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Vivo Y36 5G

  • Vivo Y36 5G Specifications and Features in Kenya
    • RAM:  8GB
    • Internal Storage: 256GB
    • Battery: 5,000 mAh
    • Main camera: 50 MP + 2 MP
    • Front camera: 16 MP
    • Display: 6.64 inches
    • Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 6020 (7 nm)
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi
    • Colors: Crystal Green, Mystic Black
    • OS: Android 13, Funtouch 13

Original price was: KSh 30,500.00.Current price is: KSh 29,500.00.


Vivo Y36 in Kenya

The price of Vivo Y36 in Kenya is Ksh 29,500.  It is a mid-range budget phone with amazing features and great capabilities. The phone features a curved glass immersive 6.64-inch, 90Hz IPS LCD for wonderful and interactive viewing, scrolling, and gaming experience. The phone is designed to impress and express with a glass front, plastic back, and frames with a rainbow design.  Regarding memory capacity, you get 8GB RAM that can be extended to 16GB and 128GB internal storage expandable via a dedicated microSD Card slot. The Y36 5G has a dual rear camera consisting of a 50MP primary camera supported by a 2MP depth camera for stunning and vivid photography. The rear camera records full HD videos at 1080p. There is also an 8MP selfie camera for beautiful and natural-looking detailed selfies, which records videos at 1080p.

The Y36 is a 5G smartphone that runs on the Powerful 6nm Mediatek Dimensity 6020 processor with an Octa-core CPU and Mali-G57 GPU. The phone is embedded with the Funtouch 13 OS based on Android 13 for a personalized user experience that gives you more control of your phone. Powering the Vivo Y36 is a long-lasting 5000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery charged using a 15W supercharger with smart charging capabilities to protect the battery. The phone supports dual nano sim on dual standby mode. You also get dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a USB-C port for charging and OTG. The phone is available in beautiful Crystal Green and Mystic Black colors at phoneprice Kenya.

Key Product Specifications

Feature Specs
Brand Vivo
Model Y36 5G
Availability May 2023, Available
Price Kes. 29,500
Internal Storage 128GB
SD Card Slot Yes, a dedicated slot
Weight 190g
Dimensions 164.1 x 76.2 x 8.1mm (6.46 x 3.00 x 0.32 in)
Display Type Size: 6.64-inch

Type: IPS LCD, 2.5D glass, FHD+

Refresh Rate: 90Hz

Resolution: 1080 x 2388pixels, 395ppi

Brightness: 650nits

Operating System Android 13, Funtouch OS 13
Chipset Mediatek Dimensity 6020 (7nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali G57 MC2
Camera Rear Camera

50MP f/1.8 Wide, PDAF

2MP f/2.4 Depth

Supporting video quality up to 1080p@30fps


Selfie Camera

16MP, f/2.5, wide

Supporting video quality up to 1080p@30fps

Simply, Exquisite

Vivo Y36 5G is a mid-range smartphone crafted with the precision of a premium phone. It has a 2.5D curved design with a plastic body and curves at the right place for a smooth touch. The phone has a fantasy frame with a rainbow ring that makes it a vibrant device, leasing to the eye. It is 8.1mm thick and weighs only 202g, It is very comfortable to handle and easy to pocket. Durability is assured with the IP54 splash, dust resistance, and plastic back and frames that prevent shattering. Vivo Y36 5G is available in amazing Crystal Green and Mystic Black colors.

Superb Display

The Y36 features a large 6.64-inch Dutch IPS LCD for an audiovisual feast like never before. It has a 90Hz refresh rate for fluid scrolling and fast-responding app loading. Enjoy every moment of use, thanks to the high screen resolution and up to 650nits brightness that makes the phone sunlight readable. For added audiovisual support, you get up to 200% volume courtesy of the Audio Booster. Unlock an unlimited smartphone experience on this awesome display.


Peak Performance Processor

The processor is an ital part of the phone experience. Vivo Y36 runs on the 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 6020, which supports mid-range 5G smartphones, for an excellent and smooth performance. You get 2 high-performance and 4 energy-efficient cores, which together offer you an awesome experience.  Whether you are gaming, working, streaming, listening to music, or performing any heavy tasks on the phone, it will function at its best. The chipset also has a Mali G57 MC2 GPU that ensures your graphics are rendered in real-time 3D so that you keep your winning streak while enjoying amazing graphics.

