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Vivo S1 Officially Launched in Malaysia

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Vivo Malaysia officially launched the Vivo S1 on 24 July 2019 at Bangsar Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur in an event featuring a guest appearance and performance by Vivo Star Priscilla Abby. The first model of the S-Series, with the tagline “Unlock Your Style”, is targeted at young consumers who are energetic, stylish, and always keep up with the latest trends.

The Vivo S1 comes with a range of features such as Screen Touch ID, a 32MP AI Selfie Camera, a 4500mAh big battery with Dual-Engine Fast Charging, an AI Triple Rear Camera and a stylish design with a choice of Diamond Black and Skyline Blue colours.


Mike Xu, CEO of Vivo Malaysia said, “As a consumer-based technology brand, Vivo wants to meet the increasingly varied needs of Malaysians. Our internal research shows the segmentation of young consumers who wants a stylish smartphone with features that suit their lifestyle. This is what we want to fulfill through the the S-Series.”
Lewis Zeng, CMO Vivo Malaysia, Mike Xu, CEO Vivo Malaysia and Vivo Star Priscilla Abby officially launching the new Vivo S1 (left to right)
Raymond Teoh, Vivo Product Specialist presenting an overview of the new Vivo S1


In terms of design, Vivo S1 comes with a Super Amoled Ultra All Screen screen with a screen size of 6.38 inch FHD+, a resolution of 1080 × 2340, an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, and a percentage of screen-to-body ratio of 90%, and is equipped with the Screen Touch ID.

On the rear, the Vivo S1 uses a Nano-Ion coating technique to produce colour gradations with a stylish light reflection effect. The Vivo S1 is available in two colour choices, namely Diamond Black and Skyline Blue.


Models parading the new Vivo S1


The Vivo S1 comes with a 32MP AI Selfie Camera that is equipped with intelligent features such as AI Filter, AI Selfie Lighting, AR Stickers and AI Face Beauty, producing clear images with the high-resolution front camera. The Vivo S1 also provides more options for customising photos to be more optimal and expressive.

On the rear, the Vivo S1 carries an AI Triple Rear Camera with a 16MP main camera, 8MP AI Super-Wide Angle Camera for wider photos up to 120 degrees, and 2MP Depth Sensor Camera for smooth portrait or bokeh results. There are also smart features such as AI Portrait Framing, Portrait Mode, and Professional Mode.



“The Vivo S1 carries the specifications that young consumers look for in choosing a smartphone, such as stylish design, smart cameras, clear visual experience with a wide screen and reliable performance. There also some popular features on the Vivo S1 such as the Ultra Game Mode and Screen Touch ID to make the mobile experience even more enjoyable,” added Mike Xu.

The Vivo S1 comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB ROM, and has a 4,500mAh battery with Dual-Engine Fast Charging processor. A combination of processors that save power and high battery capacity makes the Vivo S1 able to support activities for a longer time.

The Vivo S1 runs on the latest Funtouch OS 9 operating system based on Android 9.0 Pie, with Smart Button and AI Jovi features. The Vivo S1 also comes with Ultra Game Mode with Multi-Turbo and Competition Mode which helps the smartphone’s performance become smoother when playing games and whilst saving battery life.


Mike Xu, CEO of Vivo Malaysia presenting Vivo Star, Priscilla Abby a certificate of appreciation
Vivo Star, Priscilla Abby with her Vivo S1 in Skyline Blue colour, shared her experience with the new phone
Songstress and VIVO Star, Priscilla Abby entertained us with a couple of her hits


The Vivo S1 is available from 27 July 2019 at all Vivo Concept Stores, collaboration partners, authorised dealers nationwide for RM1,099.

Consumers may pay RM50 and get RM100 instant rebate when they pre-order their Vivo S1 at the Vivo Concept Stores. Pre-order buyers will enjoy an exclusive gift of a Vshare K1-Bluetooth Speaker.

Online, the Vivo S1 is available for pre-order on Lazada, Shopee, Presto Mall and Vivo Store. Pre-order buyers who purchase online will also receive a mystery gift.



Key Product Specifications:

  • Screen Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor
  • 32MP Selfie Camera
  • 4,500mAh high capacity battery
  • Dual Engine Fast Charging
  • 16MP+8MP+2MP AI Triple Camera
  • 6.38 Full HD+ Super Amoled Ultra All Screen
  • Mediatek Helio P65 Octa Core processor
  • 6GB RAM & 128GB ROM
  • Diamond Black and Skyline Blue Colours
  • Funtouch OS 9 (based on Android 9.0 Pie)


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Photo Credits: Vivo Malaysia


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