The selfie expert
Display and Configuration
The Vivo V5 flaunts a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels that results in a pixel density of 267 pixels per inch. The capacitive touchscreen, which is protected by v3 of Corning Gorilla Glass, responds well to multi-touch as well.
At the heart, the smartphone features a couple of quad-core Cortex A53 processors, clocking speeds of 1.5GHz and 1GHz respectively. A chipset of MediaTek MT6750 and 4GB RAM insures that you donot face any glitch while multi-tasking and high end gaming. Further, a GPU of Mali-T860 MP2 takes care of the graphical interface with ease.
Camera and Storage
The Vivo V5 houses a good pair of cameras, including a 13MP primary camera. The quality of the 4,128 x 3,096 pixels resolution images is further enhanced with the help of phase detection autofocus, ISO control, LED flash, high dynamic range mode, etc. The front camera too, proves to be as good as the primary camera with a 20MP lens and LED flash, which turns out to be a blessing in disguise for all the selfie addicts and for the people who thrive on video calling.
A good pair of cameras is well complemented by the 32GB internal storage, which can be further expanded upto 128GB with the help of a microSD.
Battery and Connectivity
The Vivo V5 is fitted with a 3,500mAh li-polymer type battery which promises to keep the device running for a healthy period of time.
Turning to the connectivity front, the smartphone features dual SIM, 4G, voice over LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A-GPS and microUSB 2.0.
Vivo is that one smartphone brand which has slowly, but surely, gained recognition, thanks to the number of flagship phones that has found prominent place in the market. Same goes with the Vivo V5 as well. Though not a flagship device, this smartphone loaded with power packed features, including an impressive configuration and great quality front cameras. So, if you are looking for a powerful smartphone with great cameras, this is probably the one you should be thinking about.