Chinese mobile maker Vivo is all set to officially launch its new selfie-focused smartphone V5 Plus on Monday, and the smartphone is now reportedly available for pre-orders through retail stores in the country, priced at Rs. 27,980.
As reported by established Mumbai-based offline retailer, Mahesh Telecom, interested buyers can book the the Vivo V5 Plus offline ahead of its official launch. As a complimentary gift, users will reportedly also get a VR box along with the smartphone at Rs. 27,980.
The Vivo V5 Plus was officially confirmed on Thursday by the company, along with a toned-down variant called V5 Lite.
Vivo’s new smartphone is all about selfies, and the company claims it can take impressive selfie-photographs with a Bokeh effect. This is enabled by the dual camera setup at the front (20-megapixel + 8-megapixel sensors). The 20-megapixel front camera uses Sony IMX376 1/2.78-inch sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 5P lens system, whereas the 8-megapixel shooter is used for collecting the depth of field, which is better known as the Bokeh effect. The smartphone packs a 16-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash.
Other specifications include a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, a 2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM, inbuilt storage of 64GB, and a 3055mAh battery that supports fast charging. It runs Funtouch OS 3.0-based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.