The Vivo V5 Plus selfie-focused smartphone was launched on January 2017 in India. The smartphone spots a priced tag of Rs. 27,980 which reads about N130,500 in the Nigerian currency (415 USD) and will go up for pre-orders from Tuesday (24 January) – it will become available for purchase via both online and offline retailers from February 1st.
The main selling points of the Vivo V5 Plus is its dual front camera setup. It sports a 20-megapixel camera with the Sony IMX376 1/2.78-inch sensor, an f/2.0 aperture, and a 5P lens system, while it also sports a 8-megapixel camera that’s meant to capture depth-of-field information. On the rear, Vivo V5 Plus bears a 16-megapixel sensor with LED flash. It bears a fingerprint scanner on the home button.
Vivo V5 Plus is a dual-SIM smartphone that runs the company’s Funtouch OS 3.0, based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Other V5 Plus key specifications include a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080 by 1920 pixels) display, a 2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB of RAM, and a 3055mAh battery – notably, the global variant unveiled last week sports a 3160mAh battery.
The Vivo V5 Plus features 64GB of inbuilt storage that’s non-expandable. It offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS connectivity options. It measures 152.8 by 74.0 by 7.26 mm and weighs 158.6 grams.
To recall, the company had launched the Vivo V5 in India back in November. It was a selfie-focused smartphone as well, and came with a 20-megapixel front-facing camera that sports a ‘Moonlight Glow’ front camera light meant to improve low-light photography. It bears an f/2.0 aperture, a Sony IMX376 sensor, and a 5P lens. The smartphone also comes preloaded with the Face Beauty 6.0 app. It sports a metal unibody design, supports dual-SIM cards, and runs on Funtouch 2.6 OS that’s based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
The Vivo V5 Plus uses a 5.5 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 1920, its pixels per square inch is set at 401 pixel density and it is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Vivo V5 Plus Key features:
- Display: 5.5-inch IPS LCD display 1080 x 1920 with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Funtouch OS 3.0 (Android 7.0 Nougat Coming soon)
- Hardware: Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Chipset
- Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
- Adreno 506 GPU
- Memory: 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM (128GB)
- Back Camera: 16 mega pixels
- 20MP + 8MP Front cameras
- Fingerprint: Yes
- Battery: 3055mAh
- Connectivity: Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, MicroUSB
- Dual Nano SIM with Dual standby
- BODY Dimensions: 152.8 x 74.0 x 7.26 mm
- Weight: 158.6 g (5.61 oz)
- SOUND: 24-bit/192kHz audio, DTS sound and Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Available in Gold and Gray colors
- SENSORS: Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Price: from N130,500 in Nigeria and Rs.27,980 in India (about 415 USD)