Vivo India has launched its flagship device Vivo V5 at a launch event. It’s a selfie-focused smartphone and will be available for pre-order in 22 cities from November 16. The company will start shipping Vivo V5 from November 26. On the other hand, the company has also unveiled V5 Plus smartphone but haven’t revealed the launch date and other details, but, expected to be launched later this year. However, Vivo V5 Plus will feature dual front-camera.
Vivo has been in highlights because of its selfie-focused 20MP front facing camera with “Moonlight Glow” flash for low light photography. The camera comes with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX376 sensor, and a 5P lens. It also comes pre-loaded with Face Beauty 6.0 app. On the other hand, it features 13MP rear camera with a single-LED flash and PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) support.
The smartphone comes with 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, and a metal unibody design. Vivo V5 is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 64-bit processor paired with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone sports 32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card. It also features water-resistant fingerprint sensor embedded on home button which is capable of unlocking the device in just 0.2 seconds.
Vivo V5 is packed with 3000mAh battery and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Funtouch 2.6 UI running on top. It’s a dual SIM smartphone with 4G LTE support. Other connectivity options include- GPS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, FM Radio, and Bluetooth v4.0. Sensors on board include- Proximity, Ambient Light, Accelerometer, Digital Compass sensor.
The smartphone also features Smartsplit, that’s what company is calling it. This feature will let users split apps into two for side-by-side use. “If a text message comes in while you are watching a video,just click once to split the screen in two.You can reply to the message in one half of your screen whilestill enjoying your video in the other,” explains Vivo. Getting on to the price, the all new Vivo V5 has been priced at Rs. 17,980.