Vivo has recently unveiled its new Vivo V19’s global variant on April 6, 2020. This new smartphone Vivo V19 features Snapdragon 712 SoC coupled with 8GB RAM, 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It has stunning quad cameras with a 48MP primary sensor, dual front cameras, 4500 mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
These days Android device users are prone to gain full control over the device subsystem to customize look & performance. If you’re one of the Vivo V19 users then you may be wondering whether you can unlock the bootloader, root, or install the custom ROM on Vivo V19.
Well, due to the open-source nature of Android OS, and its wide range of customizability options, it’ll quite easy for both developers & advanced users to unlock the device bootloader, flash custom recovery, flash custom firmware apart from rooting or flashing modules, etc. There are plenty of tools available in the market for Qualcomm devices that can also do the job for you but there are specific limitations too.
Vivo V19 Specifications: Overview
The Vivo V19 comes with a 6.44 inches Super AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution. It also means that it has pixels of 1080 x 2400 pixels. This display also has a screen-to-body ratio of 83.7 percent, an aspect ratio of 20:9, and a pixel density of 409 Pixel Per Inch ( PPI ).
Coming to the internals of Vivo V19, it is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor. This SoC is built on the 10nm process and has 2 Kryo 360 Gold cores clocked at 2.3GHz. And other six Kryo 360 Silver cores clocked at 1.7GHz. To the GPU side, it sports the Adreno 616 GPU. Talking about the memory side, it comes with a single RAM variant i.e., with 8GB. And, to the other side, it sports 128 and 256GB of UFS 2.1 onboard storage. The interesting fact here is that the device comes with support for external storage, and it has a dedicated SIM card slot. This new smartphone runs on the Funtouch 10.0 that is based on Android 10.
Coming to the cameras, the Vivo V19 on the rear packs a quad camera, and to the front dual-camera setup. This quad rear camera includes a 48MP primary sensor with an aperture value of f/1.79 and PDAF. It packs a secondary 8MP ultra-wide sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2, a tertiary 2MP macro sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4 aperture, and finally, a 2MP depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. This rear camera setup also comes with support for autofocus, LED flash, and HDR. To the front, it sports a primary 32MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.1, and it also sports an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with an aperture value of f/2.3.
The Vivo V19 packs a 4,500 mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging tech. It is known as Vivo Flash Charge 2.0. It is available in Gleam Black and Sleek Silver colors. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor.
1. Can I Unlock Bootloader on Vivo V19?
Bootloader comes with a locked condition on each device and so the Vivo models need to be unlocked first to become able to get into the Android customization world.
It seems that you’re not being able to unlock the bootloader quite easily on your Vivo V19 because Vivo has blocked the bootloader unlocking process due to security measurements related to the device system and the user data.
An improper method or incompatible file can seriously damage your handset internally that means leads to bootloop or bricked status.
2. Is There Any Rooting Method on Vivo V19?
Again the answer will be NO because without unlocking the bootloader on your Android device, you won’t be able to flash root or gain superuser access whatsoever.
3. Can I Install Custom ROM on Vivo V19?
Unfortunately, as of now, you won’t be able to install any custom or modified firmware on your Vivo V19 because you are neither able to unlock the bootloader nor gain root access. In that scenario, it’s impossible to flash a Custom ROM on your Vivo V19 until custom firmware developers come up with a compatible build apart from a proper flashing method.
It’s highly recommended to keep checking this article periodically to be updated with this info as whenever there will be a custom firmware or bootloader unlocking or rooting method available, we’ll update here. Do not fall into other casual bootloader unlocking or custom firmware flashing guides unless you’re not sure.
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