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  • Vivo V5 specs, price and release date

    Want to know about the new Vivo V5 smartphone? Keep on the price, features and specifications of the Vivo V5? Check this thread for information in detail.

    As you know Vivo V5 has launched its new flagship called V5 smartphone with high-end features. Thus I would like to know complete detail such as V5 specification, features, price and release date etc. Where can we buy V5 online? Is it smart move to buy V5 device? Expert can enlighten on this.
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  • Vivo V5 has already been released in India on November, 15. The phone has been launched primarily as a competitor to the Oppo F1 and has been a camera centric device. It focusses on the front camera just like Oppo F1 does. Some of the salient features of the new device include -

    The design
    Design is quite contemporary. The rounded edges make it look stylish in tune with the current standards. It has a metallic unibody construction and also has antenna bands at the rear. The phone comes with a nano SIM slot and 3.5 mm audio jack. The home button consists of the finger print sensor embedded within. The logo on the back offers a premium feel as it is embedded within the metal. Vivo V5 is available in Space Grey and Crown Gold color options. The smartphone fits comfortably in your hand.

    The display
    Vivo V5 has a 5.5 inch HD display. You get 2.5D curved glass. There is Gorilla glass protection to take care of the screen from damages. In another first, Vivo has introduced an eye protection mode on the device. It is claimed to filter blue light, thereby reducing eye strain.

    The insides
    The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek 6750 octa core processor. The clock speed reads 1.5 GHz. The processor is 64 bit compatible. Vivo V5 has an internal storage capacity of 32 GB. Coupled with it is a whopping 4 GB RAM. That should make your phone a multitasking monster. You can extend the memory further by another 128 GB. But Vivo V5 features a hybrid SIM slot. That would mean you can either use dual SIM functionality, or expandable storage.

    That is exactly what sets Vivo V5 apart from the nearest competitors. The front camera is of higher resolution that the rear one. The rear camera on the smartphone has a resolution of 13 MP. The camera has a single LED flash. The front camera is of 20 MP resolution. Vivo claims that it is the World's first smartphone with 20 MP front sensor along with selfie flash. The V5 has been touted to be the best selfie device with its Moonlight Glow flash. The camera app comes with a Face Beauty mode to reduce blemishes and enhance the quality of selfies. The Moonlight glow flash ensures the natural glow on the faces. Rear camera is capable of shooting full HD videos at 30 fps. There is also support for slow and fast motion recordings.

    The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with customization by Vivo FunTouch OS 2.6. The interface features no app drawer, yet quite easy to understand and use. There are a few built in apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and a slew of Google apps. The re is also a Smart Screen Split option akin to Samsung's multi window function which let you run two apps on one screen.

    Other Features
    Vivo V5 has a battery capacity of 3000 mAh. It should be enough for a day's backup. Quick charging is supported. The phone also features USB Type C port. The phone supports 4G VoLTE. There is a dual SIM compatibility, but you will need to make a choice between the dual SIM options and the expandable memory storage. USB OTG is available, but disabled by default. You can enable it from settings.

    Price and avilability
    The ViVo V5 has been priced at Rs. 17980. The phone has been launched on Nov 15, 2016. Pre orders are being accepted from November 16 to 25. It will be available across retail stores from 26th November.

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  • Launched on 15th November 2016, the Vivo V5 model is announced to be Updated On 23rd November 2016.

    General Features
    The Vivo V5 would have a Dimension of 153.80 x 75.50 x 7.55mm Weighing around 154g. The Battery capacity is all at higher end with 3000 (mAh) but would not be a Removable one. The phone has two colour variations, Crown Gold and Grey.

    The Display
    The Display of the phone is the standard one with a Screen size of 5.50 inches. The quality is maintained with the Resolution of 720x1280 pixels.

    The Hardware
    The Vivo V5 is proclaiming a good performance with its 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 Processor that gets a support of huge RAM of 4GB. The Internal storage is of 32GB which you can further expand up to 128 GB through a microSD card.

