Vivo phones are known for selfie-centric phones. They largely focus on selfies with features like moonlight camera and front camera with higher megapixel than rear camera. Vivo V5 Plus is a successor to Vivo’s V3 Max phone with improved battery and front camera. It also has Android Marshmallow out of the box. This phone will vie against currently available selfie-centric phones likeOppoF1s and Gionee S6s. This is world’s first smartphone with 20MP front camera. What more we can expect? Let’s see:
Design and Display
V5 Plusis equipped with 5.5 inch (13.97 cm)full high-definition (HD) IPS LCD display with a density of 401 pixels per inch and a resolution of 1080 x 1920pixels. It weighs 156.00 grams, which is much lighter than its previous versions. Vivo V5 Plus is available in beautiful rose and rose gold colour, which gives it a classy look. The device is protected with Corning Gorilla glass and is not water resistant.
Above the screen is the earpiece flanked by a couple of sensors and the dual selfie camera. Below the 5.5″ display are the two capacitive keys and one physical home button, which acts as fingerprint sensor as well. The left of the phone has the eject-able SIM tray as the back cover is non-removable. The volume and power/lock key are on the right. There is the charging slotat the bottom and 3.7mm microphone jack on the top.Flipping the phone, there is a VIVOlogo in the centre and camera, and LED flash ison the top left corner.
The display is decent and offers very good viewing angles and contrast.
VIVO V5 Plus is packagedwith1.8 GHz Octa Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6750 processor, which allows fast processing of data in shorter time. It is powered by 4 GB of RAM that allows multi- tasking and efficient running of big apps. Handling the graphics load is on Adreno 510 GPU.
VIVO V5 Plusdoesn’t run on the latest version of Android Nougat (7.0) and instead uses Android Marshmallow. Though, it is expected to upgrade to higher version of Nougat.This phone also has its VIVO’s own OS FUNTOUCH on top. FUNTOUCH is upgraded and runs smoothly than its previous versions. VIVO V5 Plus also offers features like split window multitasking.
Like all VIVO phones, selfie camera plays an important role. The camera of VIVO V5 Plus phone is the most important thing. VIVO V5 Plus is the world’s first phone with 20MP front camera.It is powered by 20MP and 8MP front dual camera that allows taking HD photos and super HD videos.
It claims to shoot decent selfies also under poorly lighted conditions. The picture quality is further enhanced by the enhanced beauty mode accompanying the camera interface. It is equipped with moonlight flash, which,fundamentally, means that the glowing of LED act as a source of light toillumine the faces when clicking selfie in acomparatively dark surrounding.
Vivo V5 Plus features a 13 MP rear camera equipped with LED Flash. The camera interface is fairly simple and features toggles for the HDR mode, the flash and the video camera. The Manual Mode offers you manual settings for white balance and ISO. In short, front camera of this phone is really great.
VIVO V5 Pluscomes with 32 GB of internal storage that allows you to store a large amount of data safely. They could have kept the internal memory either 64 or 128 GB since the camera megapixels are quite huge and will fill the space quickly. But, on the good side, the internal memory can be further expanded to 128 GB.
VIVO V5 Plus dual-SIM device will be backed by a 3,300mAh battery. It supports quick charging, but wireless charging is still missing in this device. Also, the battery is non-removable which will irk some of the users.
VIVO V5 Plus is a dual SIM Phone which supports 4GLTE/3G/2G in one sim and 3G/2G in the second sim. One sim slot is micro and second one is nano. Sim trays are located on the left side of the phone.There are usual connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, mobile hotspot, WIFI direct.
V5 Plus price in India is expected to be at Rs.21990, which is pretty good since the front camera is amazing for selfie lovers.
VIVO V5 Plus is made for selfie lovers. The handset is first of its kind to come with a powerful 20-megapixel front camera for all those who love to click selfies. Performance is also decent on this phone. There is no lag in the apps. Multitasking and high-end games run smoothly. It also has the bigger battery, which increases the overall rated battery life.Only if the rear camera was 16 or 12MP, this phone could be bought without thinking twice.