Vivo SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT analysis of Vivo analyses the brand/company with its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats. In Vivo SWOT Analysis, the strengths and weaknesses are the internal factors whereas opportunities and threats are the external factors.

SWOT Analysis is a proven management framework which enables a brand like Vivo to benchmark its business & performance as compared to the competitors and industry. Vivo is one of the leading brands in the mobile handsets sector. The table below also lists the top Vivo competitors and elaborates Vivo market segmentation, target group, positioning & Unique Selling Proposition (USP).

Vivo SWOT, Competitors, Marketing STP & Brand analysis Table
Vivo Brand Analysis
Parent Company

BBK Electronics




Mobile Handsets

Tagline/ Slogan

Camera & Music; Perfect Shot, Perfect Moment


Vivo has innovative phones with affordable pricing

Vivo STP

People looking for mobile phones

Target Group

People in middle income group looking for features


Vivo offers innovative phones at affordable rates

Vivo SWOT Analysis

Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of Vivo. Strengths are:

1. Vivo has established itself well in South Asian markets

2. Vivo offers various models in different price ranges but still keeping its affordable image intact

3. Vivo has entered Indian market with good success with sponsorship and visibility

4. It comes from the stable of BBK electronics, its parent company which also owns brands like Oppo

5. Vivo has been associating with big sporting events like the Indian premier league

6. Vivo is seen as an innovating brand

7. It was the first to launch a phone with HiFi Chip

8. Vivo has stores in more than 350 cities

9. It is present in 7 overseas market

10. Vivo focuses a lot on R&D

11. Vivo has product facilities in China, Indonesia and India


Here are the weaknesses in the Vivo SWOT Analysis:

1. It still does not have a high brand awareness, its main differentiator is cost

2. Vivo is seen similar to other brands like Oppo, Oneplus etc


Following are the Opportunities in Vivo SWOT Analysis:

1. Vivo can come up with high end smartphones which competes directly with likes of Apple, Samsung

2. Vivo should work on tweaking its image and targeting to more customers who does not focus only on cost

3. It has huge untapped markets in US and Europe


The threats in the SWOT Analysis of Vivo are as mentioned:

1. Price sensitive  competition in the mobile handset segment

2. Local government regulations

Vivo Competition

Below are the top 9 Vivo competitors:

1. Samsung

2. Oppo

3. Oneplus

4. Xiaomi

5. HTC

6. Nokia

7. Panasonic

8. Lenovo

9. Apple

The brandguide table above concludes the Vivo SWOT analysis along with its marketing and brand parameters.

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