Vivo officially launches Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP front camera in India for Rs. 27,980

As promised, Vivo has officially launched the Vivo V5 Plus smartphone in the Indian market on January 23rd at an event held in Delhi. Vivo V5 Plus is a new addition in company's V5 series of smartphones and extends the front camera capability by featuring dual-front facing camera. Vivo V5 Plus is the third smartphone under V5 series which already include the original V5 and the V5 Lite.

Vivo V5 Plus comes in Gold color option and is priced at Rs. 27,980. The device is available for pre-order from various brick and mortar retailers.

According to Vivo, those who pre-order the V5 Pus will additionally get a VR box with the smartphone. The smartphone will be available for purchase starting February 1st.


Talking of specifications, Vivo V5 Plus comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD LCD IPS In-cell display with 2.5D curved glass, metal build and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The smartphone is powered by 2.0GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor paired with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM.

On the software front, the device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with FunTouch OS 3.0 on top. The V5 Plus comes with dual-SIM support with dual-standby feature, measures 152.58 x 74.00 x 7.26mm and weighs 158.6 grams. On the front, there's a home button which doubles as fingerprint scanner.

When it comes to camera, the V5 Plus features a dual front facing camera with 20MP + 8MP combination. The 20MP sensor is the primary sensor, whereas the 8MP sensor is used for capturing depth information for bokeh effect. The front cameras come with Moonlight Glow, Sony IMX376 sensor, 1/2.78″ sensor size, f/2.0 aperture and 5p lens. There's an 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and PDAF.

Additional specifications include 64GB internal storage and 3160mAh battery with fast charging support. Connectivity series include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (5GHz + 2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, GPS + GLONASS and OTG support.


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