The Chinese multinational technology company Vivo at an event in Gurugram launched its new selfie-focused Vivo V5s smartphone in India. It is the upgraded version of the Vivo V5 smartphone that has launched in India last year in November. The Vivo V5s comes with full metal body design, and soft curved edges give better grip while holding the phone in hand. The smartphone features with “Smart Screen-Split” in which it allows the user to chat as well as to watch video on a single screen.
“After launching the Vivo V5Plus Limited edition, we are thrilled to introduce yet another masterpiece, the Vivo V5s. Through the launch of this device, Vivo aims to provide the best selfie camera phone in the market,” said Kent Cheng, CEO, Vivo India, in a statement.
The Vivo V5s smartphone sports a 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display and it offers a pixel density of 267ppi. The display is protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass on the top of it. It runs on Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android v6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. Under the hood, the V5s comes powered by MediaTek MT6750 Octa-core 1.5 GHz processor paired with 4GB of RAM.
On the rear panel the V5s sports a 13-megapixel camera with PDAF, HDR and dual-tone LED flash. It bears a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, ‘Moonlight Glow’ flashlight and also features a Face Beauty v6.0 application. On board, the company has added AK4376 Hi-Fi Audio chip for better audio experience. Both this features make the Vivo V5s a “Camera and Music” smartphone. The dual-SIM smartphone comes backed by 3000 mAh non-removable battery.
The smartphone packs with 64GB of inbuilt storage with microSD card expansion (up to 256GB) in a Hybrid dual-SIM configuration. It sports a faster fingerprint scanner equipped with its physical home button that takes only 0.2 seconds to unlock the device. The device connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.0, 4G VoLTE, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, FM-radio, and micro USB port with OTG support. It measures 153.8×75.5×7.55mm of dimensions and weighs around 154 grams.
Price and availability of Vivo V5s: –
The Vivo V5s is priced at Rs. 18,990 respectively. The smartphone is now available for pre-booking, and it will go on sale starting on May 6th, 2017. It will be available in Matte Black color, and Crown Gold color variant will become available from May 20.
Specifications of Vivo V5s: –
OS: Android, Marshmallow v6.0
Display: 5.5-inch, HD IPS display
Protection: 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass
Processor: MediaTek MT6750 Octa-core 1.5GHz
Storage: 64GB Inbuilt, 4GB RAM, microSD Expansion Up to 256 GB (Hybrid Slot)
Rear Camera: 13-megapixel, PDAF, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Front Camera: 20-megapixel, f/2.0 aperture, Moonlight Glow front light
Battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh (Non-removable)
Connectivity: Dual-SIM (Micro+Nano), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB