Vivo V7 has been launched in India, adding yet another selfie smartphone to the sub-Rs. 20,000 segment. The 24-megapixel front camera with Moonlight Glow flash is the highlight of the new Vivo V7, but there's also the modern bezel-less design with 18:9 aspect ratio and a capacious battery to keep things interesting. However, it is not the only selfie smartphone worth buying under Rs. 20,000, especially with the launch of Oppo F5 in India. Of course, there's the popular Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro t contend with too, which offers a pretty good package and is rather popular among buyers. If you are confused with these choices, we compare the Vivo V7 price in India, specifications and feature with those of the Oppo F5 and Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro to make your buying decision easier.
Vivo V7 price in India is Rs. 18,990, and it will go on sale on November 24; pre-bookings for the handset have already started on Flipkart. It will come pre-booking offers such as no-cost EMIs, one-time free screen replacement, exchange discount of up to Rs. 18,000, BookMyShow couple movie vouchers worth Rs. 500, and 5 percent discount on Axis Bank Buzz credit card.
Oppo F5 price in India is Rs. 19,990 for the variant with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM. Buyers get exchange discount of up to Rs. 18,500, 5 percent discount on Axis Bank Buzz credit cards, and buyback guarantee of up to Rs. 10,000 at Rs. 149. The variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, priced at Rs. 24,990, will not be available in India till December. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro is available at Rs. 19,900, and is available with exchange discount of up to Rs. 19,900 and no-cost EMI via Amazon.
Vivo V7 has a 5.7-inch HD+ (720x1440px) display with bezel-less design and 18:9 aspect ratio. The handset runs Funtouch OS 3.2 based on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system, and is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 450 SoC with 4GB of RAM. Internal storage capacity of the handset is 32GB, with provision to use microSD cards of up to 256GB capacity.
The highlight of Vivo V7, of course, is the 24-megapixel front camera with soft ‘Moonlight Glow’ flash and f/2.0 aperture, while the rear camera has 16-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Other key features of the selfie phone include 4G VoLTE, fingerprint sensor, and 3000mAh battery.
The highlight of Oppo F5 is also the selfie camera with 20-megapixel resolution and f/2.0 aperture, along with the 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) display with bezel-less design and 18:9 aspect ratio. There’s also an AI beautification feature in the selfie camera that can accentuate facial features and enhance symmetry to beautify selfies. Oppo is also promoting features like O-Share (said to be faster than Bluetooth for file transfer between Oppo phones), Game Acceleration, Facial Unlock, iris tool, and Bokeh mode.
Oppo F5 runs ColorOS 3.2 (based on Android 7.1 Nougat), and packs the octa-core MediaTek MT6737 SoC under the hood. Its rear camera has 16-megapixel resolution with f/1.8 aperture and dual-LED flash. Other features include fingerprint sensor, dedicated microSD slot (up to 256GB supported), 4G VoLTE, and 3200mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro has a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display, and is powered by Android 7.0 Nougat-based TouchWiz UI. It is powered by an Exynos 7870 octa-core SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM, and has 64GB built-in storage; the handset supports microSD cards of up to 128GB. The metallic body of the handset has IP54 rating and is splash-proof.
In terms of optics, the Galaxy J7 Pro comes with a 13-megapixel rear sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 13-megapixel front shooter with f/1.9 aperture. Battery capacity of the handset is 3600mAh, and it comes with 4G VoLTE support and fingerprint sensor embedded in the Home button.
So which one fits your requirements the best? Tell us your choice in the comments section below.
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|Model||V7||F5||Galaxy J7 Pro|
|Release date||November 2017||October 2017||June 2017|
|Launched in India||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||149.30 x 72.80 x 7.90||156.50 x 76.00 x 7.50||152.40 x 74.70 x 7.90|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3000||3200||3600|
|Colours||Champagne Gold, Matte Black||Black, Gold, Red||Black, Gold|
|Screen size (inches)||5.70||6.00||5.50|
|Resolution||720x1440 pixels||1080x2160 pixels||1080x1920 pixels|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||282||402||401|
|Protection type||-||Gorilla Glass||-|
|Processor||1.8GHz octa-core||2.5GHz octa-core||1.6GHz octa-core|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 450||MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763T)||Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870|
|Expandable storage type||microSD||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||256||256||128|
|Rear camera||16-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.0-micron)||16-megapixel (f/1.8)||13-megapixel (f/1.7)|
|Rear autofocus||Phase detection autofocus||Phase detection autofocus||Yes|
|Front camera||24-megapixel (f/2.0)||20-megapixel (f/2.0)||13-megapixel (f/1.9)|
|Operating system||Android 7.1.2||Android 7.1||Android 7.0|
|Skin||Funtouch OS 3.2||ColorOS 3.2||-|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/g/n||-||802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20||Yes, v 4.20||Yes, v 4.10|
|Number of SIMs||2||2||2|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||No||No||No|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes||Yes|