmarks
Vivo Y30G ran the AnTuTu benchmark test and scored 181,558. Vivo Y30G also recorded a score of 1,522 in Geekbench 4.0’s single-core test and 3,506 in the multi-core test. The phone managed to score 21fps in GFXBench T-rex 3D Mark test. In our Vivo Y30G review, we saw a phone that was a great performer in all areas except battery life. In the PCMark test, Vivo Y30G scored 8,639 points. It lasted a day and a half in the PCMark test with a screen brightness of 320 nits. You can expect about 4 hours and 30 minutes on the phone under continuous video playback with a screen brightness of 300 nits. The phone also lasted nearly a day and a half on our HD video playback test with a screen brightness of 300 nits.