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Vivo entered the Indian smartphone market in 2012. The company has launched multiple smartphones in India across different price points. Vivo has a strong offline presence in India, which has helped the company maintain its position in the top-five smartphone brands in the country. Vivo caters the budget smartphone buyers with its Y-series, T-series of smartphones. The company has been launching selfie-centric smartphones under the V-series. Vivo is also known to launch smartphones with unique, stylish designs. It was the world’s first company to launch a smartphone with an elevated front camera under the NEX series. The Vivo X20 Plus was the world’s first smartphone with an under-display fingerprint scanning technology. The company has launched multiple thin and lightweight devices in the mid-range and premium segment. Vivo has also launched its flagship smartphones in India under the X-series. The X-series focuses on offering enhanced flagship-grade camera specifications and features like gimbal stabilisation along with top-of-the-line hardware. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has been manufacturing its products locally under the Make in India initiative. It has also been a title sponsor of the Indian Premier League for several editions. More

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  • Vivo V25 Pro teased in India, MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC, 120Hz Display, 66W Charging confirmed Aug 09, 2022 12:46 PM IST

    Vivo V25 Pro teased in India, MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC, 120Hz Display, 66W Charging confirmed

    The Vivo V25 Pro will also come with a 64 MP triple-camera setup with OIS.

  • Indian smartphone market grows 3% to 35 million units in April-June; Samsung slips to 4th spot: IDC Aug 08, 2022 10:50 PM IST

    Indian smartphone market grows 3% to 35 million units in April-June; Samsung slips to 4th spot: IDC

    Chinese brands now occupy the top three positions in the Indian smartphone market with Realme and Vivo moving up the ladder, while Samsung slipped to the fourth spot in terms of volumes.

  • DRI detects customs duty evasion of Rs 2,217 crore by Vivo India Aug 03, 2022 05:54 PM IST

    DRI detects customs duty evasion of Rs 2,217 crore by Vivo India

    Vivo India has voluntarily deposited a "sum of Rs 60 crore" towards discharge of its differential duty liability, the finance ministry said.

  • iQOO 9T Review in Five Minutes: Features, price, specs, photos Aug 02, 2022 02:57 PM IST

    iQOO 9T Review in Five Minutes: Features, price, specs, photos

    iQOO 9T review; In our quick review we tell you how the new phone is a strong contender for the title of best smartphone under Rs 50,000 in India!

  • Vivo Y02s full specifications confirmed ahead of launch Jul 31, 2022 04:07 PM IST

    Vivo Y02s full specifications confirmed ahead of launch

    The company is yet to announce a launch date for the Vivo Y02s in India but we suspect it will fall in the sub-10K segment.

  • Vivo V25 series reportedly launching in India next month, vanilla V25 stops by Geekbench Jul 29, 2022 05:00 PM IST

    Vivo V25 series reportedly launching in India next month, vanilla V25 stops by Geekbench

    The Vivo V25 draws power from a chipset with model number MT6877V, which is said to be the MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC paired with the Mali-G68 GPU.

  • From Google Pixel 6a to Oppo Reno 8 Pro: These are the best smartphones under Rs 50,000 in India Jul 25, 2022 03:29 PM IST

    From Google Pixel 6a to Oppo Reno 8 Pro: These are the best smartphones under Rs 50,000 in India

    Find out which phone is the best for you!

  • From Infinix Note 12 Pro 5G to the Realme 9 5G SE: These are the best smartphones under Rs 20,000 in India Jul 17, 2022 04:17 PM IST

    From Infinix Note 12 Pro 5G to the Realme 9 5G SE: These are the best smartphones under Rs 20,000 in India

    India’s sub-20K smartphone segment is one of its most competitive. Realme, Xiaomi, Samsung, Motorola, Infinix, and other brands have flooded the segment with competitive devices that aim to deliver the best bang for your buck with powerful mid-tier hardware.

  • iQOO 9T India launch confirmed; design, specifications suggest rebranded iQOO 10 Jul 15, 2022 02:05 PM IST

    iQOO 9T India launch confirmed; design, specifications suggest rebranded iQOO 10

    The iQOO 9T does appear to be a rebranded version of the iQOO 10, which is set to arrive in China on July 19 alongside the iQOO 10 Pro.

  • Explained: What the Vivo-ED case in the Delhi High Court is all about Jul 14, 2022 11:59 AM IST

    Explained: What the Vivo-ED case in the Delhi High Court is all about

    On July 13, the HC allowed the company to operate its bank accounts, frozen by the ED. Recently, many Chinese mobile phone manufacturers have come under the lens of enforcement agencies. The ED has raided the premises of many of them, including those of Vivo.

