Vivo V5
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Key Specs
  • Display 5.50-inch (720x1280)
  • Processor MediaTek MT6750
  • Front Camera 20MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP
  • RAM 4GB
  • Storage 32GB
  • Battery Capacity 3000mAh
  • OS Android 6.0.1
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Launch DateNovember 2016

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Vivo V5 Review

By Roydon Cerejo (Nov 24, 2016)
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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Vivid display
  • Very good battery life
  • Decent performance
  • Front camera is good in daylight
  • Slim and light
  • Bad
  • Plastic body
  • Underwhelming rear camera
  • Hybrid SIM slot
  • Custom OS still feels cluttered

If you thought we were done with the selfie craze, think again. The battle is still between mid-range smartphone manufacturers is still raging, and Vivo has a new player, called the Vivo V5. Given its positioning in the market, the phone will compete directly against the likes of the Gionee S6s (Review) and the Oppo F1s (Review).

Vivo V5 Summary

The Vivo V5 is a selfie-focused smartphone, featuring a 20-megapixel front camera and ‘moonlight flash'. The 5.5-inch phone has an HD IPS display that manages good colour reproduction and brightness levels. It’s slim and light too, making it easy to carry around. The V5 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek SoC and 4GB of RAM, which deliver good general performance and multitasking. The hybrid 4G SIM slot supports VoLTE and can also accommodate a microSD card up to 128GB. Camera performance leaves a lot to be desired, though. The front camera fares well in daylight. but the rear camera struggles. Low-light performance is a bit weak for both sensors. Battery life and audio quality are both very good. Overall, the V5 feels like a bit of a missed opportunity at Rs.17,980, especially when you have better performers like the Oppo F1s and Gionee S6s around the same price.

Vivo V5 Price in India

Vivo V5 price in India starts from ₹ 5,199. The lowest price of Vivo V5 is ₹ 5,199 at Flipkart on 25th February 2021. This smartphone is available in 1 other variant like 64GB with colour options like Black, Crown Gold, Space Grey, White, and Gold.

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Vivo V5 Full Specifications

Brand Vivo
Model V5
Launch Date November 2016
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 153.80 x 75.50 x 7.55
Weight (g) 154.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Removable battery No
Colours Black, Crown Gold, Space Grey, White
SAR value 0.22
Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 16:9
Pixels per inch (PPI) 267
Processor octa-core (4x1.5GHz + 4x1GHz)
Processor make MediaTek MT6750
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash LED
Front camera 20-megapixel (f/2.0)
Front flash Yes
Operating system Android 6.0.1
Skin FunTouch 2.6
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared No
Micro-USB Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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Vivo V5 User Review and Ratings

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  • Poor camera quality
    Sunil Angel (Mar 23, 2017) on Gadgets 360
    I have purchased vivo v5 yesterday..i m not satisfied with its camera quality.
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  • Good thing I can
    Dinesh Kumar Meena (Sep 21, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Good video and camera ,high Speed internet compared to mi note 5 pro, Cons - 1. High price, I think 10-11 thousand 2.heat temprature 45 degree Celsius mi note 5 pro 35 degree Celsius
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    Gunjan Kumar (Feb 28, 2017) on Gadgets 360
    Camera of this phone is good selfi is good but no provide video calling battery is average I think 6.5/10marks of this phone
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  • phone good
    Brijesh Ojha (Oct 21, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    this set is good no heating issues but this set price very high. i suggest lose your every vivo mobile sets.
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  • Worst battery and OS
    PRASANTH Vj (Nov 23, 2018) on Gadgets 360
    Battery life is very low and OS is doesn't upgrade to atleast nougat. Ÿ˜
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  • This product is the number of company in India
    Ankit Kumar (Aug 8, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    This product is the number of phone company in India and this is the phone with easily to use
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  • Price rate up
    SHABBIR QADRI (Nov 28, 2019) on Gadgets 360
    Price rate hi
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  • Consultant
    Rajesh Henry (May 8, 2017) on Gadgets 360
    I would suggest vivo needs to enable the plug n play option for transfer of files form phone to computer, I spent on full day and still was unable to figure out how to transfer files from phone to laptop using an USB calbe, vivo assist does not detect I have tried 1. vivo Assistant (Doesn't work) 2. Developer Mode (Dosent work) 3. Updated Firm ware and tried (Dosent work) 4. changed Multiple USB Cables (Dosent work) 5. Restarted Laptop after installing of Vivo Assistant software and USB drivers (Dosent work) I am really cheesed offff.. with Vivo :(
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  • Mind-blowing purchase
    Sai Ram (Nov 3, 2020) on Flipkart
    Mobile is so gud supper any one can buy on two gud mobiles
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  • Best in the market!
    2GUD Customer (Mar 14, 2020) on Flipkart
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