Vivo Y19 receives Android 11 based Funtouch OS 11 update in India


All of the BBK electronics company, including Vivo, is performing a meritorious job in sending out updates for its devices. The Chinese giant is seeding its Android 11 based FuntouchOS 11 skin to all eligible devices. So far, the skin has been rolled out Vivo V17, Vivo V19Vivo X50, Vivo Y15, and many more. Now the firmware has reached the Vivo Y19 units in India.

Vivo Y19

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The latest build for Vivo Y19 can be identified by software version number rev 6.73.6 that weighs around 3.6GB in size. The update sure brings all the Android 11 goodies for say, smart device control, chat bubbles, native screen recorder, one-time permissions, enhanced dark theme, and the list goes on. These features are further tossed with the FuntouchOS 11 skin which drives in several features like:

  • Always on Display
    ο Vivo has added more to the AOD feature, Users will be able to choose from different customization options that offer lots of colors and dynamic light effects.
  • New Design
    ο Vivo is going for a uniform look with its apps. The apps all have a white backdrop while the texts and shapes are in black and blue.
  • Gallery
    ο The Gallery app is also getting a new album called Memories. Photos under memories are grouped according to time, location, events, and even intimacy level
    ο AI Editor makes it easier to edit videos. Users will be able to use the AI Editor to identify the main characters and highlight key moments.
  • iManager
    ο This is an app that provides a summary of the details of your phone including performance and security scan features.
  • S-capture
    ο This feature will allow the user to take screenshots using shapes and doodle them
    ο The screen recording feature will also be able to record audio wither.
  • Ultra Game Mode
    ο It includes features such as Game Picture-in-Picture that allows you to launch a chat app in a floating window mode while playing a game.
    ο Esports mode blocks alerts during gameplay for a more immersive experience.
    ο There is a real-time adaptive frame rate that boosts game performance.

Since the device was launched in 2019 with the Helio P65 chipset, this Android 11 package might be the last major OS update for the smartphone.

Vivo will push the OTA update to selective users at first, just to ensure a smooth experience before giving it a wider rollout. If you own Vivo Y19 in India, you can check for the build manually in the Settings app.

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