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    Vivo V5 Plus specs, price and feedback


    Are you keen to know the specs, price and feedback of Vivo V5 Plus? Ask our technical experts to get the most accurate answers.

    What is so special in Vivo V5 Plus smartphone that was released recently? What is the main difference between Vivo V5 vs Vivo V5 Plus smartphone? What are the features and specification of Vivo V5 Plus device? Kindly furnish the detail. Who are the competitors for Vivo brand at the moment?
  • #12362
    Here we will see more details about the Vivo brand and the model Vivo V5 Plus.

    Vivo V5 Plus Specification
    It was released in January 2017. It is powered by Snapdragon 625 with 2 GHz Octa-core processor. The display size of this device is 5.5 inches with the resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The RAM size of this model is 4GB. The internal storage of the device is 64GB. There is no external slot for expandable memory. The rear camera comes with 16MP and the front camera comes with 20MP. This device comes with the 4G connectivity and also supports dual sim functionality. The other supportable functions are finger print sensor and USB OTG. This device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The battery capacity of this model is 3055 mAh. The price of this model is Rs. 27,980.

    Vivo V5 Plus Specialty
    The special attraction of this Vivo V5 Plus is its slim and sleek design with high quality front camera which is for perfect selfies. The increase in RAM size is another added advantage of this model.

    Vivo V5 vs Vivo V5 Plus
    Both these models from Vivo came together to hit the market . The best thing about Vivo is the Camera quality which brings more attractiveness for the users. Here both these models have some difference. Though both the models have 5.5 inches of display screen, but the resolution is different. The Vivo V5 has 720 x 1280 pixels where the Vivo V5 Plus has 1080 x 1920 pixels. The processor for Vivo V5 is 1.5 GHz Octa-core but the Vivo V5 Plus has 2 GHz Octa-core. Both the models have same size of RAM. The internal memory of Vivo V5 comes with 32GB and external memory comes with 128 as expandable. In this case, the Vivo V5 Plus doesn't have external memory, instead of that they focused on internal memory by giving 64GB. In the camera side, only the rear cameras differ in both the models. V5 has 13MP whereas 16MP. Both the models have the same operating system. The battery capacity is slightly different in these models, 3000 mAh for V5 and 3055 mAh for V5 Plus. The price of this V5 is Rs. 17,680 whereas V5 Plus has Rs. 27,980.

    Competitors for Vivo
    At present in the market, Vivo is facing a tough competition with Oppo and Gionee brands. These two brands are equally signing the significant market share value. So the competition gets raised with more new models coming in.

  • #12364
    Vivo had launched Vivo V5 last November. At the same time it had announced Vivo V5 Plus. The device has now been launched in India. It has gone on sale with effect from Feb 1, 2017. Let me offer the brief description of the device.

    Looks and display
    It looks much like an iPhone in terms of design - more it resembles iPhone 7. The build quality is quite commendable. The smartphone looks premium. Vivo V5 Plus has a thickness that makes it comfortable to hold. The finger print sensor is embedded within the Home button. The device comes with a 5.5 inch screen at a full HD resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels. The colors look a little oversaturated. However, the display quality is quite satisfactory.

    Camera
    That is the USP of the Vivo V5 Plus. It comes with a dual front camera. It consists of a 20 MP and 8 MP setup. The 20 MP camera uses Sony IMX376 sensor. It offers you 5P lens system along with 1/2.78-inch sensor and has an f/2.0 aperture. The 8 MP camera takes care of depth of field. That ensures better and lifelike selfies. The camera setup has been observed to have a lot of detail. On the rear, you have a 16 MP camera, but the quality is just okay. Nothing extraordinary with it. The low light photography is not up to the mark.

    The hardware
    The phone is powered by Snapdragon 625 Octa core processor. The clock speed reads 2.0 GHz. The Vivo V5 Plus has a 64 GB internal storage coupled with 4 GB of RAM. The battery capacity of the smartphone is 3055 mAh. The phone supports charging. The connectivity features of the device are quite impressive. You have access to 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. Expandable memory option is available to expand the storage by another 256 GB.

    Software
    The smartphone runs on FunTouch OS 3.0. The software is based on Android Marshmallow 6.0. The interface resembles iPhone in most of the aspects. There aren't many performance lags observed. You have some preinstalled apps like WPS Office, WhatsApp and Facebook.

    Price
    The Vivo V5 Plus is priced at Rs. 27980. The phone is on sale both online and offline modes from February 1, 2017.

    Differences between Vivo V5 and Vivo V5 Plus
    There are not many differences between the two siblings. Let me point out them one by one.
    • Display resolutions differ across the devices. Vivo V5 has a HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, while the Plus variant has a full HD resolution at 1080 x 1920.
    • The phones are powered by different processors. The Vivo V5 is powered by MT6750 octa-core processor at 1.5 GHz, while Snapdragon 625 octacore processor powers the Vivo V5 Plus.
    • Vivo V5 carries a 32 GB internal storage compared to 64 GB on Vivo V5 Plus.
    • Cameras are differentr across the siblings. The Vivo V5 comes with a 13 MP camera, while the Vivo V5 Plus has a 16 MP camera setup. Vivo V5 can capture videos at 1080 resolution in comaprison to the 4K recording capability on Vivo V5 Plus. The front camera setup on Vivo V5 Plus has dual camera settings, while Vivo V5 has only 20 Mp camera.
    • There is a slightly little difference in the battery capacity. Vivo V5 has a 3000 mAh battery and the Plus variant comes with a 3055 mAh capacilty.
    • Vivo V5 Plus offers you a Gorilla Glass 5 protection as comapred to Gorilla Glass 4 protection on Vivo V5.


