Vivo’s V7 Plus is An Impressive Phone With A Bonkers Selfie Camera

Sure, Google is prepping to launch the Pixel 2 and Apple’s iPhone 8 is almost ready for launch, but the market is still dominated by Chinese brands such as Oppo and Vivo, especially in developing countries.

Vivo’s  V7+ smartphone is out with 24-megapixel selfie camera. The camera has a special ‘Moonlight Glow’ front flash f/2.0 aperture as it USP. Launched in India at Rs. 21,990 which is roughly $343, the smartphone has a 5.99-inch HD (720×1440 pixels) IPS Incell ‘FullView’ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 2.5D curved glass. Arguably this HD resolution on such large display may affect quality, which is yet to be inspected.

Vivo V7+ runs its OS as Funtouch OS 3.2 based on Android 7.1 Nougat. The display is almost bezel-less on the sides, with 2.15mm bezels and smartphone has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC with 4GB of RAM.

Its 24-megapixel front camera has f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.78-inch sensor, and a ‘Moonlight Glow’ soft selfie light. And 16-megapixel rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash. 64GB of inbuilt storage is there inside the device and the phone microSD support too.

Connectivity is through 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio. Other important specs include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity sensor. It features a 3225mAh battery. Supposedly an AK4376A Hi-Fi Audio chipset is also expected with the smartphone, but we are not sure. The phone will go on sale on September 15 and pre-orders are due on Thursday. It will be available in Gold, Matte Black, and Rose Gold color options.

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Everything We Know About Upcoming Vivo V5s -A Selfie Focused Phone

Vivo V5s will launch on 27 April in India. The smartphone is an upgrade to the V5 that was unveiled previously. The company has sent out media invites for the launch of the V5s which is being unveiled with the hashtag #PerfectSelfie.

Vivo V5s will sport a 5.5 inch Full HD display with a 2.5D glass on top. It will be powered by a MediaTek MT6750 processor coupled with 4GB RAM. Vivo V5 will run on Android 6.0, and the company’s FunTouch OS overlay. The internal storage is expected to be 64GB. The smartphone is expected to come with dual-SIM support and pack a 3,000 mAh battery. It will sport a 20MP front camera with a Sony IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. The rear camera is expected to be 13MP with PDAF and f/2.2 aperture.

The front camera of V5 was dubbed as Moonlight camera by Vivo as it could take selfies in dim light owing to its front Flash. This feature will be present in V5s as well. The smartphone will feature a unibody design and Fingerprint Sensor too.

The Vivo V5 is priced at Rs 17,980 in India. It is a decent phone for those who wish to click a lot of pictures with their phones. The rear camera is also good and clicks good pictures in dim and low light conditions.

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