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Product Name: Vivo V5
Category: Mobile Phones
Price: Rs 17980

The Vivo V5 has been specifically targeted at the selfie lovers. It aims to come up with a fierce competition to Oppo F1.
Vivo V5

The phone comes with a metallic unibody construction. The rounded edges give it a premium look. You get access to a nano SIM slot. The Home button has the finger print sensor embedded within. It is flanked by capacitive action buttons on either side. The logo on the rear has been embedded within the metal and thus enhances the look of the device. Vivo V5 comfortable to handle, yet feels a little slippery.
Vivo V5 has a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display. It offers you a HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The pixel density reads 267 ppi. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Vivo has stated that the screen can filter blue light, thereby reducing eye strain while using the phone.
The smartphone is powered by Mediatek 6750 octa core processor. The processor is 64 bit compatible thereby ensuring effective performance. The clock speed is a comfortable 1.5 GHz. You get access to 32 GB of internal storage, coupled with a massive 4 GB of RAM. That should go a long way in efficient multitasking abilities. There is expandable storage option available, but at the cost of dual SIM functionality. The phone has a hybrid slot and as such you need to choose between either dual SIM compatibility or the expanded storage. The storage capacity can be expanded upto 128 GB.
This is where ViVo V5 excels. It has the best in class camera configuration. You have access to a 13 MP rear camera with usual features. What it stays ahead is with the massive 20 MP camera on the front. The phone should be a great option for selfie lovers. There is a Moonlight Glow flash feature which brings up natural glow on the faces captured. Vivo goes on record that Vivo V5 is the first smartphone in the world to have a 20 MP front camera with selfie flash. It has Face Beauty mode for better selfies with reduced blemishes and enhanced quality. The rear camera supports HD video recording. It also comes with slow and fast motion video recording ability.


The Vivo V5 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. There is no word on the possibility to upgrade to Android Nougat, but we assume that the phone would be upgrade-able. It features Smart Screen Split feature which is equivalent to what we see in Samsung devices. The phone comes preinstalled with apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, and the core Google apps among others.
Battery and other features
You have a 3000 mAh non removable battery. We assume you should get a day's backup quite easily. USB Type C port along with microUSB 2.0 support makes it both contemporary and traditional at the same time. One of the most demanded feature - USB OTG - is supported.

Processor1.5 GHz Octa Core
ChipsetMediaTek 6750
Operating SystemAndroid
Operating System VersionAndroid Marshmallow 6.0
SensorsFingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Series Name
Dimensions153.8 x 75.5 x 7.6 mm
Weight154 g
Camera TypeDual Camera
Front Camera20 MP
Back Camera13 MP
Camera featuresphase detection autofocus, LED flash Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Camera features1080p@30fps
External MemoryHybrid slot - upto 128 GB
Internal Storage32 GB
Screen Size5.5 inch
DisplayIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen HD resolution at 1280 x 720
PortsUSB C port, 3.5 mm audio jack
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh
Battery (Talk Time)Not specified
Battery (Standby Time)Not specified. Should give a day's backup
ConnectivityUSB Type C, NFC, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0
NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300) Speed HSPA, LTE
Available ColorsSpace Grey and Crown Gold
Announced/Launched DateAnnounced in Nov., 2016 Available from Nov., 2016
Built-in AppsFacebook, WhatsApp, Core Google apps
SIM Card TypeNano SIM
SIM SlotsDual SIM
Price RangeUS$100 to US$199
CategoryMid range Smartphone
Sensors: AccelerometerYes
Sensors: GyroscopeYes
Sensors: GPSYes
Sensors: CompassYes
Sensors: BarometerNo

Additional features

Specific mention needs to be made about the camera centric approach by Vivo. The camera app is highly polished. It does offer high end performance. The low light performance is also presumably excellent.

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