The Vivo V5Plus is all about its front facing dual camera setup. The brand has pitched this smartphone as a camera-centric phone and its spec sheet screams out about its photography capabilities. Apart from the fancy selfie camera, the V5Plus also gets decent performance hardware inside. The V5Plus is equipped with neat features like an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, dedicated hi-fi audio chip, dual charging engine, and charging protection system among others.
|5.5 Inch IPS LCD Display (401 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass 5||Octa Core 2.0 GHz Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625||4GB||64GB internal expandable upto 256GB||
Front Camera: 20MP f/2.0
|Non-Removable 3055 mAh||Gold|
Design and Construction
|Dimensions (Inches)||6.01 x 2.91 x 0.29|
|Screen Size||5.5 Inches|
|Screen to body ratio (%)||73.8%|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel Density||401 ppi|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|System on Chip||Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Internal memory||64 GB|
|Expandable Memory Upto||256 GB|
|No. of SIMS||2|
|Sim 1 Type||Nano SIM|
|Sim 2 Type||Nano SIM|
|No of sensors||1|
|Autofocus type||Phase Detection|
|Flash details||Single LED|
|No of sensors||2|
|Flash details||Screen Illumination|
|Os version||v 6.0 Marshmallow|
|UI||Funtouch OS 3.0|
|Fast Charging||Yes hours|
|Music formats||FLAC player, WAV, eAAC+, MP3|
|Video formats||MP4, H.264 player|
On the visual front, the Vivo V5Plus gets a slim profile due to its sleek metal unibody construction. The display unit of the phone comprises of a 5.5inch IPS LCD FullHD screen with narrow bezels and curved edges. It is protected by the 5th Gen Corning Gorilla Glass. The antenna artwork on the rear panel is reminiscent of the iPhone 7 duo. On the front is the dual camera setup placed on the forehead of the phone with an earpiece and a proximity sensor on its side. On the chin is the home button. The rear panel is pretty clean with just the camera unit, Flash, and the Vivo placed on it.
The phone is available only in a shade of Gold.
The Vivo V5Plus comes equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2.0GHz. This Octa-Core SoC is mated to Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. It offers a storage space of 64GB which can be further expanded up to 256GB via MicroSD card. The phone supports dual SIM capabilities and comes with a Hybrid dual SIM tray to support a pair of Nano SIMs are a combination of a Nano SIM + MicroSD card.
Coming to the highlight of the phone, its dual camera setup, the V5Plus gets a 20MP front camera, co-engineered with Sony. This unit is assisted by an 8MP camera that captures depth-of-field information. The 1 /2.78” Sony IMX376 image sensor gets f/2.0aperture and 5P lens system. The whole setup is expected to produce DSLR-like results.
The V5Plus features a 3,055 mAh battery that is assisted by dual charging engine and charging protection system. Other features of the phone include a front mounted fingerprint sensor, dedicated AK4376 Hi-Fi audio chip, and Smart Split 2.0 for multi-tasking purposes.
The Vivo V5Plus runs on Android OS v 6.0 Marshmallow with Funtouch OS 3.0 UI on top.