Vivo launches The Vivo V5 Plus – The first ever 20MP dual front facing camera

After months of speculations and leaks on specifications on the latest innovation on selfie camers, Vivo Philippines has finally launched the first selfie camera of its kind in their newest flagship, the Vivo V5 Plus last January 21 at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium.

Vivo, the top five global smartphone brand, introduces the perfect selfie phone that allows millennials, teenagers, and even adults, to capture crystal-clear images and stunning selfies for them to share with the world of social media.

Along with the much-awaited selfie phone comes solid specifications that is indeed bang for your buck than any other phone at this price point.

Vivo V5 Plus – The Latest Selfie Innovation

The Vivo V5 Plus is equipped with the most advanced selfie technology up to date with it’s world’s first-ever dual front-facing cameras. The primary shooter for the front camera. a 20-megapixel IMX376. was co-engineered with tech powerhouse, Sony, while the secondary 8-megapixel camera helps collect depth-of-field information to capture a more vivid selfie.

The perfect selfie phone is also capable of playing with depth using its background-blurring photography filter, creating that stunning ‘bokeh’ effect. This collaborates with Vivo’s enhanced face beauty algorithm that allows users to take radiant selfies without needing much editing or correction. the Vivo V5 Plus is also capable of taking stunning selfies in low light with its ‘selfie soft light’ feature. For the rear camera, the Vivo V5 Plus boasts 1/2.8-inch 16-megapixel sensor for crystal-clear and high quality photos and videos.


The Vivo V5 Plus has a 5.5-inch display with a slim bezel technology, that is all protected by the Coring Gorilla Glass 5 with enhanced resistance. These are all covered in an all-metal polished body with a 1.8mm wide u-shaped antenna to give it that premium feel while also not sacrificing functionality.


Besides the stunning 20MP front facing camera, the Vivo V5 Plus also features a superior sound system using its very own Hi-Fi System that has been perfected throughout the years- the AK4376.


As for the performance, the Vivo V5 Plus is equipped with 4GB of RAM, 64GB built-in memory, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor that is perfect for multitasking with little to no stuttering. For the OS, the phone runs of Vivo’s very own Funtouch 3.0 OS, based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Other features

The Vivo V5 Plus is topped off with an updated fingerprint recognition technology that can unlock the phone within 0.2 seconds of recognizing the fingerprint.

It is also equipped with fast-charging which comes in handy for a lot, if not all its users.

The Vivo V5 Plus currently retails for Php 19,990.00.


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