Vivo V5 Plus With Dual Front Cameras, 4GB RAM, FunTouch OS 3.0
Vivo, one of the popular Chinese device makers, has announced the Plus version of the Vivo V5. Similar to the Vivo X9 and X9 Plus, the Vivo V5 Plus has a Dual Front camera setup – a 20MP primary camera, co-engineered with Sony + a secondary 8MP front camera that captures depth-of-field information.
Both cameras use a unique Selfie softlight flash and combine to create bokeh effects comparable to that of large aperture DSLR cameras. On the rear sits the main camera, a 16MP snapper with PDAF, Single LED flash and updated software optimization algorithm.
Sporting a metal unibody design, the Vivo V5 Plus features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS LCD In-Cell display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and reading mode for eye protection. It has a Hybrid Dual SIM slot (nano + nano/microSD), measures 152.58 x 74 x 7.26 mm, weighs 158.6 grams and backed by a 3160mAh battery with fast charging.
The V5 Plus boots Funtouch OS 3.0 (based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow) and relies on an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2.0GHz paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB built-in storage space. It supports 4G LTE, Dual Band Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0 and GPS.
The device comes equipped with a front fingerprint sensor (0.2 unlock time) and custom-made AK4376 audio chip for Hi-Fi quality audio output and signal-to-noise ratio of up to 115dB. In terms of pricing, the Vivo V5 Plus is currently listed for 1799 RM (US$ 402) in Malaysia. It is expected to be available in India next week Monday (23rd January).