Before Oppo adds Oppo F3 on planned May 4 launch event, its rival, Vivo has officially unveiled Vivo V5s, company’s latest Selfie phone. Company rushed for the launch of it for exclusive IPL promotion(Vivo is official title sponsor of IPL 2017). It’s available for pre-booking on Flipkart at Rs 18,990 with shipping starting from 6 May for the Matte Black and 20 May for the Crown Gold colour variant.
In terms of naming, its primarily a successor to November last year launched Vivo V5 but it comes with improved specifications.
Highlighting feature of V5s – its front camera with impressive 20 megapixel Sony IMX276 1/2.78″ image sensor with f/2.0 aperture and ‘Moonlight Glow‘ – adds natural glow on the face to take wonderful selfies irrespective of the lighting conditions. That’s not all, we have Face Beauty 6.0, 5p lens to take selfies never like before.
On the rear side, there is 13 megapixel primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and dual LED flashlight. Inclusion of AK4376 Hi-Fi audio chip on board makes V5s as as a ‘Camera and Music‘ orientated smartphone.
It has 5.5 inch HD display with 3D Touch and Corning Gorilla 3 screen protection on top. It runs on older Android 6.0 Marshmallow based FunTouch OS 3.0 and sports a unibody metal design.
Under the hood, its powered by a 1.5 GHz Octa core processor with Mediatek MT6750 chipset. It has 4G RAM with 64 GB built-in storage. Powered by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery you are bound to get one day of battery life upon normal usage.
The dual SIM phone includes Hybrid SIM 2 for second SIM or micro SD card. Fingerprint sensor is integrated with the Home button. Connectivity options includes WiFi, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, USB OTG support, GPS with aGPS and GLONASS, micro USB port, 3.5 mm headphone jack and Bluetooth v4.0.
Apart from Flipkart as the official online sales partner, it’s also available at your nearest Vivo retailer.