    The competitors
    The One Plus 3T is one of the fierce competitor with a little difference in pricing. The 6 GB RAM is the plus thing for the One Plus 3T. One Plus 3T also excels with Snapdragon 820 processor. Another device that can offer resistance to Moto Z Play. The Honor 8 offers dual camera setup just like Vivo V5 Plus.

    Live....and Let Live!

  • #12370
    Here are some of the answers to your questions about Vivo V5 Plus.

    Vivo V5 Plus Specialty

    The 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB RAM and 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 20-megapixel front camera is the prime selling point for Vivo V5 Plus. It is being sold as selfie camera. And that is one of the point on which the Vivo is banking on for sales. The battery life as per the reviews is also turned out to be good. So you can find good camera and battery for phone in price range of 20K to 30K.

    Vivo V5 Plus Features

    Here are some good features of the Vivo V5 Plus.

    1. Camera

    Vivo V5 Plus is focusing more on the selfie camera aspect. It has 20 MP front camera and 16MP rear end camera. The quality of images is good due to the lens configurations. In low light it continues to capture some of the good photos.

    2. Battery

    Another good point about the phone is the batter life. It has managed to perform just fine all day long. It has Non-removable Li-Ion 3160 mAh battery. With network enabled, it continues to last for 24 hours. And without network it goes more than 28 hours up-time.

    3. Network

    Phone has MicroUSB 2.0 support for OTG. It has support for Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. In case of GPS it supports A-GPS, GLONASS, and BDS. With bluetooth support for A2DP it is pretty much compatible with recent network options. It also has the FM Radio.

    4. Hardware

    Phone has Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Snapdragon 625processor. It has 4GB of RAM capacity and 64 GB storage option. Power with Adreno 506 GPU, you can use this for gaming with Android too.

    5. Display

    The device has the 5.5 inches display. The display has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. So you can expect it to take few rough drops every now and then. The device being multi-touch with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution can be good for larger image captures.

    Another good thing about the phone is that it is currently on Android 6 Marshmallow which is lot stable compared to Nougat.

    Price of the device in offline store is set to the Rs. 28,499. In case of the online store you may find the price ranging from 27900 to 28500 Rs.

    Difference between Vivo V5 and V5 Plus

    1. The biggest difference is in the camera. V5 Plus has the 20 MP front camera with 16MP rear end. In case of V5 you find that rear end camera is set to 13MP.

    2. Another noticeable difference found in reviews is the battery performance, there is slight improvement over the V5 Plus as it's slightly more powerful.

    3. Vivo V5 comes up with storage of 32GB whereas the V5 Plus has the 64 GB storage option.

    4. Vivo V5 Plus lacks the Type C USB. In case of V5, you may find it does have the support.


    Vivo Competitor

    Vivo is facing a lot of competition from Xiaomi, Oppo, OnePlus and Lenovo phones. Vivo's plus side is more leaning towards the camera. In similar price range there are plenty of other good options instead of Vivo. So customer building is something VIvo needs to work on for the moment.

  • #12420
    Released on January 2017, this touchscreen smartphone has the Dimensions of152.80 x 74.00 x 7.26mm, Weighing around 158.60(g). But this attractive model from Vivo has attracted a good number of buyers because of its gorgeous Golden colour, smart look and fast performance.

    Display:
    The Screen size of this phone is 5.50 inches with a Resolution of 1080x1920 pixels.

    Hardware and Software
    The Vivo V5 Plus phone runs on 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 Processor with a RAM of 4GB. The Internal storage is 64GB, but unfortunately it cannot be expanded any further. But through micro SD card you can expand the memory.Running on Android 6.0 Operating System, it uses the Funtouch OS 3.0 for its skin.

    Camera
    The phone has become popular because of its pair of cameeras. The Front camera is a high end 20-megapixel with a Rear camera of 16-megapixel.

    Connectivity
    The phone comes with the standard set of connectivity with 802.11 b/g/n standards supported Wi-Fi,GPS,
    Bluetooth of v 4.00 and USB OTG. But it doesn't have NFC or Infrared and it doesn't have FM either, which is a bad news for radio addicts.

    Sensors
    Coming to sensors, it has Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. But it doesn't have Barometer and Temperature sensor.

    Battery:
    The Battery capacity is of 3055(mAh) and it is non-removable.

    Feedback:
    Pros:
    It has a good built that went viral for its design and an impressive pair of cameras. The All-day battery life and its sharp and vivid display quality are appreciated by the users.

    Cons:
    The not-so good part of the phone is that it doesn't have any expandable storage. Worst is it has opted out Wi-Fi ac, NFC or Type-C USB, which does really create some inconvenience in comparison to the cheape phones which are having all these included in their features.
    Feels overpriced

    Price: Rs.24,000

    Difference between Vivo V5 and V5 Plus

    1. The first difference is in the Price tag. While Vivo V5 is Rs. 16,700, the Vivo V5 Plus is Rs. 24,000.

    2. The next difference is in the Processor. While Vivo V5 Plus has 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625, Vivo V5 has 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750.

    3. The other difference is in battery capacity, while Vivo V5 has 3000maH,the Plus version has 3055.

    4.Another major difference is in the camera. The V5 model has both the cameras of 13 MP, but Plus has 20 MP in the front and 16MP in the rear one.

    5. Vivo V5 comes up with storage of 32GB but it is expandable, but though V5 Plus has 64 GB storage space, it is not expandable.

    6. Vivo V5 Plus doesn't have Type C USB which the V5 model is having.

    Its Competitors.
    After the release of vivo V5 Plus Vivo has upgraded its device to the next level, but even then it has a good number of competitors in the field, namely they are: Oneplus 3T, HTC Desire 10 Pro, Motorola Moto Z, Huawei Honor 8 and few more.


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