    The Camera
    The Vivo V5 is a good option for photography enthusiasts. The Rear camera holds 13-megapixel while the Front camera is of 20-megapixel and the highlighted feature of this Phone is its Moonlight Glow flash and also a selfie-flash option.

    The Software
    The Vivo V5 phone runs on Android 6.0.1 Operating System with a Skin named FunTouch 2.6.

    Connectivity Options
    The phone comes with all the standard modes of connectivity like Wi-Fi
    of 802.11 b/g/n standard, GPS, Bluetooth of v 4.00 and USB OTG. But you don't get NFC and

    The Sensors
    The phone has Compass and Magnetometer, Proximity, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensors. But it doesn't have Gyroscope, Barometer and Temperature sensors.

    Rs. 17,980

  • Officially the release date of Vivo V5 was on 26th November, 2016 and the Update came on 27th November, 2016.

    The Vivo V5 model comes with great specifications. It comes with a Dual-SIM functionality in which the SIM 1 is macro type and SIM 2 is a nano type. The networks available for this model are 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE with Band 40.

    Lets take on the display functions of this model. The size of the display for this mobile is 5.5 inches with HD resolution. It is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass.

    Let's take a look on its CPU units. The processor of this model is 1.5Ghz octa-core with a 4GB RAM. It has the best storage section like 32GB internal and 128GB external.

    The camera is mainly focused for selfies. Because the manufacturing part goes to 20MP for front end camera and 13MP back end camera. The phone is using the latest version of Android 6.0.1 operating system to procure easier updates and fastest accessibility.

    The battery is of 3000mAh capacity in this device. This smartphone has various sensors. Some of them are finger print sensor, compass or magnetometer sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer sensor and ambient light sensor. The overall weight of the device is 154g and this models comes with two colors. One is in Gold color and another one is in Grey color.

    1. Excellent battery life
    2. Good performance
    3. Vivid display
    4. Perfect front camera for selfie
    5. Finger Print Sensor for better access
    6. Perfect Slim and light weight

    1. Body part is in plastic
    2. Slim slot is in hybrid
    3. Custom operating system
    4. Rear Camera is underwhelming

    Price Comparison:
    1. Mobilestore – Rs. 17,980 (Gold)
    2. – Rs. 17,980 (Gold)
    3. Paytm – Rs. 17,999 (Gold)
    4. Flipkart – Rs. 18,980 (Gold)

  • Vivo V5 is launched on 15th Nov, however yet to get in the online stores, though formal announcement made for the 23rd Nov release on mainstream distribution.

    Here are some of the specs for the phone.

    The device is released in two color variation - Grey and Gold.

    Display :

    Vivo V5 has 5.5'' inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It has resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Considering the display has the Corning Gorilla Glass you can expect better quality LCD display.


    The device has .5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 Processor with 4GB RAM. So in terms of graphics and the device performance is really good. The device storage is set to 32GB which can be extended upto 128GB.

    Camera :

    The device has 13 MP front camera and 20MP back camera. The lens has aperture of f/2.0 and 1/2.8" sensor size with 1080p video support at 30fps. With selfie flash and the low light image options the features makes it a good option for buying as a camera phone.The quality of images from reviews show the camera lens is really good.

    Software :

    Vivo V5 is running on Android Marshmellow with custom ROM Funtouch OS 2.6. The performance of the ROM seems to be good and has favorable reviews so far.


    Vivo V5 has the MicroUSB 2.0 with OTG support. It also has the A-GPS feature for those who rely on GPS functionality for the geotagging. The sound jack with 3.5mm point at the top.


    V5 seems to have the battery capacity of 3000 (mAh). And the current tests show that the battery with network enabled keeps the phone uptime for 24 hours. And without network the phone has 36 hours of uptime for voice.

    Price of the device is Rs 17980. The device is yet to show up in most of the online stores.

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