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Vivo V5: The Smartphone for the Selfie Lover

December 5, 2016

Smartphone manufacturer Vivo, one of the world’s top five, invited selfie-loving guests to the Solaire Resort and Casino in Paranaque City last November. The occasion? Vivo launched its V5 smartphone in a grand event that highlighted the phone’s redefining selfie capabilities, in addition to other cool and interesting features.

Vivo Product and Training Manager Mark Cuevas introduces the Vivo V5 by defining the “Perfect Selfie”

Vivo’s V5 In A Nutshell

Vivo’s newest baby is the Perfect Selfie smartphone. Apart from its fast performance, its front facing camera boasts of the best specs: a 20-megapixel Moonlight camera that comes with a ½.78” Sony IMX376 camera sensor, plus a f/2.0 aperture and a 5P lens system.

The V5’s selfie capabilities allow you to take high-quality selfies even in low light conditions, no matter where you are and what time of the day it is. This is because of its front facing soft light flash that was built specifically to illuminate whatever or whoever your subjects are. With this technology, you won’t have to worry about finding your best angle. With Vivo’s V5, any angle is the best angle. It is definitely an innovation that selfie lovers of any age will love.


Additional Upgraded Features

Its front facing camera is not the only thing that sets the V5 apart from other smartphones. The V5 also boasts of high-quality useful features that are quite unique.

In terms of performance, you won’t be disappointed. It runs on a MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor at 1.5GHZ. In addition, its 4GB Ram is complemented with an internal storage of 32GB. Up to 126GB of expandable storage is available through the use of a micro SD.

The V5 also looks and feels good. It has an all-metal unibody shell back case, and you can choose from two fashionable colors: rose gold and champagne rose. Its 5.5-inch 128×720 display is protected by a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass.

Other interesting features of the Perfect Selfie smartphone from Vivo are the following:

– phase-detect autofocus
– front facing fingerprint scanner
– fast charging technology
– 3,000mAh built-in battery
– Operating System: Android 6.0
– 32-bit AK4376 digital to analog converter Hi-Fi chip
– Smart Split 2.0 (allows viewing of two apps side-by-side)
– Eye Protection Mode (for eyesight protection)

One of the Vivo V5’s biggest come on is its mid-range price. With a nationwide retail price of Php12,990, it is now possible for anybody to own a high-quality selfie phone.

V5 Plus Version

During the launch, it was also announced that a device designed to supplement the V5 will be coming out soon. While it will still be at 5.5 inches, this enhanced version known as the Vivo V5 Plus will have a 1920×1080 display. In addition, it will be powered by a dual front facing cameras with a 20-megapixel shooting power. This will give users the ultimate selfie experience.

Stephen Curry and Vivo

Another highlight of the evening was the announcement that well-loved NBA player Stephen Curry just became Vivo’s newest family member. The Golden State Warrior point guard is the newest face of the smartphone brand. Curry is joined by local social media influencers Verniece Enciso and Mccoy de Leon. The basketball star expressed his excitement in working with Vivo.

The Vivo V5 and V5 Plus are now available here in the Philippines. As previously stated, the V5 is priced at an affordable Php12,990. The V5 Plus, on the other hand, can be yours for Php19,990.

Yours truly during the VIVO V5 Launching at Solaire Resort and Casino in Manila.

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