Vivo has today announced to launch another V-series smartphone in India, named as Vivo V5s, in Mattee Black and Gold colour options. The Vivo V5 is priced at Rs 18,990 and pre-order starts from today. The first sale of Mattee Black version of Vivo V5s set for May 6 onwards at nearest retail stores, as well as on Filpkart, while for Gold version one has to wait till May20.
The smartphone already been made official in Thailand yesterday for 9990 baht, which roughly translate to Rs 18,581.
The Vivo V5s sport a 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and is powered by a Octa-Core 64bit processor with Mali T860 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory, which can be further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow which is wrapped under Funtouch OS 3.0 and is backed up by a 3000mAh battery.
On the camera front, the Vivo V5s sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED flash and a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with Moonlight Flash for selfies and video chats. The front camera comes with the Face Beauty 6.0 for enhancing selfie experience. It also comes with a special mode to capture group selfies. The overall camera features include beautiful, panorama, HDR, Night, PPT, pro, video, fast, slow, watermarks, filters, camera, sound, touch, hands raised, countdown timer, a front face mode, palm rest, countdown timer, specify face gender, etc.
The smartphone also houses a water proof fingerprint scanner which is embedded in its home button. The company claims its fingerprint scanner can unlock the phone within 0.2 seconds. Besides, the smartphone offers 4G LTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/GLONASS, OTG support, a microUSB port, Accelerometer, Light sensor Digital compass and Smart Split 2.0, Hi-Fi audio system with an AK4376 Hi-Fi audio chip. The handset measures 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.55mm and weighs 154 grams. The smartphone also comes with ‘Smart Screen-Split’ feature, which allows users to multitask without having to switch back and forth every time a message is pops up. Moreover, customers will also get free Saavn Pro subscription for 2 month.