Vivo launches newest flagship smartphone V17 Pro


Posted at Oct 16 2019 02:50 PM

(From left) Vivo Philippines VP for Business Process Management Cyrus Wu, CEO Ted Xiong, brand ambassador Maine Mendoza, VP for Operations Kenny Zeng, VP for Channel Sales Hazel Bascon, and Trade Marketing Director Michael Wang show off their V17 Pro smartphones.

Leading global technology company, Vivo, revealed its second flagship midrange smartphone, the V17 Pro, at the Shangri-La Hotel at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Presented through a grand launch, Vivo officials and brand ambassador Maine Mendoza, demonstrated the product’s capacity to enrich photography experience for Filipino mobile users.

Armed with six cameras including the dual front elevating selfie cameras and AI quad rear cameras, the V17 Pro captures fuller and clearer selfies and groufies, and super-macro and super-wide clear shots, regardless of dimly lit conditions.

Among the stars who attended the event is renowned photographer, Xander Angeles, who exhibited the striking images he took using the V17 Pro, giving emphasis to the distinctive depth and range from each of the smartphone’s optics respectively.

In addition to a 2400x1800FHD+Ultra FullView display using Super AMOLED, Vivo’s latest smartphone runs on Funtouch OS 9.1, features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675AIE 2.0Ghz octa-core processor, and is equipped with a 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space. Finally, it is powered and supported by a 4,100mAh battery with dual-engine fast charging.


Renowned photographer Xander Angeles uses the V17 Pro’s dual elevating selfie camera to take a groufie shot with fellow Vivo brand ambassadors, including phenomenal star Maine Mendoza.

Aside from Mendoza who spearheaded the welcoming of Vivo’s latest smartphone, and Angeles, other celebrities who got to experience V17 Pro’s spectacular performance before it goes out on the market, are model and actress Chienna Filomeno, singer-songwriter TJ Monterde, and celebrity vlogger siblings Vern and Verniece Enciso.

Available at a retail price of 21,999Php, the flagship product comes in two colored variants namely Knight Black and Crystal White.

Exciting freebies await fans who pre-order exclusively at Shopee, or in Vivo stores nationwide, from October 10-18, 2019. After which, on October 19, 2019, the product will be officially released.

“We are excited to finally unveil the Vivo V17 Pro. From enabling Filipinos to level up to expectations through our innovative technology, our latest flagship midrange in the V series now enables Filipinos to shoot beyond limits,” said Charisma Buan, Vivo Philippines Public Relations Lead.

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