“Vivo V5 phone comes with Snapdragon 712 SoC, runs on Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch OS skin and packs quad-camera setup”
Vivo S5 smartphone has been officially unveiled in China, as promised. The handset has a new diamond-shaped module at the back which houses quad cameras backed by features like portrait mode, short videos, Super HDR, Night Mode, and AR shots. It has a punch-hole Super AMOLED display with an 8th generation in-display fingerprint sensor for security. Vivo S5 has a screen to body ratio of 91.8 percent, which should offer immersive media consumption and gaming experience. The Vivo S5 also has support for Dual-Engine fast-charging support. It has a unique gradient finish and glass finish at the back.
Vivo S5 price
Vivo S5 is priced at RMB 2,698 (around Rs 27,700) for the 8GB + 128GB and RMB 2,998 (around Rs 30,750) for the 8GB + 256GB, respectively. It comes in Ice White, Phantom Blue and Star Black colour options. The handset is currently up for pre-order in China and will go on sale on November 22nd. There is no word on the international availability of the Vivo S5 as of now.
Vivo S5 specifications
The Vivo S5 flaunts a 6.44-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with 1,080 x 2,400 pixels resolution, Eye Comfort mode by TÜV Rheinland, 91.38 screen-to-body ratio, 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR10 support, and 1,000 nits brightness. It is powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC with Adreno 616 GPU. The handset comes in two variants, 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB, with the storage being further expandable via microSD card. Software-wise, the Vivo S5 is likely to boot Android 9.0 Pie with the company’s FunTouch OS skin on top. Connectivity options include dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
For photography, the Vivo S5 features a quad-camera setup at the back consisting of a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP depth lens, and a 2MP macro lens. There is a 32MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. A 4,100mAh battery with 22.5W Vivo’s Dual-Engine fast charging fuels the handset. The Vivo S5 has an in-display fingerprint scanner for security. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and NFC. It measures 157.9x 73.92 x 8.64mm and weighs 188 grams.
|Octa core (2.3 GHz, Dual Core + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core)|
|8 GB RAM|
|6.44 inches (16.36 cm)|
|1080x2400 px, 409 PPI|
|48 + 8 + 5 + 2 MP Quad Primary Cameras|
|32 MP Front Camera|
|USB Type-C port|