Vivo launched the V5 selfie-focused smartphone in India back in November last year with a whopping 20-megapixel front camera, and earlier this month the company started sending out invites for the launch of its V5 Plus smartphone in the country on January 23rd, which comes with dual front camera setup. Now the smartphone is available for pre-orders in Malaysia by a third-party retailer and the specifications of the device are detailed.
The V5 Plus comes with a 20-megapixel front camera with 1/2.8″ Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 5p lens along with an 8-megapixel camera for capturing depth information when shooting selfies, similar to the Vivo X9 and X9 Plus that were introduced in China last year. On the back it has a 16-megapixel camera with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash.
It packs a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, is powered by a Snapdragon 625 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor paired with 4GB of RAM, has 64GB of internal storage and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Funtouch OS 3.0 on top.
It also has a unibody metal design, fingerprint sensor embedded into the physical home button, dedicated dual nano SIM slots and custom AK4376 Hi-Fi audio chip for the best audio with signal-to-noise ratio of up to 115dB.
Vivo V5 Plus specifications:
- 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD In-Cell touch display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (64-bit) SoC with 2.0GHz Octa-Core Cortex A53 CPU
- Adreno 506 GPU
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB Internal storage
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with FuntouchOS 3.0
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
- 3.5mm audio jack, AK4376 Hi-Fi audio chip
- 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 1080p video recording
- 20MP + 8MP Dual front cameras with Moonlight Flash, Sony IMX376 sensor, 1/2.78″ sensor size, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, 1080p
- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient light sensor
- Non-removable 3160mAh battery with fast charging
- Dimensions: 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.6mm
- Weight: 158.6 grams
- Color: Gold
The Vivo V5 Plus is priced at RM 1799.00 (US$ 402 / Rs. 27400 approx) in Malaysia. We should know the price of the smartphone in India when it launches next Monday.