Chinese handset manufacturer, Vivo, has finally launched its new smartphone, Vivo V5 Plus in India at Rs 27,980. Pre-booking for the device will commence from January 24 and deliverywill start from February 1.
As far as the specifications are concerned, the V5 Plus features a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is powered by a 1.8GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (MSM8976) processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable storage up to 128GB.
The main highlight of the device is the dual front-facing camera setup which is a combination of a 20-megapixel sensor and an 8-megapixel sensor along with Moonlight Glow flash while at the back, there is a 16-megapixel camera on the rear as well. The camera features include Face Beauty, Panorama, HDR, Night, Ultra HD, PPT, Motion Track, Professional, Slow, Fast, Voice Shutter, Touch Capture, Palm, Timer, Gender Detection, Filter, and Watermark. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and will be powered by a 3160 mAh Li-Polymer non-removable battery with fast charging support. Besides, the device offers Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, GLONASS, with Google Maps, Wifi-802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, and Geomagnetic Sensor. The device measures 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.55 mm and weighs 156g with a fingerprint scanner embedded in the Home Button at the front.
At this price, the V5 Plus face some pretty solid competition and it will be interesting to see what Vivo has in store and what will make this device stand out when compared to the likes of OnePlus 3, Moto Z Play or Xiaomi’s MI 5.