Vivo V5s, the successor to the V5 launched in November is on for sale in India at Rs. 18,990. This selfie smartphone was launched at an event in Gurugram earlier this month. Eventhough the phone was launched in two colors only the Matte Black variant of the device is available now. The Crown Gold colour variant will only become available starting May 20. The main attraction of this device is the 20MP front facing camera which makes the smartphone a selfie-centric one.
The Vivo V5s has a 5.5inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. The display comes with a 2.5D Curved Glass, Gorilla Glass protection, and a pixel density of 267ppi. The phone is 7.6mm thick and features an all metal build. The device also features a fingerprint sensor on the home button.
The device is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB internal storage which is expandable upto 256GB using a microSD card. The dual SIM smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Funtouch OS 3.0 running on top.
The main highlight of this selfie centric device is the 20MP front facing camera with a moonlight flash. The phone comes preloaded with a Face Beauty 6.0 app for selfie editing. The front facing camera uses a 1/2.8-inch sensor and has an aperture of f/2.0. The device also packs a 13MP rear camera with PDAF and dual-LED flash. Also for better audio experience V5s comes with a AK4376 Hi-Fi Audio chip.
Connectivity options of this device include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Micro-USB with OTG, GPS/ A-GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board the Vivo V5s are accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, proximity sensor, and a virtual gyroscope. The device runs on a 3000mAh non-removable battery.