Vivo India has unveiled its latest flagship , the V5 selfie-focused smartphone in the country. The smartphone will be available for pre-order from Wednesday, and go on sale on November 26. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs. 17,980 and available in Crown Gold and Grey colour variants.
The biggest highlight of the smartphone is its 20-megapixel selfie camera that is accompanied by a front facing ‘Moonlight Glow’ flash meant to improve low-light photography. It bears an f/2.0 aperture, a Sony IMX376 sensor, and a 5P lens. The smartphone also comes preloaded with the Face Beauty 6.0 app. It sports a metal unibody design, supports dual-SIM cards, and runs on Funtouch 2.6 OS that’s based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
Update: Vivo V5 is available to buy online via Flipkart,Snapdeal and Amazon.
Below are the price details with availability while updating this article
Flipkart – Rs 18,980
Amazon– Rs 17,900
The smartphone comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). It comes with a water-resistant fingerprint sensor that is embedded below the home button, said to take as little as 0.2 seconds to unlock.
The dual-SIM (hybrid dual-SIM configuration) Vivo V5 smartphone bears an HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display, and is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. Apart from the 20-megapixel front camera, the Vivo V5 bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with a single-LED flash and PDAF.
The smartphone is powered by a 3000mAh battery, and bears the standard connectivity options including 4G (with support for Indian LTE bands), FM radio, GPS, and Bluetooth. It offers an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and digital compass.
The V5 also comes with Hi-Fi audio support (using the 32-bit AKM AK4376 DAC), and the company is touting a Smart Split 2.0 feature that lets users use two apps side-by-side. Also touted is an Eye Protection Mode that filters blue light.
The company also launched the Vivo V5 Plus at the event today, but did not specify when the smartphone with its dual front camera will go on sale beyond a “coming soon” timeline.
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