The fifth largest smartphone manufacturer in the world confirms its commitment to European consumers, expanding its presence in Croatia
Zagreb, June 8, 2022 – vivo, the fifth largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, has officially announced its arrival on the Croatian market. Known as a brand that is strongly focused on meeting its consumers and their real needs, instead of encouraging innovation for innovation itself, vivo was the first in the industry to introduce a screen fingerprint reader as well as a gimbal image stabilization system. It is currently present in more than 60 markets worldwide and enjoys the trust of more than 400 million customers.
“We are glad to say”Bok!“To consumers and the media in Croatia and to officially present ourselves and our unique vivo approach. From our first “Hello Europe“, In October 2020, we are constantly growing and we are currently present in 17 European markets, and we have seen a warm welcome for vivo smartphones, both from end consumers and business partners. We are very much looking forward to making new friends in Croatia, continuing to grow guided by our philosophy of doing the right thing in the right way, “said Dusan Kuzmanovic, Sales Director at vivo’s regional office.
We grow step by step, without shortcuts
vivo is proud of its step-by-step approach to the market. Backed by more than 10 years of experience in the smart phone industry, this business model has proven to be the right one as vivo is a leading company in several Asia-Pacific markets, including its domestic market in China. The vivo team emphasized that this would not have been possible without constantly listening to customer needs and a strong focus on research and development. With more than 75% of the total number of employees involved in research and development, and strict quality control through the production process in its own seven production bases, vivo has earned the trust of more than 400 million customers in over 60 markets worldwide.
In the last two years since its launch in Europe, vivo has grown into a team of more than 200 local experts across European markets, supporting them with more than 90 people from 18 nationalities at its European headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany. The company is investing heavily in key sports partnerships such as the World Cup, which is being held in Qatar this year, the UEFA EURO Football Championship, which took place across Europe last year, as well as partnerships in Germany in 2024, but also local as e-Sports with TIM eSerie A and the Women’s Volleyball League in Italy, the LaLiga Football League in Spain or the Polish Ski Jumping Federation. Ensuring that vivo smartphones are available to everyone, the company is persistently expanding its list of key customers and telecommunications partners in every market, achieving availability in over 60% of all stores across countries where the brand is present.
Aware of the demands of consumer preferences in Croatia, vivo has announced its first partnership with Dimotel, to make it easier for customers to find, try and choose a vivo smartphone that meets their needs and expectations.
Take photos and play, with the vivo Y series
In addition to the so-called. flagship i semi-flagship model, the vivo European line includes a very capable family of Y-Series smartphones. From entry-level devices for those looking for their first smartphone to mid-range devices for those looking for a balanced device with high value for money, vivo offers a true smartphone from series Y for everyone, could be heard during the presentation.
vivo focuses on helping consumers create the perfect shot – with smartphones always putting the camera first. This continues with the vivo Y76 5G which boasts a 50 megapixel main camera as part of a triple rear camera system complemented by all the processing power and intuitive software features needed to deliver great results every day and unleash user creativity. It has a 16-megapixel camera on the front, and for clear and vivid night photos, the Y76 5G also offers vivo super night mode 2.0, while Fun Shot features features such as the new Face Beuty and Multi-style portrait mode, which provide ample opportunities for creative expression. Sharp and ultra-stable video recording is ensured by EIS and Eye Autofocus, and for easier daytime operation, the Y76 5G has a 4100 milliampere battery, with 44W in vivo fast charging.
Additionally in the Y series, vivo was presented Y33s, Y21s i Y21. Each of the new phones shares the same key features – and all offer the same high standard: a 5000 mAh battery combined with reliable in vivo fast charging technology to be used every day, the latest Android 12 operating system, dual-SIM support and side fingerprint sensor and a thin 8-millimeter case with a desirable polished high-gloss finish.
the vivo Y33s has a 50-megapixel main camera as part of the triple rear camera, providing the right set for capturing memories. The camera system continues with the Super Macro camera, for added clarity when shooting up close. Again, vivo made sure the performance matched the company’s positioning Perfect Shot: 8GB RAM processor powered by MediaTek Helio G80 SOC and ensures smooth operation of all applications and fast photo processing.
It is followed by the vivo Y21s, which offers smart photo and video capabilities like the Y33s, and also features a three-camera system and a 50-megapixel main camera. Among other things, it includes smart camera features that help users take the perfect photo in almost any situation. This includes night mode on the front and rear cameras, an option of fast and slow shooting at 120 fps. Its MediaTek Helio G80 chipset includes a pair of powerful ARM Cortex-A75 CPUs that can run at speeds up to 2GHz.
Designed for users who do not intend to push their smartphones to the limits of everyday use, the vivo Y21 is an attractive alternative that represents the best possible price-performance ratio, with a processor system powered by MediaTek Helio P35 SoC. With the latest in vivo Funtouch operating system, there is also a Multi-Turbo 5.0 system that improves data connection, processor speed, power savings, as well as updated gaming mode for a powerful mobile gaming experience.
The Y Series will be available at suggested retail prices of $ 1,299 for the Y21 and $ 1,599 for the Y21s. It is followed by Y33s with a price of 1899 kuna, and Y76 5G at a recommended retail price of 2399 kuna.
As reliability and quality after-sales support are crucial for vivo, all devices have a two-year manufacturer’s warranty; In the unlikely event that something goes wrong, customers in Croatia can rely on the service of MR Servis.