User Friendly OS

Enjoy a customizable and user-friendly smartphone experience on your Vivo Y36 5G while staying in control. The phone operates within Android 13’s Funtouch 13, an OS that provides upgraded security, privacy, and control features for enhanced creativity and a differentiated experience. It combines Vivo’s design-driven value with new and improved personalization options, upgraded privacy and security features, and new control features for a smoother, uninterrupted experience.


Run multiple apps, save important media files and documents, and install essential apps and games on your phone. The Y36 provides you with ample space to do all this while operating at maximum speed. You get 8GB RAM (extendable by another 8GB) with 128GB internal memory, that supports over 25 background apps. You can expand this memory over the dedicated microSDXC slot for more space. Store more and worry less.

Battery and Charging

Crowning the phone’s impressive performance is a reliable battery that will power you through all your tasks. The phone comes with a massive 5000mAh Li-Po built-in battery. It supports a 44W flash charger with smart charging that ensures a longer battery life while giving you the freedom to do more. Additionally, the phone supports reverse wire charging, enabling you to help a friend out or charge your other devices


Every life moment is worth a quality shot. For this, the Y36 5G brings you a 16MP HD front camera for awesome portrait selfies and FaceTime videos. The Portrait light effect allows you to create distinctive selfies for natural-you images and videos. You can record awesome videos of up to 1080p using this camera, making it ideal for content creators and vloggers.

At the back is an awesome camera system for ultra-clear imaging from any angle, anywhere, and at any time of day. There is a 50MP HD main camera supported by a 2MP Depth camera. The camera has a Bokeh flare portrait for stunning shots that highlight the lights and shadows. The rear camera records HD videos of up to 1080p@30fps, ensuring professional-looking videos. With this, every tiny detail in your video is captured to give you sharp and clear videos.

Network, Comms, and Connectivity

Vivo Y36 is a 5G phone that supports a dual nano sim on a standby network. Since the main function of a phone is communication, 5G means you stay connected with family and friends during peak hours or when in areas with poor networks.

You can connect to the internet using dual-band Wi-Fi or create a hotspot for your other devices. For connecting to other devices, you get a USB C 2.0 cable or the audio jack port for wired connection, like sharing files, playing audio, or Wi-Fi tethering, and Bluetooth 5.1 for wireless connections, like audio devices or transferring files. Stay informed while entertained by your favorite artists and presenters over the FM Radio receiver. The phone also supports NFC for convenient cashless payments.

Satellite Navigation

Exploring new locations or finding your way around has been made easier with this phone. It comes with different satellite systems for enhanced navigation. You get GLONASS, GALILEO, GPS, QZSS, and BDS

Biometrics and Sensors

The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that enhances your phone’s security and privacy. Effortlessly unlock the phone while holding it. There is also an accelerometer, compass, proximity, Ambient light, and gyro sensors.

Pros and Cons of the Vivo Y36


  • Affordable 5G smartphone
  • Trendy design
  • Immersive display with audiovisual enhancements
  • 90Hz refresh rate with capacitive multitouch.
  • High battery capacity at 5000mAh
  • 44W wired fast charger
  • Supports reverse wired charging
  • High memory space expandable via microSD Card
  • Peak-performance processor.
  • Funtouch OS 13 is based on Android 13 for personalized customization.
  • Quality photos and videos up to 1080p@30fps
  • IP54 Splash and dust resistance
  • Has an audio jack port and an FM Radio receiver
  • Supports NFC


  • No Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • No wireless charging
  • The camera does not record 4k videos


  • Vivo Y36
  • USB A to C Cable
  • 44W Power Adapter
  • Sim ejector tool
  • Phone case
  • Documentations


Vivo has designed the Y36 with precision, and it brings more upgraded features to enhance your overall experience. The phone enables a smoother performance, has bigger memory, more reliable battery life, and quality cameras. It also has most if not all features you can look for in a smartphone. Despite the few limitations, the Y36 5G is a worthwhile phone on a budget.

Alternative Handsets

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  • Oppo A38 4G
  • Realme C53
  • Samsung Galaxy A05s
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