Vivo V5 Plus, the second selfie-centric smartphone from Vivo will be announced in India later today. The smartphone was recently announced for global markets and the company will make it official here today.
Vivo V5 Plus follows on the footsteps of Vivo V5 by putting focus on the selfie camera. Vivo V5 Plus features a dual front camera setup, a rarity among smartphones. Lenovo had last announced Vibe S1 in 2015 with dual front camera setup. Vivo V5 Plus sports a combination of 20MP + 8MP front cameras. The additional 8MP sensor is meant to capture depth and bring shallow depth of field to selfies.
The smartphone also offers improvements in terms of overall specifications. The device features a 5.5-inch full HD display and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The smartphone also offers expandable storage up to 256GB via its hybrid SIM slot.
Vivo V5 Plus sports a 16MP primary camera like the V5 with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. The front camera gets soft led flash which Vivo calls Moonlight Flash. The phone runs Funtouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It offers a front mounted fingerprint sensor and houses a 3160 mAh battery. The smartphone was spotted on Malaysian retailer's website for 1799 Malaysian Ringgit (approximately Rs 27,500). Stay tuned for full details on this product.