Vivo V5 launched with 20MP selfie camera – Specification and Price

Vivo India launched the V5 selfie-focused smartphone this Tuesday in India. The smartphone will be available for pre-order in 22 cities starting on Wednesday. The company also rolled out the Vivo V5 Plus at the event. But the company did not specify the release date. So, Vivo is putting it on the “coming soon” timeline.

The phone will be available in both Crown Gold and Grey colors. The highlight feature is the 20MP selfie camera. This brings along a front facing ‘Moonlight Glow’ flash to improve the quality of low-light photography. Also, it has got the Face Beauty 6.0 app. It sports a metal unibody design, dual-SIM card support. It runs on Funtouch 2.6 OS based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Design and Display

Vivo V5 features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD HD display with 1280×720 resolution. It has a pixel density of 267ppi. There is 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass for the protection of the display. The phone sports a fingerprint sensor that triggers in just 0.2 seconds. The smartphone has got a metal unibody design. It measures 7.55mm thick and 154g heavy. Inside is a 3,000mAh long lasting battery. An AK4346 Hi-Fi audio chip promises a signal-to-noise ratio of 115dB.

Processor and OS

The octa-core processor used in the phone remains anonymous. Surprisingly, the phone has got 4GB of RAM. It has got 32GB of storage and a microSD slot. The storage is expandable up to 256GB. The device runs on the OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It also supports all-embracing Funtouch OS 2.6 customizations. They comprise Smart Split 2.0 – split-screen multitasking.


It has got a 20MP front-facing camera. It uses a high-quality Sony IMX376 sensor, 1/2.78” with f/2.0 aperture. There is a LED flash for the selfie camera too. The front camera can record video in 1080p at 30fps. The rear camera of Vivo V5 comes with a 13MP sensor with Phase Detection AF. The rear-facing camera can also record video in 1080p at 30fps.

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Other Features

Talking about connectivity, it supports WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio and micro USB v2.0, USB On-The-Go. The browser comes with HTML5 platform. The phone supports a lot of inbuilt application software like the photo editor, document reader, etc. It has a 3.5m headphone jack. It has the option to employ dual SIM cards. The phone supports VoLTE, 4G, 3G and 2G SIM on both the slots.

Price and Availability

The Vivo V5 will be available at Rs.17,980 across the country via Vivo outlet. As said before, Vivo V5 will be available in two color options Crown Gold or Grey. The phone will start shipping on November 26, 2016.

Vivo V5 Specifications
Basic parameters
Operating system Funtouch OS 2.6 (based on Android 6.0)
Processor Octa-core 64-bit
Internal Storage 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM
Expandable Memory Upto 128GB
Color Crown Gold, Grey
Rear 13MP PDAF
Front 20MP
Scene modes Rear Face Beauty, Panorama, HDR, Night, Ultra HD, PPT, Motion Track, Professional, Slow, Fast, Voice Shutter, Touch Capture, Palm, Timer, Gender Detection, Filter, Watermark
Scene modes Front Ultra HD, Night, Voice Shutter, Touch Capture, Palm, Timer, Gender Detection, Filter, Watermark
Dimension 153.8mm x 75.5mm x 7.55mm
Weight 154g
Internal Storage 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM
Battery 3000mAh
Material Metal
Size 13.97cm (5.5)
Resolution HD(1280*720)
Type IPS
Touch Screen Multi-touch, Capacitive screen
Network Frequencies
2G GSM Band2/3/5/8
3G WCDMA Band1/5/8
4G FDD-LTE Band 1/3/5
4G TDD-LTE Band40
SAR Value
Head 0.952 W/Kg @1g
Body 0.697 W/Kg @1g
Ambient Light Sensor
Proximity sensor
FM Radio

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