  • Delhi HC allows Vivo to operate its bank accounts after Rs 950-crore bank guarantee Jul 13, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    Delhi HC allows Vivo to operate its bank accounts after Rs 950-crore bank guarantee

    Delhi High Court has also asked Vivo to maintain a balance of Rs 250 crore in its bank account at all times.

  • Vivo wants ED to unfreeze bank accounts, says 'action may lead to commercial, civil death' Jul 12, 2022 03:23 PM IST

    Vivo wants ED to unfreeze bank accounts, says 'action may lead to commercial, civil death'

    Vivo has said the freezing of all its 10 bank accounts is an irreversible action that has jeopardised its very existence in the country

  • Vivo Y77 5G launched with MediaTek Dimensity 930 SoC, 120Hz Display, 80W Charging Jul 11, 2022 04:36 PM IST

    Vivo Y77 5G launched with MediaTek Dimensity 930 SoC, 120Hz Display, 80W Charging

    The Vivo Y77 5G price is set at CNY 1,499 (Roughly Rs 17,700) for the base 6GB/128GB model and CNY 1,599 (Roughly Rs 18,900) for the 8GB/128GB variant.

  • The Tech Weekender: Top news from the world of technology this week Jul 09, 2022 05:37 PM IST

    The Tech Weekender: Top news from the world of technology this week

    Elon Musk weasels way out of Twitter deal, Xiaomi announces CyberDog, ED raids Vivo, and more.

  • Consider Vivo's representation on frozen bank accounts, Delhi High Court tells ED Jul 08, 2022 03:35 PM IST

    Consider Vivo's representation on frozen bank accounts, Delhi High Court tells ED

    The court will hear Vivo's plea for quashing freezing order for its bank accounts on July 13 before which the ED has been asked to decide on Vivo's representation.

  • iQOO 10 Pro design revealed ahead of July 19 launch, 200W charging, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC confirmed Jul 08, 2022 02:18 PM IST

    iQOO 10 Pro design revealed ahead of July 19 launch, 200W charging, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC confirmed

    The iQOO 10 Pro will also feature Vivo’s V1+ chip. iQOO also confirmed that the camera system will support 40x magnification

  • Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7 Jul 08, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.

  • Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening Jul 07, 2022 07:39 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening

    Our specially curated package of the most interesting articles to help you stay at the top of your game.

  • Vivo remitted almost 50% of turnover to China to avoid getting taxed in India Jul 07, 2022 06:00 PM IST

    Vivo remitted almost 50% of turnover to China to avoid getting taxed in India

    The federal probe agency also said it has seized funds worth Rs 465 crore kept in 119 bank accounts by various entities.

  • Vivo directors flee India as ED intensifies money laundering probe: Report Jul 07, 2022 09:12 AM IST

    Vivo directors flee India as ED intensifies money laundering probe: Report

    ED raided at least 44 places across India on June 5 in a money-laundering investigation against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo and related firms.

  • ED raids on Vivo: India’s frequent investigations disrupt investment confidence, says Chinese Embassy Jul 07, 2022 08:40 AM IST

    ED raids on Vivo: India’s frequent investigations disrupt investment confidence, says Chinese Embassy

    The embassy statement added that the essence of China-India economic and trade cooperation is for mutual benefit and win-win results

  • Raids on Vivo: China hopes for a 'truly fair' probe in accordance with law Jul 06, 2022 10:53 PM IST

    Raids on Vivo: China hopes for a 'truly fair' probe in accordance with law

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided at least 44 places across India in a money-laundering investigation against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo and related firms.

  • Enforcement Directorate raids Chinese-owned smartphone maker Vivo -Sources Jul 05, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Enforcement Directorate raids Chinese-owned smartphone maker Vivo -Sources

    An industry executive and a senior government official confirmed to Reuters that the headquarters of Chinese smartphone manufacturer BBK Electronics' Vivo and its connected firms were searched by India's financial crime combating agency on Tuesday.

  • Vivo V25 to launch in August, Vivo V25 Pro to follow later Jun 27, 2022 06:40 PM IST

    Vivo V25 to launch in August, Vivo V25 Pro to follow later

    The date isn't fixed yet but the phone could launch on August 17 or August 18 of this year

  • The Tech Weekender: Top news from the world of technology this week Jun 18, 2022 12:03 PM IST

    The Tech Weekender: Top news from the world of technology this week

    This week, we tell you if the Vivo's X80 Pro is worth it, why social media needs to tackle deep fakes and how a new security flaw makes Intel and AMD processors vulnerable and we test the MSI Raider GE76 laptop for its gaming chops

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