Vivo’s V3 and V3 Max smartphones were well-received by users, thanks to the great value for money offering. Now, the company seems to be all set to launch its successor — the V5 line-up.

As per the reports, the successor lineup will have two smartphones — V5 and V5 Plus. Yes, the company has decided to drop the “Max” word and now successor of the V3 Max will be named V5 Plus.

The design of both the phones is said to be same. Further, it is also said that the phone will have a metal-clad body. While the specs of the Vivo V5 are known, the specs of V5 Plus still remain under wraps.

However, newly leaked images suggests that both the smartphones — V5 and V5 Plus, will come with a whooping 20 MP front facing camera.


As of the specs, the Vivo V5 comes with a 5.5-inch HD screen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by a Snapdragon 652 SoC, with octa-core CPU and the Adreno 510 GPU. The phone packs 4 GB of RAM, along with 32 GB of internal storage. It also has support for microSD card of up to 128 GB.

Further, the phone will come with support for dual SIM dual standby, along with FDD-LTE and TD-LTE bands. The fingerprint sensor is also included into the physical home button. The phone will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based FunTouch OS 2.6.

The phone is powered by a non-removable 3,000mAh battery. Connectivity options on the device include 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GLONASS, and GPS. The device measures 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.55 mm and weighs 154 grams.

As mentioned earlier, the specs of the V5 Plus are not known, other than the information regarding the front facing camera. Both the phones are scheduled to launch on November 15 in India, and will come in Gold and Rose Gold colour options.

Surprisingly, Vivo is now among the top 5 smartphone vendors globally. According to the report from Counterpoint Research, global smartphone market saw growth with shipments increasing by 3 per cent in the second quarter of 2016. Vivo shipped around 16 million smartphones in the second quarter of 2016, with YoY growth of 61.6 percent.

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