April 27, 2017

Vivo V5s launched in India with 20 MP selfie camera at Rs. 18,990

Vivo now has the next instalment on the Vivo V5 lineup. The company today held a launch event at Gurugram in India at 12:45 PM where it launched the Vivo V5s, a smartphone that is specifically focussed on taking great selfies. The design of the Vivo V5s follows its predecessor and it still looks a lot like an iPhone.

Vivo V5s launched with 20 MP Selfie camera

The Vivo V5s has a 5.5 inch HD IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, offering a pixel density of 267 pixels per inch. It is quite low while comparing its competition. But the real strength of the V5s is its front-facer camera. The phone has a 20 MP front facing f/2.2 aperture camera with a lighting feature which they call the "Moonlight Glow". It is basically brightened display while taking selfies. Vivo promises to offer greatly detailed selfies on this camera. The rear shooter found on the Vivo V5s is just a 13 MP unit with phase detection autofocus and f/2.0 aperture.

Vivo V5s Specifications

The Vivo V5s is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC clocked at 1.5 GHz. It has 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM for internal storage while there is microSD support for expandability up to 256 GB. The display of the phone is further protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and it is over a 2.5D curved glass. 


The Vivo V5s also has AK4376 Hi-Fi Audio chip inside to aid its audio output. We all know the company advertises with the tag "Camera and Music" and finally, we see something really added to the music department by them. Other features include dual-SIM card support (Micro+Nano), regular connectivity features like WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, micro USB 2.0 with OTG, 3.5mm audio jack and a fingerprint reader on its home button. The phone has 4G network with VoLTE support. It also has an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, proximity sensor, and a virtual gyroscope on the list of sensors.

The phone weighs just 154 grams and measures 153.8x75.5x7.55mm in dimensions. It is quite slim while comparing with other phones in this price. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Funtouch 3.0 OS. The preorders of the Vivo V5s has already started and the first sale of the phone will be on May 6. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 18,990 and the Matte Black version will be out first. The Crown Gold version will only come out after 20th of May.


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