Vivo V20 SE Launches in Pakistan with triple cameras and 33W fast charging; Pre-Orders now Open

Faisal Rasool

Vivo V20 launched last month in Pakistan. The series was rounded off with the SE edition today. The V20 SE is the more pocket-friendly version in the V20 lineup, but it might as well belong to an entirely different series. We’ll explore that in the paragraphs that follow. Plus, how it stacks up against the competition.

Vivo V20’s two headlining features are the ‘Eye Autofocus’ and its unique design. The Vivo V20 SE has neither. It’s not geared towards shutterbugs, and it’s not designed to be a fashion statement. It doesn’t share the Snapdragon 720G processor that V20 has.

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The chipset inside the phone, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, came out in April last year. For a quick comparison, the POCO X3 (cheaper than the V20 SE) has Snapdragon 732G, and the Redmi Note 9S ( starts from Rs. 37,999) offers Snapdragon 720G.

The Vivo V20 SE’s aesthetics and the camera can't match the V20 but it fairly does what it stands for. Instead of the gorgeous AG Matte Glass design and the ‘big eye’ camera layout, the V20 SE is made of plastic. It features yet another generic boxy camera plate and recycled halftone gradients in black and pale blue. Vivo trimmed down the main 48MP camera from 64MP. But the 8MP 120° ultra-wide and 2MP depth sensors are the same as the standard V20.

The V20 SE does share its 6.44” OLED screen with the V20. An optical fingerprint scanner is housed underneath. The battery capacity is 4100 mAh, and 33W fast charging powers it. You get 128GB of expandable storage and 8GB of memory for multitasking. It starts from Rs. 45,999.

But an old mid-range chipset, plastic design, an average battery capacity, and lack of any defining camera features make the Vivo V20 SE seem like an afterthought that doesn’t justify its asking price.


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