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vivo has been selling smartphone in India for many years now and during that time, it has offered Indian consumers phones aim to offer value for their hard-earned money. Their phones then to offer impressive hardware, coupled with good cameras. One can say that this philosophy is best showcased in the company’s V series of devices, and none more so than in the company’s newest smartphone, the vivo V19.
Like its predecessors, the vivo V19 packs an impressive set of specifications. Most notably in the camera department, where it features a total of six cameras. There are four cameras on the back for a quad-cameras configuration, and two in the front. On top of this, you also get a host of other features such as fast charging support, Super AMOLED display and more. Let’s take a better look at what the new vivo V19 has to offer.
Unlike most other devices in the market, the vivo V19 sports a dual-front camera setup. This includes a 32MP primary camera and an 8MP Super Wide-Angle camera. The addition of a 105-degree wide-angle lens gives more flexibility to the user when taking a selfie. For example, when taking a group selfie, you and your friends don’t have to squeeze in together. Not only that, but the wider lens also allows more of the background to fit inside the frame, making it a good choice when taking selfies where the background is just as important as you.
On top of all this, the phone also offers studio-style illumination even when the lighting is not right. Speaking of lighting, the phone is able to intelligently recognise the ambient lighting conditions to automatically tweak camera settings and take better photos in low light conditions. How cool is that?
Aura Light mode ensures well-lit selfies, even in less than ideal lighting conditions
At the back of the vivo V19 is a quad-camera setup with a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP Ultra Wide-Angle camera, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP bokeh camera. The powerful 48MP AI Quad Camera line-up lets you capture all of life's wonders in style. V19 has preloaded a bunch of modes in the camera app for different kinds of photography. It offers a range of feature such as Super Night mode that takes photos at different exposure levels and combines them to create a single bright photo. This makes the phone a good companion for your next party.
Super Night Mode helps you take bright photos in low-light conditions
Like the front camera, the 8MP rear camera on the vivo V19 also offers a wide-angle lens. This time around though, it offers a 120-degree field of view. So you’ll be able to capture a lot more in a single frame. Perfect for landscape shots or taking photos of tall buildings.
The telephoto mode lets you zoom in without the need to get physically closer to the subject
The Super-Wide angle lens lets you capture more
The 2MP macro lens is something that will definitely interest photography enthusiasts. This lens lets you focus on objects as close as 4cm away. This will allow you to take detailed pictures of small subjects like insects and flowers. The second 2MP camera is the bokeh camera is used to take bokeh shots in which the subject is in sharp focus, while the background is blurred.
The macro lens lets you get really close to your subject while keeping details intact
The Portrait Mode keeps your budget in focus while blurring the background
The new V10 also packs a vibrant 16.36cm (6.44”) LIV Super AMOLED FHD+ display with the latest E3 OLED and features an aspect ratio of 20:9. It also aims to bring vibrant and authentic colours to life with its 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut and support for the HDR 10 standard. The Dual iView display helps you to optimize your view with a brightness level that auto-adjusts to suit your ambient light levels.
The vivo V19 packs a huge 4500mAh battery that should be enough to last a day. However, when the time comes to charge the phone, you can rest assured that you won’t be waiting for long. The phone supports vivo’s 33W FlashCharge 2.0 fast charging technology. The tech is said to charge a phone from 0% to 70% in 40 minutes.
Of course, the design of the phone is such that you’ll might just end up looking at the phone as much as the display. The vivo V19 comes with 3D curves that should ensure a snug fit in your palm, while the Corning Gorilla Glass 6 offers elegance and strength. Those looking for a very formal and professional-looking phone may consider the Piano Black edition of the device. However, those with a penchant for something more flamboyant may consider the Mystic Silver edition.
Powering the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7-series processor that packs the company’s Kryo 360 cores. The SoC is manufactured using the 10nm process, which offers better performance and efficiency as compared to those based on the 12nm or 14nm process. As if that wasn’t enough, the chipset packs an Adreno 616 GPU, which should ensure a smooth gaming experience.
Speaking of gaming, the vivo V19 packs a number of features aimed at gamers. This includes Multi-Turbo 3.0 and Ultra Game Mode. Game Turbo optimises touch controls for faster response rates. In fact, the company claims it can offer a 78.05% increase in FPS stability. The Ultra Game Mode offers features like fast Screen Capture, Screen Recording, Game Vibration, Voice Changer and Game Countdown.
As one can see, the vivo V19 packs a whole host of features that should impress anyone looking for a value for money smartphone that can do pretty much everything they might need it for.
You can check out the phone for yourself here.