Vivo V5 is Launched in India with 20MP of Front Camera and Moonlight Focus

Vivo V5 launch

Vivo, Which is one of the leading smartphone makers nowadays in India has Launched their new Flagship smartphone in Indian smartphone market named as Vivo V5 Priced at INR 17,980. The Highlighted features of this handset are 20MP front facing camera, Enhanced Hi-Fi Audio technology chip, and multi-task with screen split.  This smartphone is available for pre-order from 16th November to 25th November. The first sale of this handset is on 26th November.

The highlighted feature of this handset is its 20MP front facing camera which comes with the special feature named as ” Moonlight Glow “. The all new “Moonlight Glow” feature induces a natural glow on the face without straining eyes that light up the picture irrespective of the lighting conditions. Furthermore, this feature will allow users to capture every frame perfectly without making them grainy, distorted or flooded with hard flash. This handset is available in Two color variants i.e Crown Gold, Space Grey

Let’s see what features Vivo V5 brings for us:-

vivo v5 review

1] Design and Display:-

Vivo v5 comes with an ultra-slim frame, featuring Corning Gorilla 2.5D curved glass and the total weight of the handset is around 154g( as mention on companies website ). This handset is available in Crown Gold, Space Grey. The handset sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen HD display with screen resolution 1280*720 and at 267ppi. It is a dual SIM handset but it has Hybrid type SIM slot (Micro + Nano / Micro SD).

On the back side, the camera is placed in the left corner with LED flash. On the right-hand side Volume control buttons and Unlock button are placed and a hybrid sim card slot on the left-hand side. There is a home button present on the front side which is a capacitive type and cannot be physically pressed, but a fingerprint sensor is integrated into it.

2] About Processor, RAM, and Storage:-

vivo v5 specifications

  • About Processor,  The Vivo V5 comes with 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek 6750 processor.
  • It has 4GB of RAM but you get only 2.44GB as a free space.
  • And Onboard storage, V5 comes with 32GB internal storage but from that, you get 22.81GB as a free space but you can extend it Up to 128GB using MicroSD card. If you put MicroSD card in Handset, you can run your smartphone on single sim because there is a hybrid slot.
  • This handset runs on Funtouch OS 2.6 which is based on Android Marshmallow.


3] Vivo V5 Camera:-

Camera, This is the main feature or we can say focus area of this smartphone.The first smartphone ever with 20MP front camera.  and with this High Megapixel camera, Vivo introduced a new feature dubbed as “Moonlight Glow“. Moonlight Glow means it is just a soft flash which you can Turn On when you want to capture selfies in Low light conditions. It increases the Light and then the remaining work is done by Beautify feature. So because of it, you get a natural selfie in low light conditions also. The front facing camera also has a SONY IMX376 IMAGE SENSOR  which creates powerful high-resolution images with extraordinary clarity.

On the back side, It has 13MP PDAF camera with Flash and including following features:- Panorama, HDR, Night Mode, PPT, Motion Track, Professional, Slow Motion, Fast capture, Gender Detection, Filter, Watermark.

In The Launch Event of Vivo V5, Mr. Kent Cheng, CEO, Vivo India, said, “With the launch of V5, Vivo adds a new dimension and sets its focus on emerging camera technology, thus offering an unprecedented camera experience. V5 comes with the first-ever 20 MP front camera that creates flawless pictures in naturally vivid colours. We are sure that our new offering is all set to create a new benchmark and will be widely accepted by customers and redefine the selfie experience.”

4] Other features:-
  • The Fingerprint sensor in the handset is fully dustproof and waterproof too. If there is moisture in your hands or hands are wet then also you can able to unlock this handset easily. About unlock speed with Fingerprint, Company claims that the device unlocks within 0.2 seconds and It is really very fast, I personally tried it.
  • In the camera, you can capture images with 3 methods i.e Palm Capture(Show your open hand to camera), voice Capture ( say “CHEESE ” to capture ), Touch capture( Touch anywhere on the screen to capture ).  Vivo v5 camera features


  • Smart Split Feature:- It makes multitasking easy for you. You can use TWO Application at the same time and on the same window without swapping it regularly. Ex. If a text message comes in while you are watching a video,just click once to split the screen in two.You can reply to the message in one-half of your screen while still enjoying your video in the other.
5] Battery:-

This Handset has 3000 mAh non-removable battery. NO fast charging is supported here and a Normal MicroUSB charging Slot is provided Vivo.

6] Sensors and Connectivity :-

List of Sensors:- Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity sensor, E-compass, Fingerprint sensor,  Sony IMX376 image sensor.

Connectivity options:- 4G LTE support, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + microUSB port with USB OTG support. 

 7] Verdict:-

The Vivo V5 is a good handset with some good features like 20MP camera,Audio-chip,4GB RAM, Fast Fingerprint sensor etc. It has a premium look too. Vivo v5 gives tough competition to Gionee S6 and Oppo F1s in his price segment. Gionee S6 has a better display then Vivo V5, but in terms of Camera and RAM, Vivo v5 is better then Ginoee s6. Oppo F1s may lag with some specification compare to Vivo v5 but it comes with 16MP camera with Screen flash. This smartphone is for those who loves to click more selfies and listening music.

8] Some Images of Vivo v5:-


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