Vivo; another child of the giant BBK has announced a new smartphone on April 6. This Vivo Y50 sports a 6.53-inch display, Snapdragon 665, 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM, quad rear cameras, 5,000 mAh battery, and runs on Android 10.
The device came out of the box with Android 10 under FuntouchOS. However, it’s not a new case when some of the users haven’t received the latest firmware OTA update notification. Meanwhile, some of the Vivo Y50 owners also look for the stock ROM to install mostly. So, if you’re also one of them, you can check Vivo Y50 Software Update Tracker.
As mentioned, the firmware OTA updates always rollout in batches region-wise which also depends on the server and carriers. So, it’s one of the common issues to not receive any OTA update notification. Therefore, some of the keen users may also miss out on the important or much-awaited updates in some cases. Now, if you also feel the same and have a doubt in mind that you’ve missed out on any important update or you want to manually install the stock firmware on your Vivo Y50 model, then the update tracker list with the software update guide will help you a lot.
Vivo Y50 Specifications: Overview
The Vivo Y50 sports 6.53 inches IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution. That said, it has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has a screen to body ratio of 83.1 percent, an aspect ratio of 20:9, and a pixel density of 403 Pixel Per Inches (PPI).
Underneath the Vivo Y50, it sports the tried and tested Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, which we have seen on a dozen of phones. This SoC is built on the 11mm process, and the octa-core setup includes four Kryo 260 Gold cores clocked at 2.0GHz, and the other four Kyro 260 Silver cores clocked at 1.8GHz. To the GPU side, this SoC pairs with the Adreno 610 GPU.
Coming to the memory options available in this device, it is available in only a single variant, i.e., with 8GB of RAM. This comes with 128GB of internal storage. Further, this onboard storage is also expandable via a micro SD card up to 256GB. The smartphone runs on the latest Funtouch 10.0 that is based on Android 10.
Talking about optics, the Vivo Y50 comes with the quad rear camera setup. This camera setup includes a 13MP primary sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2 and with PDAF. This primary sensor gets assisted by a secondary 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2. And a tertiary 2MP macro sensor with an f/2.4 aperture value. Finally, it also gets a 2MP depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. To the front, the device gets a 16MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.0.
The Vivo Y50 comes with a 5,000 mAh battery, which charges over a USB type C port. The device also comes with support for 15W Flash charging tech. Talking about the biometric options available in this device, it has a physical rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and as well as support for face unlock. The device is available in two color options, namely the Starry Black and Iris Blue.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE. GPS with A-GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS. FM radio, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Sensors other than the fingerprint scanner include accelerometer, proximity, and compass. The brand is yet to announce the pricing, and it would be priced under the 20,000 segment.
Vivo Y50 Software Update Tracker
Whenever a new official firmware update will be available for the Vivo Y50 model, we will keep updating the update tracker list here with the changelog and download links below.
|PD1965F_EX_A_1.70.5||December 2020 Security Patch Update|
|PD1965F_EX_A_1.9.10||August 2020 Security Patch Update|
How to Check Software Update on Vivo Y50
Before going to the manual firmware upgrade process, if you feel that your device isn’t receiving the OTA update notification for a while, then you can check for the software update manually. In order to do this:
Go to the device Settings > System updates. It will search for the software update and you will get notified if a new update is available on your device. Simply grab the firmware version by downloading and installing it.
Additionally, it’s recommended to maintain the phone charge at least up to 50%-60% and connect your device to Wi-Fi for a faster and stable download.
Now, let’s assume that you’ve successfully upgraded your Vivo Y50 device to the latest software version. Facing any issue with the software update guide? Comment below.