Vivo’s selfie-focused V5 Plus smartphone, has officially launched in India today at a price of Rs 27,980. The phone was up for pre-order, according to links from Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom. Pre-bookings for the Vivo V5 Plus smartphone will start from January 24, and the phone will go on sale from February 1.
In terms of specifications, Vivo V5 Plus sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2Ghz coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU. The phone comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage.
The camera is the highlight of the Vivo V5 Plus, in this case the focus is on the front camera which has a dual lens system. Vivo V5 Plus comes with a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection auto-focus and LED flash. The selfie camera includes a 20MP lens coupled with an 8MP lens and the aperture is f/2.0 aperture. The selfie camera has a bokeh style mode, which allows for portrait pictures to be taken, similar to the iPhone 7 Plus, except this takes place on the front camera.
Vivo V5 Plus runs Funtouch OS 3.0 on top of Android Marshmallow. The battery is 3160 mAh and the phone weighs 158g; dimensions of the Vivo V5 Plus phone are 152.6 x 74 x 7.3 mm. The smartphone supports 4G LTE connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS as well.
Vivo had earlier launched the V5 smartphone in India at a price of Rs Rs 17,980. The phone has a 5.5-inch HD display, 1.5 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6750 processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal (up to 128GB). Vivo V5 sports a 20MP front camera and 13MP rear camera with a 3,000 mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
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