Quick Review of Vivo V5

The Good
  • 20MP front camera is suitable for selfie lovers
  • Slim & light build profile
  • Can be bought offline too
  • Snappy fingerprint scanner
The Bad
  • Poor display resolution
  • Lacks USB Type-C support

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Vivo V5 Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: November 2016
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Model Name: 1601
Display   6 /10 See Better Options
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Screen Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Screen Type LCD
Pixel Density 267 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Bezel Less No
Chipset   9 /10 See Better Options
Brand MediaTek
Processor Speed 1.5GHz
Processor MediaTek MT6750
Processor Type Octa-Core
RAM 4GB 9 /10
Graphics Mali-T860 MP2
Camera   7 /10 See Better Options
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 20MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Details Face Beauty, Panorama, HDR, Night, Ultra HD, PPT, Motion Track, Professional, Slow, Fast, Voice Shutter, Touch Capture, Palm, Timer, Gender Detection, Filter, Watermark
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash, Front LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 6.0 Marshmallow
OS Detail Funtouch OS 2.6
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope
Dimensions (mm) 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.55
Weight 154 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Crown Gold, Rose Gold, Gray
Build Material Metal Unibody
Device Warranty 1 Year
Body SAR 0.77W/kg
Head SAR 0.22W/kg
In The Box Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual
Storage   9 /10 See Better Options
Internal Storage 32GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 128GB
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Micro SIM, Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) Yes
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300)
Battery   4 /10 See Better Options
Battery Capacity 3000mAh
Battery Type Lithium-ion (Li-ion)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No

Vivo V5 Price in India

The best price of Vivo V5 is Rs. 14,250. You can buy Vivo V5 on Gadgets Now and also look through other stores. All mobile prices are in INR & generally valid with EMI & COD in all cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai & Pune. Kindly report any errors in specs of Vivo V5. Prices were updated today i.e., 18th December 2017.
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Vivo V5 Features

Vivo recently announced a Perfect Selfie phone called the Vivo V5. This phone has got a stunning 20MP Sony IMX376 front camera with Moonlight selfie flash with a complete focus on selfie lovers. Besides the camera sensor, Vivo has also added several modes to beautify and deliver a perfect selfie experience.

Design and Display

Vivo V5 has a metal unibody construction and comes in two colors - Crown Gold and Space Grey. At just 7.55mm, Vivo V5 is fairly slim and the curved sides make it easy to hold. The overall dimensions of the device goes like 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.55mm. On the front of the phone sits a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels giving it a pixel density of 267PPI. The display also gets a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass on top.

Hardware and Features

Under the hood, Vivo V5 is powered by MediaTek MT6750 Octa Core processor that is clocked at 1.5GHz and paired along with 4GB of RAM. The processor sounds to be underwhelming after knowing the price, but the 4GB of RAM should be sufficient enough to handle multitasking among basic apps. On the software front, the phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with Vivo's FunTouch OS 2.6 running on top of it. The software also features Smart Split, which basically mimics Multi Window mode single screen. On the back panel of the device you can also find a fingerprint sensor that Vivo claims will unlock the phone in just 0.2 seconds.

Camera & Storage

The Vivo V5 sports a 13MP camera that can record videos up to 4K and the camera also sports PDAF for faster focus and an LED Flash for night or low light conditions. Whereas on the front, it features a 20MP Sony sensor for excellent selfies with several modes and beautification features added on the software end. In terms of storage, you get 32GB internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card.

Battery and Connectivity

Vivo V5 comes with a 3000mAh battery that is sealed inside the device and cannot be replaced by the user. This phone is a Dual SIM device and both the slots support 4G network. It also supports VoLTE for those looking to use it with Reliance Jio network. Apart from this, you get the standard Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Vivo V5

1. Will this phone work with Reliance Jio network?
Ans: Yes, Vivo V5 supports VoLTE out of the box and should work well with Jio network.

2. Does the phone have a Hybrid second slot?
Ans: This phone has got Dual SIM slots and a dedicated MicroSD card slot.

3. What type of charging connector do I need?Ans: Vivo V5 uses the standard Micro USB port for data syncing and charging.

4. Will this get further software updates of Android?
Ans: Vivo is not often seen providing Android updates to their devices and the V5 should be no exception.

5. How is the camera for selfie?
Ans: The 20MP Sony camera on the front does a decent job at taking quality pictures and added software features enhance the experience.

6. Does the phone support USB OTG?
Ans: Yes, the phone does support USB OTG.

7. Is the battery removable?
Ans: No, the 3000mAh battery of Vivo V5 is not user removable.

8. Why should I buy Vivo V5?
Ans: Well, if you're a selfies lover and spend a lot of time clicking selfies, Vivo V5 is the best choice for you as it sports a 20-megapixel front facing camera with multiple beautify modes.

9. How much time does Vivo V5 take to charge?
Ans: It takes about 2 Hours and 19 Minutes to charge the Vivo V5 from 0-100%
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Vivo V5 Ratings

User Reviews for Vivo V5 (Total: 24)
By Samar Singh on November 2, 2017 | Verified Owner
Vivo v5 is the best selfie camera phone in the market. The processor is not very fast. The display is average. The battery life is also average. The Android version is a bit outdated.
The Good
  • Front camera
  • Internal storage
The Bad
  • Battery life
  • Slow processor
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By Aneesh Khemka on October 27, 2017 | Verified Owner
Great phone with a great camera. Worth for price.
The Good
  • Camera quality
  • Doesn't hangs at all
  • Great performance
  • Fast startup
  • Display quality
The Bad
  • Battery backup
  • Fingerprint sensor
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By Rishu Ratra on October 4, 2017 | Verified Owner
This phone is actually the best selfie camera phone in the history of camera phones.
The Good
  • Great front camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
The Bad
  • Lacks USB type c support
  • Slightly expensive
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By Vanshika Sagar on October 4, 2017 | Verified Owner
Vivo v5 is a phone that has incredible battery life, audio quality, camera quality and overall performance is good. Price feels high for the product.
The Good
  • Battery life
  • Camera quality
The Bad
  • Lower resolution display
  • Plastic body feels cheap
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By Ashutosh Upadhyaya on September 30, 2017 | Verified Owner
Vivo rightly calls Vivo V5 as it’s perfect selfie smartphone as the 20MP front camera makes it one worth it. The battery lasts enough for one day. Too good to hold
The Good
The Bad
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By Sakshi Garg on September 15, 2017 | Verified Owner
Vivo V5 is famous for its 20 megapixel front camera, really great octacore processor
The Good
  • 4GB RAM
  • 13MP Primary camera
  • 20MP front camera
  • 3000 mah battery runs for entire day
  • Hybrid sim slow
  • Dual sim
  • 5.5 inch display
  • 32 internal storage
The Bad
  • Fingerprint sensor doesn't function sometimes
  • Can insert either two sim cards or one sim and one memory card
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