23 November 2016, Manila PH- Vivo, the 5th top global smartphone manufacturer, launched the Vivo V5 smartphone. Boasting Perfect Selfie capabilities with its high-quality front camera, fast performance, and upgraded features to ensure every self portrait is captured crisp and clear.
“The V5 embodies Vivo’s relentless pursuit of innovation, with technologies and functions that our consumers look for in their device. With the V5 and its industry-leading features, we continue to push the boundaries of a premium mid-range smartphone as we highlight Vivo’s high standards in smartphone design and feature,” said Vivo Philippines Vice President Hazel Bascon.
The Vivo V5 launch also gave the media, partners and dealers the chance to experience the Perfect Selfie smartphone. So here’re a few points and my first impression on the Vivo V5.
Sleek and Chic Design + High Performance
Premium mid-range elegance packed with high performance. The Vivo V5 is seamless to the touch, with smooth finish sporting an all-metal unibody shell back case that comes in champagne gold and rose gold colors. Feautring a 5.5 inch 1280X720 HD display clad in 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass for protection. It’s not only a beauty but also is efficient.The Vivo V5 is equipped with a MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor running at 1.5GHz and paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage expandavle via micro SD up to 128G. The V5 also features a fast fingerprint scanner and a fast-charging technology to juice-up its 3,000mAh battery.
The Perfect Selfie Technology
The Vivo V5 is equipped with an impressive 20-megapixel Moonlight front camera featuring a 1.278″ Sony IMX376 camera sensor coupled with a 5P lens system and an apperture of f/2.0. it also comes with a soft-light flash in its front face that helps brighten and illuminate its subjects when taking a selfie.
The Vivo V5 runs on its proprietary operating system, Funtouch OS 2.6, now based on Android’s 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system. Also an interesting new feature is its take on multitasking, Smart Split 2.0, which allows users to view two apps side-by-side.
The Vivo V5 launch also gave a sneak peek of its up and coming model – Vivo V5 Plus. This soon-to-be-released model will have the similar features with the V5 but will feature a 1920X1080 display and 20-megapixel dual front camera.
Also, giving a big reveal on the brand’s newest endorser, two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry. “I’m really thankful for being part of the Vivo family and I’m looking forward to doing more activities with Vivo and its Filipino plans soon, said Golden State Warriors pointguard Stephen Curry.
Pre-orders for the Vivo V5 has started last 23 November 2016 nationwode. Customers who pre-order the V5 will receive exclusive freebies including a Vivo speakers, Vivo selfie stick and Vivo-branded phone stent. With the Vivo V5 retailing at only PhP12,990, it sure is a great deal for the promise the brand has made for the specific model.